Merlin's Keep Author:Madeleine Brent The distance between a Tibetan monastery and Merlin's Keep, in the English countryside, was a long one and to Jani, reared in Tibet, nearly incomprehensible. Nor could she grasp the full meaning of the high Lama's words to her that wintry day: "I see the woman in red who will be your friend, and through her will come the one to fear, who will be... more » your enemy, the Silver Man..."
It was many years later, when she was living in another world, before she remembered those words. Events would make her understand them.
But by that time Jani would no longer be the girl whose white skin marked her as forever foreign in the Tibetan village that was the only home she had ever known; the strange one who could talk to animals and who had a very special way of dealing with English soldier-demons.
By then she would be a poised and beautiful young woman enjoying the first glorious flush of romantic love, and almost unaware that some mysterious power was moving toward her, threatening her future...« less