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Time and Tide by Kana Smith

a time-traveler goes whaling

“What do you take with you if you know you’re going to time-travel? I’m betting ‘sports bra’ didn’t make your list, but you’d better believe it made mine. I knew what passed for underwear in the 19th century, and I knew I’d be clambering around ships for years. I wore the best sports bra I could buy, and hoped its . . .

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A Town Called Disdain by Dan Leo

A sprawling fantastic tale of the ’60s, supposedly written by “legendary” B-movie director Larry Winchester. . . .

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Corvus by L. Lee Lowe

In an alternate present the minds of teen offenders are uploaded into computers for rehabilitation—a form of virtual wilderness therapy. Zach is a homo cognoscens, one of the new humans who can navigate the Fulgrid. Though still a high school student, he is indentured to the Fulgur Corporation as a counsellor. Laura is a homo sapiens. Their story is part . . .

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Eclipse Court by Shirley Meier

What does it take to become Imperator?

A young prince and Heir of a corrupt Empire discovers that his first and only friend in the world is the enslaved head of state of a country Father is trying to conquer. How does he survive the coming destruction and grow to be the good man he longs to be? . . .

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Advent by Krishan Coupland

Ten-year-old Luke has always idolised his mother. She is strong and defiant and unafraid. She never lies to him, even about the things that matter. She couldn’t be more different from his soft and doting foster family. When his mother arrives unexpectedly at his bedroom window one winter night, Luke doesn’t hesitate. He joins her, and together they run . . .

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TIME AND TIDE

Editor’s First Look – Time Travel Adventure

By Palladian, editor, author of Super

Jun 3, 2018: Time and Tide follows an alternate-chapter scheme where you get the perspective of Gayla, a time traveler who goes back in time to sail on a whaling ship in the 1800’s, and the man she marries there, Obadiah, a whaling ship captain.

I liked the way the author draws us into the setting of the story, because we’re largely introduced to it using the perspective of someone who shares a modern reader’s sense of time and place. The author also does [more . . .]

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ECLIPSE COURT

An Outsider’s Perspective.

By G.S. Williams, author of No Man An Island

Feb 13, 2013: Fans of "Eclipse Court" rate it as a five star story, so clearly it is beloved by its audience. However, that enthusiasm is not entirely merited.

The author, Shirley Meier, writes it as a companion novel to Karen Weherstein’s "The Philosopher in Arms" stories, providing an alternate perspective on some of those events from a supporting character’s point of view. Together they’re writing a series, "Fifth Millenium," that has existed since the early 1990s, some of which was published by Baen [more . . .]

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