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Timeless Love

Timeless Love

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The Magic Charm

It was a lovely silver necklace with a strange antique charm -- an early sixteenth birthday present from her parents. But now Samantha clutched the charm, desperate to disappear when her father discovered she'd wrecked his BMW....Suddenly she was standing in the bedchamber of Edward VI, the young king of England in 1553....

He was her own age -- and cute. Why hadn't she studied her history? Sam only knew that Edward had died at about sixteen -- and she was determined to save him. He seemed to expect her. He called her "my sweet angel." She should have recognized the danger when the scheming Duke of Northumberland tried to come between them. But Edward protected her -- especially as the ailing young king grew healthy, and rumors of marriage began. She thought she was safe -- until a handsome young stranger stole her heart and swept her into the middle of deadly sixteenth-century court intrigue....Could she ever go home again?
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  • Simon Pulse | 
  • 240 pages | 
  • ISBN 9781442453395 | 
  • December 2011 | 
  • Grades 7 and up
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Chapter 1

Samantha McKenna knew the moment she looked at her best friend's face that something had gone wrong. Terribly wrong.

"Lori," Samantha began, reaching up to touch her own hair. It felt like straw. "Please, give me the mirror."

Lori's eyes remained wide and fixed as she hid the hand mirror behind her back. "But it said to leave the highlighter on for forty-five minutes, didn't it?"

Panic began to rise in Samantha's throat.

"I don't know. You told me that's how long you left it on, and your hair looks great. The mirror, Lori. I need to know."

"Maybe we shouldn't have done it right after the perm.... see more

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