Richard Shelton is a young man, whose father has been ruthlessly killed. While Shelton seeks justice, he also rescues his love, Joanna Sedley, from the hands of her wicked warden. Thanks to his courage and loyalty, Richard becomes a knight of the Yorks. Unfortunately, an outlaw named Ellis Duckworth crosses his path and lies Shelton about his old man's death.
Will Shelton find out who is responsible for his father's murder? Will he marry his beloved? What danger will Richard put himself into after believing Ellis' lies?
This historical novel of war, murder, heroism and love is set in the fifteenth century during the Wars of the Roses.