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Re: Time travel novel suggestions
« Reply #25 on: February 12, 2018, 07:27:08 am »
I have worked my way through everyone's suggestions. There are a disappointing number not available for Kindle, at least in the UK, and a few where the Kindle prices are prohibitively high, yet I've still managed to order around ten books. I also have a list of 14 or so for the next time I'm in a second hand book shop - sadly, we don't have one in my home town any more so it'll have to wait until I go further afield.

Huge thanks for all your suggestions!

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    Re: Time travel novel suggestions
    « Reply #26 on: February 12, 2018, 07:39:07 am »
    Oh, I forgot to mention Paul Levinson's Sierra Waters series. Definitely worth a read and Mr. Levinson is a KB member, so all the more reason. :)
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    Re: Time travel novel suggestions
    « Reply #27 on: February 12, 2018, 07:48:09 am »
    I read this one several years ago:


    And this whole series. I loved it.

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    Re: Time travel novel suggestions
    « Reply #28 on: February 12, 2018, 08:04:19 am »
    I just remembered Simon Hawkes' "Time War" series, which appear to be enKindled now. Read them a whole bunch of years ago, and recall enjoying them, but not whether they were particularly good or just fun stories. First in the series:




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    Re: Time travel novel suggestions
    « Reply #29 on: February 14, 2018, 10:47:29 am »
    A few more added to the list. Thanks, all!

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    Re: Time travel novel suggestions
    « Reply #30 on: February 15, 2018, 03:39:20 pm »
    I would guess it's because not everybody is familiar with every book published every year.

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    Re: Time travel novel suggestions
    « Reply #31 on: February 15, 2018, 06:48:19 pm »
    Diana Gabaldon's "Outlander" series is awesome. It has been made into a television series, but I strongly recommend reading the books.

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    Re: Time travel novel suggestions
    « Reply #32 on: February 16, 2018, 12:23:30 pm »
    Oh, I forgot to mention Paul Levinson's Sierra Waters series. Definitely worth a read and Mr. Levinson is a KB member, so all the more reason. :)

    Thank you!  :)

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    Re: Time travel novel suggestions
    « Reply #33 on: February 21, 2018, 08:13:31 pm »
    Tomorrow is Too Far by James White.  Definitely a different perspective on time travel.

    Hawksbill Station's ending I found to be a cheat; wouldn't recommend it.


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    Re: Time travel novel suggestions
    « Reply #34 on: February 22, 2018, 06:11:56 pm »
    I've been reading the Road to Moscow time-war series by David Wingrove recently. Very good, and extremely well researched on historical detail.

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    Re: Time travel novel suggestions
    « Reply #35 on: March 10, 2018, 12:43:51 pm »
    Wow! So many to discover and not enough time to read them all!  Some of my favorites, which also inspired me to write my own time travel novel. The first ones that come to mind: the Diana Gabaldon series (all of them), Jack Finney and his two masterpieces (From Time to Time and Time and Again), Ken Grimwood and the fabulous Replay, the surprising Time Twister by Eugene Woolcott, the classic Annals of the Time Patrol by Poul Anderson, the timeless Way Station by Clifford D. Simak, and many more.
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    Re: Time travel novel suggestions
    « Reply #36 on: March 13, 2018, 07:52:46 am »
    Alan Brennert's TIME AND CHANCE isn't bad either.  And it is available for Kindle.

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    Re: Time travel novel suggestions
    « Reply #37 on: March 15, 2018, 08:01:56 am »
    William Gibson's Peripheral is fantastic. Despite the opening quotation from HG Wells, I didn't realize it was a time travel novel until something like 25% of the way through, but when I did... oh my lord... mind blown.

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    Re: Time travel novel suggestions
    « Reply #38 on: March 20, 2018, 08:13:11 am »

    Lady of Hay
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    Re: Time travel novel suggestions
    « Reply #39 on: March 20, 2018, 10:31:51 am »
    Bester's "The Stars My Destination" has a strong element of time travel, although you don't realize that until late in the story -- but what a story!!!

    The 1901 Moberly-Jourdain incident was written up as a book by the two ladies who experienced it, as "An Adventure", by "Elisabeth Morison" and "Frances Lamont" (available for free at Openlibrary.org) -- made into a tv movie, too ("Miss Morison's Ghosts"). Technically speaking, it is time SLIP rather than time TRAVEL, but a great story either way ;-)
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    Re: Time travel novel suggestions
    « Reply #40 on: March 21, 2018, 10:57:58 pm »
    I know you've already bought heaps of books now, but Andrew Man's books are on my wish list. He does the Del Arcana Dei series.

    https://www.amazon.com/Tego-Arcana-Dei-Complete-Trilogy-ebook/dp/B01NAG62SV/ref=la_B00AIJAHF6_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1521698084&sr=1-1
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    Re: Time travel novel suggestions
    « Reply #41 on: March 23, 2018, 09:08:25 am »
    Lots more great suggestions - thanks, guys. My TBR list is creaking right now, but as it diminishes I'll be back to add more from this thread.

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    Re: Time travel novel suggestions
    « Reply #42 on: May 11, 2018, 10:16:11 am »
    Dark Matter by Blake Crouch was fantastic, but deals with inter-dimensional travel, rather than time travel.

    Haven't read it yet but just picked up Rewinder by Brett Battles from Amazon Prime Reading: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00RYTGOK0

    Rewinder was great!


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    Re: Time travel novel suggestions
    « Reply #43 on: June 01, 2018, 06:23:20 pm »
    Someone mentioned The Man Who Folded Himself and I would second that one. A bit strange depending on your tastes, but I really enjoyed it.

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    Re: Time travel novel suggestions
    « Reply #44 on: June 02, 2018, 05:30:31 am »
    'The Outcasts of Time' by Ian Mortimer is pretty good.  He's the historian behind the 'Time Traveller's Guides', but Outcasts is a novel.

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    Re: Time travel novel suggestions
    « Reply #45 on: June 07, 2018, 07:16:17 am »
    I've had The Map of Time on a wishlist and the price dropped to $2.99 today, so I went ahead and bought it.  I haven't read it yet, so I don't know if I can recommend it, but the price is right to try it.



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    Re: Time travel novel suggestions
    « Reply #46 on: June 07, 2018, 08:50:08 am »
    I've had The Map of Time on a wishlist and the price dropped to $2.99 today, so I went ahead and bought it.  I haven't read it yet, so I don't know if I can recommend it, but the price is right to try it.





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    Re: Time travel novel suggestions
    « Reply #47 on: June 07, 2018, 09:04:11 am »
    Can I make an official request for this thread to be banned until someone actually invents a time machine because I DON'T HAVE TIME to read all these recommendations.  :o

    *Sighs and adds Map of Time to TBR list*
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    Re: Time travel novel suggestions
    « Reply #48 on: June 07, 2018, 09:57:04 am »
    Can I make an official request for this thread to be banned until someone actually invents a time machine because I DON'T HAVE TIME to read all these recommendations.  :o

    *Sighs and adds Map of Time to TBR list*

    A time machine wouldn't be of much help.   Whether you travel to the past or the future, you'll age at the same rate as if you just lived through time in the normal way, in the present going gradually into the future. :)

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    « Reply #49 on: June 08, 2018, 06:19:00 am »
    A time machine wouldn't be of much help.   Whether you travel to the past or the future, you'll age at the same rate as if you just lived through time in the normal way, in the present going gradually into the future. :)

    Your logic is sound - now that I think about it, going back in time wouldn't make me any younger or extend my lifespan.  :(

    I guess I just have to face up to the fact that I'll never be able to read all the books I want to. Maybe the answer is to stop reading enabling threads like this one.  :o
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