Rosie hates her life; she's always getting into trouble, and she desperately tries to hide the fact that she can't read properly. But everything changes when she is given a mysterious old watch and wakes up at Elizabeth I's court with the Spanish Armada approaching. When Rosie uncovers a spy she knows she must act and warn the Queen. Can she make it to the port before it's too late?
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Rosie is in trouble at school again, just because she struggles with reading. When she picks up an old watch in an antique shop, it transports her to a World War I Red Cross hospital. As a nurse Rosie listens to the men's stories and meets Edith Cavell - who helps soldiers to escape from the Germans. When Rosie learns of Edith Cavell's arrest, she has to make a tricky decision.
When Rosie travels back in time she arrives on a ship bound for America. She soon discovers that she is on an illegal slave ship, trading after the abolition of slavery. First it seems there's nothing she can do until the crew all start turning blind. It's up to Rosie to keep the ship running until they reach America. A touching and thought provoking story, giving an insight into the cruelty of the slave trade
Rosie travels back in time to 1649: the period of Oliver Cromwell and the beheading of King Charles I. She must mend the relationship between her Puritan brother and the love of his life, who supports the Monarch - but will the two stay together after the King's beheading? And will Rosie be able to return the present if they don't reconcile?