Sep 30, 2020
Persistence of Memory
Posted by Winona Kent

Combining the language, humor and manners of Jane Austen s era with charming characters and colorful storytelling, Persistence of Memory is a mystery, a love story, and a speculative novel about accidental time travel.Charlie Lowe has two obsessions saving the Stoneford Village Green from unscrupulous developers and researching her ancestor, Louis Augustus Duran, whose myCombining the language, humor and manners of Jane Austen s era with charming characters and colorful storytelling, Persistence of Memory is a mystery, a love story, and a speculative novel about accidental time travel.Charlie Lowe has two obsessions saving the Stoneford Village Green from unscrupulous developers and researching her ancestor, Louis Augustus Duran, whose mysterious origins perplex her When a freak lightning strike and a rogue computer virus send her back to 1825, Charlie discovers she must persuade a reluctant Sarah Foster to marry Duran, or two centuries of descendants including herself will cease to exist Unfortunately, Louis Duran turns out to be a despicable French count who spends his days impregnating a succession of unfortunate housemaids and attempting to invent the first flushing toilet in Hampshire.A hopeless romantic, our heroine does her best to encourage the happiness of those who surround her but will she be able to mend a matrimonial wrong, restore the Village Green to its rightful owner and, of foremost importance, conclude the tale in the company of the gentleman with whom she was always meant to be

  • Title: Persistence of Memory
  • Author: Winona Kent
  • ISBN: 9781626818859
  • Page: 244
  • Format: ebook
  • Persistence of Memory Combining the language humor and manners of Jane Austen s era with charming characters and colorful storytelling Persistence of Memory is a mystery a love story and a speculative novel about accid

    Margarita Gakis

    I was utterly charmed by this book Charlie Lowe is a woman out of time Shas two obsessions saving the Stoneford Village Green from unscrupulous developers and researching her ancestors When a freak lightning strike and a rogue computer virus send her back to 1825 and one of her ancestors forward , Charlie discovers she must persuade one of her ancestors to marry or two centuries of descendants including herself will cease to exist Unfortunately, her future husband is a class A jerk Charlie herse [...]


    Terri

    One aspect I rather predictably loved was the setting of a small English village As an American, I m continually fascinated by stories where the characters live in old to me houses and cottages The cottage that the main character lived in was several hundred years old, and when she time traveled, she moved only in time, not in space, so she ended up in the 1700s version of her own home That was very cool The emphasis on genealogy was done well too I could not be less interested in that topic, bu [...]


    Jana

    I really enjoyed reading this I have liked everything Ms Kent has written, and this is no exception.It was a fairly quick read, but I don t mean that in a bad way It s one of those novels that you hate to see end, but I don t think there was much the author could have included in this book.Her extensive research and sense of humor really shine in this time travel historical fiction novel.I chuckled at some of her references to other fictional characters, not because they were necessarily funny, [...]


    Andi Houtsch

    Note I received a copy of this text in exchange for an honest review.When you sit down to read this book be prepared for a light hearted look at accidental time travel, unexpected romance, a well envisioned and researched glimpse into the past, and a liberal dose of humor across the board This was a fun read that kept me turning the pages, waiting to find out what happened next or previously depending on how you perceive the time spectrum Charlie Lowe, an introvert who happens to be from current [...]


    Missy Goodsell

    Persistence of MemoryCharlotte Duran Lowe, Charlie to her friends had a long day of listening to an arborist tell her that the village oak tree at the center of town had definitely been poisoned and to towns people talk about how the Ferryman Brothers have this plan to destroy the half the village build their idea of a better place since they claim to own 2 large parcels of land She had gone home earlier and was looking for information on the world wide web to discredit the Ferrymen but she didn [...]


    Lori

    Find this review and at Lusty Penguin Reviews Winona Kent writes a beautifully entertaining accidental time travel romance in Persistence of Memory, the first book in the Memory Book series Kent does a compelling job of blending time travel, historical romance, mystery, and science fiction that completely draws the reader into the story I thoroughly enjoyed how Kent interconnected all of these aspects and really made them work together.Widow Charlotte Charlie Duran Lowe loves researching histor [...]


    Georgianna Simpson

    Persistence of Memory by Winona KentThis is a time travel mystery type novel with romantic and heroic overtones A very interesting concept and sometimes perplexing although intriguing time travel theories.The story takes place in the village of Stoneford on England s southern coast This village has been very nearly untouched by renovation for almost 200 years The central figure, Charlotte Duran Lowe or Charlie to her friends, has lived in Stoneford all her life Charlie is a young widow who now w [...]


    Liz Barnsley

    3.5 4 stars Charlie Lowe has two obsessions saving the Stoneford Village Green from unscrupulous developers and researching her ancestor, Louis Augustus Duran, whose mysterious origins elude her.When a freak lightning strike and a rogue computer virus send her back to 1825, Charlie discovers she must persuade a reluctant Sarah Foster to marry Duran, or two centuries of descendants including herself will cease to exist My sunday side read this week, Persistence of Memory by Winona Kent was an int [...]


    Hannah

    I was really looking forward to reading this after seeing reviews I was very disappointed It is a short novel however it doesn t feel like a well paced, swift read for a time travel fix It felt very rushed with underdeveloped characters, poor reasoning for their actions and also poor dialogue The time travel made absolutely no sense and no attempt was made to offer an explanation I did not finish this book as I really didn t care what happened to the cardboard cut outs or which ones were arbitra [...]


    Patricia

    For most of the book, it was a three star book for me however, from about the last third to the end, it became a two star book I was disappointed with the ending In a effort to tie up loose ends, the punch of the ending was dissipated and postponed until it was fairly anticlimactic for me Perhaps rigorous editing would have helped here There was also a gratuitous bit of petting thrown in suddenly that seemed out of character and didn t really advance the story line.


    David Marshall

    Sadly this is not very well written and the plot makes absolutely no sense as science fiction There are so many better ways to write books like this, I blame the small press for failing to provide proper editorial guidance.opionator.wordpress 2013 0


    Jane

    I absolutely loved this fast moving plot, well written characters and completely believable despite the time travel element it all worked really well and all the loose ends were tied up nicely by the end Really enjoyed it


    Jillian

    An absolutely delightful romp for fans of Austen, mystery lovers, or period film junkies



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