I suppose when I think of that term, the names of books written ages ago come to mind--names that have been drilled into my head, and most I didn't even enjoy except for Gone with the Wind. I think it's the Great American novel concept that stirred most of us to try to write something better--something to replace Catcher in the Rye. OMG...I hated that book in high school. *lol* So...excuse me while I talk about one of my own Great American novels. *lol* Put on your thinking cap.
Imagine minding your own business then finding you'd been propelled through time, awaken in a body that isn't yours, and come face-to-face with a handsome man who calls you darling and assumes you're his wife. Besides dealing with all the radical differences presented by being in a time and place strange to you, you now have to try to convince this so-called 'husband" that you aren't who he believes you to be.
Mariah, a pioneer wife from the 1880 Colorado Territory, awakens in a modern day hospital, hooked to machines that beep and buzz and is confused by all the strange gadgets surrounding her: A bed that goes up and down at the touch of a finger, the woman who keeps pressing a flat disk on the inside of her arm while pumping the air out of her veins, that strange black box hanging in the corner that someone calls a TV. What has happened?
Taylor, a modern-day, feisty female attorney, regains consciousness in a bedroom straight out of Bonanza. Why can't the stranger who keeps calling her "honey" steer her to the nearest phone so she can call taxi? More so, why does he pretend he doesn't even understand what she means. And who dressed her in such horribly passe clothing? The last thing she remembers is driving her Lexus to work.
Here's a peek at an interview I posted some months ago:
P.S. Don't have any idea why more authors aren't participating in the blog hop. It happens every Thursday and all you have to do is put your name on the "linky tool" on the site. Find the site link in the first sentence of this post, then go and add your blog. Answer the question of the day, then do whatever else you'd like. Sassy Brit puts a lot of effort into helping us promote our work. Don't let it go to waste, especially when it's free. *smile*