By Jocelyn Murray
Fifteen-year-old Anna Moore discovers an vintage reflect that whisks her again in time to seventeenth-century England.
The yr is 1643 and the English Civil conflict is underway. Anna unearths herself at Corfe fort with the Bankes kin while the citadel is laid siege. opposed to all odds, she is helping the kinfolk protect the citadel from insurgent forces who hopelessly outnumber them. what is going to occur and may Anna be capable of go back to her personal time?
Inspired through actual historic occasions, The Gilded reflect: Corfe fort, is a story that crosses centuries in time in the course of the forces of a mysterious reflect. it's a tale of friendship, braveness within the face of adversity, and the indomitable human spirit.
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The Gilded Mirror: Corfe Castle (The Gilded Mirror, Book 1) by Jocelyn Murray