The author remains faithful to the historical events while weaving her own characters and scenes into the story.
Fifteen-year-old Anna Moore discovers an antique mirror that whisks her back in time to seventeenth-century England.
The year is 1643 and the English Civil War is underway. Anna finds herself at Corfe Castle with the Bankes family when the castle is laid siege. Against all odds, she helps the family defend the castle from rebel forces who hopelessly outnumber them. What will happen and will Anna be able to return to her own time?
Inspired by true historical events, The Gilded Mirror is an adventurous tale that crosses centuries in time through the forces of a mysterious mirror. It is a story of friendship, tremendous courage in the face of adversity, and the indomitable human spirit.
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