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This Time Love
Mary Ellen Boyd - 2021
She loves her work, loves making old things new.Then she purchases a very unique mirror. And suddenly finds herself in a country party in 1810 England.Thrust into this new world with nothing but the mirror and her wits, Grace has to learn to fit in and quickly. She takes a risk, and trusts the truth to a larger-than-life old man who matches the stories passed down from her grandmother.She's desperate to find a way back home. What she doesn't need is to fall in love.Who is this woman, and how did she get here?Garrett Atherton, Earl of Fairfax and determined bachelor, is definitely not enjoying his own country party, a sop to his parents’ demand he finally wed. However, when a mysterious woman who strongly resembles one of the wealthiest families in England appears, uninvited and spouting odd opinions, his whole world flips upside down.No one seems to know her or where she's from. Worse, she claims to be from the Americas.Yet she is the only woman in the Marriage Mart ever to intrigue him. He may lose his heart just in time to lose her forever.
Written In My Own Heart's Blood by Diana Gabaldon - Reviewed
J.T. Salrich - 2014
Salrich.Written In My Own Heart's Blood by Diana Gabaldon is finally here! After waiting for 5 years, fans of Diana Gabaldon's "Outlander series" can finally return to the characters they know and love. Written In My Own Heart's Blood picks up where "An Echo In The Bone" left off and gets right into the action. If you’d like to enhance your experience while reading Written In My Own Heart's Blood then this book review and study guide is perfect for you! Yes, in Written In My Own Heart's Blood, Diana Gabaldon once again takes us on an action packed roller coaster ride that you’re sure to enjoy. Follow along with Jamie, Claire, Roger, Buck, Brianna, Jem, Mandy and all the rest as Diana Gabaldon weaves their stories through the past and present and all over the world. When you read Written In My Own Heart's Blood by Diana Gabaldon - Reviewed you will get a deeper understanding of the characters and plot found in the original book, Written In My Own Heart's Blood as well as the themes and symbolism included in the novel. You also get a detailed chapter by chapter breakdown and analysis of the events as they unfold along with a glossary of the important characters and terms used in the original book. Just in case that’s not enough for you I’ve also included a list of possible study questions (book club discussions topics) and quotes from the book that I found interesting. Wrapping it all up is a discussion of the critical reviews for Written In My Own Heart's Blood as well as my overall opinion of the book. Plus much more! Whether you’re reading this for a book club, school report, or just want to catch up with your favorite characters and find out what happens before diving into the full length book, you can use this book review and study guide to get most out of your experience reading Written In My Own Heart's Blood by Diana Gabaldon.
A Ship Through Time
Bess McBride - 2017
When she awakens aboard a ship in the nineteenth century, she assumes she's dreaming. Even the handsome ship's doctor can't convince her that she must have traveled through time. Dr. Daniel Hawthorne doesn't know what to do with the odd woman who keeps materializing out of thin air and then vanishing from his cabin. How long can he hide her from the captain, the crew, the other passengers? But hiding his time traveler hardly seems to matter when the ship flounders during a storm somewhere in the South Pacific. Can Maggie travel back through time to save herself? Would she leave Daniel if she could?
Disturbance in the Wake
S.A. Ison - 2020
Ten-year-old Hiroki Tanaka grew up in a fishing village on an island just off the coast of Honshu, Japan. While he helps his father fishing, a large earthquake hits his island. Hiroki falls from the boat as the waters become choppy and he is pulled under water. He is desperate to get back to his father. When he surfaces, his father and the boat are gone. When Hiroki swims to shore, he realizes that he has been swept back in time to an era of violence and the samurai. Amy Ohara is celebrating her twenty-first birthday by going on a cruise, off the coast of Honshu, Japan. She had grown up in Tokyo and is well acquainted with Japan's rich traditions and ancient history. Betrayed by the man she had been dating, Amy is now awaiting transport as human cargo. As her life swings in the balance, Amy has a choice, dive into the black waters and perhaps drown or be taken by the human traffickers. When the yacht blows up, Amy feel lucky to be alive and swims for shore. Yet she has arrived at the shore of distant past. Amy has been washed back in time nearly 700 years, 300 years before Europeans stepped foot in Asia. With her red hair and green eyes, she stands out.
Seven Sisters Collection
M.L. Bullock - 2015
The moldering old plantation housed more than a few boxes of antebellum artifacts and forgotten oil paintings. Secrets lived there”"and they demanded to be set free.When young, wealthy Ashland Stuart offered Carrie Jo the job, he had no idea that she had a secret of her own. Carrie Jo dreams about the past. An unexpected accident takes Carrie Jo back in time as a witness to life at the plantation over 150 years ago. An impassioned plea from Ashland puts Carrie Jo in a precarious position as the two work together to find a missing heiress, the young and beautiful Calpurnia Cottonwood.A collection of journals and a series of dreams give Carrie Jo all the clues she needs to find the missing girl, but both a present-day danger and one from the past try to stop her. Will Carrie Jo solve the mystery of the house, or will she pay the ultimate price? Books Included in the Seven Sisters Collection Seven Sisters Moonlight Falls on Seven Sisters Shadows Stir At Seven Sisters >
The Time Traveler's Daughter
Emma Strike - 2021
In the box is also a medallion that can take her into the past, and he has left her breadcrumbs to the largest pirate treasure that has ever been lost, a treasure her ancestors have sought for generations…Sebastian Talbot is a disgraced former Duke who trades in antiquities. He meets the alluring Catherine at The Great Exhibition of 1851, unaware that she is 80 years before her time and is laying a trap for the pendant he always wears around his neck. She seduces him, gets her hands on the necklace and plunges them both into the past…As Catherine and Sebastian embark on the adventure of a lifetime, the pull of their desire is as magnetic as their magical medallion. The closer they get to finding the lost treasure, the closer they get to each other. But Sebastian still doesn’t know who she really is. Will Catherine reveal her secret and give them a chance at love?This is the first book in the All Who Wander series, time-travel romance novels that sizzle with passion and adventure. If you are a fan of love stories that are a wild romp, you’ll love The Time-Traveler’s Daughter.
Morna's Legacy Collections: Volume 2
Bethany Claire - 2018
Instead, her life complicates further when she meets the mysterious, scarred, and alluring Eoghanan McMillan – a man so unlike any she’s ever known. She falls for him quickly but, after a spell sends them back in time to the seventeenth century, Grace is forced to accept the amazing truth about the man she’s just beginning to know and to re-think the life she had planned for herself. IN DUE TIME (A NOVELLA) – BOOK 4.5: For Jeffrey Oakes, life in the 17th century hasn’t been the thrilling change of pace he hoped it would be. It might all be bearable if he had someone to maneuver the cultural differences and minimal conveniences with—someone with whom he could make a life. Kathleen Carter’s life is changing. With enough money now saved to fulfill her dream of restoring the castle she inherited, her job as housemaid is coming to an end. Little does she know that a move isn’t the only big change life has in store for her and that perhaps her dreams might include more than devoting her life to a big, empty castle. LOVE BEYOND COMPARE – BOOK 5: Jane Mitchell has had many dreams for her life, but living in the 17th century was never one of them. Unknowingly transported through time by the meddling witch, Morna, Jane chooses to stay in the past so she can remain in her beloved nephew’s life. Castle life doesn’t really suit her, and she quickly finds that her love for her family isn’t enough to fill her hungry soul. Eager for purpose, she takes work at the village inn. One frigid evening, she meets Adwen MacChristy, future laird of Cagair Castle and the most infuriating man she’s ever met…never suspecting for a moment that he could be the one her soul hungers for. Will Jane allow herself to fall for a man who is the very embodiment of the reckless life she left behind, or will fate make the decision for her when it sends her through time once again? Other collections in this series: Morna's Legacy: Books 1, 2, 2.5 & 3 (Contains Love Beyond Time, Love Beyond Reason, A Conall Christmas - A Novella, and Love Beyond Hope) Morna's Legacy: Books 4, 4.5, & 5 (Contains Love Beyond Measure, In Due Time - A Novella, and Love Beyond Compare) Morna's Legacy: Books 6, 7, & 7.5 (Contains Love Beyond Dreams, Love Beyond Belief, and A McMillan Christmas - A Novella)
The Reluctant Time Traveler
Lynda Eymann - 2006
Before she can complete her task, she may need to resort to a little murder and experience a bit of Hellfire, but that's to be expected when the threads of time are ruled by sexist Thraeder pigs. Fortunately, a certain irresistible man (who happens to be the ultimate feminist) makes everything worthwhile in the end. CATEGORY: Time Travel Romance. (Not, in general, for sexist Thraeder pigs.)
Passage Through Time
William Newell - 2015
During a day tour to Glasgow, they visit a medieval museum on a whim – something Katie is not so excited about. As John falls in love with the medieval displays, Katie can't help but notice a strange, squirmy little man seemingly following her. “Can I help you?” The squirmish man – startled, looks up at Katie. “I am Dr. Oscar Wellesley.” He introduces himself and invites both Katie and John into a vault in the basement, to pick out a love story which describes two ancient Picts – a startling resemblance in looks to both Katie and John. They were involved in fighting off the Romans and, according to the story, were key to the withdrawal of the Romans from Southern Scotland. “What the hell.” As the two are shocked by what they read in the book, they find themselves losing grip on reality. As they come back to consciousness, there is no museum, no vault – just mud, grass and an ancient battlefield. During this time and era, Katie and John discover their true past and begin to realize who they are and what they have become. What happens to Katie and John as they make their way through time? Will they ever make it back to present day? Do they find the love which had once bonded the two together? Find out in this heartwarming Scottish Historical Time Travel Romance.
Called by a Viking series Box Set: Five steamy Time Travel Romances
Mariah Stone - 2020
It features modern, time-traveling women and the sexy, ancient warriors who love them. The Fortress of Time: Can a discrimination lawyer and the battle-clad Viking of her dreams overcome a millennium-wide cultural gap in time to stop enemies from pillaging their happily ever after?The Jewel of Time: She’s stealing from the past. He’s guarding his future. Trapped together in the eye of a storm, will the thief and her fierce warrior realize the only thing of true value they stand to lose is their stubborn hearts? The Marriage of Time: A woman determined to protect her unborn child finds herself whisked into the arms—and marriage bed—of a Norseman with an agenda of his own. When a deadly outbreak strikes and their secrets are revealed, will their love be enough to keep them alive?The Surf of Time: A grieving Viking and a broken-hearted yoga teacher discover a timeless connection. With hidden dangers closing in, can they overcome their painful pasts to take a shot at love?The Tree of Time: Can a contemporary business woman afford to stay in the past with the passionate Viking who has given her the only thing she’s ever truly wanted? Or is the risk to her safety—and heart—simply too great?Bonus epilogue for the series unavailable anywhere else. “Enjoy the time machine you will be warped into. Alpha men and intelligent women. Love, war, issues across time, old cultures and new…this has something for everyone.” - an Amazon reviewer. Buy The Complete Called by a Viking series box set to discover a passion that spans history today!
And Be My Love
Rebecca Ruger - 2021
But the nigheanan sgàil, the daughters of shadow, do not engage in murder and, instead, put the fierce warrior into a deep sleep, hidden inside the earth in 14th century Scotland.Kayla Forbes is thrilled to leave the States, putting her recent break-up far behind her to study abroad at the university near Fort William in the Highlands. She had hoped to immerse herself in the history of Scotland but not quite so literally, falling through the earth, landing on a huge Scots warrior from another time and place. She might be mesmerized by the raw beauty of the man, but she knows she has to get away from him, has to find her way back to her life in the 21st century.Michael remembers everything from the night he was put to sleep, including the witches foretelling that the one to wake him would be the one to break him. He intends to keep Kayla close to discover who betrayed him, but he’s not about to be put under her spell, no matter how effortlessly she wakens his sleeping desire.They journey to Michael’s home, Brechmont Castle, where lies unfold and yet truth is elusive, and discover along the way that the only person worthy of trust just might be each other.
Trusting a Scot (The Soulmate Chronicles #2)
Keira Montclair - 2020
Can they learn to trust one another? Two soulmates, Catherine and Graeme, are about to be reborn again, and their new lives will bring them back to Scotland. Only this time, they will find themselves in the midst of a bitter conflict between Scotland and England. With new names and no memory of their connection, will they be able to find each other and stay together? Cara Breckenbridge’s life is torn apart when the English storm her small village. Her husband knew they were coming, but bitterness toward the English convinced him to stay and make a stand, even though he knew his wife and sons would pay the price. Cara’s husband is killed and the baron who ordered his death nearly slays her, too—only his marshal, Gabriel Montgomerie, saves her life. Instead of killing her and the lads, the baron entrusts them to Gabriel’s care, with a rather distressing order: Cara is to spy on the Scots for the English, or else the boys will be killed. Although Cara is a true Scot, she will do anything to save her family. To her shock, as she spends more time with Gabriel, she begins to realize that the Englishman is a good man...and she feels inexplicably drawn to him. But when they catch whispers of a plan being concocted by rebellious Scots, what will win out, Cara’s loyalty to her sons and the man who saved them or her love for her country ?
Tom's First Weeling: The gathering of the caves
Stephen Matthews - 2018
There would be shame in not going but they had an excuse. Twar did not want an excuse. He wanted to let everyone know about the Normeend who had done so much damaged to the Willow Cave and many caves. As Tom was now the only High Council member, things proved a little difficult. That is until Noree spoke to Heglee, the Farlee of the largest and dominant Cave. After that, things just went from bad to worse.