Sneak A Peek Saturday: Tempest by Julie Cross

Sneak a Peek Saturday is a feature that I like to indulge in because I cannot wait to read the tasty tid bits that are put out there for us ravenous readers to enjoy. This week I have selected Tempest and Bone by Julie Cross. This novel has gotten some amazing buzz , with a cover and synopsis that it offers how could it not grab your attention. Just read a sample and you will see what I mean. Click on the book cover and enjoy the tasty bit.

click on the book cover below to read the first four chapters now


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, there’s no space-time continuum issues or broken flux capacitors – 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.

Piecing together the clues about his father, the Enemies of Time, and himself, Jackson must decide how far he’s willing to go to save Holly… and possibly the entire world.

1 comment on "Sneak A Peek Saturday: Tempest by Julie Cross"

La Coccinelle wrote: September 17, 2011 at 1:35 PM

Sounds interesting and challenging. Thanks for the sneak peek!


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