About the Book
Book: Forever, Lately
Author: Linore Rose Burkard
Genre: Time-Travel Romance
Release Date: October, 2019
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I wanted to write a Regency time travel for years. When I saw the movie “Kate and Leopold” I thought, Oh no! Someone used my idea! But I needn’t have worried. Leopold (Hugh Jackman) was a Victorian gentleman, not a Regencian. Secondly, though I enjoyed the flick, I kept thinking it missed many opportunities for humor. (Having written a screenplay since then, I now realize why it missed so many: tight scripts just don’t have room for all the scenes that could be fun.) When I wrote my story, however, I was able to include a lot of the humor scenes that had been floating around in my head for eons. It’s one of the reasons the book is a lot of fun to read—particularly when the Regency hero appears in the present.
On a side note, I started this book and then dropped it—for years—mostly because I wanted to write it as Christian romance like my other Regencies. But I kept running into roadblocks. And Christian publishers weren’t interested. Finally I realized I had to let God out of MY box and write the story he was giving me, not the one I thought he should give me. After that, it came together remarkably easily and quickly. And, I think, in a very fun way. I might even do a sequel.
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Claire writes a Regency novel about Julian St. John, a handsome bachelor in need of a wife, being pursued by the beautiful Clarissa Andrews. Of course, he has no interest in Clarissa. But things aren’t going the way Claire thinks they should in her story. When she wraps herself in her grandmother’s prayer shawl, she finds herself transported back to Regency times. Is it a dream or is she really in St. John’s story? Can she finish the novel, and find the missing deed to the cottage before the deadline?
Burkhard writes with exquisite historical details blending the contemporary and Regency storylines. Julian and Claire are interesting characters – Claire is a contemporary Regency novelist thrust back into Regency times, while Julian is a reformed rake and swoon-worthy heartthrob thrust into contemporary time. While not specifically Christian fiction, Forever, Lately is filled with humor, and all the elements of a rom-com. Burkard creates a clean romance between Julian and Claire. Will they find their happily-ever-after – and in what time period?
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