The second life of Dinnie Doone began when she was thirteen. In Dinnie's first life she moved home a dozen times. In each new town her family landed in deeper trouble. Then, without warning, she was snatched by total strangers and taken far away to the other side of the world. Dinnie arrives in Switzerland and becomes a pupil at an international boarding school high in the mountains. Separated from her family, she starts a new life that's strange and frightening . . . beautiful and full of adventure.