Crimson Time・Review・

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Crimson Time Paperback – July 28, 2020

by Emily VanderBen

Publication date : July 27, 2020

ASIN : B08DQZDLNT

Publisher : New Degree Press (July 27, 2020)

Print length : 232 pages

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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.

Editorial Reviews

“Crimson Time reminds readers that those who ignore history are doomed to repeat it and enforces the notion that those who wish to learn from history must first seek it.” –Haley Newlin, Author of Not Another Sarah Halls”A story of timeless lessons that has the reader constantly thinking of the world we live in with each new page.” –J.H. Harrington, Author of Digital Remains”What an original and compelling story!” –S.V. Filice, Author of The Summoning”Crimson Time is a novel that keeps you wanting more. You won’t be able to predict it.” –Mackenzie Finklea, Author of Beyond the Halls

This book was received from the Author, and Publisher, in exchange for an honest review. Opinions and thoughts expressed in this review are completely my own.

This is a non spoiler review, because you as reader need to read this book. Also, I feel sometimes I have in the past gave away to much of the plot line. This has diminished the pleasure for would be readers


Emily VanderBent as created an engaging and courageous heroine and her highly accomplished writing ensures that the reader is swept along in a insatiable storyline.

In her premier novel, Crimson Time, the first installment in a stunning series that uses unique elements of history to creatively engage readers with the past. This is truly an exceptional written book that follows a strong and courageous Adelaide.

A young lady who hasn’t given up on finding out what really happened the night her home when up in flames. Losing both parents along with her best friends mother.

So when a mysterious invitation beckons her to join a secret society, Adelaide thinks the society might just be her one chance at discovering answers she desperately needs.

She follows it’s instructions across borders and decades to participate in the initiation for a secret society of time travelers.

This society is only made up of descendants of some of the most notorious people from history. She finds herself thrust into the world of the Red Rose Society.To her shock, when she arrives Adelaide learns that she was never meant to get an invitation in the first place.

This was a fast paced thrilling read, with well developed characters and wonderful atmospheric details. Historical details and faced moving plot line will keep you flipping those pages.

Excited to read more from this very talented author.

Have a wonderful day !

Emily VanderBent is a writer and historian. A natural born storyteller, she desires to relay and celebrate the stories of powerful women in history. Her premier novel, Crimson Time, is the first in a series that uses elements of history to creatively engage readers with the past. She hopes her writing will encourage young women to fearlessly pursue their passions and own the narrative of their own stories. With a degree in history, Emily uses her talent for writing, graphic design, and brand building to create blog posts, online content and design for Girl Museum and Makeover Your Brand. While living in the real world, Emily wishes to exist in the pages of a book.

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