Veronica Speedwell is rarely confused and she’s never, ever unsure of her next move. She’s a woman who can size up the undercurrents in a room immediately and she is always keenly aware of the part she plays in any particular situation. As such, she keeps her emotions on tight lockdown.But when it comes to Stoker Templeton-Vane, that all tends to go out the window.
I wasn’t sure what to expect out of this book. Looking at the title, I was expecting a Hallmark movie plot. While there is sufficient drama to satisfy any soap opera enthusiast, it is all integral to the story and to the mystery (and not annoying for us non-soap opera enthusiasts). It’s a thriller, it’s a drama, and it’s a great gothic story.
Have you met Midge Maisel? If you haven’t, you should. Kind of almost very nearly not married anymore, Midge is as much of a modern day woman as it’s possible to be in the 1950’s. With parents who live within a tight rule based system, you’d think that she would know how to follow the rules. But Midge takes the rules around her, uses them to bend others to her will, (post roast as a bribe) and when it suits, she tosses them out the window. Everything in Midge Maisel’s world bows to her will at some point or another.
Timebound shares the story of Kate Pierce-Keller, a pretty average sixteen-year old girl. She’s worried about all of the typical things that a teenage girl spends her time on; boys, clothes, school. There’s really nothing extraordinary about her. Well, until the day she realizes that her grandmother isn’t as off her rocker as Kate had imagined. It seems that a strange little piece of jewelry her grandmother always cherished is far more than just random bling. In fact, at one point that little medallion is the only thing that stops Kate from winking completely out of existence.
And thus begins the wibbliest wobbliest time travel journey and adventure since Doctor Who crossed time lines back and forth in his epic battle against Daleks and Cybermen.
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