On a bleak and moonless night an unborn child is pledged in return for its mother's life. Twelve years later a mysterious woman returns to claim her prize.
And Minstrel is no ordinary child. Torn from her loving family she fights her loneliness with the knowledge that destiny has chosen her for a mysterious task. Minstrel learns all she can from Griselda until the depth of Griselda's cruel ambition is finally revealed; a choice must be made.
The course of her country's history may be altered by that choice - if only Minstrel can realise the strength of the gift she possesses.
Original title: Sign of the Lion
Genre: Fiction→ Children & Young Adult→ Fantasy→ Good And Evil