While exploring an archeological site, Annie discovers the tomb of Lady Isabella Devereaux, who was condemed to death as a heretic. When Annie picks up a mysterious amulet that she finds in the tomb, she is hurtled back to the Middle Ages, encountering sorcery, treason and the Black Death.
Simon Rose was born in Derbyshire, England. He graduated from university with a degree in history and has lived in Canada since 1990. He is also a graduate of the Institute of Children's Literature of West Redding, CT.