Concerned about the potentially catastrophic effects of time travel, the NASA scientists responsible for the situation question whether it is right to rescue Peter. Kate decides to take matters into her own hands, but things don't go as planned. Soon the physical effects of time travel begin to have a disturbing effect on her. Meanwhile, in our century, the Tar Man wreaks havoc in a city whose police force is powerless to stop him.
Set against a backdrop of contemporary London and revolutionary France, The Time Thief is the sequel to the acclaimed The Time Travelers.
Listen to another book in this series, Gideon the Cutpurse.
©2007 Linda Buckley-Archer; (P)2007 Simon and Schuster Inc.
"May very well give J. K. Rowling a run for her money." (School Library Journal)
I love most books that transport me to another time and place & books that uplift my spirit.
This is a fantastic story. So imaginative! I love the narrator Gerard Doyle, he's great in many books I've listened to. I can't wait for the next book! I'm starting it as soon as I'm done with this review for sure.
The main character in this book is a 12 girl but as the story takes place primarily in 1792 the grim reality of the time period is inappropriate for children. This book contains very realistic descriptions of the French Revolution. Avoid this book for children but enjoy it if you are an adult.
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