Love Beyond Time (Book 1 of Morna's Legacy Series)

Love Beyond Time (Book 1 of Morna's Legacy Series)

by Bethany Claire

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Overview

A hunky Scottish laird. A time-traveling teacher. A tragic history only she can prevent.

Schoolteacher Brielle "Bri" Montgomery wonders where all the good men have gone. They certainly don't waltz through her meticulous life in Texas. Venturing out of her comfort zone, she joins her archaeologist mother on a dig in Scotland... and finds herself transported 400 years into the past. Shocked and bewildered, Bri learns she's just moments away from marrying an impossibly sexy Scotsman...

Eoin Conall has no interest in wedding the woman who irritates him to no end. But with the promise to his dying father fresh in his mind, he ties the knot with his insufferable bride. To his surprise, something has changed about her. Something irresistible. Could he be falling for the wife he never wanted?

With the chiseled man of her dreams standing before her, Bri wishes she wasn't well aware of history's impending slaughter of Eoin and the entire Conall Clan. Unable to accept his gruesome fate, she sets out to rewrite history.

Will Bri and Eoin succeed in protecting their impossible romance or is their heartbreaking fate already sealed?

Love Beyond Time is the first book in the enchanting Morna's Legacy series of time-travel romances. If you like sexy highlanders, strong-willed heroines, and adventures that transport you across time, then you'll love Bethany Claire's sweeping page-turner.

Buy Love Beyond Time and discover a bond that transcends history today!

Read all the books in Morna's Legacy Series:
Love Beyond Time (Book 1)
Love Beyond Reason (Book 2)
A Conall Christmas - A Novella (Book 2.5)
Love Beyond Hope (Book 3)
Love Beyond Measure (Book 4)
In Due Time - A Novella (Book 4.5)
Love Beyond Compare (Book 5)
Love Beyond Dreams (Book 6)
Love Beyond Belief (Book 7)
A McMillan Christmas - A Novella (Book 7.5)
Love Beyond Reach (Book 8)
Morna's Magic & Mistletoe - A Novella (Book 8.5)
Love Beyond Words (Book 9)
Love Beyond Wanting (Book 10)
The Haunting of Castle Dune - A Novella (Book 10.5)
Love Beyond Destiny (Book 11)
Love Beyond Boundaries (Book 12)

"The storyline of the book drew me in and kept me interested until the last page." Pure Textuality - Lorna Atkins

"Bethany Claire has brought readers the ultimate romantic fantasy in this time traveling romance filled with adventure, excitement, love, drama, and broken hearts. The characters and scenes within each chapter are filled with so much vividness that the reader is unable to put the book down." Reader's Favorite - Michelle Robertson

"I have a thing for sexy highlanders (who doesn't?!), but not everyone is able to get it right - Claire is bang on... I haven't enjoyed myself reading a book this much in ages and I actually sat down to start reading it, and didn't stand up again until I was finished - I had to know how it ended. This book gets five hunky Scotsmen out of five." Pure Textuality - Chelsey Nichols

"The story captured me and I read it in just a couple of sittings. I could have read it straight through, but... I did not want the story to end! The writing was excellent, the characters were lovable, and the story was interesting. As I drew near the end of the story, I entertained several possible conclusions, but the author does not tip her hand, holding the reader in suspense." The Kindle Book Review - David Burnett

Product Details

BN ID: 2940148750833
Publisher: Bethany Claire Books
Publication date: 11/17/2013
Series: Morna's Legacy Series , #1
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 269
Sales rank: 3,055
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

BETHANY CLAIRE is a USA Today bestselling author of swoon-worthy, Scottish romance and time travel novels. Bethany loves to immerse her readers in worlds filled with lush landscapes, hunky Scots, lots of magic, and happy endings.

She has two ornery fur-babies, plays the piano every day, and loves Disney and yoga pants more than any twenty-something really should. She is most creative after a good night’s sleep and the perfect cup of tea. When not writing, Bethany travels as much as she possibly can, and she never leaves home without a good book to keep her company.

If you want to read more about Bethany or if you’re curious about when her next book will come out, please visit her website at: www.bethanyclaire.com, where you can sign up to receive email notifications about new releases.

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Love Beyond Time 4.1 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 89 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I enjoyed the book. The story line was good. I could have done without the explicit sex scenes. I think Authors should leave more to the imagination in those.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This was a really great read. And i totally disagree with one of the other reviewers about this book having too many sexual parts. Totally not true. It has a couple of sex scenes that were pretty mild in my opinion. I love books about scotland an time traveling. Just an overall good read. Cant wait to read the next book.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
It's clearly a take from Outlander, however it's still a delightful read. There are enough differences to keep you wanting more. I loved the characters, I laughed and cried with with.
ReadersFavorite More than 1 year ago
Reviewed by Michelle Robertson for Readers' Favorite Love Beyond Time (Morna's Legacy Series) Book 1 of Morna's Legacy is written by Bethany Claire. The multiple genre series gives readers a chance to explore time travel, historical Scotland, magic, as well as love and betrayal. A career oriented, non-social kindergarten teacher from Texas takes some time off from teaching to accompany her mother, an archaeologist, to a historical castle ruins dig site in Scotland. Little did they both know that they would gain more knowledge than they could ever have dreamed of about the castle's past occupants when they find a secret room within the basement of the ruins.  As a romance novel reader, one expects each book to transform them into the characters they are reading about. Bethany Claire does just that, as she writes a very vivid and detailed plot, with a natural connection of characters. Readers can expect well-researched knowledge of the 1600s lifestyle and mannerisms of a Scottish Royals and commoners. The author also enables readers to understand the social actions, proper dress, diet, language, morals, and duties of those living in a Scottish clan castle.   Bethany Claire has brought readers the ultimate romantic fantasy in this time traveling romance filled with adventure, excitement, love, drama, and broken hearts. The characters and scenes within each chapter are filled with so much vividness that the reader is unable to put the book down. Love Beyond Time is a book I would recommend for lovers of romance, science fiction, and historical fiction.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I couldn't put this book down. It was riveting and thrilling from start to finish!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love historical novels AND time travel novels. What I liked about this one is that there is romance and some spicy parts, but it doesn't dwell on it. A quick and fun read for anyone who loves romance, love, historical novels, and time travel. ENJOY
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The cover of this book caught my eye, and I'm so glad it. I love Scottish romances, so I was anxious to see what this had to offer. I was not disappointed. The story started with Bri Montgomery, a Texas kindergarten teacher who is settled into her life but craves adventure and romance. Her mother is an archaeologist studying Conall Castle in Scotland and a terrible tragedy that happened there centuries before. Her mom convinces her to travel to Scotland to help her with research, and she ends up being transported back to the castle during the time just before the terrible tragedy. The way this author makes the whole time-travel premise believable and weaves in romance, sexy Scottish men, humor, and suspense kept me reading. There was an interesting method used in this book. Bri's story was in first person, but the rest of the story was in third person. Usually that is very hard to understand, but it was done seamlessly, and I found that it helped me to immerse myself in her story very effectively. I plan to read the next book in this series, and I hope there are more to follow after that.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Well written with welll developed characters. The time trsvel was handled quite well and the bounces between times was easy to follow. Will purchase the next in the series and am looking forward to more by this author.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Loved it! Can't wait to read the next book in the series.
police6369 More than 1 year ago
Loved the book and the time travel. A great read for the 1st in the series.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This was a great book. Didn't take long to read because you can't put it down.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
An enjoyable read
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Granny is absolutely in love with this series. A must read!
Frenchiebella More than 1 year ago
Another favorite! This is a new author for me and I'm really thrilled with the book. It was simply and didn't get too crazy with details. We know Bri and Blaire are switched, but there's no details on the Lairds aunt and how she knew the castle was going to be destroyed. Simple, sweet love story that goes beyond time.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great read! Good story line.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
LOVED this book. A time travel romance with so much drama, you won't be able to put it down. I actually got up at 1:30am to continue reading because I wanted to know what happened next. This book has it all: valiant knights of the 17th century, time travel from modern day back, true love blooming with each chapter read.... awesome read! On to her next book!!!
quiltsalSG More than 1 year ago
You had me with time travel aspect, but when you throw in Highlanders, I'm likely to enjoy the book. I was not disappointed in this one. Well written and keeps you figuratively turning the pages.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A Love Crossing Over Time I started this novel and found myself trapped, unable to put the book down until I finished it. I was charmed by the story of a young woman helping her mother on a dig at the 17th century era ruins of a Scottish castle who finds herself abruptly exchanging places 400 years previously with the woman (who looks exactly like her) who is about to reluctantly marry the young laird of the castle. The time travel works through a spell and Bri's appearance is even expected by an old maid of the previous laird and Bri's presence is expected to help prevent the eminent destruction of the castle and its inhabitants by treachery. Meanwhile her counterpart, Blaire is happy to escape a doomed romance of her own and find a time where women have control of their own lives. The growing love between Bri and her sudden husband is delightful as they work together to save the castle, lands and its people while struggling with the prospect of Bri returning to the future. All the characters are well developed and the plot plays out leaving you guessing to the end how the storylines will be resolved. If you like historical romance with a twist don't miss out on this book. I was excited to learn this is the first of three books as well as a novella and can't wait to jump back into Bethany Claire's world! I received this book in exchange for a fair and honest review.Myrt
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Bri and her mother are on an archeological dig in Scotland, digging in the ruins of Conal Castle. The castle was destroyed in 1645 and Clan Conal disappeared, presumably wiped out in whatever calamity took the castle. Historians have no clue as to what happened to the castle, nor to what happened to Clan Conal, not to who was responsible. As they pore over books in a previously undiscovered basement room, Bri finds a portrait of a woman who looks exactly like she does. As she begins to read the words that are printed around the portrait, she finds herself slipping though time to 1645, exchanging places with Blair, a young woman who is about to be married to the new laird of Clan Conal, the old laird having recently died. Bri - everyone believes her to be Blair - finds herself marrying the laird. Blair finds herself adjusting to life in the twenty first century. As calamity draws near, both Bri and Blair discover that the spell can be reversed, but the reversal spell requires them to have possession of the old laird’s ring. Both can return to their previous lives, if only they could find the ring, if only Bri were not falling in love, if only Blair wanted to return to her own time, if only…. The trickiest parts of a time slip novel are the mechanism by which the characters travel through time and the manner in which the difficulties which inevitably follow time travel are resolved. Both are handled quite well in Love Beyond Time. The story captured me and I read it in just a couple of sittings. I could have read it straight through, but, while I was anxious to know what would happen, I did not want the story to end! The writing was excellent, the characters were lovable, and the story was interesting. As I drew near the end of the story, I entertained several possible conclusions, but the author does not tip her hand, holding the reader in suspense.
Anonymous 3 months ago
I+wanted+to+like+this+book.+That+it%27s+an+Outlander+ripoff+didn%27t+bother+me+overmuch%2C+but+the+mediocre+writing+and+grammatical+errors+did.%0A%0AThe+main+thing+that+bugged+me%2C+however%2C+is+that+Bri%27s+parts+were+narrated+in+first+person%2C+while+the+rest+was+in+third.+Stylistically%2C+it+made+no+sense.+The+author+should+have+stuck+with+third+person+for+the+whole+book.
Anonymous 3 months ago
Liked it
Anonymous 3 months ago
Loved+everything+about+it+and+more.+I+truly+enjoyed+reading+this+book.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
It was a great fast read!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This was a good read and I will purchase the next book.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Funny and romantic. I very muchenjoyed it.