It’s a story about a Catholic family live in the days of Queen Elizabeth I, also known as the heretic Queen by the Catholics. Elizabeth Dyer has to struggle living under suspicions and hatred from her townsfolk, because of her family’s faith. She met Isabella, a green girl who lives in the woods, a girl that has been living with the crow people for three hundred years.
When Elizabeth’s brother, Robert, brings home a Catholic priest, her family is in mortal danger. A priest hunter arrests her mother, accusing her of hiding a fugitive. But Isabella can help, she asks for the crow people’s assistance, and their strange adventure takes them to the shadow land, the world of the faeries.