The Night Orchid Author:Patricia Simpson FROM DIFFERENT WORLDS — Marissa Quinn is as untamed as the wild mustangs that roam free across her Montana cattle ranch. She lives for her land, but when her sister Leslie writes from Seattle to say that she is in danger, Marissa leaves her open-range paradise to help her. — Once in Seattle, Marissa encounters a doctor conducting ancient Dru... more »id time-travel rituals using nectar extracted from the rare night orchid. Leslie appears to be a victim of the doctor's ill-gotten powers, as is Alek, a glorious pre-Roman warrior who is trapped in the modern world. Soon Marissa and Alek discover that though two millenia separate their lives, nothing can sever the bond forged between their hearts.« less
Marissa Quinn is a cattlewoman from Montana who flies to Seattle to visit her sister Leslie when she gets a disturbing letter from her. In Seattle she meets David and Diana Woodward, two peculiar people who seem to be hiding something. Alek is warrior from the time of the Druids and the Romans who has been brought forward in time into Marissa's world where he can amazingly speak and understand the language. He knows that he has a limited amount of time in the new world and he may never get back home if he cannot perform the ritual with the Night Orchid.