Passage to the Past

Passage to the Past

by Harry Currie

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It's strange how the disparate, the improbable and the impossible sometimes interweave. A fresh dead body in a centuries-old military uniform which can't be explained.A former USAF fighter pilot researching in Canada for his PhD at Columbia University. Historic Fortress Louisbourg in Nova Scotia, faithfully rebuilt in every detail, and staffed with re-enactors playing the parts of the original 1745 inhabitants.A beautiful but mysterious young lady from Saint-Malo, France, who speaks with ancient idioms – but disappears every night when the fortress closes. It all impacts in a hazardous time warp between eras when the 21st century collides with the 18th through an epoch-suspended doorway. Harrowing war-time Atlantic crossings in ancient sailing ships; venerable Saint-Malo; modern medicine taken to the past; assassins; the revered philosopher Voltaire; a desperate need for an aircraft back in 1755, but that's impossible ...?  All surrounded by a timeless love story. The past may give birth to the future, but the future holds her secrets from the past – until someone carries them back – through a mystical doorway which is a passage to the past.. 


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ISBN-13: 9783743811164
Publisher: BookRix
Publication date: 01/26/2018
Sold by: Bookwire
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 439
File size: 788 KB

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