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Sunder of Time (The Mason Timeline #1) By Kristin McTiernan Time Travel/Alternate History Paperback & ebook, 380 Pages May 12, 2015
Isabella Jaramillo is accustomed to getting what she wants.
Living a comfortable life as the daughter of the world’s sole time travel magnate, Isabella has never suffered the irritation of being told no.
Only now she has gone too far and her soon-to-be ex-husband tells her no in the most vengeful way possible—by sabotaging her trip to the past, sending her to a distant land where the locals do not speak her language and are far from impressed by her haughty demeanor.
Now a slave, Isabella makes some surprising allies and discovers the truth behind her father’s rise to power and the terrible price the entire world paid for it. Somehow, she must break free and find a way home, not only to save herself, but to restore history to its rightful direction.
This book… Wow. I had no expectations going into this book other than being interested in a new author’s time travel story and boy did it deliver. The main character Isabella is very well written, and Kristin McTiernan rounds her character out fabulously though this story It is almost a tangible growth from who Isabell was in the beginning, to who she is at the end of the book. I truly enjoyed the time travel aspect of the book as well (which I do not often do with time-travel books) it was interesting, easy to follow, and had some interesting twists to it.
The themes that Kristine McTiernan displays through Isabella are ones that always need to be reinforced, and that help explain the age-old question, “is it better to be wealthy and powerful or poor and happy?”. Overall, I thought that Sunder of Time was well laid out, had good characters, and made me look forward to the next book! I give it 4 out of 5 stars.
*I Volunteered to read this book in return for my honest feedback. The thoughts and opinions expressed within are my own.
Other Books in the Series
Fissure of Worlds (The Mason Timeline #2) By Kristin McTiernan Time Travel/Alternate History Paperback & ebook, 323 Pages October 9, 2017
Knowledge isn’t power. It’s dangerous.
At first, she thought they’d do the right thing. A new timeline created by a misbehaving time traveler, a whole society crushed under theocratic oppression. Surely, the council would see reason. Surely, they’d help her fix the timeline.
Now jailed and under the constant, unblinking eye of her own personal guard, Shannan must fight not only for her freedom, but for her own sanity.
Her one ally is Paul Canaan, a member of the Council but not truly one of them. Living a life of secrets and lies, Paul works in the shadows to free Shannan, and himself, from the artificially created timeline oppressing them both.
Together, Shannan and Paul will have to escape their watchers—before they, and the world, are trapped in a history that should never have been.
About the Author
Kristin McTiernan was born the daughter of a career military man and spent her childhood bouncing from one country to another. Her love of writing surfaced early, and upon discovering the double threat of comic books and Star Trek in middle school, Kristin spent the majority of her spare time creating new worlds and interesting people to populate them. Following in her parents’ footsteps, Kristin enlisted in the Marine Corps at 17 and, upon her discharge three years later, settled into a life pursuing her love of words. She achieved her bachelor’s degree in English from Emporia State University in her home state of Kansas and works as an editor to support her writing addiction. She lives in Kansas City with her husband and dog.
One winner will win a Kindle gifted copy (gifted directly through Amazon) of Kristin McTiernan’s supernatural mystery trilogy: Black Magic Omnibus: Books 1 – 3 of the Siren Song Series (US only)
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