The Gilded Mirror (#1)



Genre Teen Young Adult Historical FictionFifteen 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 Corfe Castle Is A 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 SpiritThe Gilded Mirror (#1)

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  • Kindle Edition
  • 203 pages
  • The Gilded Mirror (#1)
  • Jocelyn Murray
  • English
  • 19 October 2018

10 thoughts on “The Gilded Mirror (#1)

  1. says:

    I bought this for my 12 year old daughter as an alternative to the dystopian fiction that kids seem hooked on these days and when she took a break, I grabbed it and started reading it myself What a great surprise I occasionally read historical fiction so am familiar with the genre and this is all based on a remarkable true story , but I never remotely thought I d get pulled into this like I did Murray is a very talented writer and story teller and I m again jealous of another author If ther I bought this for my 12 year old daughter as an alternative to the dystopian fiction that kids seem hooked on these days and when she took a break, I grabbed it and started reading it myself What a great surprise I occasionally read historical fiction so am familiar with the genre and this is all based on a remarkable true story , but I never remotely thought I d get pulled into this like I did Murray is a very talented writer and story teller and I m again jealous of another author If there indeed were punctuation a...

  2. says:

    Synopsis Fifteen year old Anna is exploring her grandmothers house that is full of antiques She discovers an old mirror, when she wipes the surface she finds herself in Corfe Castle in the year 1643 She meets up with Elizabeth Bankes, daughter of the family that owns the castle, Elizabeth believes Anna is her cousin and gives Anna a tour of the castle and the estate The two soon become friends.The English Civil war comes to the castle as the Parliamentarian Roundheads surround the castle and Synopsis Fifteen year old Anna is exploring her grandmothers house that is full of antiques She discovers an old mirror, when she wipes the surface she finds herself in Corfe Castle in the year 1643 She meets up with Elizabeth Bankes, daughter of the family that owns the castle, Elizabeth believes Anna is her cousin and gives Anna a tour of the castle and the estate The two soon become friends.The English Civil war comes to the castle as the Parliamentarian Roundheads surround the castle and lay it under siege The girls help the family defend the castle, but even if Anna survives will she ever be able to get back to her own time The story is based on the real life siege of Corfe Castle and the Bankes family that li...

  3. says:

    As is usual, I received this book through some mechanism by which I didn t actually have to pay for it The author approached me for a review and true to that desire I give my honest opinions below.The plot of this little novel is fairly standard escapist juvenile literature A young girl finds a mirror and uses it to travel to another time and place and thereupon has adventures of an educational variety as she witnesses an episode from the English Civil War.Since this is youth literature, I jud As is usual, I received this book through some mechanism by which I didn t actually have to pay for it The author approached me for a review and true to that desire I give my honest opinions below.The plot of this little novel is fairly standard escapist juvenile literature A young girl finds a mirror and uses it to travel to another time and place and thereupon has adventures of an educational variety as she witnesses an episode from the English Civil War.Since this is youth literature, I judge it by two basic criteria The first centers around what age group of children would actually wish to read it and find it engaging The second amounts to whether I would want my own children to be exposed to the content.O...

  4. says:

    This book is a great read for the teenage market and upwards It is the first book in a series of historical fantasy travel writing I chose this book because I have had several holidays in Dorset and in particular the Isle of Purbeck where Corfe and it s castle are built Most roads on the Isle lead through Corfe and it is a magnificent sight high up on the hill Parts of Dorset today make me feel like I m stepping through to a different world particularly the rural hideaways, so the descriptiv This book is a great read for the teenage market and upwards It is the first book in a series of historical fantasy travel writing I chose this book because I have had several holidays in Dorset and in particular the Isle of Purbeck where Corfe and it s castle are built Most roads on the Isle lead through Corfe and it is a magnificent sight high up on the hill Parts of Dorset today make me feel like I m stepping through to a different world partic...

  5. says:

    Original Review Gilded Mirror is a historical fantasy that includes time traveling through a mirror It has a very Chronicles of Narnia feel to it because all of the adventure, the British element, and the time travel On that same note it is historical fiction so it s less fantasy than the Chronicles of Narnia I didn t know much about this historical element so I found it a very informative and fun read.I usually like historical fiction but I also l Original Review Gilded Mirror is a historical fantasy that includes time traveling through a mirror It...

  6. says:

    This is a beautifully written story about a fifteen year old girl who steps through a mirror and steps back in time to a castle in seventeenth century England Certain events of the book are based on actual events that actually happened It is a great fiction story that is based ...

  7. says:

    This was a really engaging and entertaining read The descriptions were particularly strong and I was totally immersed into the environment and characters As a history buff, I really enjoyed reading about life at that time and the wri...

  8. says:

    It might be because I m not the target audience for this book, but I just couldn t get into it There is obviously careful research gone into the whole thing, from food to clothes, but the whole thing feels rushed and not true in some parts.I s...

  9. says:

    What a wonderful way to actually feel as if you have lived in 1643 Jocelyn Murray has written a book that can be read by young adults or old adults and anyone in between I know the concept has been used before but the manner in which Ms Murray weaves her story captivates th...

  10. says:

    Nice little book about a girl who travels back in time via a magical mirror she finds in storage at her grandmother s house The characters are engaging, and I found this to be a very good read and a nice piece of escapist literature I may get the second book to see what happens next.

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