Thursday, January 12, 2012

Trailer Talk: Tempest

This edition of trailer talk features Tempest by Julie Cross! I’ve never been one to like time travel books, but I think I just may need to give this one a shot. It already has some rave reviews on Goodreads and a strong following in the blogger community. Has anyone had the luck to read this one already? If so, thoughts?

Tempest (Tempest, #1)
Julie Cross 
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
Release Date: January 17, 2012

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.

Read the first 4 chapters of Tempest over at the Tempest Series Facebook Page!


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