cover image Girl in a Cage

Girl in a Cage

Jane Yolen, Robert Harris. Philomel Books, $18.99 (240pp) ISBN 978-0-399-23627-3

The second in a planned quartet of historical novels set in Scotland (which began with Queen's Own Fool: A Novel of Mary Queen of Scots), Girl in a Cage by Jane Yolen and Richard J. Harris finds the 11-year-old daughter of the newly crowned King of Scotland kidnapped, imprisoned and put on display in an English town square by angry rivals in 1306. (Sept.)