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Tempest: A Novel

Tempest - Julie Cross Time travel. Always a tricky creature. Meyer, the lead has the ability to do so. The problem? His girl friend was shot in 2009 and he has jumped back to 2007. The 'science' or exposition is explained throughout the book and with a mysterious dad working for mysterious agencies, it just gets weirder and weirder. I am more interested in the budding teen romance but the author is determined to make it sci-fic/thriller-lite. Along the way, all that leaping gets in the way of the narrative and it is jarring.
This novel is like the classic first movie of what might be a trilogy. It explains a lot of things but serves little purpose in telling a story. Guess I will have to wait for book 2 to see if the author has calmed down to tell a proper story.