By Glen Cook
May well 1975. St. Louis. In a snow-swept road, a cop reveals the physique of a guy who died fifty years in the past. it is nonetheless hot. July 1866, Lidice, Bohemia: A teenage woman frivolously watches her mom and dad die as one other being takes keep an eye on of her physique. August 2058, Prague: 3 political rebels flee in to the prior, taking with them a negative mystery. As earlier, current, and destiny collide, one guy holds the most important to the puzzle. And if he does not healthy it jointly, the area he is familiar with will fall to items. it is only a topic of Time!
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A Matter of Time by Glen Cook