By Susan Price
Published Jan 2010
For generations, the Sterkarms plundered the Scottish border. They were known for shaking on a bargain with a dagger clutched firmly in one hand – and for not keeping their promises.
Now people from the 21st century have found a way to travel to the Sterkarms’ time. The 16th century is rich in natural resources and historical detail, perfect for the modern investor or scholar.
Anthropologist Andrea Mitchell finds more than research there, as she falls in love with a young Sterkarm warrior. She soon has to choose between her love and her world…
Winner of a Guardian Fiction Prize, Carnegie Medal Finalist