A captivating adventure story with huge heart and dazzling imaginative power, from the bestselling author of < i>An Instance of the Fingerpost.
Three interlocking worlds. Four people looking for answers. But who controls the future - or the past?
In a professor's house in Oxford, fifteen-year-old Rosie goes in search of a missing cat - and instead finds herself in a different world.
Anterwold is a sun-drenched land of storytellers, prophecies and ritual. But is this world real - and what happens if she decides to stay?
Meanwhile, in a sterile laboratory, a rebellious scientist is trying to prove that time does not even exist - with potentially devastating consequences.