“An American farm girl discovers that she’s an English heiress but claiming her fortune leads to danger and intrigue”
In the late 1100s, thirteen-year-old Will, the future Lord of Shackley, is exiled to Sherwood Forest, where he meets Robin Hood and the Merry Men and bands with them to try retake Shackley Castle.
In 1852, when seventeen-year-old Katharine is sent to her family’s estate to prove that her uncle is insane, she finds he is an inventor whose work creating ingenious clockwork figures supports hundreds of families, but strange occurences soon have her doubting her own sanity.
The lovers Otori Takeo and Shirakawa Kaede are now husband and wife. Their marriage has enraged two powerful men.