Joyce begins her fascinating new Masters of Time series with a powerfully emotional, ingenious novel about a world peopled with characters that completely capture your imagination. The pages sing with excitement, drama and passion. Joyce sets the standard for otherworldly lovers.
In Malcolm's Highlands, demons and those pledged to fight the evil pervade the world. There is also a great hunt for a page from an ancient text that could change the course of history. Claire is thrust into the middle of this battle, and though she appears fragile she is able to become Malcolm's lover without losing herself or succumbing to a pleasurable death. They become a powerful team in the fight to conquer evil and find a love more powerful than time. (HQN, May, 384 pp., $7.99)