Alice is an Outsider trying to find her way in a crazy new world. Julius is the Clockmaker, shunned by other role-holders and living like a hermit. Both have shut away their hearts behind walls of thorny vines. But when a meddling outside force turns those metaphorical thorns into something very real, both Alice and Julius must confront their own hearts and admit what they really feel. Otherwise, they could both remain trapped in the labyrinth of thorns forever! Follow Alice, Ace, and Julius in this charming story set in the Country of Hearts, as they navigate their way through a maze like no other.