About the Book
A twenty-first-century doctor travels back in time to third-century Carthage to rescue her husband, but the arrival of a deadly epidemic forces her to make an impossible choice in this fast-paced second novel in The Carthage Chronicles series.
Dr. Lisbeth Hastings salvaged two things from her accidental trip to the third century: her mother's stethoscope and her child. Making a life for her daughter Maggie back in the present is difficult, but returning to ancient Carthage is impossible. However, when Lisbeth learns her husband is slated to die a martyr's death, she must find a way around the impossible to save him.
Cyprian Thascius returns from political exile a broken man. He's lost his faith, the love of his life, and his purpose. When Ruth, an old friend, proposes he marry her to restore his position and protect his estate, the disgraced nobleman accepts. But when Cyprian's true love suddenly reappears, his heart becomes as imperiled as the fledgling church.
As Lisbeth and Cyprian reunite to battle a new epidemic and save the oppressed community of Christians, the chasm between the two of them seems too wide to bridge. But when Maggie contracts typhoid, Lisbeth must choose: stay and save the man she loves, or return home and save her daughter?
Filled with gripping action and raw emotion, this incredibly compelling adventure of star-crossed lovers will keep you engrossed with every turn of the page.
About the Author
Lynne gentry has written for numerous publications. She is a professional acting coach, theater director, and playwright. Lynne is an inspirational speaker and dramatic performer who love spending time with her family and medical therapy dog.
Lynne Gentry’s book two in the Healer of Carthage series, Return to Exile, is an excellent sequel too book one, Healer of Carthage. This novel continues the story of Dr. Lisbeth Hastings and her young daughter, Maggie. Previously forced to leave the love of her life back in time in Roman Carthage, Lisbeth must return, taking her daughter with her. Once again, Lynne has written a captivating story filled with adventure and complicated romance. I would recommend this novel to readers of historical fiction that enjoy a touch of science fiction added in.
Series: The Carthage Chronicles
Genre: historical; Christian; science fiction; fantasy; romance
Publisher: Howard Books
Publication date: January 6, 2015
Number of pages: 384
Other books in the series:
1-The Healer of Carthage
3-Valley of Decision
Content Rating: PG
Book Rating: 4 stars
A review copy of this novel was provided by the author.
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