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Sky Watcher: A Shadow in Time

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Charlotte Harper’s life isn’t going as she expected. She had to change her course of studies, her ex-boyfriend has hooked up with her best friend, and she misses her mother desperately since her passing.

Searching for meaning and direction, she pours herself into her family history, researching her roots. When she learns of a possible ancestor named Elizabeth from the ear
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Kindle Edition, 569 pages
Published July 25th 2019 by FriesenPress
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Caroline Venables
Sep 06, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I really enjoyed this book.

It is the story of a woman who takes a chance on time itself to save Elizabeth, a woman who died centuries before. Take a leap of faith and enjoy this magical book.

Elizabeth was believed to have been a witch and as such was put to death. Charlotte, herself, is a follower of Wicca, and feels that she could save Elizabeth. What follows is Charlotte’s story as she leaves her normal life behind and tries to take herself back into history. However she learns that by doing t
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Patrick
Mar 27, 2020 rated it really liked it
The beauty of friends is that they pass on novels they have enjoyed. Sky Watcher: A Shadow in time is one such and came at the perfect time; winter chills and high snow drifts. What better way to spend the hours then with a surprising delight.

Sky Watcher: A shadow in time is grounded in Wicca magic, tied to generations past and of death, betrayal, tainted love and secrets laid bare. I become absorbed in a book which draws me into its pages and this one surely did. Within its 580 pages are well d
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Astrid V.J.
Mar 09, 2020 rated it liked it
Sky Watcher is a charming exposé of 19th century life through the lens of modern social ideals. It has a good plot and engages with the life of a small town in rural America when life was simple but also hard.

Charlie is a charming protagonist and Lynn describes human relations and interpersonal interaction very well. I enjoyed it but it wasn't sufficiently unique to really make a mark. Additionally, Lynn's ahistoric understanding of society and norms affected the believability of some scenes.

How
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Linda Sachs
Sep 28, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Sky Watcher: A Shadow in Time -Brilliantly done by Heather Lynn. The time travel story will take you from modern day and immerse you into a vivid time in the past where the characters invite you into their lives. You will laugh and cry. You will be angry and cheer as Heather pulls at your emotions.
I'm intrigued to read the second book in this series!
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Jacqueline Chappell
Nov 04, 2020 rated it really liked it
Time travel story with all the feels. What more could you ask for? Take a chance on this one.
Happy Reader
Mar 13, 2020 rated it it was amazing
A terrific debut novel!
This story takes Charlotte to 1818, a simpler time, a time where she perhaps stands out a little, maybe has some odd expressions. She makes some deep friendships and some enemies. The characters in this story are delightful, their chit-chat is fun. We get a good sense of the time period and perhaps learn a thing or two about Wicca and herbs. There is friendship and there is love (occasionally a bit spicy). This is an adult story.
I enjoyed this story from the start to the
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Leah Spence
Apr 08, 2020 rated it really liked it
Escape into the fantasy and time-travel of Heather Lynn's novel, Sky Watcher: A Shadow in Time.

This is an historical fiction yet it shifts from past to present with future contemplations.

In her lifetime
Hers had been a tragic and
Unfortunate fate.

In my lifetime,
A time in which I am free to believe
And act upon my convictions
hers is a future,
I intend to prevent.

"Without question, it would be easier to move forward when I was no longer in the here and now. Tomorrow would change everything."

But, how
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Esha Sharan
Jun 13, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: magic
A story finely crafted with Magic.

I loved the title and the cover page, so beautiful and mysterious.
Sky watcher is a story of Charlotte who time travels to the year 1818, with help of magic.
A thrilling magical journey with numerous suspenses, selfless love, trust, friendship. Story paint a beautiful picture about the Wiccan magic.

I was hooked to the story from the first page. It is my favorite fantasy historical fiction.

The author kept the story rolling and ends with a highly interesting climax
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Anya Pavelle
Jan 04, 2020 rated it really liked it
I picked up this book because I like historical fiction and references to Wicca/paganism. The author provided a good sense of the time Charlotte, the protagonist, traveled to in order to try and save her ancestor. I'm not going to give away any spoilers, but at the end, I felt moved. The author made me care about these characters. I do hope another book is coming. ...more
Devika Fernando
Feb 25, 2021 rated it really liked it
I really enjoyed this book and I'm looking forward to the sequel because the ending has me all emotional.
Charlotte/Charlie was a lovely protagonist. I feel as if I really got to know her and as if the journey back in time shaped her character in interesting ways. I also loved many of the secondary characters such as Ben, Gracie, and Keen Wolf. Speaking of which, it's wonderful that the author chose to include Native Americans and interesting peeks into their culture.
It was lovely to immerse myse
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Maria
Feb 28, 2021 rated it it was amazing
I’m a big fan of everything concerning the supernatural world. This book beyond dealing with magic, is very captivating because there’s a great mixture of romance and reality of the 18th century. Charlotte has a goal. A girl who is very fond of the Wicca magic goes back in time trying to save one of her ancestors from being sentenced for witchcraft. Her purpose of this voyage will lead her towards a series of situations that will enable her to grow spiritually and realize where her true place is ...more
Annemarie Doucette
Apr 18, 2020 rated it it was amazing
If you enjoy settling into a comfy chair and sinking your teeth into a good book, look no further than Sky Watcher: A Shadow in Time. Author Heather Lynn draws you into her story of a strong woman who travels back in time with one purpose in mind, but who becomes part of something much bigger. Charlotte Harper quickly finds a new life and purpose in a small New York town in the early 1800's. This tale of friendship, love, and deceit are just part of this engaging story that is interesting and we ...more
Raelyn
Jun 18, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I really loved this book! Once you pick it up you will not want to put it down. Charlotte travels back in time to try and save a relative but finds a life she did not know she was missing. Heather Lynn draws you in with characters you come to hold dear and some who will make you so very angry. Her skill as a writer draw you into the relationships between the people in this small town and you come to care about them. The attention to detail in all aspects of Skywatcher transport you to another ti ...more
Tanya H
Jun 16, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This book was recommended by a friend. Everything she said about the story was absolutely true!
The characters came right off the page and I found myself falling for more than one of them! The research that went into this story shows in the details of the times, the herbs, stones and the Wiccan rituals. I enjoyed the interactions between the characters, each had their own lingo and/or accent. I laughed and I cried - I love it when a book can do that! I look forward the the release of Heather Lyn
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Blesstee Anna
Sep 13, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Charloette,takes a brave decision to save Elizabeth. Time-travelling to the past to bring a dead person back to life. Its a thriller with lots of suspenses, emotions , love and friendship. Its a magical story which takes twists and turns in between and ends with a gripping climax.
A captivating fantasy time travel novel with magic. Thats what I felt when I read Skywatcher: A shadow in time by Heather Lynn. For people who love fantasy and time-travel contents, this novel is a great choice.
I totall
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Clair Whitelock
Jun 12, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I was captivated by page three, this book is well written with great detail that takes you back in time, the book has depth, fantasy and keeps you thinking right until the end! I am so excited to see more books by this Author Heather Lynn.
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Heather Lynn, born in Toronto, Ontario, lives with her family just north of the city. Her education in biology and health sciences has supported an ongoing interest in physiology and the potential of herbal healing. In addition, she has been intrigued by the possibility and impossibility of time travel since childhood. When she's not writing, Heather enjoys family time, working in her garden, and ...more

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