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Escape from the Past: At Witches’ End (#3)

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ISBN: 978-1-78535-426-7
Price: $12.95 eBook $6.99
Paperback Page Count: 312
Publication Date: November 25, 2016

YA Medieval Action/Adventure 

“At Witches’ End” is the third and concluding volume in author Annette Oppenlander’s outstanding historical action/adventure trilogy “Escape From The Past”. Max ‘Nerds’ Anderson returns to medieval Germany in the year 1473. It’s been two years since his last visit but two years in the Middle Ages is a long, long time. When at last Max finagles a way into Castle Hanstein, his old friend, Bero, is less than pleased to see him, Lady Clara is near death and Juliana, his old flame, is not meeting his eyes. Can Max sway his friends, help rescue another gamer and stay out of Schwarzburg’s clutches? And will he ultimately stop Dr. Stuler’s evil computer game?

Midwest Book Review

“Annette Oppenlander has a genuine flair for original and compelling storytelling and as with the first two volumes, “At Witches’ End” will keep the readers rapt attention from cover to cover. Unfailingly entertaining from beginning to end, and also available in a Kindle format ($5.38), “At Witches’ End” is unreservedly recommended.”

Historical Novel Society Review

“…Oppenlander’s tale is guaranteed to please readers who love plenty of adventures, battles and love trysts. It is highly recommended YA historical fiction.” —Historical Novel Society

Advanced Reviews

“Max’s second medieval adventure in this third Escape from the Past book is just as fascinating and fast paced as his first – if not more so. In this gripping story that will appeal to teens and teens-in-spirit alike, Max goes back in time to continue where he left off in The Duke’s Warth – but he is eighteen months older and many years wiser. Gamers and general readers alike will find the Escape from the Past trilogy un-put-downable. I sure did, and so did my teen boys.” —Daniela I. Norris, author of Recognitions

“Perfect for gaming fans who want to immerse themselves in the ultimate reality game, At Witches’ End is also a must for readers of historical fiction and those who want to come face to face with the sights, sounds, smells and horror of medieval existence. Extreme gaming…extreme existence.” —S.Y. Palmer, author of May’s Moon