Time travel, totalitarianism, and tea. Professor Tess Alset must choose liberation over love in order to emancipate her city from power-hungry despots. Verdandi, the professor’s apprentice, could hold the life saving key to the lock of time. If the city falls before the clocks are set right, the professor’s quest to rescue her true love will be destroyed. As will her dreams of scones and jam.
Jessica Lucci writes about modern issues while maintaining historic integrity. Her three volumes of poetry focus on perseverance in recovery from abuse and advocating for mental health. She has also been published in the Lucidity Poetry Journal. Her memoir, Justice for the Lemon Trees, won the IHIBRP 5 Star Recommended Read Award. The gritty fiction book, To Die a Bachelor, featuring women in New England prisons, has been nominated for the BWA book awards 2018. Jessica Lucci makes her home in Massachusetts, where she is currently writing a steampunk trilogy with strong heroines based on events in New England history.