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Prisoner of Time

Caroline B. Cooney

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Tod Lockwood has never wanted to be anyone's knight in shining armor.  In fact, he wants to avoid having anything to do with girls, at least for the present.  But that's before Devonny Stratton steps into his life out of the nineteenth century.

As for sixteen-year-old Devonny, she has no plans for marriage until her father arranges to wed to the contemptuous but well-connected Lord Winden.  Devonny has only one hope. Someone must rescue her. Can Tod Lockwood be Time's answer to her prayers? Life never seems simple to Devonny, but do the solutions to her problems await her in the future?  Or will she only become a prisoner of a different time?

Praise For Prisoner of Time

Reviewers praise Caroline B. Cooney:

Both Sides of Time:

"Romantics will be caught up by the story and will catch their breath at the cliff-hanger of an ending."

"Cooney has written not only a love story, a time-travel fantasy, and a murder mystery, but also a provocative and powerful examination of women, marriage and relationships in two centuries."
--School Library Journal

The Face on the Milk Carton:

"It's a gripper. You can't put it down until you've gone through the whole trauma with Janie Johnson, from that first moment of horrified recognition to the thoroughly satisfying conclusion."
--Entertainment Weekly

Whatever Happened to Janie?:

*"Readers left on the edge of their seats at the conclusion of The Face on the Milk Carton will race to get their hands on this equally gripping sequel....The power of love is wrenchingly illustrated throughout this provocative novel, which expresses multiple points of view with remarkable understanding."
--Publishers Weekly, Starred

The Voice on the Radio:

*"Cooney's outstanding command of emotional tension has taken this novel to extraordinary heights."
--School Library Journal, Starred

*"Readers of Cooney's addictive The Face on the Milk Carton and Whatever Happened to Janie? can start licking their chops.... Cooney seems to have a special radar for adolescent longings and insecurities, not to mention campus chic."
--Publishers Weekly, Starred

Twenty Pageants Later:

"Brisk writing, plenty of backstage nitty-gritty and the nearly irresistible glamour of the pageants themselves will keep readers turning the pages."
--Publishers Weekly

Drivers Ed:

"Wonderfully written, and very realistic. Reluctant readers as usual will find this author tops."
--Voice of Youth Advocates

Laurel Leaf, 9780440220190, 224pp.

Publication Date: August 10, 1999

About the Author

Caroline B. Cooney is one of the most popular authors of young adult fiction. She has written "The Face on the Milk Carton, Driver's Ed, " and "The Voice on the Radio, " as well as many other bestselling novels. In "Prisoner of Time, " Ms. Cooney has woven a romantic time-travel adventure that alternates between the gothic and the modern day - a powerful look at women in two centuries.