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Publisher Comments:

"Beware of shaking hands with a Sterkarm."

For generations, the Sterkarms plundered the Scottish border. They were known for shaking on a bargain with a dagger clutched firmly in one hand — and for not keeping their promises.

Now people from the 21st century have found a way to travel to the Sterkarms' time. The 16th century is rich in natural resources and historical detail, perfect for the modern investor or scholar. Anthropologist Andrea Mitchell finds more than research there, as she falls in love with a young Sterkarm warrior. But when he realizes how powerful and destructive the visitors truly are, he vows to keep them from his land forever. And in the bloody battle that ensues, Andrea must choose between her love and her world.

Synopsis:

The Sterkarms have plundered the Scottish border for generations. Now time travelers from the future have found a way back to the 16th century to do their own plundering. Andrea Mitchell, a 21st-century woman who has found a home among the Sterkarms, is caught between two cultures.

About the Author

Susan Price has always loved reading and telling stories. At the age of sixteen she published her first book, The Devil's Piper. Since then she's written more than thirty books, including The Ghost Drum, winner of the 1987 Carnegie Medal. Ms. Price lives in the Black Country in the heart of England.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780064472364
Author:
Price, Susan
Publisher:
HarperTeen
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Great britain
Subject:
Action & Adventure
Subject:
Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
Subject:
Science fiction
Subject:
Fantasy
Subject:
Women anthropologists
Subject:
Historical - Europe
Subject:
Children's 12-Up - Fiction - Science Fiction
Subject:
Fantasy fiction
Subject:
Time travel
Subject:
Love stories
Subject:
Action & Adventure - General
Edition Number:
1st Eos ed.
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series Volume:
v. 14, no. 11 (C)
Publication Date:
20030121
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 7
Language:
English
Pages:
576
Dimensions:
6.74x4.20x1.30 in. .60 lbs.
Age Level:
from 12

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"Synopsis" by , The Sterkarms have plundered the Scottish border for generations. Now time travelers from the future have found a way back to the 16th century to do their own plundering. Andrea Mitchell, a 21st-century woman who has found a home among the Sterkarms, is caught between two cultures.

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