"Hey, that's my miniature!" I cried and stepped forward." There was a great whooshing sound like a hundred birds lifting off all around us. With a sonorous tock, and the click of a ratcheting mechanism, the Great Rose window took us both into her spinning glass heart.
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Software engineer Bella Salas tumbles through a stained-glass window into historic Tudor times, and finds romance and suspense in the shadow of the Roman Emperor Hadrian's ancient wall.
With fellow time traveler Will Sainsbury as her guide, Bella establishes herself in sixteenth century England by passing as her look-a-like kinswoman, the Lady Isabella. Though her matchmaking hostess Lady Hobey chooses eligible suitors for her, Bella prefers green-eyed, secretive Will.
The English north country with its capering lambs and wildflower-filled meadows is the perfect place for romance. And how many other sewing hobbyists in the twenty-first century can say they've embroidered sheets for Queen Elizabeth the First?
But as Bella searches for a way to return to her own time, she learns there are mysteries hidden beneath the crumbling Roman wall. Innocent young girls are being attacked by an unknown predator, and people in the isolated village don't want it discussed.
Can Bella find and stop the predator, and escape Tudor times?