Visions of the past, an antique journal and a forgotten girl may not be the only barriers between Adelaide Anson and the truth about her parents’ deaths.
Picking up where Crimson Time left off, Fractured Past follows Adelaide as she delves deeper into the world of the Red Rose Society, a secret order composed of the descendants of historical figures. The deeper she gets, the further away the truth about her parents’ deaths and the night of the fire seems to slip. With the help of her fellow Kindred, some figures from the past and her new found ability to see fragments of history in objects and places, Adelaide just might gain the answers she seeks. And some she never asked for.
CRIMSON TIME REVIEWS
JEN, BOOK REVIEWER
This story reads like any you find on the bestseller lists; Crimson Time is intriguing, engaging, and has a great cast of characters set against a tumultuous, historical backdrop.
AUTHOR OF THE DRAGONWALL SERIES
VanderBent's writing style is succinct and keeps you turning pages quickly, offering plenty of intrigue. I’ll definitely be sticking around to see what happens next!
GWENDALYN, BOOK REVIEWER
VanderBent has created an engaging and courageous heroine and her highly accomplished writing ensures that the reader is swept along in a insatiable storyline.
The past, lies, and a pair of earrings may not be the only barriers between Adelaide Anson and the truth about her parents' deaths.
Adelaide still can’t shake the feeling that the fire wasn’t an accident. No one else seems to believe there may be more to the story; that is until a mysterious letter shows up confirming Adelaide’s suspicions. Lured by the promise of answers, Adelaide follows the letter and finds herself thrust into the world of the Red Rose Society, a secret order composed of the descendants of historical figures. If Adelaide wants to get into the Red Rose Society and gain the answers she seeks, she'll have to survive a trip to the past and outwit the other initiates before the clock runs down.
Crimson Time is the first book in an exciting YA fiction series that combines elements of history and time travel to tell the stories of women in the past. Young adults, as well as the young at heart, will be swept up in the past and carried into a world of secrets and lies.