By Robert Charles Wilson
Tom wintry weather suggestion the secluded cottage within the Pacific Northwest often is the ideal refuge—a position to nurse the injuries of misplaced love and happiness. yet Tom quickly discovers that his shelter 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 provide him the opportunity to begin over in a less complicated, more secure global. yet he reveals that the tunnel holds a chance some distance more than whatever 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 concept was once his by myself. to maintain his worlds, previous and current, Tom wintry weather needs to face the terrors of an unknown global to come.
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