The third book in the popular Freyan Trilogy, The Turning Time picks up the adventures of Kerstin Speller, now eighteen years old, as she returns to her homeland and finds she must once again fight prejudice against her friends from neighbouring Uglessia, Freya's old rival nation.
Kerstin must stand up against the powers-that-be in order to ensure that justice and decency prevail under the most trying circumstances.
This novel culminates a work of wondrous scope and imagination, wherein Smith has created a world that is at once fantastic and compellingly real.
Finalist, 2004 Golden Eagle Alberta Young Readers Choice Award
Canadian Childrens Book Centre "Our Choice" selection