Flirting With Forever
Pocket, Mar 30 2010, $7.99
The Executive Guild of the Great Beyond directs agent Peter Lely to go to 1673 London to locate biographical writer Campbell Stratford and prevent a time travesty as she is writing a tell all tale for her twenty-first century audience. Stratford is authoring a book about seventeenth century artists that contains personal sordid details re the infamous painters that only an eye witness with a time tube portal would have.
In modern day Pittsburgh, Cam is completing her manuscript on the painters of the seventeenth century that she hopes to find a publisher. However, while conducting research over the Net, she is transported to Peter's home in London in circa 1673. They are attracted to one another, but he completes his mission by misdirecting the biographer. When Cam returns to Pennsylvania, she realizes what Peter has done to her and her book. When he shows up in contemporary Pittsburgh, he vows to not allow anything to get in the way of the woman he loves, but the first barrier is her.
Putting aside plausibility, Flirting with Forever is a superb time travel romance starring two wonderful protagonists and the occupants of the Great Beyond. Fast-paced in both centuries, fans will enjoy Gwyn Cready’s charmer as no one will look at paintings and artists in quite the same light.