The Sheriff of Nottingham learned the hard way: Don't mess with Maid Marian! Thirteen-year-old Maid Marian is on her first adventure with young Robin of Loxley (the future Robin Hood). The Sheriff of Nottingham has thrown Marians father into the dungeon, and only Marian can save her father from the hangmans noose. Marian proves herself the cleverest of heroes as she takes on a pack of hungry wolves, murderous thieves, and the Sheriffs loyal soldiers. She also solves a heart-wrenching mysterythe disappearance of her mother, missing for three years and presumed dead.