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Gideon Trilogy #02: The Time Thief

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andlt;bandgt;What happens when a seventeenth-century bad guy has twenty-first-century technology?andlt;/bandgt; andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt; An accident with an antigravity machine catapulted Peter Schock and Kate Dyer back to 1763. A bungled rescue attempt leaves Peter stranded in the eighteenth century while a terrifying villain, the Tar Man, takes his place and explodes onto twenty-first-century London. Concerned about the potentially catastrophic effects of time travel, the NASA scientists responsible for the situation question whether it is right to rescue Peter. Kate decides to take matters into her own hands, but things don't go as planned. Soon the physical effects of time travel begin to have a disturbing effect on her. Meanwhile, in our century, the Tar Man wreaks havoc in a city whose police force is powerless to stop him.Set against a backdrop of contemporary London and revolutionary France, andlt;iandgt;The Time Thiefandlt;/iandgt; is the sequel to the acclaimed andlt;iandgt;The Time Travelers.andlt;/iandgt;

Synopsis:

An accident with an antigravity machine catapults Peter Schock and Kate Dyer from the 21st century back to 1763. A bungled rescue attempt leaves Peter stranded while a terrifying villain takes his place in modern-day London, in this sequel to the acclaimed "The Time Travelers."

Synopsis:

What happens when a seventeenth-century bad guy has twenty-first-century technology?

An accident with an antigravity machine catapulted Peter Schock and Kate Dyer back to 1763. A bungled rescue attempt leaves Peter stranded in the eighteenth century while a terrifying villain, the Tar Man, takes his place and explodes onto twenty-first-century London. Concerned about the potentially catastrophic effects of time travel, the NASA scientists responsible for the situation question whether it is right to rescue Peter. Kate decides to take matters into her own hands, but things don't go as planned. Soon the physical effects of time travel begin to have a disturbing effect on her. Meanwhile, in our century, the Tar Man wreaks havoc in a city whose police force is powerless to stop him.Set against a backdrop of contemporary London and revolutionary France, The Time Thief is the sequel to the acclaimed The Time Travelers.

About the Author

Linda Buckley-Archer, a scriptwriter and journalist, began writing Gideon as a radio drama. As she read Gideon aloud to her children and they refused to let her stop for supper, she began to see its potential as a novel. She lives in London with her husband and two children.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781416915287
Author:
Buckley Archer, Linda
Publisher:
Simon and Schuster Books for Young Readers
Author:
Buckley-Archer, Linda
Subject:
Action & Adventure - General
Subject:
Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
Subject:
Historical - Medieval
Subject:
Action & Adventure
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - General
Subject:
Fantasy & Magic
Subject:
Time travel
Subject:
History
Subject:
London (england)
Subject:
Children s-Adventure Stories
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Reprint
Series:
Gideon Trilogy
Series Volume:
02
Publication Date:
20081125
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 5 up to 9
Language:
English
Illustrations:
f-c cvr
Pages:
512
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in
Age Level:
10-14

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"Synopsis" by , An accident with an antigravity machine catapults Peter Schock and Kate Dyer from the 21st century back to 1763. A bungled rescue attempt leaves Peter stranded while a terrifying villain takes his place in modern-day London, in this sequel to the acclaimed "The Time Travelers."
"Synopsis" by , What happens when a seventeenth-century bad guy has twenty-first-century technology?

An accident with an antigravity machine catapulted Peter Schock and Kate Dyer back to 1763. A bungled rescue attempt leaves Peter stranded in the eighteenth century while a terrifying villain, the Tar Man, takes his place and explodes onto twenty-first-century London. Concerned about the potentially catastrophic effects of time travel, the NASA scientists responsible for the situation question whether it is right to rescue Peter. Kate decides to take matters into her own hands, but things don't go as planned. Soon the physical effects of time travel begin to have a disturbing effect on her. Meanwhile, in our century, the Tar Man wreaks havoc in a city whose police force is powerless to stop him.Set against a backdrop of contemporary London and revolutionary France, The Time Thief is the sequel to the acclaimed The Time Travelers.

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