A Witch in Time: absorbing, magical and hard to put down (Paperback)Constance Sayers (author)
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'Prepare to be dazzled' Alma Katsu, author of The Hunger
'Fresh and original' Louisa Morgan, author of A Secret History of Witches
Four lives, one woman, a star-crossed love . . .
In 1895, sixteen-year-old Juliet begins a passionate, doomed romance with a married artist.
In 1932, aspiring actress Nora escapes New York for the bright lights of Hollywood and a new chance at love.
In 1970, Californian musician Sandra's secret love affair threatens to tear her band apart.
And in 2012, Helen is starting to remember the tragic details of lives that never belonged to her.
Bound to her lover in 1895, and trapped by his side ever since, Helen has lived through multiple lifetimes, under different names, never escaping her tragic endings. Only this time, she might finally have the power to break the cycle . . .
Absorbing, magical and hard to put down, A Witch in Time is a heartbreakingly beautiful story about a death-defying love, a time trapping curse and the power of destiny.
'A captivating tapestry of a tale' Gwendolyn Womack, bestselling author of The Fortune Teller
'Sayers weaves a spell of love, lust and magic to create a page-turner like no other' Steph Post, author of Miraculum
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Number of pages: 448
Weight: 540 g
Dimensions: 234 x 154 x 34 mm
A captivating tapestry of a tale, A Witch in Time weaves together the supernatural, historical fiction, and a humorous present day heroine, while travelling the macabre brambles of a dark curse - through lifetimes - with a compass to the heart -- Gwendolyn Womack, bestselling author of The Fortune Teller & The Time Collector
I fell in love with Sayers' perfectly plotted debut. There's history and romance, humour and heartache, Paris and Hollywood, and a protagonist who's bewitching no matter the decade. It's time travel with a fresh twist! -- Karin Tanabe, author of A Hundred Suns
A sweeping story of magical, star-crossed love, as glamorous as it is romantic. Prepare to be dazzled -- Alma Katsu, author of The Hunger
Sayers cleverly twists the loves-lost-through-time motif . . . A smart, engrossing debut from a writer to watch * Kirkus Reviews *
With lush historical details and a wicked sense of humour, A Witch in Time fully immerses the reader in the story of Helen and her fated demon, unpacked like nesting dolls across time and lives, fortune and chance. From Belle Epoque France to modern-day D.C., from worlds pastoral, decadent, flashy to commercial, Sayers weaves a spell of love, lust and magic to create a page-turner like no other -- Steph Post, author of Miraculum
Dark magic creates a love triangle that spans lifetimes in this complex, genre-bending debut . . . Sayers traverses time periods effortlessly with lush, graceful descriptions . . . This spiralling narrative will appeal to fans of historical fiction and complicated love stories * Publishers Weekly *
Sayers weaves deep historical context with rich characterisations to create a melancholic novel, reminiscent of Audrey Niffenegger's The Time Traveller's Wife and Diana Gabaldon's Outlander series, that readers of historical fiction and romance will enjoy * Library Journal *
A thrilling, magical story . . . a real page-turner * Red Carpet Crash *
An intriguing romp through history . . . Sayers balances a lot of elements in this story - it's part historical fiction with a time-travel twist, part romance with a supernatural kick * Ars Technica *
You won't be able to resist A Witch In Time * The Young Folks *
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