NOW OR NEVER
Super-talented Bardsley returns to her magically inclined town of Nevermore where evil festers. With lines drawn and dark powers lurking, the protagonists of the Wizards of Nevermore series are in for a rough ride. Vivid characters are brought alive in this story, highlighted by thrilling action and chilling menace. You can’t go wrong with a Bardsley book!
With Nevermore becoming ground zero in a potential magical conflict, Sheriff Taylor Mooreland has his work cut out for him. Recently Taylor has been plagued by vivid dreams of a woman being sacrificed, and when he suddenly finds the same woman chained to a hidden altar in the woods, he knows the trouble has just begun.
Lenore “Norie” Whyte is angry and afraid of the black-robed figures who have drugged and tortured her. The Black Robes need Norie for a specific sacrifice, so they are not pleased when she is rescued by Taylor. To save Norie and stop a magical apocalypse, Taylor and his friends must figure out the truth of her origins and her destiny. (SIGNET ECLIPSE, Mar., 320 pp., $7.99)