For fans of Diana Galbaldonas Outlander series comes a gripping and passionate new historical novel. Intrigue, ancient secrets, fairy tales, and the glorious scenery of the Scottish borders drive the story of a woman who must find out who she really is. Jesse Marley calls herself a realist; sheas all about the here and now. But in the month before Charles and Dianaas wedding in 1981 all her certainties are blown aside by events she cannot control. First she finds out sheas adopted. Then sheas run down by a motor bike. In a London hospital, unable to speak, she must use her left hand to write. But Jesseas right-handed. And as if her fingers have a will of their own, she begins to draw places sheas never been, people from another timeaa castle, a man in armor. And a womanas face. Rory Brandon, Jesseas neurologist, is intrigued. Maybe his patientas head trauma has brought out latent abilities. But wait. He knows the castle. Heas been there. So begins an extraordinary journey across borders and beyond time, a chase that takes Jesse to Hundredfield, a Scottish stronghold built a thousand years ago by a brutal Norman warlord. Whatas more, Jesse Marley holds the key to the castleas secret and its sacred history. And Hundredfield, with its grim Keep, will help Jesse find her true lineage. But what does the legend of the Lady of the Forest have to do with her? Thatas the question at the heart of Wild Wood. There are no accidents. There is only fate.aI like games.a aThata#39;s good, Jesse, thata#39;s very good. So this is the questionand- answer game. Are you ready to play?a Jesse frowns. ... Ia#39;m going to count from three to zero now, and when I say zero, you can tell me what you want to do. Okayanbsp;...
|Publisher||:||Simon and Schuster - 2015-03-03|