Lingmere Zoo is about to close and its twin lionesses, Lorna and Ellen, will have to be put down unless a new home can be found for them. So when a sanctuary in Africa offers to take the animals, Lorna and Ellen begin the long and tiring journey together. But Lorna wants her freedom and dramatically escapes into the English countryside, leaving Ellen to face an unknown fate, alone. Can the lionesses survive without each other and will they ever meet again? Colin Dann's moving and thought-provoking trilogy is packed with adventure, this is superb fiction. For children ages 9 years and over.