Keela is a poor teenage thief trying to stay out of trouble in a magical kingdom. Then she meets a boy with a golden amulet and a mysterious past and learns of a murder long ago. Now an evil baroness wants Keela dead, and that the boy's future rests in her hands. Evil schemes brew at Durham Castle, and only Keela can stop them, for she is destined to uncover the truth! But can a clever girl with a bullwhip expose a murderess and foil her lot? The fate of an entire land depends on it!