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4.75 stars for Just in Time: An Out of Time Story by Bestseller @paulinebjones #scifi #bookreview
Title: Just in Time: An Out of Time Story
Author: Pauline Baird Jones
Genre: Time Travel Romance, Action-Adventure, Scifi Time Travel
He’s racing back to rescue the future. She’s trying to survive her present. Will the past doom their love?
Undisclosed location, present day. Fearless scientist and military pilot Ty Granger has dedicated his life to hunting down those who tamper with time. So when someone attempts to stop the development of a cutting-edge plane in 1954, he’s forced to make a risky jump back through a temporal vortex. But his mission takes a twist when he falls for the revolutionary device’s beautiful inventor…who only has days left to live.
Edwards Air Force Base, 1954. Alice Merriweather is desperate to prove her extraordinary creation can fly. So when a handsome stranger offers to be her test pilot, she overlooks his claim that he’s from the future. Fearing that a rival plans to sabotage her project, Alice risks trusting the mysterious man who treats her like an equal.
As history grows fragile, Ty fears the clock will expire on saving his love from her terrible fate. And though Alice has fallen hard for the futuristic man, she’s prepared to sacrifice her life if it means her radical work and the man she loves will survive.
With shadowy enemies threatening to erase Ty and Alice’s existence, will they find their happily ever after?
Just in Time is the captivating second book in the Out of Time science fiction romance series. If you like paradoxical plots, charming chemistry, and heart-wrenching encounters, then you’ll adore Pauline Baird Jones’ intriguing adventure.
Buy Just in Time to take a romantic flight today!
If you know the phrase 'Drama, Drama, Drama', I offer a new one from this book: ‘intrigue, intrigue, intrigue’. There is a lot to take in with this book. The author is telling a tale occurring in at least two time phases at the same time. The segments are clearly defined but still require concentration to keep up with them.
This book cannot be recommended as a stand-alone book. Having not read book 1, I was completely lost for a good part of the book. Only if you have read book 1 will this book completely work for you.
The characters are well defined and are three dimensional. Tom and Alice make this book shine. The focus on the 1954 plane made this reader think of the Avro Aero and that is what drew me into this book. That aspect of the book is well done. The role that Alice has in the development of the plane is impressive and well presented.
Just in Time will appeal to a reader who wants to be on the edge of their seat for hours on end. The book simply draws the reader in and will keep you invested to the very end. Fans of great espionage films and books will love this book. Fans of historical plane development will love this book.
Personally, I was taken aback by the lack of a clear definition of who the enemy was. Never once simply stating who the enemy is was an original approach. I was fully prepared to give this professionally written book five stars but without the clarity required, I just couldn't. A pretty excellent book that is this close to being superb.
My Rating: 4.75 stars
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USA Today Bestselling author Pauline Baird Jones never liked reality, so she writes books. She likes to wander among the genres, rampaging like Godzilla, because she does love peril mixed in her romance. Loves chocolate, bacon, flamingoes, and mid-century modern anything.
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Amazon Author Page: http://www.amazon.com/Pauline-Baird-Jones/e/B000APFS0M/
Reviewed by: Mr. N
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