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VOYAA scarce few months after winning his battle against the spirit of the madman sorcerer Jackson Muir in Sorcerers of the Nightwing (HarperCollins, 2002/VOYA February 2003), Devon March is called on to fight another renegade Nightwing. This time he must best the spirit of the sixteenth-century sorceress Isobel the Apostate, who terrorized King Henry VII's England. In the present, she wants control of the Hellhole that Devon sealed and the demons within. She will use every trick and wile to get him to open it for her. All his friends from the first book return and are ready to help, but Devon is sent alone into the past to face Isobel in the flesh. Devon helps the sixteenth-century Sorcerers of the Nightwing capture Isobel and sees her burnt at the stake. He then must return to Ravenscliff mansion to face her spirit. The only thing missing in this second book in the Ravenscliff series are the creepy pictures that peppered the first volume. Devon and his friends speak and act like real teens. Each chapter is an earned cliff-hanger. Devon and his fans end up a few steps closer to finding out who his parents are and why his adoptive father left him with Amanda Muir Crandall. Sophisticated readers will guess at some of what is coming, but they will have fun reading the story through. It is great for fans of Potter and Buffy alike. VOYA CODES: 4Q 4P J S A/YA (Better than most, marred only by occasional lapses; Broad general YA appeal; Junior High, defined as grades 7 to 9; Senior High, defined as grades 10 to 12; Adult-marketed book recommended for Young Adults). 2003, HarperCollins, 276p., Ages 12 to Adult.