The wilds of Wales
Brave and beautiful longbow girl Merry Owen is desperate for her family to stay on their struggling farm in the shadow of the Black Castle. Their aristocratic neighbors, the de Courcys, have been enemies of Merry's family. for generations and are constantly conspiring to seize the Owens' property.
While out riding, Merry discovers a chest containing a mysterious text that leads her to the sixteenth century -- a time filled with treasure, secrets, and untold danger. Once there, she finds that she must compete in a royal archery tournament to save her ancestors' land from the de Courcys. Will Merry be able to survive the past to save the future?
A gorgeously written tale that weaves together history, legend, adventure, and romance to explore the themes of who we are and who we can become when fighting for what we love.