Waiting on Wednesday – The River of No Return by Bee Ridgway

Posted November 21, 2012 by Bonnie in Waiting on Wednesday / 8 Comments

Hi everybody! Thanks for stopping by. Today’s post is ‘Waiting on Wednesday’ which is a weekly blog feature hosted by Jill over at Breaking the Spine which spotlights upcoming releases that we’re super excited about.
   
The River of No Return
by Bee Ridgway
Expected publication: April 23rd 2013 by Dutton Adult

In Bee Ridgway’s wonderfully imaginative debut novel, a man and a woman travel through time in a quest to bring down a secret society that controls the past and, thus, the future. 

“You are now a member of the Guild. There is no return.” Two hundred years after he was about to die on a Napoleonic battlefield, Nick Falcott, soldier and aristocrat, wakes up in a hospital bed in modern London. The Guild, an entity that controls time travel, showers him with life’s advantages. But Nick yearns for home and for one brown-eyed girl, lost now down the centuries. Then the Guild asks him to break its own rule. It needs Nick to go back to 1815 to fight the Guild’s enemies and to find something called the Talisman.

In 1815, Julia Percy mourns the death of her beloved grandfather, an earl who could play with time. On his deathbed he whispers in her ear: “Pretend!” Pretend what? When Nick returns home as if from the dead, older than he should be and battle scarred, Julia begins to suspect that her very life depends upon the secrets Grandfather never told her. Soon enough Julia and Nick are caught up in an adventure that stretches up and down the river of time. As their knowledge of the Guild and their feelings for each other grow, the fate of the future itself is hanging in the balance.
What are you Waiting on this Wednesday? Leave me a link to your post and I’ll come visit!

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8 responses to “Waiting on Wednesday – The River of No Return by Bee Ridgway

  1. Heidi

    This is an interesting pick and different than all the other WOWs out there. I like the idea of a secret society and time travel.

  2. Sam

    Oh this sounds incredible! Time travel is one of my favourite topics and that cover is just wonderful. Great pick, Bonnie. 🙂

  3. I'm not sure this one is for me. I'm not a huge time travel fan. Hope you enjoy it though.

    Check out my WOW.

    Sandy @ Somewhere Only We Know

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