Thursday, January 12, 2012

Forthcoming YA - Tempest by Julie Cross

Time travel stories are one of my favourite science fiction tropes and it sure sounds like Tempest, the forthcoming YA novel from Julie Cross has it in spades. How do you feel about time travel or do the paradoxes drive you crazy? The book releases next week, January 17.

 
BOOK DESCRIPTION:
The year is 2009. Nineteen-year-old Jackson Meyer is a normal guy… he’s in college, has a girlfriend… and he can travel back through time. But it’s not like the movies – nothing changes in the present after his jumps– it’s just harmless fun. 


That is… until the day strangers burst in on Jackson and his girlfriend, Holly, and during a struggle with Jackson, Holly is fatally shot. In his panic, Jackson jumps back two years to 2007, but this is not like his previous time jumps. Now he’s stuck in 2007 and can’t get back to the future. Desperate to somehow return to 2009 to save Holly but unable to return to his rightful year, Jackson settles into 2007 and learns what he can about his abilities. 

But it’s not long before the people who shot Holly in 2009 come looking for Jackson in the past, and these “Enemies of Time” will stop at nothing to recruit this powerful young time-traveler. Recruit… or kill him. 

Read the first 4 chapters of Tempest on the Facebook Fan Page.

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