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  • Details about A Shortcut in Time

    A Shortcut in Time

    Charles Dickinson.

    Charles Dickinson's novels and short stories have won widespread acclaim for their deft characterization, humanity, and humor. Newsday described him as "a writer thoroughly in command of his art," while the Chicago Tribune wrote "he can surprise us at almost every turn." Now Dickinson slips beyond the bounds of mundane realism to create a poignant fantasy that bears comparison to the work of Jack Finney and Jonathan Carroll. Euclid, Illinois, is a town of many shortcuts, between houses, through ……more

  • Details about Anthem

    Anthem

    by Ayn Rand.

    The year 2005 marks Ayn Randas Centennial Year. Ayn Randas classic tale of a future dark age of the great aWeaaa world that deprives individuals of name, independence, and valuesaanticipates her later masterpieces, The Fountainhead and Atlas Shrugged.…more

  • Details about Cover the butter

    Cover the butter

    Carrie Kabak.

    In this modern-day "Alice in Wonderland" novel, a 40-something housewife who falls down the "rabbit hole" and revisits her childhood, learns a lot about life and herself along the way.…more

  • Details about Knight errant

    Knight errant

    R. Garcia y Robertson.

    In a thrilling time-travel romance of Renaissance England, a young American woman is swept into the age of the War of the Roses, where she falls in love with a young knight, a prince who will be king.…more

  • Details about The time traveler's wife : a novel

    The time traveler's wife : a novel

    by Audrey Niffenegger.

    The love story of Henry and Claire whose lives are punctuated by Henry's disappearance to different points in time--sometimes even back to visit Claire as a young woman. When Henry meets Claire, he is twenty-eight, and she is twenty. He's a hip, handsome librarian; she is an art student with Botticelli hair. Henry has never met Claire before; Claire has known Henry since she was six...…more

  • Details about Kindred

    Kindred

    by Octavia E. Butler.

    Dana, a modern black woman, is celebrating her twenty-sixth birthday with her new husband when she is snatched abruptly from her home in California and transported to the antebellum South. With more than 100,000 copies in print, Kindred is a classic timetravel novel by an acclaimed African-American science fictionwriter.…more

  • Details about Labyrinth

    Labyrinth

    Kate Mosse.

    Mosse's page-turner takes readers on another quest for the Holy Grail, this time with two closely linked female protagonists born 800 years apart. In 2005, Alice Tanner stumbles into a hidden cave while on an archeological dig in southwest France. Her discovery-two skeletons and a labyrinth pattern engraved on the wall and on a ring-triggers visions of the past and propels her into a dangerous race against those who want the mystery of the cave for themselves. Alaïs, in the year 1209, is a ……more

  • Details about Timeline

    Timeline

    Michael Crichton.

    In an Arizona desert a man wanders in a daze, speaking words that make no sense. Within twenty-four hours he is dead, his body swiftly cremated by his only known associates. Halfway around the world archaeologists make a shocking discovery at a medieval site. Suddenly they are swept off to the headquarters of a secretive multinational corporation that has developed an astounding technology. Now this group is about to get a chance not to study the past but to enter it. And with history opened to ……more

  • Details about Doomsday book

    Doomsday book

    Connie Willis.

    For Kivrin, preparing an on-site study of one of the deadliest eras in humanity's history was as simple as receiving inoculations against the diseases of the fourteenth century and inventing an alibi for a woman traveling alone. For her instructors in the twenty-first century, it meant painstaking calculations and careful monitoring of the rendezvous location where Kivrin would be received. But a crisis strangely linking past and future strands Kivrin in a bygone age as her fellows try desperate……more

  • Details about The time machine: an invention

    The time machine: an invention

    [by] H. G. Wells; with an introduction and notes by Keith Nettle.

    When the Time Traveller courageously stepped out of his machine for the first time, he found himself in the year 802,700--and everything has changed.  In another, more utopian age, creatures seemed to dwell together in perfect harmony.  The Time Traveller thought he could study these marvelous beings--unearth their secret and then retum to his own time--until he discovered that his invention, his only avenue of escape, had been stolen.  H.G. Well's famous novel of o……more

  • Details about City at the end of time

    City at the end of time

    Greg Bear.

    Multiple Hugo and Nebula award-winning author, Greg Bear is one of science fiction's most accomplished writers. Bold scientific speculation, riveting plots, and a fierce humanism reflected in characters who dare to dream of better worlds distinguish his work. Now Bear has written a mind-bendingly epic novel that may well be his masterpiece. Do you dream of a city at the end of time? In a time like the present, in a world that may or may not be our own, three young people-Ginny, Jack, and Daniel-……more

  • Details about Blackout

    Blackout

    Connie Willis.

    In her first novel since 2002, Nebula and Hugo award-winning author Connie Willis returns with a stunning, enormously entertaining novel of time travel, war, and the deeds-great and small-of ordinary people who shape history. In the hands of this acclaimed storyteller, the past and future collide-and the result is at once intriguing, elusive, and frightening. Oxford in 2060 is a chaotic place. Scores of time-traveling historians are being sent into the past, to destinations including the America……more