About the Book
The ultimate cure that could heal any disease? Crazy.
That's exactly what research scientist Marian Creighton has always believed about her father's quest, even if it does stem from a desire to save her sister Ellen from the genetic disease that stole their mother from them. But when her father falls into a coma after drinking a vial of holy water believed to contain traces of residue from the Tree of Life, Marian must question all of her assumptions. He's left behind tantalizing clues that suggest he's crossed back in time. Insane. Until Marian tests his theories and finds herself in the Middle Ages during a dangerous peasant uprising.
William Durham, a valiant knight comes to Marian's rescue and offers her protection . . . as his wife. The longer Marian stays in the past, the more she cares about William. Can she ever find her father and make it back to the present to heal her sister? And when the time comes to leave, will she want to?
Bestselling author Jody Hedlund is your guide down the twisting waters of time to a volatile era of superstition, revolts, and chivalry in this suspenseful story.
About the Author
Jody Hedlund is an award-winning and bestselling author of inspirational historical romances for both youth and adults.
As a busy mama-writer, she has the wonderful privilege of teaching her crew of 5 children at home. In between grading math papers and giving spelling tests, she occasionally does a load of laundry and washes dishes. When she's not busy being a mama, you can find her in front of her laptop working on another of her page-turning stories.
She loves reading almost as much as she loves writing, especially when it also involves chocolate and coffee.
Author Jody Hedlund dove into a new writing genre, time-travel; this genre can be tricky and not all authors are successful with it, but she totally nailed it in the head. The author does an amazing job of writing the time travel part of the story in such a way that it is completely explained why and how the time travel takes place, thus making the story entirely believable. The first half of the story does a lot of laying down the foundations of the time travel, so it does take a little while for the swoon worthy romance to happen. Readers may get a little impatient waiting so long, but it is definitely worth the wait for the second half of the book! The romance in this story is a bit intense and heated and would not be good for Hedlund’s young adult audiences. Another amazing story from this beloved and well-known author!
Genre: contemporary, historical, medieval, duel timeline, time-travel
Publication date: June 1, 2021
Number of pages: 384
Other books in the series:
2- Never Leave Me (coming January 2022)
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