Seventh-grader Martin Conway believes that his life is monotonous and dull until the night the antique radio he uses as a night-light transports him to the bombing of London in 1940.
When an untouched forest of ancient redwoods is discovered on Native American holy grounds in the Oregon wilderness, local loggers see only an opportunity to earn a living, not thinking of the ecological consequences of felling the trees. Anxious to preserve the wilderness, Kate sets off to stop the loggers, but once in the forest, she is catapulted 500 years into the past, where she is caught in a fatal struggle over the very same wilderness.
Most American teenagers want a vacation in Italy, but the Bentarrini sisters have spent every summer of their lives with their parents, famed Etruscan scholars, among the romantic hills. Stuck among the rubble of medieval castles in rural Tuscany on yet another hot, dusty archeological site, Gabi and Lia are bored out of their minds… until Gabi places her hand atop a handprint in an ancient tomb and finds herself in fourteenth-century Italy. Suddenly Gabi’s summer in Italy is much, much more interesting. But what do you do when your knight in shining armor lives, literally, in a different world? (Sequels: Cascade , Torrent)