Time Travel Historical Romance
Though Sarah Longford's days were marked by the sorrow of an ancient curse, her nights were filled with dreams of a life of privilege and passion. A life she had known in another time...and another body.
Yet fate had allowed her to live again as the tempestuous Bianca, a woman who had sold herself in marriage, only to discover she made a terrible mistake. And now it was up to her to prevent the boodshed, and save the life of her beloved Alessio.
A time travel romance - A long ago and forbidden love:
Though Sarah Longford's days were marked by the sorrow of an ancient course, her nights were filled with dreams of a life of priviledge and passion. A life she had known in another time... and another body.
Yet fate had allowed her to live again as the tempestous Bianca, a woman who had sold herself in marriage, only to discover she had made a terrible mistake. And now it was up to her to prevent the bloodshed, and save the life of her beloved Alessio.
From Literary Times
Sarah is plagued by a persistent dream. She can see a man and a woman on the beach, and she can hear their conversation. Alessio loves Bianca, and she him, but Bianca is going to marry his older brother who is physically deformed and terribly cruel. It is an arranged marriage, but because it will give Bianca power and wealth, she admits to Alessio that even if she had a choice, she would still marry Ugo. Driven by her dream, Sarah goes to Florence, Italy and wanders into a shop where she feels strange phenomena happening to her. She touches furniture and objects and suddenly she is part of the dream; ultimately she becomes Bianca and she knows that she has been given a second chance to change the course of her life. As Bianca, she relives the dreams with Alessio but now she has visions of the future. She sees herself and Alessio as lovers, but she also sees their death at Ugo's hands. Adamant to marry Ugo despite the warnings, she allows herself one night of love with Alessio. On her wedding day, Bianca surprises everyone as the result of another vision. Amidst turmoil in the city of Florence, Alessio goes off to war to fight for the Republic of Florence and Bianca follows him. She has had more visions that involve Alessio and Ugo as well as herself and she understands that the three of them are not through yet. With Ugo supporting the powerful Medici's and Alessio fighting for the Republic, Bianca's visions cease to show her the future. She was able to change her life once before, but she does not know if she can effect a change twice in her life.Nina Beaumont has written a fascinating story - Twice Upon Time is interesting and fulfilling reading! Twice Upon Time is a profound reading experience! A romance about true and passionate love!