Beth has rented a cottage in England to get away from her life in Portland, Oregon. She has some problems. She is married, pregnant with her first child; her husband wants her to abort the baby or they will get a divorce if she does not. Now something mysterious is going on at the cottage. Beth pulls up to her house and walks to the door, some guy comes out of the bushes calling her but she does not know him. He spooks her so bad; she passes out in his arms. Who is this mysterious stranger? Where does he come from?
Ring around the Moon is a good long romance that has wonderful characters. They are not one-dimensional but have some brains to them.
It wasn't supposed to happen like this. Not to her. Not to sensible Beth Ormond. She'd rented Quest Cottage in Cornwall to get away from the hassles back home in the States and to think through her future as a single mom.
Tired after driving from Heathrow Airport, she got out of the car. A full moon glowed in the night sky. She hurried up to the cottage but stopped in her tracks as a man emerged from a nearby stand of trees and called out to her.
Alan Tremaine had traveled from the past to the present time with a story so bizarre Beth couldn't get her mind around it unless she disregarded her scientific training and believed in time travel. Could she? Did she want to?