Author(s): Emily Rodda
The witch Sheba is tormented by strange visions and terrifying riddles. No one can help her except perhaps the boy Rowan, whose face appears in her dreams. Life in the village of Rin goes on day by day, unchanging. And then, unexpectedly, the Travellers arrive. Like the other children, Rowan enjoys their visits. But not everyone trusts them. Why have they come again so soon to Rin? Are they the secret enemy of Sheba's warning? Rowan is caught up in a wev of intrigue and danger as he races against time to solve the witch's riddle.