In the spirit of The Notebook and The Time Traveler’s Wife comes Robert Barclay’s haunting and romantic novel of passion, destiny, loss and an eternal love that will bring two people together across time.
His name was Garrett Richmond and he had always wanted to live by the ocean. So when the opportunity to buy—and renovate—the old home known as Seaside arrived, he leapt at the chance. Never mind that his friends and family thought he was crazy, he knew he could return this lonely mansion, worn by time, wind, and neglect, to its former beauty. But Seaside was more than just a project; it was spot that had called to him his entire life.
And then one night he saw her . . .
Her name is Constance Elizabeth Canfield and she tells him Seaside has been her home for over 150 years. But Constance is no ghost; rather, she claims that she has been somehow magically trapped between this life and the next. At first, Garrett can’t believe her crazy story—the woman had to be lying! And yet, there was something about Constance that was from another time . . .
Soon this mysterious woman and flesh and blood man share a closeness they cannot deny. But just as their love begins to bloom, Constance’s presence starts mysteriously fading away, soon to be gone forever. Is their love doomed—or is it strong enough to transcend time, and even death itself?
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About the Author
Robert Barclay, author of If Wishes Were Horses, sold his successful consulting business and moved from upstate New York to south Florida, where he could devote his full attention to what he always wanted to do—write. He also enjoys weightlifting, Shotokan karate, and going to the beach to do absolutely nothing.
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Read this book in one sitting did not want it to end
If you like a sweet romance with a twist, then this book is for you.
***Received from Tasty Book Tours for an honest review*** What a surprising story! It was hard to put this book down. Between the flashbacks, conversations and their growing attraction for one another, I didn’t want to stop reading until I knew their whole story. Perhaps what I loved the most was that Mr. Barclay took the time to write out Garrett’s disbelief in Constance’s story, and that Constance had to prove that she really was who she said she was. Seeking out help at the end was unexpected! I half-expected them to figure it out on their own, but it made sense. Garrett and Constance’s frustration with not knowing what to do became increasingly obvious, as was their relief and sadness at the solution presented to them. My heart jumped into my throat when they took that leap of faith. All that time spent together was gone in an instant. I can’t describe the sadness I felt about that or when Mr. Barclay opened the next chapter to Constance’s old life…without Garrett. But the ending blew me away and the joy at knowing they got their happy ending made all that sorrow worth feeling. As a reader, I don’t just want to read for enjoyment. I want to feel what I’m reading, understand in my heart and soul what the characters are experiencing. Mr. Barclay has crafted a delightful story about a love that was strong enough to stand the test of time, go beyond the limits of human understanding, and bring two people who were meant to live and love together again.