Rubbing to edges and corners bumped. Spine and covers creased.
'I fear her. What she may be - and what she may do. I never spoke with any like her.'
So Piers Medley, second son of Master Medley Ghylls Hatch, describes the mysterious, silent girl who has been placed in his care by a dying man. Yes, while the cold wind of change is blowing from Henry VIII's court, she is to bring Piers great happines as well as sorrow, and is to give him his most certain promise for the future.