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Amethyst Destiny (Jewels of Time #2)

3.87 of 5 stars 3.87  ·  rating details  ·  79 ratings  ·  18 reviews
For two hearts destined to meet, the only passage is a journey through time...

Julia Brodie cannot understand why her Scottish cousin gave her a necklace, then insisted she not touch it until she got back to New York—until she tries on the beautiful purple garnet outside the Glasgow airport and wakes up in seventeenth-century Scotland. Rescued by Talon, a charming Scottish
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Paperback, 305 pages
Published May 4th 2010 by Berkley Sensation (first published 2010)
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(Tori-Smexybooks) smexys_sidekick
Julia Brodie doesn't know why her Scottish cousin gave her a necklace with the insistence that she NOT try it on till she arrives in America. Being of the curious sort, she tries it on in the Glasgow airport and receives the shock of her life. Transported back in time to 17th century Scotland, Julia is rescued by the handsome Talon MacClure.

Talon MacClure, also known as the Wizard, can find anything with the help of a powerful amethyst ring. A ring he will protect at all cost. When Julia appears
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Paranormal Romance
A woman is thrust back in time by an amulet given to her but her time traveling cousin. She immediately encounters a very hansom thief who actually saves her from the guards and secrets her away. The thief is in possession of his own magic in the form of a ring which grants him whatever he wants. But it's fickle and most often he must rely on himself to keep out of danger. The hero is charming, charismatic but inside he wrestles with a dark past and is not an entirely a good man if his professio ...more
Jill Dunlop
Amethyst Destiny is the second book in Pamela Montgomerie's Jewels of Time series. Julia Brodie is sent back through time to 1688 after her cousin gives her a special necklace. She finds herself in a castle in Scotland standing before a man who believes he is responsible for her time-travel. Talon, known as the wizard thinks the magical ring he wears brought her to him in order to help him find a lamp. Julia and Talon work together to find the lamp and send her back home, but they both harbor fe ...more
Beckyloohoo Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ aka Mrs. Acheron Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ
I liked this book, but not as much as the previous book. And here's why. **SPOILER** One of the main plots running through this book was the hero's background. He was ashamed of his beaten and teased and generally put down until he got the ring. He didn't want to tell anyone about it, especially the heroine, because he was afraid she wouldn't like seeing him in that light. Again and again in the book, he thinks to himself that no one knows the real Talon MacClure. I waited very patiently for his ...more
K
Jun 09, 2010 K rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: fans of time travel/romance
Recommended to K by: found on author's website
Amethyst Destiny is the second book in Montgomerie's time travel romance series and tells the story of Julia, a 21st century independent woman who has never needed anyone and suddenly finds herself in 1688 Scotland w/ her only hope being a charming, yet frustrating, man known as The Wizard. Overall, I enjoyed the story and it's characters, and loved watching the romance develop between the two main characters. It was fun to see how two people who felt they were better off alone came to find true ...more
Nancy
Julia Brodie puts on a necklace given to her by her Scottish cousin, ignoring the warning that she must not wear it until she’s safely back in the States. In the next instant, she’s in a Scottish castle in the seventeenth century. Talon, known as the Wizard for his ability to track things, recognizes that the women in strange clothing plays a part in his current quest to find a mysterious chalice. Will this object bring them more peril when they locate it, or is the chalice tied in with the magi ...more
Diane Hoover
the first book was a stronger plot and had better action. this one relied too heavily on the magic and I just didn't care about the H/H. Talon was too tied to the magic to see his own worth. Julia was ok but I didn't really connect with this one. Nice to see Brenna and Roarke but even their character seemed off.
Sherrie
this is not you're normal time travel book. when a young one is being misused a little man shows up and gives the youngster a jeweled medallion and sends them to the future until they are 25. then somehow they are transported back 300 years to their birth place. way cool!
Baoyi
Amethyst Destiny is a surprisingly emotionally captivating novel.

While Julie Brodie and Talon McClure are driven by their pasts to become who they are today, they (mostly) let their emotions instead of their pasts guide their actions. I cannot help but go along on the roller coaster of time travel and romance that is their lives. And boy, what a ride it was!

Talon, in particular, evokes very strong feelings as the hero of the story. His own past and his struggles to overcome it alone makes the p
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Erica
Wish we could give half stars - I'd really give this book 3.5 stars. I loved the main characters! Great humor and chemistry between them. They both had interesting backgrounds; and I loved the fact that the sexual tensions between them kept building, yet Julia wasn't a typical character that gave into Talon every time and she stood her ground. Good intrigue and adventure too; with an interesting twist of magic. Plus being based in Scotland all made for a fun read.
Claudine
Really enjoyed Amethyst Destiny. Hope more Jewels of Time books will follow, there was no indication at the end of this story even with the references to the missing jewels and bringing them back. Hegarty has collected 3 stones, Sapphire (Sapphire Dream - Brenna), Amethyst and Purple Garnet (Amethyst Destiny - Talon and Julia), how many more? Nothing listed in upcoming releases for 2010 - 2011 : (
mismamari
The first book in this series, "Sapphire Dream", is a fantastic read! "Amethyst Destiny" has a we Dream", is a fantastic read! "Amethyst Destiny" has a well-developed hero and heroine, but suffers from a sloppy ending. I think I need to go back and re-read the last few pages due to quick scene changes and choppy sentence structure. Still, this second book was a strong sequel.
Laurin
I get to read Pam's books first -- even before her editor does -- which makes me a very lucky reader. This is a wonderful follow up to Saphire Dream. If you love a good time-travel romance, historic Scotland, and a great adventure plot, this book needs to go on your to-be-read list right now.
Marilyn
I really liked this book - it had mystery, humor, suspense, romance. I liked how the author mixed the current world with one from a couple hundred years ago. It was a nice fantasy!
Kelly
Very Good Book. If you like historical romance set in Scotland and time travel you will enjoy this book.
Bridgette
I absolutely got hooked into this story I loved it! I couldn't put it down.
Lynette Lazaroff
Very good love story a time travel love these kind of books!
Rickie
I love the adventures but not the endings in this series.
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