Tag Archives: time travel

Rewrite: Loops in the Timescape – Gregory Benford

Charlie’s life hasn’t been the greatest. He is a rather ordinary history professor, going through a divorce. But when he gets hit by a truck, he wakes up in his bed instead of a hospital. Things get weird when he … Continue reading

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An Argumentation of Historians – Jodi Taylor

It was a good plan, of course it was. The historians would be in Persepolis trying to see if Alexander deliberately set fire to the place. All the while Clive Ronan (the evil villain) would be back at St. Mary’s … Continue reading

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The Outcasts of Time – Ian Mortimer

December, 1348. John and William are slowly making their way home through a Devon countryside devastated by the black plague. Death is everywhere. The world is dark, bleak, without hope. John and William are infected and are without hope. They … Continue reading

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The Door that Led to Where – Sally Gardner

AJ never knew his father or knew of his father.  He was raised by a single mother in a small apartment in London, who seemed to always resent having him.  After failing most of his graduation exams, his mother decides … Continue reading

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A Trail Through Time: The Chronicles of St. Mary’s Book Four – Jodi Taylor

It looks like Max and Leon are really dead. (Well, Leon is alive in another universe.)  Without the primary protagonists a fourth book doesn’t look all that interesting. I’m just not in the mood to really care about some other … Continue reading

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Just One Damned Thing After Another: The Chronicles of St. Mary’s Book One – Jodi Taylor

“History is just one damned thing after another” Arnold Toynbee Well, this was fun! The eccentric Brits at St. Mary’s Institute of Historical Research are very secretly traveling back in time to better understand historical events, but it’s not such … Continue reading

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Into the Dim – Janet B. Taylor

Hope knew she was adopted at a young age, but that’s about all her mother told her.  Many years later, her mother is presumed dead, killed in an earthquake.  Hope is sent to Scotland to reunite with her mother’s family … Continue reading

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Passenger – Alexandra Bracken

Etta comes from a line of time travelers.  But she doesn’t know it.  She was raised by her somewhat aloof and eccentric mother.  Etta is a violin prodigy and on the night of a major debut, during her solo, a … Continue reading

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Return Once More – Trisha Leigh

Humans left a ruined Earth and now reside in space colonies.  Kaia is in the final years of training to be a Historian.  This elite group travels back in time to observe history presumably to keep from making the same … Continue reading

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The Here and Now – Ann Brashares

A future devastated with pollution and widespread epidemics leads a group to time travel to the past to carve out a better life. They assimilate somewhat into the community but must follow strict rules to avoid damaging the time line. … Continue reading

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All Our Yesterdays – Cristin Terrell

Em and Finn are being tortured in a prison by “the doctor” and this is not the first time. They have travelled back in time, on many occasions to try and change the course of events that has led the … Continue reading

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Sky Dragons – Anne McCaffrey and Todd McCaffrey

A deadly plague has killed most of the dragons of Pern and without the dragons, there is no defense against the next thread fall.  Trying to save Pern from devastation, a group of dragonriders go back in time led by … Continue reading

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The Obsidian Blade – Pete Hautman

Tucker lives a rather boring existence with his preacher father and devout mother.  Tucker notices odd shimmerings in the sky, like little holes or disks in the fabric of the sky.  One day, dad disappears off the roof near where … Continue reading

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Ruby Red – Kerstin Gier

A family with a time travelling gene eagerly anticipates Charlotte’s first time travel excursion.  Only a few people throughout the generations have inherited the gene and it was foretold that Charlotte would be the next so she has spent her … Continue reading

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