Torsils in Time

Torsils in Time

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BN ID: 2940157883997
Publisher: WinePress Publishing WA
Publication date: 06/15/2001
Series: King of the Trees , #2
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 288
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

William D. Burt is the award-winning author of the seven-title Christian allegorical "King of the Trees" series. Other works are in progress. Two of his titles (out of three submitted) were finalists in the 2014 Readers' Favorite International Book Award Contest: "The King of the Trees" and "The Golden Wood."

"The King of the Trees" subsequently won the 2014 Silver Medal in the category of "Christian fantasy."

All seven of Burt's series titles have been awarded five stars by Readers' Favorite reviewers.

He was also a 2013 finalist in The Authors "50 Great Writers You Should Be Reading" competition.

Having spent most of his teenage years vicariously adventuring in Middle Earth, the author is an avid fantasy fan. His first fantasy title, "The King of the Trees," came out in 1998 (first edition). While still in high school, he began his writing career editing his father's popular identification guides, "Edible and Poisonous Plants of the Western/Eastern States." As an Assistant Professor in the Special Education Department at Western Oregon University, he served as a successful grant-writer and program coordinator.

Burt holds a B.S. in English from Lewis and Clark College and an M.S. from Western Oregon University in Deaf Education. He is an RID-certified sign-language interpreter with over 40 years' experience. His interests include reading, foreign languages and mycology. He is married with two grown children.

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Torsils in Time 4.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
nm.fall08.r.steele on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
Torsils in Time is the sequal book to "The King of Trees" about king Rolin and Queen Marlis becoming invisible by the same sorcerer in the first book, but he is cloaked as somone else. So they meet this family in the future that helps them get their way home so they can defeat the sorcerer again, and become visible to remain King and Queen of Lucambria. This book is alot faster then The "King of Trees" but has alot more adventure in it.
TWJ_Magazine More than 1 year ago
“From ‘here-and-where’ to ‘there and then’…” This is the explanation of the terms “wherren” and “therren”, and best describes the scope of William D. Burt’s novel Torrsils In Time. The concept of torrsils and time travel were introduced in Burt’s first novel, King of Trees, and expands in scope and depth in the second novel of the series. The characters that were introduced in King of Trees find themselves in dire circumstances rather suddenly. However, what they learn as they linger in an in-between state of being is the deep truth of God’s Word, “Behold, I am turning all things hurtful in your lives to the good, weaving the dark threads among the light into a living fabric of grace and glory.” Rolin and Marlis experience a very trying adventure in this novel. Over and over again they must choose to trust the King of Trees in the midst of very uncertain and dangerous circumstances. They meet a very isolated family during their ventures, and are allowed to share sacrificially with them and bring them to a point of truth. The results? Well, you’ll have to read the story to find out! Believe me, you won’t be disappointed!! This is my second novel experience from Burt’s series, and it is a very exciting, very applicable teaching tool for young adults. I firmly believe that many young people will be ministered to very powerfully through this series! I’ve enjoyed my time wherren and therren!! (The Wordsmith Journal strives to guide readers to books of personal interest, with the understanding and respect that what appeals to some may not appeal to others. Therefore we attempt to keep our reviews focused on content, genre and style. The rating is necessary to make use of Goodreads and Amazon. It reflects the reviewer’s own level of enjoyment, but the review is intended to be informative for the benefit of all readers.)
ReadersFavorite More than 1 year ago
Reviewed by Mamta Madhavan for Readers' Favorite Torsils in Time (The King of the Trees, 2) by William D. Burt is the second in this series. Rolin and Marlis are enjoying their picnic one autumn day. The griffins, Windsong and Ironwing, are there with them and they find a link between a silver starglass, five ravens, and a handful of pearls. They have to survive in a land far away from their family and friends. Saving Lucambra from falling into darkness is the main theme of the book. This book is as adventurous and exciting as the first one. Rolin and Marlis and their tryst with the King of the Trees form the theme of the adventure. Their trust in the King of the Trees during dire circumstances adds to the mystery aspect of the story. The book is full of fantasy and whimsy and the 'wherren' and 'therren' part of the book is very enjoyable. Fantasy and adventure stories are always exciting to read because they inspire the reader's imagination. The characters, names, and places are all unique and they reflect the creativity of the author. This is a good series for parents to buy for their children to stimulate their thinking on a different plane. The threads of fantasy, adventure, and excitement run through the book, making it an enjoyable read. The black and white sketches also help in making the story attractive. An excellent series for children to read and own.