By Diane Duane
He New Millennium variation of A Wizard overseas has been revised and edited for its 21st-century readership, and contours new fabric which doesn't look within the unique 1993 variation.
For additional information in regards to the New Millennium variation updates, please see this posting at DD's blog "Out of Ambit" (http://www.dianeduane.com/outofambit/2012/08/14/out-now-the-new-millennium-edition-of-so-you-want-to-be-a-wizard/).
There's magic around the Atlantic...
Nita's ma and pa are starting to get the concept she and her fellow wizard package are "spending a bit an excessive amount of time together". So -- explaining that they wish to provide her a bit holiday from wizardry -- they pack Nita off for a month-long stick with her eccentric aunt at her farm in eire. yet this seems to were a nasty circulation on Nita's parents' half, due to the fact that eire is much more steeped in magical doings than the United States.
Nita, firstly yes that she's going to be bored out of her brain, quickly reveals that the serene fantastic thing about the Irish panorama is devious. The ghosts of guys and beasts and different beings -- together with what appear to be heroes, old gods, or even the Powers that Be -- confront her at each flip. And her recognition to strictly wizardly company in this problem is a bit of distracted via the darkish and edgy Ronan Nolan, an area youngster wizard with uncomfortable secrets... and an schedule that would in all likelihood comprise Nita.
Along with a gaggle of Irish wizards either old and young, Nita and equipment (who joins her in eire) are drafted into an more and more determined conflict with the Lone strength in one more of Its many kinds. The struggle is a private one, as consistently -- yet this time there's greater than traditional at stake, because the historic Enemy of existence makes an attempt to submerge the standard eire in an older, extra harmful one: a spot the place humans are fairy stories, and the legends and monsters of Celtic fable are a dangerous reality....
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A Wizard Abroad (Young Wizards, Book 4) (New Millennium Edition) by Diane Duane