The Astute Reader will have no difficulty figuring out the major plot trajectory of Two Queens at the Abbey—the publisher’s choice of title, not EJO’s as it gives away too much. Published in 1959 and set in April and May of 1939, this is the official final book of the Abbey Girl series and clearly EJO had planned it for some time. At its conclusion all the Abbey Girls are accounted for and their story lines are finalized with marriage and babies or engagements.
Above: Margaret and Elizabeth. Of course you know that the Queens wear white dresses with a hand-painted velvet train, not this RenFaire garb. [Read more…]