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Author: Morgan O'Neill

Two authors writing as one, Cary Morgan Frates and Deborah O'Neill Cordes specialize in recreating pivotal moments in history, epic adventure, and romance—with a time travel twist.

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Ever Crave the Rose - The Elizabethan Time Travel Series Book 2

Ever Crave the Rose
  • Number: B071P72MJS
  • Release: 2017-06-14
  • Author: Morgan O'Neill
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR, * Rom: Historical
  • Publisher: Time's Arrow Productions TM
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London 2014?Catherine Howard stumbles upon the tomb of her granddaughter, Anne Howard Brandon, who'd been swept back through time. Horrorstruck, she discovers Anne was murdered in the year 1562. Elizabethan England 1562?Dr. Jonathan Brandon, Anne's husband, pens a desperate message to Catherine, which gives the details of his wife's kidnapping and murder, and the plea to "find a way to undo this!"

Upon discovering the ancient letter, Catherine calls on a time-traveling priest, Father Daniel, to rescue her precious granddaughter. But journeying back to the sixteenth century is a dangerous undertaking, the life and death risks sobering and real. Will Daniel survive? Can anyone thwart the evil that threatens Anne, or is the timeline immutable, her fate sealed? Daniel calls upon the forces of heaven and earth?including a secret Vatican society of time travelers?to aid in this quest. Will they be able to help? Can they change the course of history? Will time rewind?


Begun by Time - The Prequel to The Elizabethan Time Travel Series

Begun by Time
  • 4 Stars
  • Number: B0725JGWH2
  • Release: 2017-05-18
  • Author: Morgan O'Neill
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Historical
  • Publisher: Time's Arrow Productions TM
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In the final days of World War II, Catherine Hastings meets the man she wants to marry. Flight surgeon Jonathan Brandon isn't just handsome?he's everything Catherine could hope for in her betrothed. But her dream of a happily ever after is shattered when Jonnie vanishes before their wedding, leaving Catherine bereft, broken-hearted, and with a lifetime of unanswered questions.

Arthur Howard is smitten with the lovely Catherine the moment he sees her. He's certain he's found the woman he wants to marry. Yet behind Catherine's sparkling green eyes is a haunted look?the look of a woman who has known loss. Can he love a woman who still grieves the loss of her fiancé? Arthur must find answers to the mystery surrounding the man Catherine intended to marry. What he discovers is a truth far stranger than fiction.


The Thornless Rose - The Elizabethan Time Travel Series Book 1

The Thornless Rose
  • 5 Stars
  • Number: B06ZXWHWT8
  • Release: 2017-04-16
  • Author: Morgan O'Neill
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR, * Rom: Historical, #FirstInaSeries
  • Publisher: Time's Arrow Productions TM
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What happened to Dr. Jonathan Brandon, a dashing RAF flight surgeon, who disappeared from London in 1945? Kidnapping? Murder? Or did Brandon merely vanish of his own free will, seeking another life? American teacher Anne Howard is stunned by a different explanation?that her British grandmother’s long-lost fiancé was unwillingly wrenched back through time, to Elizabethan England. Anne knows time travel is nonsense?until she is handed a fresh-cut thornless rose, a bloom extinct for over four hundred years! And then, when the impossible happens and Anne journeys back to 1560 London, she must somehow survive encounters with royal enemies, accusations of witchcraft and the possibility of never returning home. In the midst of the chaos, she meets Brandon. Drawn into the perilous web of Elizabethan court life, they must confront their growing feelings for each other, complicated by poignant familial ties, while struggling with the shared danger of knowing what the future holds.


Love, Eternally - Roman Time Travel Series, #1

Love, Eternally
  • 4 Stars
  • Number: B00TRQESOM
  • Release: 2015-02-18
  • Author: Morgan O'Neill
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Time's Arrow Productions TM
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A witch's ancient curse propels talented flutist Gigi Perrin back to A.D. 408, to the court of the depraved Roman Emperor Honorius and his admirable sister, Princess Galla Placidia.

There, Gigi grapples with her disbelief about what has happened, and with the strange, new world of violent politics, social upheaval, and Visigoth barbarians straining at the very gates of an empire.

Through it all, she must struggle with her powerful attraction to a pagan senator and military commander, Quintus Magnus, a man exotically different from anyone she has ever known. On the brink of a dark and war-torn age, Gigi joins forces with Magnus, battling to save a princess and her people, and ultimately finding love amid the chaos, before the fall of Rome.

The Roman Time Travel Series needs to be read in order. (Love, Eternally / After the Fall / Return to Me)


After the Fall - Roman Time Travel Series, #2

After the Fall
  • 4 Stars
  • Number: B00TQJJ0HK
  • Release: 2015-02-17
  • Author: Morgan O'Neill
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Time's Arrow Productions TM
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After the Fall ratchets up the tension as time traveler Gigi Perrin and her husband, the Roman warrior Quintus Magnus, join forces with the Visigoth King Alaric to march on Rome. There waits Princess Galla Placidia, the admirable sister of the despicable Emperor Honorius. About to be forced into an arranged marriage by her brother, Placidia fears a bleak future, trapped in a loveless union.

In an attempt to save Rome from barbarian invasion, Placidia puts aside her troubles and meets with Alaric's delegation, which includes Gigi and Magnus, and the king's second-in-command, the Visigoth prince, Athaulf. The attraction between Placidia and Athaulf is instantaneous and overwhelming, but theirs is a forbidden love, destined to fail because of implacable politics and impending war.

Bound by a friendship that transcends time, Gigi and Placidia must do whatever they can to protect the men they love, after the fall of Rome.

The Roman Time Travel Series needs to be read in order. (Love, Eternally / After the Fall / Return to Me)


Return to Me - Roman Time Travel Series, #3

Return to Me
  • 4 Stars
  • Number: B00TQJVG9A
  • Release: 2015-02-17
  • Author: Morgan O'Neill
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Time's Arrow Productions TM
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Return to Me finds time traveler Gigi Perrin happily settled into twenty-first century life with her husband, the former Roman senator and military commander, Quintus Magnus. Gigi has resumed her successful musical career, playing the flute for her adoring fans, while making her first foray into Hollywood by creating the musical score for a feature film about the Roman emperor Nero.

At the film’s wrap party, Gigi is presented with a gift to commemorate her work: an ancient Roman ring depicting the goddess Victoria. Stunned, she and Magnus recognize it as the very ring that brought them together, and the one subsequently stolen from her and lost in A.D. 410. How did it make its way back to them? Magnus believes the answer is clear; Victoria sent it as a warning about their dear friend, Princess Galla Placidia. They start researching what happened to Placidia after Gigi and Magnus time traveled from the barbarous fifth century. To their shock, they discover Placidia's life took a series of terrible turns, culminating with the murders of her children.

Realizing they have no other choice, Gigi and Magnus prepare to embark on a perilous quest to go back in time and rescue them. But one ominous question remains – how can they save the children without altering the course of history?

The Roman Time Travel Series needs to be read in order. (Love, Eternally / After the Fall / Return to Me)


The Other Side of Heaven - Italian Time Travel Series, #1

The Other Side of Heaven
  • Stars
  • Number: B00NPC9YMA
  • Release: 2014-10-08
  • Author: Morgan O'Neill
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Time's Arrow Productions TM
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Californian Gwendolyn Godwyn seeks to learn her family’s history and hopes to restore the bond that once existed between her Italian forebearers and those who live in America. While visiting her ancestral Italian town, Gwen is caught in a violent earthquake and inexplicably thrust through time.

At first refusing to believe what has happened, she nevertheless uses her wits to survive, donning a monk’s cowl to hide her identity as a woman. Ripped apart from all she has ever known, Gwen finds herself in the midst of brutal territorial battles in an era she once blithely called “The Dark Ages.” When the golden Italian summer of 951 emerges from the strife and gloom, Gwen joins forces with a cadre of gallant men, allies in the struggle against the evil nobles, Willa of Tuscany and Count Berengar, kidnappers of Italy’s rightful queen, Adelaide.

Along with Father Warinus and Lord Alberto Uzzo, Gwen seeks to rescue Adelaide and restore her kingdom. In the midst of this great adventure, Gwen falls in love with the complex and passionate Alberto, to whom she reveals her identity as a woman. But can Alberto learn to love her strong and independent nature and help Gwen in her quest to discover her rightful place in time? (Sensuality Level: Sensual)

This is the first in a series that needs to be read in order. Book two is: Time Enough for Love.


Time Enough for Love - Italian Time Travel Series, #2

Time Enough for Love
  • 5 Stars
  • Number: B00NPCGH34
  • Release: 2014-10-08
  • Author: Morgan O'Neill
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR, * Rom: Historical
  • Publisher: Time's Arrow Productions TM
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Through dark magic, Californian Gwendolyn Godwyn has been swept back in time to medieval Italy. There, she finds herself in the midst of a war between Italy’s rightful queen, Adelaide, and those who have kidnapped her and seek to usurp her crown. Risking her life, Gwen elects to play a pivotal role in the planned rescue. In the midst of the chaos, she is drawn to the queen’s champion, Lord Alberto Uzzo, who battles not only their military foes, but also his personal demons. Tested to the limit when he discovers Gwen’s true identity as a time traveler, Alberto nevertheless fights through his doubt and the whirl of superstition that surrounds this intriguing and strong-willed woman. Time is of the essence as the lovers seek to overcome the evil forces rallying against the queen they’ve vowed to save. Will Gwen and Alberto be able to overcome the groundswell of danger to find time enough for love?

Stands Alone: NO - Read book 1: The Other Side of Heaven first.