A woman in hiding... In order to find her father's killer, Helena of York is froced to play the most dangerous game of her life. The Saxon noblewoman , now an outlaw , must adopt a false identity and pose as a Norman in the courts and great halls of Richard l's England. Should she be unmasked her life will be forgeit. But Helena is willing to pay any price for her revenge. A man shunned...Stephen, Count of Dinan, once Richard's greatest friend and most able knight, finds himself a outcast from the court for reasons shrouded in mystery. Now known as the Black Baron, he finds himself friendless in a glittering world he has come to despise.