Alex Charles: Dreams In Time

Alex Charles: Dreams In Time

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by Kim Reynolds
     
 

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On a cold winter’s evening in Raleigh, North Carolina, Alex Charles left 1989 and traveled into the darkness of 1942. Her mission simple: to save two boys from drowning just days before Christmas. But how could she have known the danger that awaited her in the past.

Joseph Graham, her fun-loving uncle, tried to give her all the essentials necessary…  See more details below

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On a cold winter’s evening in Raleigh, North Carolina, Alex Charles left 1989 and traveled into the darkness of 1942. Her mission simple: to save two boys from drowning just days before Christmas. But how could she have known the danger that awaited her in the past.

Joseph Graham, her fun-loving uncle, tried to give her all the essentials necessary for time travel and changing destiny. However, he couldn’t live without his own true love, Laura Chestnut, a woman he met during the last days of the Civil War. Sometimes forever is too long to wait. Returning to 1870, Joe knew the risk, but wasn’t going back for personal gain forbidden?

The rules aren’t the same this time. Even though destiny can change, how far will Alex and Joseph go to rewrite the past?

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940012940124
Publisher:
Angel Oak Press
Publication date:
06/08/2011
Series:
Alex Charles Series #2 , #2
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Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
229 KB

Meet the Author

Kim Reynolds delivers again with the second book in the Alex Charles Series, Dreams in Time. Following her success with Alex Charles: The Evening Oak, Kim loves to write and work at her home in Charlotte, NC.

For more information, visit www.kimreynoldsonline.com or Facebook Kim Reynolds

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Alex Charles: Dreams In Time 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 8 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I got my hands on an advanced copy of this book and I love it. This book really gets better and better as you go along. I can really feel what the characters are feeling. Great summer read! Can't wait for the next one in the series!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This was an interesting story. Thought provoking and kept my attendion.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Alex Charles: Dreams In Time is one of those rare books that stay with you long after you turn the last page. You feel like the characters are part of your family and you care about what happens to them. You will not want to put this book down and once you have, you will long for the next book in the series. Kim Reynolds has combined historical fiction, romance, mystery, and time travel into one phenomenal book!
-jmiller- More than 1 year ago
Kim Reynold's first book, Alex Charles: The Evening Oak first caught my attention because she is a local author. After purchasing my copy and reading the back flap I found that I was interested in the topic that she would explore; time travel. The author explores this topic from the point of view of a teenage main character. Several questions and mysteries are introduced and as a reader I wanted to know the outcome. The book will be most appealing to a young adult audience due to dialogue written in the style of adolescent speech. However, this book will also hold the interest of adult readers who will find that the themes of family tragedy, joy and hope resonate with them. In conclusion, my feeling after finishing the book is that I would like to know what journeys await Alex and how the people that she meets along the way will become important to her life story. I also look forward to the author continuing to develop her voice and style in future books, which I will be buying.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A wonderful adventure book (with a love story) that makes you want to keep reading and not stop. Can't wait for the next book.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This a great book! It is a great change from all the dark, teen vampire, Gothic novels. You can't stop reading the book! It's was great for me because I love history! It's a fresh spin on time traveling!
Read_A_Book More than 1 year ago
I have been really interested in time-travel novels for a while now. I think my love for them materialized when I read Kindred by Octavia E. Butler, and it's continued to be well fed through other great novels such as The Time Traveler's Wife (Niffenegger) and Always a Witch (MacCullough). There is just something about time travel that fascinates me, and I must say that Alex Charles: The Evening Oak didn't disappoint. It is obvious that Reynolds poured a lot of love and care into both her research for, and writing of, this novel, and her descriptions of life and times during the civil war is phenomenal. Reynolds creates two very interesting characters: Alex, kind, loving, and mature beyond her years, and her uncle Joe, a mysterious, yet kind man, who materializes as if from thin air. Together they embark on a journey of learning about the family business, Joe the teacher, Alex the ever yearning student. Their stories, told in both the past and present are very fascinating, and though the novel will leave the reader with many questions in regards to certain events, rest assured that it's just the beginning of the series and more is to come. I enjoyed this novel a lot, though at times I did find the dialogue a little contrived in the edition I read. Most teenagers today speak using contractions, as do most adults, and the lack of contractions in Alex's present day life brought me up short a few times as I read, though it fits perfectly when the novel shifts into the past. In the newest edition being released, these contraction have been added to make a more realistic dialogue, so readers, rest assured, you're in for a great read. Three and a half stars.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Don't waste your time. I couldn't even finish it.