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. Robert Louis Stevenson (1850 – 1894) was a Scottish novelist, poet and travel writer. For most of his life, Stevenson suffered from serious bronchial trouble, but kept on travelling and writing. One of his first titles is "Treasure Island", which is among his most popular novels, along with "Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde", "Kidnapped" and "A Child’s Garden of Verses". Stevenson’s works have been admired by many other authors.