Title: Ruby Red
Author: Kerstin Gier
Genre: Fantasy, Young Adult
Rating: 4.5/5 stars
Gwyneth Shepherd’s sophisticated, beautiful cousin Charlotte has been prepared her entire life for traveling through time. But unexpectedly, it is Gwyneth, who in the middle of class takes a sudden spin to a different era!
Gwyneth must now unearth the mystery of why her mother would lie about her birth date to ward off suspicion about her ability, brush up on her history, and work with Gideon–the time traveler from a similarly gifted family that passes the gene through its male line, and whose presence becomes, in time, less insufferable and more essential. Together, Gwyneth and Gideon journey through time to discover who, in the 18th century and in contemporary London, they can trust.
This book was the perfect combination of quirky fun and suspenseful action! There was a lot of humor, but also some mystery surrounding the storyline. The characters were a lot of fun to read about, and I flew through this book!
Also, this book was originally written in German. How cool is that?