Judy's a modern girl who travels back in time and wants nothing more than to return to her own time and country. Not being successful at first, she debates marrying a handsome knight she doesn't love, but ends up marrying the man who drives her crazy, in more ways than one. But because she loves Andrew, she has to leave when she can, even though that means losing the love of her life. Except she doesn't lose him, because he loves her more than his own time and place.
This report prepared by Candice Kohl
ImaJinn, May 2002, 14.50, 288 pp.
American literary agent Judy Lambini and her client author Carla Whittaker travel to Wixcomb, England so that the writer can research the archives of Viscount Laycock. After a brief meeting with the viscount, Carla is involved with her research, leaving Judy free to take a walk to Laycock Castle. The villages are celebrating All Hollow's Eve but Judy, wanting to be alone, takes a walk though a deserted part of the castle grounds and winds up in Medieval England.
Her clothes and her manner bring her to the attention of Andrew, the youngest son of the Baron of Laycock. The Baron and his two older sons are with the other barons who are attempting to persuade King John into signing the Magna Carta. Andrew is attracted to Judy from the start and she comes to love him as well but 1215 AD is not her time and she is uncertain that their feelings will survive her modern day upbringing.
A TWIST IN TIME is an exciting and believable time travel romance because the heroine doesn't easily adjust to medieval society. The hero is a sensitive person man who goes to unbelievable lengths to make sure he has a future with the woman he loves. Candice Kohl has done meticulous research so that readers will have a taste of what life was like living under the yoke of King John. Time travel enthusiasts, medieval historical hounds and historical romance devotees will enjoy reading this very special book.
This report prepared by Harriet Klausner