A Breach in Time
by Pamela Todd-Hunter is a spellbinding first entry in the Coeur de Lion
series, a tale that will enthrall fans of time travel romance. Alixandra Evans
is a history buff, but never imagined experiencing history until an ancient
brooch transports her to twelfth-Century France. She meets Richard, the Duke of
Aquitaine and the legitimate future King of England as she stumbles out of the
forest. The Duke is deeply moved by her courageous spirit and offers her a role
in his household. Alix has only hoped to be in the Duke's household for the
time needed to find herself back home. Everything changes when her heart
becomes irresistibly drawn to the Duke. But staying with the Duke can trigger
events that will alter the future where she comes from and Richard's destiny.
Pamela Todd-Hunter's novel is a captivating romance filled with heartwarming moments. The internal conflict is deftly written and follows the inner tension Alix experiences, torn between embracing a love adventure of a lifetime and returning home. The setting in the twelfth century is written with ingenuity and readers get a strong sense of place and time. The author's care for characterization shines through this story and readers will find delight in following Alix and her adventure. The narrative is suspenseful, and one keeps on turning the pages, wondering what will happen to the budding romance between Alix and the Duke and whether she can find her way back to her time. This author has the gift of igniting moods in readers, creating settings that are bursting with life and intrigue, and introducing plot points that are irresistible. A Breach in Time is a winner, a time-travel romance with a sense of knowingness with respect to the setting that can't go undetected by any reader.