Fourteen year old Amber should be the happiest girl alive. She lives a privileged life in the peaceful kingdom of Sterling. But she is not as pretty as Alyssa, one of the girls of the court, and she is unable to catch the eye of handsome Sir Royce. Her mother doesnt seem to have enough time for her. Her ten year old brother Matthew always seems to show up at the wrong moments. How in the world will she ever fit in? Amber is determined to change her situation by doing something bold and daring. But her plan goes awry, endangering those she loves. In this coming of age story, Amber learns more about herself, and how to come to terms with the life she is expected to lead.