About the Book
Author: Izzy James
Genre: Christian Romance
Release date: November 27, 2020
Garrett Tyler thought he was leaving Ballard House for home, secure in the knowledge that love had finally won-out for his long-time friend Olivia. He steps out the door and into the past, 1769 to be exact. While finding his bearings Garrett stumbles upon a beautiful woman being attacked. He makes sure she gets home and because of his kindness, she allows him to stay in an outbuilding—even believing his time travel story—while he figures out how he will get back to his life in the future. The more time they spend together, the deeper friendship they build, but one thing is going to rip her world apart.
Mercy Hansford is a confidant, independent woman running her own tailor shoppe. Her world is shaken when she is brutally attacked after delivering one of her sought-after shirts. The consequences of this night could be more far-reaching than either of them can guess.
Should Mercy trust a man she barely knows?
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About the Author
Izzy James grew up in coastal Virginia. She lives there still with her fabulous husband in a house brimming with books.
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Why did I write Garrett?
While I was writing Max I was working through physical therapy prior to a lumbar fusion surgery. My physical therapist’s assistant was a young man named Garrett. He was intrigued that I was a writer and asked me if I would use his name in a book one day. So I had a name.
As I finished writing Max–who came forward in time from 1769–I started thinking about what it would be like for a young person of today to find himself back in 1769.
Garrett of the book bears no resemblance to Garrett of the physical therapy office! Garrett was fun to write. I hope you will enjoy reading it.
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This is a fast read filled with characters set against the time of 1769. I really enjoyed reading how Garrett time traveled back to a period where war was about to break out. The people had heard rumors about electricity but still thought it was strange. Garrett must be very careful that he doesn’t try to use his cell phone around anyone for fear he would be accused of witchcraft.
Mercy is very independent and doesn’t much like to be told what to do. Being on her own, she works hard and tries to keep to herself. Garrett was at the right place at the right time when he rescues Mercy. I think we are to assume that she was attacked but the author gives hints of how severe the attack was. The story moves at a quick pace and their relationship does as well. The story is good but I feel like it was rushed and I didn’t really connect with the characters like I usually do in a book.
I received a copy of this book from Celebrate Lit. The review is my own opinion.
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Sounds like a great book.ReplyDelete
I hope you like Garrett!!Delete
Sounds very interesting! Thanks for the book rec!ReplyDelete
My brother would like this book.ReplyDelete
Thanks for the contest.