By Robert Charles Wilson
Tom iciness notion the secluded cottage within the Pacific Northwest often is the excellent refuge—a position to nurse the injuries of misplaced love and happiness. yet Tom quickly discovers that his refuge is the portal of a tunnel via time. At one finish is the current. on the different end—New York urban, 1963.
His trip again to the early Nineteen Sixties turns out to supply him the opportunity to begin over in a less complicated, more secure international. yet he reveals that the tunnel holds a chance a long way more than something he left at the back of: a human killing laptop escaped from a bleak and brutal destiny, who will do something to guard the key passage that he idea used to be his by myself. to maintain his worlds, prior and current, Tom iciness needs to face the terrors of an unknown global to come.
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A Bridge of Years by Robert Charles Wilson