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Going over Home (The Wayfaring Sisters Book 1) [Kindle Edition]

Katie Andrews Potter
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (20 customer reviews)

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Book Description

Maddox's life changed the day she read her real birthdate: May 17, 1820. Not 1990, like she’d been told all along. Sure, there had been clues: her mother's old-fashioned style, the fact that her parents refuse to talk about her grandparents, but she never could have guessed they were actually from the past. And if that wasn't enough, now she has to go back in time to live for good. She has descendants living now, and if she doesn't go back their lives will never be.

Once she figures out how to go back in time, she struggles with the impending change her life is about to take, and her relationship with shy, unassuming Henry Yancey: the man she is supposed to marry. But if the decision to go back isn't hard enough, she soon finds out there is someone who will stop at nothing to keep her from going back, and he's running out of time. Will Maddie fall for Henry, and will she be able to make it back in time before the portal closes?


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About the Author

Katie Andrews Potter grew up in Carmel, Indiana and at an early age grew interested in her family history. She would (and still does) spend hours upon hours looking through old books and records searching for one more branch to her family tree. Katie has always enjoyed writing and has piles of old spiral-bound notebooks filled with stories. It was on one trip to an old cemetery in Brown County, Indiana in 2009 when the storyline for Going over Home popped in her head. What if you found your own name on a headstone? What would it be like to meet your ancestors? From that day on the story took a hold in her mind until it was fully formed. Katie lives on the near eastside of Indianapolis with her husband, Ben and their children, Eliana and Micah, and a zoo of pets. She has her degree in Elementary Education and is currently working with people with disabilities. Find Katie on Twitter @andrewspotter26 Facebook: www.facebook.com/katieandrewspotter Email: KathrynAndrewsPotter@gmail.com Blog: www.goinoverhome.blogspot.com

Product Details

  • File Size: 517 KB
  • Print Length: 222 pages
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B0094KFQ1A
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Lending: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #713,676 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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5.0 out of 5 stars Beautiful story January 16, 2014
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I love the stories that take you back to the frontier times. This is that and so much more, almost a bit of a sci-fi twist, but stays true to the theme. It blends the past and present in a way I've never experienced.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Good read October 11, 2012
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I thoroughly enjoyed this imaginative tale of time travel with a twist. I highly recommend it for teens and adults both.
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5.0 out of 5 stars I couldn't put it down, and I am reading it again!! September 24, 2014
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An amazing tale that swept me off on its journey from page one! This author has a magical way of transporting you into her tale. She writes in a style that allows you to create the characters and setting in your mind as read along! Keep up the great work, Katie Andrews Potter; we are all waiting anxiously for the next book! A must read if you enjoy time travel, genealogy, or just crave a great book!
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3.0 out of 5 stars Lovely story May 3, 2014
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This was a lovely read. I enjoyed the plot line and overall story. Wish something like this could happen to me and I'd be able to travel in time to meet my ancestors.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Let it be true December 5, 2013
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I bought this and read it all in the same day. Love it! Great book! Two of my favorite subjects, genealogy and time travel, in one very intriguing book. I would love to find that this story was truth not fiction. I would immediately go back and hunt down my Ancestors, and make sure they left substanial records for me to find ithis time around. I heartly recommend this book to anyone one who is interested in family, genealogy, time travel or those who have the imagination to believe that a journey such as Maddox's could actually happen. I will be looking for other books by the author…and I need to ask KATIE, is there a reason Henry is a "potter"? I believe that could be considered a clue.
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5.0 out of 5 stars A fun refreshing story November 24, 2013
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I really enjoyed this story! It had just the right amount of mystery and adventure. I hope to read more from this author.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Drawn In March 27, 2013
By Beth
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I thoroughly enjoyed reading this historical fiction novel! The author drew her readers into the story as you followed Maddie's journey to discover her past. Often the reader is shocked by the turn of events or the struggle of Maddie's daunting decision. I loved the descriptions used, the fun play on Indiana's fickle weather, and the sweet romance introduced. Little phrases made me smile and chuckle to myself, knowing all too well those same thoughts had crossed my mind at one point of another. Bravo Katie Andrews Potter! I can't wait until the sequel.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Different for me January 28, 2013
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This was a great book. I don't usually read time travel books, but this one was intriguing. It got really good towards the end, so I would recommend reading it to find out what happens. Katie did a great job with this book.

Maddie never realized that her family was any different than anyone else's till she went to school. Her family was old fashioned and they never told her or her sister's anything about thier family. When she went to school, she got curious. Then when she went to college whe found out the truth, they were from the past. And her and her sister have to go back, but there is someone trying to stop them. Again, this was a very well written story and it changed my mind about time travel novels.
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