Escape from the Past: The Duke's Wrath
Trying out an experimental computer game, nerdy gamer, Max, time-travels to medieval Germany where he must survive feuding lords, disease and dungeons while trying to find a way home.
This story is based on the history of Castle Hanstein in Thuringia, Germany and its most famous knight, Werner von Hanstein and his nemesis, Duke Heinrich von Schwarzburg.
About Annette Oppenlander (Indianapolis, Indiana Author)
Annette Oppenlander writes historical action/adventure for teens and anyone who loves stories set in the past. When she isn’t in front of her computer, she shares her knowledge through writing workshops and indulges her old mutt, Mocha. In her spare time she travels around the U.S. and Europe to discover amazing histories. The mother of three ‘former’ teens, Annette lives with her husband in Bloomington, Ind.
Nearly every place holds some kind of secret, something that makes history come alive. When we scrutinize people and places closely, history is no longer a date or number, it turns into a story.