Timekeeper

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Product Number: DD31300
Released: Feb 14, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781538408599
Narrator/s: Gary Furlong
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Two o'clock was missing. In an alternate Victorian world controlled by clock towers, a damaged clock can fracture time-and a destroyed one can stop it completely. It's a truth that seventeen-year-old clock mechanic Danny Hart knows all too well; his father has been trapped in a Stopped town east of London for three years. Though Danny is a prodigy who can repair not only clockwork but the very fabric of time, his fixation with staging a rescue is quickly becoming a concern to his superiors. And so they assign him to Enfield, a town where the tower seems to be forever plagued with problems. Danny's new apprentice both annoys and intrigues him, and though the boy is eager to work, he maintains a secretive distance. Danny soon discovers why: he is the tower's clock spirit, a mythical being that oversees Enfield's time. Though the boys are drawn together by their loneliness, Danny knows falling in love with a clock spirit is forbidden and means risking everything he's fought to achieve. But when a series of bombings at nearby towers threaten to Stop more cities, Danny must race to prevent Enfield from becoming the next target or he'll not only lose his father but the boy he loves-forever. This is the stunning first novel in a new trilogy by debut author Tara Sim.

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Timekeeper
Product Number: BX00061601
Product Number:DD31300
Product Number:Z100122176

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Author(s): Tara Sim
Narrator(s): Gary Furlong
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Product Number Z100122176
Released: Feb 14, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781538408636
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Author(s): Tara Sim
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Released: Jan 15, 2019
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Publisher: Sky Pony
ISBN: #9781510706224

Professional reviews

"Narrator Gary Furlong immerses listeners in a steampunk Victorian world that is controlled by ancient clock towers. Clock mechanics ensure that the flow of time isn't disturbed, and 17-year-old prodigy Danny Hart is the most talented among them. After an accident on the job, Danny is sent on a low-risk assignment, where he meets and falls for Colton. Seemingly a young man, Colton is actually the town's clock tower spirit. As the story develops, bombings threaten clock towers across England, and may be tied to Danny's accident and the trapping of his father in a time-stopped town. With Furlong's stellar voice acting, the story's many characters are distinguishable and memorable. As written, Danny and Colton's forbidden romance veers towards the saccharine, but Furlong keeps it on the side of sweet and believable. A.T.N. © AudioFile 2017, Portland, Maine"

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