H.G. Nadel
A love story that spans across continents and centuries Julia Jones is an eighteen-year-old science prodigy with a big secret. After landing a prestigious internship with brilliant but eccentric Dr. Caleb Bertel, she is finally ready to move on from her mother’s death. But after Julia revives Dr. Bertel from a near-fatal electrocution, strange things start to happen. Without warning, Dr. Bertel disappears. Then Julia receives threatening notes on her car, and someone has her followed. The young police officer assigned to the case, Austin Moore, believes the events are connected and asks her to help him solve the mystery of Bertel’s disappearance. Instantly attracted to him, Julia agrees. Still, she knows that she has seen Austin somewhere before, if only she could put her finger on it. Will Julia uncover the mystery of Bertel’s disappearance before it’s too late, and does she dare trust Austin with her heart? Spoiler: Austin and Julia are tragic historical French lovers Abelard and Heloise, reincarnated and given another chance at love. H. G. Nadel was born in Paris and has spent most of her adult life in the United States. She began her professional career as a SAG/AFTRA agent and later started a successful acting school in Orange County, California. Nadel has written numerous screenplays, but her first love is novel writing. Her expertise in young adult drama has allowed her to write captivating coming-of-age stories in both English and French.

Book Details


  • Historical Fiction
  • Mystery
  • Romance

Age Level: 

  • 12 and up
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Julia Jones has just landed an internship with the brilliant yet strange Dr. Caleb Bertel and believes that her life is finally changing for the better.  That is, until Dr. Bertel disappears and someone attacks her on her way home.  The young police officer, Austin Moore, who is assigned to the case believes that the events are related to Dr. Bertel’s research and wants Julia’s help in solving the mystery.  Julia agrees to help him and together they find the truth about more than just Dr. Bertel’s disappearance.

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