Island in the Sea of Time

3 books in series
4 out of 5 stars 2,332 ratings

Island in the Sea of Time Publisher's Summary

During a perfect spring evening on Nantucket, a violent storm erupts and a dome of crawling, colored fire blankets the island. When the howling winds subside and the night skies clear, the stars appear to have shifted. The mainland has become a wilderness of unbroken forest, where tools of bronze and stone litter the beaches, and primitive natives scatter in terror.

A startling phenomenon has occurred: The island of Nantucket has been swept into the long-ago past. With its inhabitants adrift in the year 1250 BC, there is only one question to be answered: Can they survive?

©1998 S. M. Stirling (P)2008 Tantor
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  • Book 1

    • Island in the Sea of Time

    • By: S. M. Stirling
    • Narrated by: Todd McLaren
    • Length: 25 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,073
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 724
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 735

    During a perfect spring evening on Nantucket, a violent storm erupts and a dome of crawling, colored fire blankets the island. When the howling winds subside and the night skies clear, the stars appear to have shifted. The mainland has become a wilderness of unbroken forest, where tools of bronze and stone litter the beaches, and primitive natives scatter in terror.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Listen to this before "Dies the fire"

    • By Kevin on 11-26-08

    Regular price: $34.99

  • Book 2

    • Against the Tide of Years

    • By: S. M. Stirling
    • Narrated by: Todd McLaren
    • Length: 21 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 674
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 476
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 478

    In the years since the Event, the Republic of Nantucket has done its best to re-create the better ideas of the modern age. But the evils of its time resurface in the person of William Walker, renegade Coast Guard officer, who is busy building an empire for himself based on conquest by technology.

    When Walker reaches Greece and recruits several of their greater kinglets to his cause, the people of Nantucket have no choice.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • I've Finished the entire series

    • By B. Bozeman on 09-29-11

    Regular price: $34.99

  • Book 3

    • On the Oceans of Eternity

    • By: S. M. Stirling
    • Narrated by: Todd McLaren
    • Length: 28 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 585
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 412
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 415

    Ten years ago, the 20th century and the Bronze Age were tossed together by a mysterious Event. In the decade since, the Republic of Nantucket has worked hard to create a new future for itself, using the technological know-how retained from modern times to explore and improve conditions for the inhabitants of the past

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Through the first two books of the series

    • By B. Bozeman on 09-29-11

    Regular price: $34.99