Britain has just declared war on Germany and 14-year-old Maureen has been shipped off to a safe but remote Scottish boarding school. An outsider, Maureen quickly discovers there is something sinister going on among the cliquish girls, involving ancient stones and Celtic powers.
About the author
A writer of international acclaim, Monica Hughes published over 35 books and many more short stories and articles during her 29-year career. She was often honored for her work; Hunter in the Dark and Keeper of the Isis Light both won the Canada Council Children's Literature Award. She was the recipient of the Vicky Metcalfe Award for a body of work, the Queen's Jubilee Medal and the Order of Canada.