"What should I call it I wonder? For every good place has a name.
Smailholm I say to myself, after the Tower itself.
The smallest of homes, in the most ordinary of places.
My secret. A big secret of the smallest kind."
Eleven-year-old Lady Wynn Hoppringle longs to be free from rules and duty of her family home at Smailholm Tower. Whilst out exploring on the wild moors, she comes across a big secret of the smallest kind, hidden beneath the prickly brambles. What will she find? And will she keep it a secret?