FYI: This book, Touched By Time, was originally 4 stories that were published separately (Touched By Time, Secrets of Time, River of Time, and Winds of Time). They are now combined together to make one novel-length book.
Kimberly loves her work, but hates her job. She is a nurse and enjoys helping people; however, her boss has it out for her, and makes Kimberly’s life miserable. While flipping through the classifieds, an old-fashioned mail order bride ad catches her eye. At first, she doesn’t think much of it, but she can’t seem to forget about it. She decides to find answer the ad, just out of curiosity to see what will happen. She has no way of knowing how much this will change her life.
Victoria is a widow, looking for ways to keep herself busy and help other people at the same time. She decided to start a mail order bride business, but she also has a secret she needs to be careful to hide. She lives in 1892.
Patrick lives on a ranch and loves his life. The only problem is he lives too far from town to properly court a woman and is looking for a woman’s love to help brighten his life. He enlists in Victoria’s help to find him a woman who will be compatible with his life. Little does he know, Victoria is thinking of sending someone from the future.
Nicky can’t seem to adjust to life now that Kimberly has gone back in time. She enjoys her job and does things she loves, but she knows there is more to life. More than anything, she looks forward to her letters from Kimberly and Shaun, as well as his sweet daughter Colleen. She loves hearing about the past, and how well Kimberly is doing with Patrick. She wants to find the same kind of love Kimberly has, but every man she dates seems to fall short.
Shaun enjoys hearing from Nicky, more than he would like to admit. She is from the future, and he can’t imagine her ever traveling back in time, to 1879, to stay with him like Kimberly did with Patrick. When she shows up at his ranch to help Kimberly, he knows he needs to be careful with her; he already gave his heart to a woman, who left him short after. He can’t do it again… can he?
Bridget wants a family, more than she ever has before.. Now that her two older brothers are married- to women from the year 2006, no less- and her younger brother spends the majority of the year in Denver at school, Bridget decides it is time for her to find love herself. But she also wants something she has never had a chance to have before- an adventure.
Justin is frustrated and lonely since his sister and her roommate have married and moved to an entirely different year. They used to visit each other all the time, but now it is just him and his son, Garrett. When he finds that Bridget, Nicky, and Kimberly’s new sister-in-law, would like to write him, he isn’t sure that it’s a good idea. However, he decides it wouldn’t hurt to write to a woman who lives in 1893.
Then Bridget actually shows up in his time, he is instantly attracted to her, and that scares him. He has a good job, and his son has a promising future. He doesn’t want to leave this time period, and he knows Bridget wants to go back to her own time . Things could never possibly work out between the two, could they?
1902 Keegan has finally accomplished his lifelong goal- he is a doctor. He was able to work in an office, and he loves his job. However, when he is offered an even better position, he isn’t sure why he doesn’t want to accept it. He can’t explain why.. until he meets Megan Conway. The only problem is Megan is from 2015.
2015 Megan has had dreams of the same man her entire life. When she was younger, they used to excite her. After all, what is more exciting to a 15 year old than dreaming of your future husband? Now, at 23, Megan knows better. These dreams only serve to show her how empty her life is. At least that is what she thinks until she comes face to face with the man from her dreams. Can she convince herself that it is okay to accept her own destiny?
What if you have to go back in time to find out your purpose in life in the time you were born in?
Barbara is a single mother of one and the owner of a successful Gift and Herb Shop. Her beautiful daughter, Megan, has found her happy ending. Barbara is very glad her daughter has found love, but now she feels lonely and starts to search for her purpose in life. She never thought she’d fall in love herself, let alone get married, mainly because of her complicated past with Megan’s father which has affected Barbara ever since Megan was born.
One day, she suddenly finds herself traveling back in time to 1810, her favorite time period. SHe meats Daniel, a handsome, funny, intuitive man, who changes her perspective on herself and her past. For the first time in her life, she hopes she will have her own happily ever after.
There is only one problem; she doesn’t want to stay in 1810.
What if the man you’ve loved since you were a child was from the future, and he is willing to do anything he can to return?
Colleen has known Garrett since she was ten years old when he traveled back to her time with his father and was forced to stay. In Colleen’s eyes, this was the best thing that could ever happen in her young life. She just knew that someday he would ask her to marry him and they would live happily ever after.
Garrett has struggled for years because he had to live in the past instead of the time he was born in. In his time, he was gifted at math and computer science, but in his new life, he wasn’t allowed to push himself academically. After all, he isn’t supposed to change history. Frustrated at being held back, Garrett became self-destructive by drinking too much and isolating himself from people. He finds a ray of hope when he learns about a portal on his Uncle’s ranch that can take him back to the future, the time he was born in.
When Colleen finds out that Garrett used the portal and then no one has heard from him for over a year, she decides it’s her job to use the portal herself and go find him, at least to make sure he is okay. But once she finds him, will she be forced to give up the idea of love between them when she finds out how happy he is in his time?
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