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by Kathleen Shapona




Roxanne Gavric's parents both passed away on the same day, five years apart, January 23rd, within the same hour. Her father, Jake died first and her mother Janelle died five years later to the day within the same hour. Roxanne, their youngest daughter, believes that her mother held on for that exact date so that a portal would open and her father could come back for his one true love.

While closing the home where she and her two sisters grew up, Roxy comes across the letters her father wrote to her mother when they were young adults, newly married and temporarily living apart. Reading these letters and having lost faith in love, Roxanne yearns to know more about her parents' younger years.

She travels back to her parents' hometown of Sharon, Pennsylvania, on the anniversary of their death. Minutes outside of the city, a car accident occurs leaving her unconscious. She awakens in Sharon hospital and soon realizes, somehow she has made her way to the year 1946. Once there, she meets her parents as young adults and begins a journey that will lead her to her true destiny.

Download In Its Right Time: A Story of Destined Love epub
ISBN: 1440194920
ISBN13: 978-1440194924
Category: Romance
Subcategory: Time Travel
Author: Kathleen Shapona
Language: English
Publisher: iUniverse (February 22, 2010)
Pages: 180 pages
ePUB size: 1786 kb
FB2 size: 1741 kb
Rating: 4.8
Votes: 241
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Hi_Jacker
I am very sorry to have to write this but I was soooo disappointed in this book. After reading the one review, I expected something terrific. Instead I got a story with flat characters and an unbelievable story line.

I love time travel and felt that the section with the professor who hypnotized Roxy was the best section of the book. The dialogue when Roxy went back in time and met her parents was stilted and fake. I don't care what year it was you just don't meet someone in a diner and invite them to dinner at your home and then to meet your entire family. The situations should have been expanded on and developed because the premise was a good one.

And the references to the January 23rd date were silly. What a surprise, Roxy was put in room 123 in the hotel.

The ending was a bit of a surprise, but the writing was so mediocre that it was really difficult to read the book
It's too bad because with another rewrite or two this could have been a good book--but wasn't worth the expense and was not available in the library. There are better time travel books out there. Don't waste your time and money on this one.
Mettiarrb
Loved this book! My parents were older when I was born and I know very little about their younger days. My sister and I have been researching both of our parents' genealogy since 2003. Both have passed away, but we feel that we know them better now than when we had them with us. It is a shame that we didn't ask more questions while they were still alive. I think Kathleen has expressed what alot of us feel at some point in our lives. I have been blessed to met this author and talk about the book and her family. She is truly a delightful lady and I look forward to her next novel.
Shakanos
This was a great romance / love story / fantasy. What makes a book for me is moments of emotion when I'm reading a book and this one had several of them. Easy read that kept me turning pages. Just finished it for the second time and I know I'll read it again.
Shou
Amazing story!
Agarus
I really enjoyed reading this book. It was a quick read with unexpected twists. There are elements of time travel and destiny that are interesting to ponder. A great read for anyone who loves romance.
Togor
How many of us would like to know more about the love story of our parents? Or to know what our parents were like in their youth? Both of these wishes belong to Roxanne Gavric, the central character of In Its Right Time. Roxy is one of three daughters who have finally laid their parents to rest and while both of her sisters have found love, settled down, and are raising families Roxy has yet to find Mr. Right. She's made several attemtps at relationships but somehow they all have a fatal flaw. In order to calm her chaotic mind, Roxy decides to visit her parents' hometown of Sharon, Pennsylvania. Oddly enough, the only day available to get a flight (without waiting several weeks) is on January 23rd, the one year anniversary of her mother's passing and the six year anniversary of her dad's death. Her trip is uneventful and she has almost reached her destination - her aunt's house - when she runs through a traffic light and awakens in the hospital. She's fine although shaken from the event, but finds that she has gone back in time to the year 1946. Her parents are young newlyweds though separated by distance as her father is in California trying to find a home for his wife. Her mom is still in town and in short order Roxy is befriended by the young woman (her mom) and they become friends. In the end, all turns out well as Roxy comes to understand so much more about the private woman her mother became in later life. Does Roxy find Mr. Right? In which decade? The answers are all in this charming love story.

I found this love story to be just the perfect little book for those of us looking for a romantic escape. It has a solid story (although some parts could have used a bit more in-depth explanations). The characters were developed well but in a couple of instances - the characters of Helen, for example - we could have used a bit more of her sweet side as well as her dark side. Scene transitions were seamless. I would have liked for a bit more description of the family home back in the 1940s but that is personal taste.

I thoroughly enjoyed this debut offering from this author. We each have a story to tell and Ms. Shapona has told her's admirably. I recommend this as a light read, perfect for summer vacation or a day at the pool.