Synopses & Reviews
While Nita grieves over her mother's death, Kit tackles a challenge as dangerous as it is strange: Rescue a young wizard who has vanished on his first assignment. This new wizard is unlike any other he's autistic and he's a magical prodigy. His power is enormous. Now Kit and his dog, Ponch, must track down the missing boy before the Lone Power finds him.
"Even readers who have not followed Nita and Kit through five previous adventures will find this a fine fantasy....Musings about serious subjects are an integral part of the story, but Duane's humor and her gift for the offhand quip never falter." Booklist
"This sixth book in the series covers a lot of ground. Readers who haven't read the previous books may be a little lost at first, but Duane's characters and plot will quickly draw them in." School Library Journal
"Duane takes her story and her audience seriously without getting in the way of narrative or characters or making the plot drag....[A] smoothly written, engrossing addition to the Young Wizards series." KLIATT
"Duane's explanations for the properties of magic and its workings will charm new readers in a wonderful fantasy that marries magic and wizardry with the natural world and the rules that all its denizens must follow." VOYA
"A fine fantasy. . . . Beautifully and fully imagined."--Booklist
Now available in paperback the sixth book, in which Kit is given a dangerous assignment: rescue a young wizard who vanished on his first assignment.
The sixth book in Diane Duane's best selling Young Wizards series--now in paperback!
About the Author
Diane Duane is the author of more than twenty science fiction and fantasy novels, including six other books in the Young Wizards series: So You Want to Be a Wizard, Deep Wizardry, High Wizardry, A Wizard Abroad, The Wizard's Dilemma, and A Wizard's Holiday, all available from Harcourt/Magic Carpet. Four of her Star Trek novels have been New York Times bestsellers, including Spock's World. Ms. Duane lives with her husband in rural Ireland.