Receiving Honorable Mention and a five-star review for her debut novel, Finding Jane by The Historical Fiction Company, Elizabeth Conte is a women’s fiction writer, “Creating beauty for the mind.” She is a lover of reading, gardening, deep thinking, learning, cooking for others to enjoy delicious food, and enjoying a good martini or whiskey at the end of the day. She writes stories and poetry to move the soul and stir the heart, hoping to create beauty for the mind!
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Pride and Prejudice meets The Time Traveler’s Wife, this tale of love, honor, and even scandal will test the course of destiny for two souls in search of each other, if only time wasn’t between them.
A business trip from the crowded streets of Los Angeles to the countryside of England was supposed to be a reprieve for Jane Reynolds. She needed a break from congested commutes, endless work days, and mostly, to stop crying from a broken heart. But her first night out in the bustling streets of London, and an encounter with a young man only reinforce that life and love are just illusions, no matter how far she travels.
Taking refuge in a bookstore, Jane meets a psychic who tells her she is unique, born under the black moon, giving her a magnetic energy that will send her on a faraway journey.
It is only the next day, when she unwittingly steps into a strange vibrational pull and is found naked in a 19th century field that the psychic’s words find meaning.
Caught in the past, Jane becomes an interloper in the lives of the people she meets. Especially to Henry Eaton, the handsome landowner who takes her in, and finds himself drawn to the woman who has brought a renewed sense of vivacity to his family, his home, and even his own harrowed heart.
But nothing good can come from disrupting a time and place you don't belong–unless you are Jane.
As the characters weave their lives together through friendships, flirtation, and intrigue, Jane and Henry test the course of destiny in their search for love.
Ultimately, Jane must fall into the past to find love in the future.
Jane must fall into the past to find love in the future.
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She hadn’t meant to fall asleep, but when Jane opened her eyes, night had approached. The dark clouds, promising a downpour, hovered directly above. She was doomed to get soaked on her way back. Time was of the essence. She cursed herself for the lapse in judgement and lifted herself out of the grass. But as her body straightened, her head wobbled. A humming wind rang in her ears, causing the vessels in her brain to pulsate.
The whirling got louder and louder. She cupped her ears to make it stop.
She wanted to run. She really did. But her body wouldn’t move upon command. Suddenly, she had the oddest sense of falling.
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