I have a strong interest in Native American history and culture and felt that she really brought these aspects of the story alive. I have read some authors in this romance sub-genre who merely skim the surface, peppering their stories with occasional details that could easily be gleaned from elementary schoolbooks, but never really capture the essence of the Reviewed for www. I have read some authors in this romance sub-genre who merely skim the surface, peppering their stories with occasional details that could easily be gleaned from elementary schoolbooks, but never really capture the essence of the Indian people. Instead of the history and culture in A Love Beyond Time being reduced to a dry textbook lesson, it seemed to become a living, breathing part of the narrative, as important as any character. Aitken seems to have a talent for writing from the heart with a certain thoughtfulness and passion for telling Native American stories, and this was one of the facets of the book that I enjoyed most. I also always like a good time travel yarn, and this one was rather unique in that both the hero and heroine went back in time, and they did not meet until they arrived in the past, nor did they realize that the other was a time traveler.
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Samukora No trivia or quizzes yet. Charley is known among his people as a wise, holy man, and he also believes that Indian treasures are being looted. In addition, they aiitken traveled to the past in different ways, which created both positive and negative elements for me. Kudos to Judie Aitken, the author, for such a great debut novel. She also had refused to give up on the notion of finding her one true love and marrying for love alone, which was a quality I found admirable.
Oct 26, Kah Cherub rated it it was amazing. This is truly a keeper — a wonderful story. I also always like a good time travel yarn, and this one was rather unique in that both the hero and heroine went back in time, and rime did not meet until they arrived in the past, nor did they realize that the other was a time traveler.
Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. I found the hero and heroine to both be likable. United States of America.
She tells him that her name is Ryan, and even though his prejudices make him angry and suspicious of her, he treats her kindly. After I finished the book I did some research to find out more about the Battle of Little Big Horn, Crazy Horse and Sitting Bull which is something I have never done before after reading a romance novel. Aug 17, Maura rated it really liked it Shelves: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
No silly misunderstandings to build a convoluted plot that frustrates a reader and goes nowhere until it is cleared up. Mass Market Paperback Verified Purchase. Refresh and try again. What a change from the cliched types who hate each other on sight and then work their way around their prejudices in order to provide fodder for conflict.
I must admit though, that it was fairly easy for me to figure out who the perpetrator was, and the only thing that remained a mystery for me until the reveal was the motive.
See all 21 reviews. Explore the Home Gift Guide. Return to Book Page. Judie Aitken Star Rating: Definite adults only material, not for the faint of heart. Want to Read saving…. Thanks for telling us about the problem. But when Ryan is given an old tribal tipi, she journeys to the past — where the tension between her and a Lakota warrior named Wolf erupts Yes, Charley was a real favourite with me. Jun 11, Heather rated it it was amazing. A Love Beyond Time Nov 03, Kathrynn marked it as never-read Recommended to Kathrynn by: Every bit of the Lakota Cheyenne culture portrayed here felt genuine and had a certain amount of depth, both now and in the past.
Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. In fact, she would have been content with giving up her career and everything she had worked for in the present to stay in the past with Wolf. Shaklee rated it it was amazing Dec 23, The author did a wonderful job in creating the characters and making your feel so much a part of what was going juddie. I would have liked there to be a little more substance in the aftermath; give the reader a view of how the new relationship was going to work from the old.
I loved the characters- even with Ryan being more of a starry eyed innocent while lve the past, then the strong capable woman she was in our time. Fantastic time travel hist-rom. I am a sucker for romantic time-travel books. TOP Related Posts.
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Krystle rated it it was amazing Jun 15, United States of America. The villain twist at the end was well done and I never saw it coming. What a wonderful creation he is! She is very scared Wolf will die in the battle and leave her alone in the 19th century. Oct 26, Kah Cherub rated it it was amazing. Ryan is certain that Charley somehow had a hand in catapulting her back through time to set the trap he had alluded to earlier, and she confides some of her purpose to Wolf who agrees to help her.
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