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Girl Across Time

Time Travel Adventure

Medieval Welsh Time Travel Adventure

“Outlander move over . . .”

Wales 1294...A hated English king, a country in violent rebellion against him, and a sixteen-year old girl from Virginia Beach badly out of her depth.

Until recently Megan Lynch was a high-school sophomore, but currently she is watching a man dangling from a rope having his eye pecked out by a crow, while a crowd of thirteenth century Welsh rebels cheer on. And the thing is, if it hadn’t been for her mom, she wouldn’t even have been in Wales to start with.

“Go stay with your grandmother in Flint, it’ll keep you out of trouble,” she’d said. Oh, the irony.

In her mom’s defense, she could never have predicted the events that unfolded in the ruins of Flint Castle that afternoon. She certainly wouldn’t have known about the strange Welshman or the pendant he gave Megan. Even then, if it hadn’t been for the encounter with a local bully and her crew, then Megan might still be wandering around the ruins of a thirteenth century castle, instead of a fully functioning one

Her striking similarity to the king's daughter is initially her saving grace, but with the king himself en route, she knows her luck cannot last. Thankfully, help is at hand in the shape of Hugh, a handsome young knight's squire with a deadly secret.

Their journey through an oppressed medieval North Wales is a perilous one. It is a world of chainmail, blood-soaked swords, scorched towns, and weird tasting beer. As they overcome obstacles along the way, their friendship grows, and whisper it quietly, but could this even be love?

With a big dollop of luck and a little help from friends along the way, perhaps Megan can make it back to her everyday world of Snapchat, Instagram and Same-Day Delivery; then again, will she even want to?

Ancient Roman Time Travel Adventure in Wales

“Don’t let anyone tell you that Latin is a dead language.”

Having barely escaped from the ramparts of thirteenth century Flint Castle, Megan, and Hugh are officially a pair of time travelers. Megan is looking forward to seeing her grandmother again but is dismayed to discover that the modern city of Chester is called Deva Victrix and is a fortress containing the Roman 20th Legion.

When Hugh is hauled off to gladiator school and Megan ends up slaving away in a tavern close to a local brothel, she wonders if it hasn’t been a case of jumping out of the medieval frying pan and into the Roman fire.

As the weeks tick by, she resigns herself to a life of servitude in Roman Britain, but the plebian festival of Feronia offers up a shock, and there is a chance, albeit a slim one that she and Hugh can escape. The help she needs will have to come from the most unlikely of sources. An annoyingly pretty, yet curiously attractive Celtic girl who awakens previously unknown feelings in Megan.

With Wales under the heel of Roman occupation, the odds are stacked against the time traveling duo, but as they say in Latin…Audaces Fortuna Iuvat.

Time Travel Adventure in 17th century Wales and Ireland

“The Girl, the War and the Witchfinder.”

“Is it too much to ask to be back in the twenty-first century?”

A quick wander around the city of Chester and Megan has her answer. It’s better than Roman times though surely? The buildings look more modern at least, and the beer actually tastes like beer. There’s even a variation on take-out food.

There are one or two drawbacks; the roads aren’t much better than those in the twelfth century. There is a violent, religion driven Civil War raging, and indoor plumbing is still a few centuries away.

Then there is Mr. Shadcombe . . . when Hugh and Megan’s sudden arrival from the second century is witnessed by a young boy, it puts them on the radar of the local witchfinder in 17th century Chester, and they are forced to flee. Avoiding Oliver Cromwell’s Roundhead troops along the way, they secure passage on a ship crossing the Irish Sea.

Shortly after arriving in Dublin, things go from bad to worse, when they are accused of murdering a young girl. When a kindly old Irish gentlemen offers his assistance; being accused of a murder they didn’t commit turns out to be is the least of their problems.

On reflection, perhaps Roman Britain wasn’t that bad after all…

Time Travel Adventure in WWII Britain

“We’ll meet again . . .”

Rationing, identity cards, gas masks, and gray bread — welcome to wartime Britain.

Having jumped three hundred years’ into the future, horseless powered vehicles are a shock for Hugh, but that’s nothing compared to what’s in store for Megan when she runs into her great grandmother as a nineteen-year-old girl, with a soldier on her arm whose face causes Megan’s jaw to drop. It’s a surprise that can mean only one thing . . . a twisted timeline.

History is written, Hitler lost the war, but when she encounters a Nazi spy planning to kidnap two former German atomic scientists before they can ship out to Los Alamos, Megan begins to doubt what she knows to be established historical fact.

Can the timeline be unraveled? And what are the consequences for Megan and Hugh?

COMING SUMMER 2022 . . .