Jes is a phenomenonal athlete, and she has shown a real gift at running the "Fives" which is a series of intricate endurance tests. She has hidden this from her father because girls are not supposed to do this--it would not be proper. But, when her father's patron dies, things change dramatically in their lives. She is called upon to train alongside a noble born young man. Intrigue abounds at every turn in this interesting novel. Jes shows that she will not be judged by her gender or her station. This is an incredible audiobook, so if you need a book to go with you on your holiday travels--check it out.