Daughter of Time: A Time Travel Romance (The After Cilmeri Series)

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Llywelyn and Meg, a medieval man with an uncertain destiny and a modern woman with a troubled past. Only by working together can they navigate the shifting allegiances that threaten the very existence of Wales–and create their own history that defies the laws of time.

Daughter of Time is a prequel to the After Cilmeri Series, and is appropriate for young teens to adults. More
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About Sarah Woodbury

With two historian parents, Sarah couldn't help but develop an interest in the past. She went on to get more than enough education herself (in anthropology) and began writing fiction when the stories in her head overflowed and demanded she let them out. While her ancestry is Welsh, she only visited Wales for the first time while in college. She has been in love with the country, language, and people ever since. She even convinced her husband to give all four of their children Welsh names.

With over 300,000 books sold, Sarah is the author of 17 novels and 2 novellas, all set in medieval Wales. She is currently working on the next book in the After Cilmeri series.

She makes her home in Oregon.

Please follow her online at www.sarahwoodbury.com or https://www.facebook.com/sarahwoodburybooks

Sarah's books include:
The After Cilmeri Series:
Daughter of Time (prequel)
Footsteps in Time (Book 1)
Winds of Time (novella)
Prince of Time (Book 2)
Crossroads in Time (Book 3)
Children of Time (Book 4)
Exiles in Time
Castaways in Time
Ashes of Time
Warden of Time

The Gareth and Gwen Medieval Mysteries:
The Bard’s Daughter
The Good Knight
The Uninvited Guest
The Fourth Horseman
The Fallen Princess
The Unlikely Spy

Arthurian and Paranormal Historical Fantasy:
Cold My Heart: A Novel of King Arthur
The Last Pendragon
The Pendragon’s Quest

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Reviews

Review by: Pamela Waite on Aug. 30, 2014 :
I love sarah Woodbury her bo en in Time trouble is i get no sleep because I can't wait to finish but at the same time i don't want the book to endoks are so interesting she combines several interests from the love angle to planning war stategies, I find also if i have missed something in a previous book i go back to it and end up hooked on the story again. please keep them coming Sarah I have them all and prordered Ward
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Review by: hrhsophia on Jan. 15, 2013 :
Such a captivating read, could not put it down.
(review of free book)

Review by: S Wallen on March 28, 2012 :
I loved this book. It was soooooooooooo sweet (and I'm not much for sweets but this was perfectly sweet, no cavities and no stomach ache, just pure delight) - I do love time travel stories. I'm hooked for the whole series now.
(review of free book)

Review by: Georgina Lee on Feb. 27, 2012 :
Daughter of Time is a time travel story in which a woman of Welsh descent is thrown back in time with her toddler daughter. Now while I liked this book, mostly because I lived in Wales as a child, the book did present a few minor difficulties. One of the difficulties, naturally, is pronouncing the names of the Welsh characters, although this author wisely provided a pronunciation chart at the beginning of the book. In my review, I'm not going to bother to name them, because it's just simply too hard for me.
Whilst this book is promoted as a romance, I didn't find it so. It is, however, an enjoyable story with a rather pleasant literary feel to it. My only other problem worth mentioning in this story, was the amount of history the heroine knew of her love interest. It may have been explained in the story well enough, I really didn't buy into it. To me it just seemed a little too convenient for the heroine to have a history loving mother and the ability to remember the date of the death of the last great Prince of Wales.
But in considering the literary feel to the book, I did enjoy the author's exploration of death, murder, battles, and all the emotions these things evoke.
I was a little disappointed in how the story ended, and found it to to be a little too convenient. I also felt it was rather abrupt and some of the words used sounded too modern for 13th century characters. In my opinion, regardless of whether or not there are continuing novels, novels should be wrapped up a little bit more neatly. But in the literary sense, one could say the ending was satisfactory.
Do I recommend this book? Yes, if you love history, especially Welsh history. Yes, if you enjoy books that are not too overly 'literary', nor too romantic. If you have trouble dealing with Welsh names, don't give up on this book. Just do what I do, create a similar name for the character and in your mind switch it.
(review of free book)

Review by: Julia Averbeck on Feb. 23, 2012 :
A great book even without a happy ending. The characters are well written and I liked the time travelling element in it.
(review of free book)

Review by: jules103 on Jan. 14, 2012 :
I really enjoyed this book. The story moved well and the characters and descriptions were believable.

My one quibble is that the scenes with Meg before she believes that she really has travelled in time seemed repetitive. Every time she was exposed to a new character the author would include her thought that someone else was involved in creating an illusion. Once Meg realized that she really had travelled in time, the pace of the story picked up.
(Note: I read this after reading the other books in the After Cilmeri series, so I already knew those books that Meg really had travelled in time. It's possible that if I had read this first I might have been more patient with Meg's repeated denials.)
(reviewed long after purchase)

Review by: judith stahlfest-moller on Dec. 07, 2011 : (no rating)
i really liked it i bought time traveller as well she is a really good writer
(reviewed within a month of purchase)

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