This is the first book of the Key trilogy by Nora Roberts. It opens with Malory muttering and wishing ill on her boss’s interfering new wife. With all that on her mind, she goes to a meeting at Warrior’s Peak. The quest she imparts on scares her. She had always planner, and her life plan didn’t take losing her job and meeting her two new best friends, a big sloppy dog, and a cute sneaky man. While she searches for the elusive key, she embarks on a new phase of her life and learns more about herself along the way. By the end her love for her new friends and her man, and she is looking to a different future than she planned. This is a great beginning to a quest through time and space.