Critically acclaimed author Gwyn Cready leaves readers on the edge of their seats in a provocative time travel romance
A door to the past
Ambitious art historian Campbell Stratford is about to make a name for herself with her scandalously sexy biographies of famous seventeenth-century artists. Suddenly she is catapulted back in time and comes face-to-face with one of her subjects: bad-boy painter Peter Lely, portraitist to the king.
Creates chaos of classic proportions
Peter is entranced by his mysterious visitor, and Cam can’t resist becoming one of the lovely ladies to pose on his modeling chaise. But Sir Peter knows a lot more than he’s telling about time travel in general and art historians in particular. What he doesn’t know is that Cam is the one responsible for the very project he’s about to sabotage. And when Cam finds she's been tricked, she exacts her revenge on paper...
“A wonderful jaunt through time.” —RT Book Reviews, 4 stars
“Entertaining and lively...will leave readers breathless.” —Publishers Weekly STARRED REVIEW
This entertaining and lively time-travel romance opens with a bewildering mass of details involving time-jump accountants, incongruity spikes, and the afterlife, but the introduction of sexy art historian Campbell Stratford gets the story moving smoothly. When Cam tumbles through time and finds herself in the late 17th century, a time agent is dispatched to stop her from using artist Peter Lely as a source for scandalous biographies of his contemporaries. Cready (Seducing Mr. Darcy) includes compelling details about art and painting as Peter explains how to paint a leaf and later, following Cam back to her own time, reverently explores a book of 20th-century artworks. As Peter struggles with memories of his dead wife whom Cam greatly resembles and Cam's cheating ex-boyfriend breaks her heart again, their passion and quarrels combine in a compelling romance that will leave readers breathless.