Everyone in Melbay Village and beyond knows about Bid the healer and her magic bottle – a small, blue, glass bottle, which holds Bid’s special cure.
But Bid is old and needs to pass on her knowledge. Who will she choose to carry on her healing work – Widow Hannah and her daughter Ellie, or their troublesome neighbour, Lizzy?
There is just one condition for whoever takes over from Bid – never take money for cures.
Lizzy believes she should be the one to continue Bid’s work and will stop at nothing to get hold of the Magic Bottle …