When Tom and Bridget come to Bridgeford Hall at first they think it might be haunted. And they are terrified when they see Elir Bassingbourn step out of a seventeenth-century family portrait. But Elir needs their help. So Tom and Bridget follow her back into her time to Civil War England, where even within a single family, loyalties are divided. Can the three children help Elir's brother escape capture?
Pat Thomson has written over 50 books, including short stories and picture book texts. Recent books include Drat that Fat Cat and Strange Exhange. She is also a frequent contributor to children's book and educational magazines.