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In a dangerous time before her own...a dangerous attraction.

Amelie Besson is on the cusp of attaining the life she’s dreamed of—until she finds herself stuck in pre-war France, fifty years before her time. The country is about to be under German rule, but her most immediate problem is Henri Durand, the arrogant and infuriatingly handsome vineyard owner upon whom her
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Kindle Edition, 312 pages
Published December 12th 2019
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Maria Luis
Dec 04, 2019 rated it it was amazing
ACROSS TIME is LIVE!
War is coming, but his biggest battle right now? Her.
Free in KU: https://geni.us/AcrossTime

"No one's ever threatened to kill me before."

He turns toward the room just past the kitchen, which I assume is his. "With the mouth on you," he says, "I find that very surprising."


Parallel and Intersect are two of my favorite books of 2019. I shouted my love from the rooftops, foisted the duet on all my friends, regardless if they read romance or not.

I truly thought nothing could
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Jennifer Kyle
Nov 28, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arcs
3.5 Stars

*ARC provided in exchange for an honest review*
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Athena
Nov 26, 2019 rated it it was amazing
5 STARS

I adore time travel romances, and Across Time was superb. The pace of the story and the character development was incredibly written that it ignited a feeling in me like slow burning, yet comforting fire. The mystery and intrigue are addicting.

If you read Parallel and Intersect, you'll surely enjoy this book since it is another EPIC read from this author. Across Time by Elizabeth O'Roark will join the ranks of the BIBLIO-ARISTOCRACY!!!
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Michelle
Nov 24, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arcs, favorites
I couldn't wait to read this book once Elizabeth O'Roark made the announcement that there would be a story taking place in historic France. After reading Parallel and Intersect, I couldn't get enough of this world of time traveling women, particularly regarding a mysterious character whom the reader didn't have the opportunity to get to know, but very much wants to and has so many questions for her and her past. This book did not disappoint and carried the same vein of romance, angst, wit and ...more
Tia Louise
Dec 05, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I CAN'T EVEN WITH THIS BOOK!!!! It is SO GOOD... And now it's LIVE!!!!

ACROSS TIME is LIVE!
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Oh my heck, I was awake all night reading... What a treat. From Elizabeth's gorgeous writing, the super sexy Henri, the historic France setting (which you know I love France), the off-the-charts chemistry... Ahh!!!
It is so SO GOOD.
SO good.
If you loved Parallel/Intersect (spoiler alert: I did!), DO NOT MISS this book. It's just what you need.
My
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Katie
Oct 24, 2019 rated it it was amazing
BEST ROMANCE OF 2019!! Thanks to Elizabeth for providing me with an ARC of this amazing book!

Elizabeth O'Roark has always been one of my automatic reads, but this book is my favorite to date. Her new time travel series (Parallel) is fabulous, and this book is an wonderful addition to that world.

This story revolves around Amelie, who is from the 1990s, and Henri, the man she meets when she travels back to France in the 1930s. Amelie is haunted by dreams of Kat, her dead sister. Each dream is the
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Wickedly Sweet & Synful Book Blog Synclare Moss
I’m in love with Elizabeth O’Roark’s writing.
Across Time is unlike any contemporary romance.
I read it straight through and was left with a major hangover.
It has time travel, mystery and the romance.
Characters that are unforgettable. Intricate storyline that leaves you guessing.
I’m a history buff so this one really tripped my trigger.
This is part 1 of a duet.
~BREAKDOWN OF RATINGS~
Plot~ 5/5
Main Characters (hero/heroine)~ 5/5
Secondary Characters~ 5/5
The Feels~ 5/5
Pacing~ 5/5
Addictiveness~5/5
Angst~
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Brenna
Nov 14, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Loved loved loved this story. This book is further proof that Elizabeth O’Roark is some sort of magical literary unicorn. I’m not typically a paranormal fan, or a historical fiction fan, really, but she made me one with Across Time. I was so invested in the story and can’t wait to see how it comes together!!!
Laurasteu
Oct 28, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Received an ARC in exchange for an honest review. Elizabeth knocks it out of the park again!! Couldn’t put it down. What continues to impress me is her beautiful writing and how much more advanced her plots and style are than most other novels in this category. Can’t wait for her next one!!
BookAddict
Nov 27, 2019 rated it it was amazing
First of all, this cover, y'all! He looks like even more of a bad boy than James Dean. Henri Durand might be a bit of a bad boy, but he's also so full of swoon-inducing love, compassion and fierce protectiveness that he makes me want to time travel back to 1938 so I can witness all his hero yumminess in person.

Amelie Besson gets to experience all things Henri, but it takes a while for him to show her his good side, and that’s certainly not why she traveled from 1987 back to 1938. Her deceased
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Anna Green
Dec 01, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Reviewed on behalf of KindleFriendsForever

This is book one of a duet and a prequel to the author’s previous books Parallel and Intersect. Henri and Amelie will surely captivate your heart and stir your imagination.

Young Amelie Besson, an eighteen-year-old girl goes back fifty years in time (1938) and meets Henri Durand, a protective and moody Frenchman. And yes, you got it right, Amelie is a time traveller albeit a reluctant one. I don’t want to go into too much detail to avoid any spoilers but
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Kimberly Ann
Oct 31, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2019-books
Across time, is a book that will defy time. Once you pick it up, you won't know where the time went. It is hard not to read this story in just one sitting. It has that perfect balance of slow burn and intrigue that makes it impossible to set down. The depth of characters in this story will have you feeling and fall in love with the characters as they find their way. For those of you who loved the Parallel duet, this one will absolutely blow you away.
Elizabeth O'Roark's superior depth of
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Jami
Nov 29, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Omg!!! Seriously my favorite read of 2019! Ok, first a few things. This was my first ARC ever. I won a giveaway, which I don't think I've ever won anything besides a T-shirt at camp in 4th grade. Second, this ends in a cliffhanger! So anybody who's so turned off by cliffhangers they lower the rating of a book, do your research first.

Ok, the goods. I don't even know where to start! The book starts out with 21 year old Sarah leaving New York in 1987 in search of a woman in 1938 France. She's been
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Amanda Carpio
Nov 26, 2019 rated it it was amazing
GUYS! To say that I was 100% prepared to not like this book is an understatement. I adored the Parallel Duet so when I signed up to review this ARC I was beyond ecstatic.. Until I read the first page of the first chapter. The 'present' time is set in 1987 and our protagonist, Amelie is 21 years old. I read that and instantly disconnected. I don't know about you all but I relate more to people who grew up in the 90's-2000's. I text my friend and said well i'm obligated to review this book now but ...more
Chasity Bowling
Dec 02, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Elizabeth O’Roark does it again. I didn’t think it was possible to love a book more than I did the Parallel series, yet here we are, with another addictive story I’m absolutely in love with. From the prologue I was hooked and unable to put this book down until I consumed every, last word within one day. My heart feels heavy knowing I can’t find out what happens until April but rest assured, this is one book I won’t be able to stop thinking about! A tale of true love that spans across time and ...more
Ashley Boulle
Dec 02, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I don’t think Elizabeth O’Roarke knows how to write a bad book and I would honestly read the phone book if she wrote it. I must say I I loved, loved, loved this book!! I was so eager for more backstory after the Parallel books and did not think I could love this book more, however I did. This is the store of Amelie/Sarah and Henri and how she travels from 1987 to 1938 to help Henri and his sister due to warnings from her deceased sister. The way that the loves develops between Henri and Amelie ...more
Danni Moore
Oct 24, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Looking forward to this prequel to the Parallel and Intersect Duet which I loved.
When is the release date expected?
N. Biggs
Dec 12, 2019 rated it it was amazing

Title: Across Time by – Elizabeth O’Roark

My Rating: /5
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This book was incredible. What a way to close out 2019! This is absolutely the best romance story of the year (in my opinion). I received this ARC from Elizabeth O'Roark in exchange for my honest review. This is my first time reading one her books and am glad to have had the opportunity!

It’s hard for me to put into words what a masterpiece this was. Elizabeth has left such an imprint on me with this book that I'm now a new fan.

The
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Jen Sullivan
Nov 29, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Favorite Book Series of all time! Thanks to Elizabeth for providing me with an ARC of this amazing book!

I loved this book. It was a perfect addition to the other books in the Parallel series. I was drawn in from the very beginning and couldn't put it down. I cannot wait until 4/1/20 to read the 2nd part of this book. This is a love story that spans across decades and has you wondering how it will work, but Elizabeth O'Roark does it beautifully. I love the whole time traveling world they live in
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Konny
Nov 26, 2019 rated it really liked it
Across Time by Elizabeth O'Roark is a full length, stand alone romance.
The story starts out in the early golden twenties. Amelie Besson is from a family with special abilities. And these abilties of her lead her on a unique journey and I was happy to accompany her on her journey.
Amelie is looking for Marie and Henry, her soulmate lover. She left behind a life well lived, a family and more, much more.
Across Time is a gripping story, a fantastic read and I loved the characters, the writing and the
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S
Dec 09, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Another spell bounding and spectacular story by the very talented Elizabeth O’Roark . I have never been a fan of time travel/ fantasy story but Elizabeth has made a fan of them. The story is so eloquently written , it captivating and absolutely mesmerizing. It’s a beautiful slow burn romance. Even though the story ends on a cliffhanger which I am not a huge fan of but I am anxiously awaiting for the next book to unfold this story. I am already in love with this series and can’t wait for the next ...more
Heather M. Orgeron
ACROSS TIME is LIVE!



“Henri Durand might be a bit of a bad boy, but he's also so full of swoon-inducing love, compassion and fierce protectiveness that he makes me want to time travel back to 1938 so I can witness all his hero yumminess in person.”—Book Addict
Kathryn Farr
Nov 29, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Was lucky to get to get a copy! What a fantastic read! A must have to the parallel series.
Fantastically written and plot that ends with a twist and making me to want to read the next installment now.!
Could not put this book down from beginning to end!
Chayo
Dec 05, 2019 rated it it was amazing
A beautifully written original story that’s still on my mind after reading it all in one sitting!! I love time travel stories and this is one of my favorites of 2019!

I became enthralled within the first few pages by Elizabeth O’Roark’s way of weaving an intricate plot and interesting characters and story development.

The unexpected twists, turns and travel kept me wanting more! I loved Henri and Amelie (Sarah) and their immediate attraction but yet slow, intense, silent burn...the angst in
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Brandy
Nov 26, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I LOVED Amelie and Henri’s story! I’m addicted to time travel books. This one DID NOT disappoint ...more
Jennifer De Stefano
Dec 01, 2019 rated it it was amazing
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AJ
Dec 12, 2019 rated it really liked it
4 stars

I really enjoyed this book, a historical-ish, time-travelling romance with mystery, intrigue and a chemistry-filled slow burning love story. It’s beautifully written with fantastic characters, and I loved it.

This is a spin-off from the Parallel Duet - a prequel (of sorts) that tells the story of Sarah, who was briefly referenced in the Parallel Duet . It can be read as a standalone, but there’s not a lot of background given to the time travelling element of the story. I’m not sure whether
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Tracie Roberts-Durbala
Dec 06, 2019 rated it it was amazing
My review was based on an ARC; Thank you Elizabeth O'Roark
No spoilers.
Do I recommend this book? ABSOLUTELY.
Did you like the movie "Time travelers wife"? This may be for you!

I'm not typically a fan of time jumping books. Perhaps because the bulk are eras in the very distant past, even centuries prior so I have issues relating many times. I'm also not into supernatural (werewolves, vamps, etc). However, this one is the prequel in a sense; to the Parallel Duet Series. Parallel and Intersect which
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KFForever
Dec 07, 2019 rated it it was amazing
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Reviewed by Anna on behalf of KindleFriendsForever

This is book one of a duet and a prequel to the author’s previous books Parallel and Intersect. Henri and Amelie will surely captivate your heart and stir your imagination.

Young Amelie Besson, an eighteen-year-old girl goes back fifty years in time (1938) and meets Henri Durand, a protective and moody Frenchman. And yes, you got it right, Amelie is a time traveller albeit a reluctant one. I don’t want to go into too much detail to
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We like it big book blog
Dec 15, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I’d rather have a few years with you than an entire life without you.

I’m really enjoying this authors books! This is the second book I’ve read from her and I absolutely love them! The whole time travel storyline has always been one of my weakness reads. Just how someone in the future and go back in time and see how things were back then. It just fascinates me!

Henri and Sarah’s (aka... Amelie) story is a true love story. It’s slow... but you feel the build up. It was a perfect mix of both of
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Elizabeth O’Roark lives in Washington, DC with her 3 children. After many years spent writing scintillating brochures about amniocentesis and heart surgery, she is thrilled to have found a job that allows her to just make s*** up.
“I’m not jealous,” I scoff. “In my world you’re an old man.”
His arms cage me in. “Except you’re not in your world,” he says. “You’re in mine.”
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