{Blog Tour | Giveaway} Escape from the Past: The Duke’s Wrath by Annette Oppenlander

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Escape from the Past: The Duke’s Wrath
by Annette Oppenlander
Genre: YA Historical Fiction, Time-Travel
Release Date: July 31st 2015

Summary from Goodreads:

When fifteen-year-old nerd and gamer Max Anderson thinks he’s sneaking a preview of an unpublished video game, he doesn’t realize that 1) He’s been chosen as a beta, an experimental test player. 2) He’s playing the ultimate history game, transporting him into the actual past: anywhere and anytime. And 3) Survival is optional: to return home he must decipher the game’s rules and complete its missions—if he lives long enough. To fail means to stay in the past—forever.

Now Max is trapped in medieval Germany, unprepared and clueless. It is 1471 and he quickly learns that being an outcast may cost him his head. Especially after rescuing a beautiful peasant girl from a deadly infection and thus provoking sinister wannabe Duke Ott. Overnight he is dragged into a hornets’ nest of feuding lords who will stop at nothing to bring down the conjuring stranger in their midst.

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About the Author
Annette Oppenlander writes historical fiction for young adults and anyone who loves stories set in the past. When she isn’t in front of her computer, she loves indulging her dog, Mocha, and traveling around the U.S. and Europe to discover amazing histories.

“Nearly every place holds some kind of secret, something that makes history come alive. When we scrutinize people and places closely, history is no longer a number, it turns into a story.”
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7 Responses to “{Blog Tour | Giveaway} Escape from the Past: The Duke’s Wrath by Annette Oppenlander”

  1. Linda Romer

    Escape from the past the dukes wrath sounds fabulous ♡ I would enjoy reading this book. Thank you

    • Annette Oppenlander

      The cover shows a drawing of the original Castle Hanstein in Thuringia, Germany, dated around 1450, the story is based on.

  2. Sue A.

    What a terrifying game! A real life and death game. To win is to hold onto your life and come back to your own time. Is there a prize as well?