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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Garrett was an interesting time travel escape in novella form. Garrett, from 2019, goes back in time to 1769 in colonial Yorktown. I am a little confused as to why he ended up there, I am just assuming that like his friend from an earlier book he wanted to experience time travel. The time travel hows and whys was not really fleshed out in this book, he just needed to be at a certain place at a certain time it seems to go back. With that said, I am interested in reading the previous book and any more that could be in this series.
While looking around Yorktown, Garrett comes across a rather violent scene. Nothing is described but for trigger warnings, please be aware that the heroine, Mercy, has been viscously assaulted.
Mercy is wary of Garrett at first. Especially after what she has just experienced. I would say she is in some major shock and Garrett is bound and determined to protect her no matter what from now on. And as Garrett lives in Yorktown for about three months before his return, they begin to fall in love. Garrett and Mercy, especially, must consider the future now. Garrett with his knowledge of what will happen and Mercy with the result of her attack that night.
Will Garrett stay or will Mercy go? For a quick time travel read, this one was interesting.
I was provided a copy of this novel from the author. I was not required to post a positive review and all views and opinions are my own.
About the Author
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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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