Conflict – a time travel novel by Walt Socha, part of the Crossover series of time travel novels.
While working on a dude ranch in present day Montana, Joe Kuruk saves a young girl from a club-wielding warrior. His confusion is intensified when he realizes that the girl, Alta, has crossed over from another time and place.
And the only way to reunite her with her family is to cross back with her. Accompanied by a few friends, Joe crosses into Alta’s world only to find her home destroyed by a savage war chief. Then the gate closes behind them.
Stranded in the Eleventh Century on the Susquehanna River, Joe and his band fight to create a safe home for the refugees they’ve gathered. And to prepare for future European contact.
To save the future, Joe Kuruk abandoned the present to fight in the past.