- File Size: 578 KB
- Print Length: 239 pages
- Publisher: Books to Go Now (April 14, 2011)
- Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
- Language: English
- ASIN: B004WPW29G
- Rating: 5/5
Elinor Hawthorne has in inherited a house that is haunted by the ghosts of two medieval knights, Basil Manneville and Guy Guiscard. Basil is the man of her dreams, her knight in shining armor. She falls in love with him and he with her. Basil soon realizes she needs to live a normal life, a happy life with a mortal.
A lifetime later fate intervenes. Basil, still in love with Elinor, is told her spirit lives on in a young woman and is given another chance at life to find her.
This book is completely different from those books. But that isn't a bad thing- it just shows that she has a good grasp on different subgenres within the romance genre.
I am a huge paranormal fan, this book seems to mix a lot in a way that works. I must admit, I probably wouldn't have picked up the book from the cover... I avoid "romance" covers like the plague. I can't handle the bodice ripper covers and the Fabios either. LOL. But that's just me.
I love this story. Chris has done a great job at crafting her characters in a way that you care. You really want to see how the story plays out and to see if a happily ever after is in the works- not all books end that way, ya know? Elinor and Basil are great characters that you really connect with.
The setting is great too! I think Chris has done a great job with this book! I definitely recommend it! And her other books too!
Chris Karlsen is a retired police detective. She spent twenty-five years in law enforcement with two different agencies. The daughter of a history professor and a voracious reader, she grew up with a love of hisotry and books.
An internationally published author, Chris has traveled extensively throughout Europe, the Near East, and North Africa satisfying her need to visit the places she read about. Having spent a great deal of time in England and Turkey, she has used her love of both places as settings for her books. "Heroes Live Forever," which is her debut book, is set in England as is the sequel, "Journey in Time." Both are part of her "Knights in Time," series. Her third book, to be released in late 2011, "Golden Chariot," is set in Turkey and she is currently working on another set in Turkey, Paris and Cyprus.
Published by Books to Go Now, her novels are available in digital, ebook, and Android App. "Heroes Live Forever," is available in paperback and "Journey in Time," will be made available in paperback in October, 2011 on her publisher's site.
A Chicago native, Chris has lived in Paris and Los Angeles and now resides in the Pacific Northwest with her husband and four rescue dogs. A city girl all her life, living in a small village on a bay was a interesting adjustment. She'd never lived anywhere so quiet at night and traffic wasn't bumper to bumper 24/7.
Some of Chris's favorite authors are: Michael Connolly, John Sandford, Joseph Wambaugh, Stephen Coonts, Bernard Cornwell, Julia Quinn, Julie Anne Long, Deanna Raybourne and Steve Berry.