The Red Necklace is by Sally Gardner. The first book in duo set during the French Revolution. Yann, a young gypsy, falls in love with the daughter of a French nobleman. As the French Revolution breaks out Yann must save her from the Revolution and the evil Count Kalliovski who wants Sido for himself. Can he rescue Sido and get her to England where she will be safe?
Ratings: 8th grade - MP (mild profanity) - AC (some mature thematic content) - V (violence).