Darrell Connor is back for another term at Eagle Glen, but is shocked to find that along with her friends Brodie and Kate, her nemesis, Conrad Kennedy, has enrolled at the school. The memory of her recent visit to medieval Scotland is still fresh, and when Darrell and her dog, Delaney, investigate an abandoned lighthouse, they discover another route into the past. Lost in the magical beauty of Renaissance Italy, Darrell meets a young artist with fiery ambition named Leonardo Da Vinci. Does Leonardo hold the key to resolving the tragedy of her own past? Ignoring the advice of a kindly stranger, Darrell embarks on a desperate journey to find the answers to her own fears, unaware of the price she and her friends will pay for dancing with time.
Shortlisted for Chocolate Lily Book Awards: Novel 2004.
kc dyer is a freelance writer. She lives with her menagerie of children and animals in Lions Bay, British Columbia, where she produces the local newspaper. She is the author of the acclaimed young adult novel, "Seeds of Time," which introduces us to Darrell and her friends.