THIS TIME TOGETHER is sensuous and heart-rending. Flynt and Katherine are indepth characters and the reader will not be disappointed as Ms. Liepitz weaves a fascinating, captivating time-travel to steal romance reader's hearts.

To get away, Los Angeles attorney Katherine Marshall takes a trip into the mountains, ending up in a small railroad town of Dunsmuir. In the museum her eyes glance at a century-old newspaper article proclaiming, "Wrong Man Hung for Murder." As she drives out of town a voice tells her to turn down an old dirt road.

Katherine finds herself at a river bank where the voice continues to beckon her. Afraid she is going mad, she challenges the voice and falls into the river, knocking her head against a stone.

Flynt Avery, recluse and English millionaire, prevents Katherine from drowning in the 1800's, century. Katherine, recovering from her ordeal, believes she is in a coma and is dreaming everything.

As she begins to enjoy Flynt's company, she begins to pay more attention to the insistent voice in her head, telling her she has been transported back in time. She discovers it is Flynt's dead Native American wife Little Deer whose voice she is hearing, desperate to save her beloved husband, even from the grave.

(Dec., 331 pp., $5.50)

Reviewed by: 
Cyndie Dennis-Greer