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The Mists of Time (Da Vinci Time Travel #4)

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Diana Dearborn knows all about romance, at least in the books she writes. But passion eludes her in real life—until she's offered the chance to travel back in time to Camelot. The world of King Arthur and Guinevere is nothing like she pictured, neither is the knight she encounters on her return to San Francisco: Gawain, the hero of her current project. He's complicated, my ...more
Paperback, 352 pages
Published August 31st 2010 by St. Martin's Griffin
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Barbara ★
I wanted to like this book because I usually love Susan Squires writing but this one just wasn't doing it for me. I didn't feel the love (or even the attraction) between Gawain and Diana. It had more of a "Merlin thought they should be together so they were" feel to it. I felt Diana and even Gawain were way to angsty and insecure. Diana I could almost understand as she was such a loner which is kind of interesting since she was apparently a successful romance writer. How is that possible if she' ...more
Donna
Sep 18, 2010 Donna rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
I tried to love this book, but I just couldn't. I didn't find either Gawain or Diana particularly appealing. Their insecurities became more and more irritiating as the story went on. I realize that their self doubts was one of thep oints of the story, but that didn't make it any less irritating. Also,the reason for the two of them being sent to the future didn't seem to make a lot of sense.
Shagufta
Oct 02, 2011 Shagufta rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Nice genre involving time travel. Overall, a nice and easy read.
Kim O'Daniel
Dec 14, 2016 Kim O'Daniel rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
What an amazing book. I love a good SiFi book, but add
history, magic and romance. And you have not just a good
book, but a phenomenal book. This book is so well written,
and knowledgeable. It is set around our time and Camelot’s
time. And what would happen if you messed with what was
destined to happen.

This book is about Sir Gawain and Diana. Diana is disabled
as a child and grows up in our time with a lovely foster family.
But have to warn ya, this book starts on a sad note. So be
prepared. An
...more
Lori Murray
Dec 11, 2016 Lori Murray rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
At first I was having trouble really getting into the book, and I was afraid I wouldn't be able to finish it. I was so glad that wasn't the case. The book was more of a 3 1/2 rating for me but I rounded it up to a 4.
I really loved the idea for the book but my problem mostly was that it took me a while to start liking the two main characters.

I loved who Diana's father turned out to be. So that was interesting. I thought Gawain was an okay hero, just not as much as some other heroes I have been
...more
Brandy
Dec 04, 2016 Brandy rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition

I have not read any of the other books from this author, however this book was really good. I thought this story was quite interesting I had not really read a story quite like this before it had romance, it had time travel in fights with swords just a little of everything. I this that the main character was just missing something that is the reason for 4 stars. I can't put my finger on it just didn't go for her story 100%. Having said that the story was well written and had twist and turns.
Bailey Ember
Dec 18, 2016 Bailey Ember rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: paranormal
I am so in love with everything about this novel, I love the world that Susan Squires has created for us.

This one is emotional and action packed. It will tug at your heart strings and bring you hope and you will root for the characters til the very end.

These characters each have their own personalities and depth to them. None of them felt one-dimensional or forced, they all shined through as individuals.

A Wonderful Paranormal Romance that I can't get enough of.
C. Gonzales
Dec 18, 2016 C. Gonzales rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: paranormal
Susan Squires has a great ability for description. She really makes the reader understand the ins and outs of her characters by giving such in depth descriptions.

I enjoyed the chemistry between the characters and the great addition of WIT. I found myself laughing out loud many times through this read.

Overall, I really enjoyed this. There is plenty going on and its a very quick yet satisfying read.
Nicole
May 24, 2011 Nicole rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: frothy-romance
I read a short story by Squires and loved it, and bought two books on the strength of that story.

I disliked this book so much I stopped reading it in the middle.

Why? Well, there's certain things I hate in a novel (especially a romance novel), and this book had it all.

Main character is a romance writer. This seems like a blatant self-insertion. Female character has no friends. Male character has no friends. The no-friends thing bugs me on two levels. First of all, if someone truly has no friends
...more
Paranormal Romance
For as long as she can remember, the heroine has felt like an outsider. She thinks herself plain and her strange powers make her hide herself from everyone around her. One day she receives a book from a total stranger. Obsesses with Camelot and the myth of Arthur, she reads about a time machine. She finds said time machine and goes back to Camelot only to find it in ruins. There she saves the life of a warrior and brings him back to modern times. Unsure what to do with him exactly, she begins to ...more
April
THE MISTS OF TIME by Susan Squires is a time travel romance set in modern day San Francisco and goes back to the days of Camelot.A Davinci Time Travel novel. It is well written with details, depth, adventure, page turner and fast paced. It has adventure,magic, Merlin, romance, intrigue,knights, mystery, time travel, secrets, betrayal, danger,a race to prevent an ancient evil force from wreaking havocand mayham on the presen, .the unexpected and passion. The heroine, Diana is beautiful, a romance ...more
jackie frye
Diana Dearborn was a romance author with low self esteem and she has a stalker. She could not remember her childhood before the age of 13, her adopted parents were dead, and her new book was not going well. A stranger gave her an old leather bound book by Da Vinci with instructions for using a time machine he invented in the back of the book. The time machine was located below the museum in which she worked. Diana decided to use the machine to visit Camelot. The machine worked and she found hers ...more
Anna
Oct 10, 2011 Anna rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Jumped into this series in the middle--which I usually hate doing!--but found this book and was intrigued as it involves the legend of Camelot/King Arthur and time travel, which are 2 of my absolute favorite things to read about.

It was a fun book. An inventive take on time travel and what ifs.

I will definitely be on the look out for the others in the Da Vinci Time Travel series.
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Michelle the Romance Witch
wow what a weird but interesting story...
more to come later
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Barbara Monajem
May 29, 2011 Barbara Monajem rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A lovely time travel -- moving, romantic, and full of delightful complexities. :)
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Susan Squires is a NYT bestselling author known for breaking the rules of romance. Whatever her time period or subject, some element of the paranormal creeps in. She has won multiple contests for published novels and reviewer's choice awards. Publisher's Weekly named Body Electric one of the ten most influential mass market books and One with the Shadows a Best Book. Time for Eternity received a s ...more
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