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Time itself is splintering. If the catastrophic consequences of time travel are now impossible to ignore, Lord Luxon only has eyes for its awesome possibilities. He has his sights set on no lesser prize than America. Abducted to 1763, Peter and Kate begin to understand that history has arrived at its tipping point. Adrift in time, Kate transforms into an oracle, able to see the future as easily as the past. While Gideon does all he can to help, he is tormented by the knowledge that The Tar Man, his nemesis, is also his own brother. As they pursue him through the dark streets of eighteenth-century London, and the time quakes begin, Peter realises that this monster may hold the fate of all of us in his hands.
The concluding volume to the trilogy "for kids who love Harry Potter" -- EntertainmentWeekly.com
Abducted to 1783, Peter and Kate realize that history has arrived at its tipping point. While Gideon does all he can to help, he is tormented by the knowledge that the Tar Man, his nemesis, is also his brother.
Time itself is splintering. Abducted to 1763, Peter Schock and Kate Dyer begin to understand that history has reached a tipping point. The antigravity machine is in the hands of the cruel and ambitious Lord Luxon, who plans to thwart the American Revolution for his own advantage. But the consequences of time travel are catastrophic, and terrible time quakes begin to sweep through all of history, threatening to tear the universe apart. Add the startling revelation that the fates of Peter, Kate, Gideon—and the universe—lie in the hands of The Tar Man, and you have a rousing historical adventure that will have readers of all ages on the edge of their seats.
About the Author
Linda Buckley-Archer is the author of the critically acclaimed Gideon trilogy. Originally trained as a linguist, she is now a full-time novelist and scriptwriter. She has written a television drama for the BBC and several radio dramas, as well as various journalistic pieces for papers like the andlt;iandgt;Independentandlt;/iandgt;. The Gideon Trilogy was inspired by the criminal underworld of eighteenth-century London.