For ages 8-12. In this next adventure in the 'Time Trigger' Series, Alice and Robert discover two mysterious and powerful Time Triggers with links to the English City of Lincoln. Louise Dale's writing is a rich blend of classical adventures and tales from history. The young heroes are thoroughly modern 21st century children who find themselves face to face with some historical giants and plenty of danger and mystery. Alice and Robert travel on holiday to Rome. The pizzas are fantastic and the Roman sights are breathtaking. They manage to escape the critical eye of Robert's mother and his annoying cousin, Jessica, and accidentally discover some powerful Time Triggers with connections to the Roman Invasion of Britain. They are propelled back in time and come face to face with murderous Romans in their quest to rescue the daughter of the chieftain of an Ancient British tribe who has been taken as a slave. But first, they must unravel the truth about a mysterious young painter in the Catacombs of Rome when they time travel back to Renaissance Italy in the Sixteenth Century. There are plenty of dangers, surprising twists and exciting chases in this eagerly awaited second story.
Used availability for Louise Dale's The Keys of Rome
October 2003 : UK Paperback