This book is set in Victorian times. A boy called Thomas Munmore wishes to be an actor. One day he meets his hero,William Shakespeare,and everything changes for Thomas.
He plays truant to go see a play! He gets caught poaching! And he must run. He decides to go to…London. On the way to London he meets a girl called a sparky Alice.So they travel Together to the great city.
When they finally arrive they think all is well. But soon Alice finds some important information,that she shouldn’t know.
Soon Thomas,Alice,William Shakespeare, The Lord Chamberlains Men,Alice’s family,the Trowtes are all caught up in a treacherous plot to kill the queen…