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Timeshare (Timeshare #1)

3.51  ·  Rating Details ·  43 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
Timeshare Unlimited is a very special travel agency. Its clients voyage to the past. Ex-LAPD cop John Surrey works for Timeshare ushering reluctant clients back from the past. But now, on a trip to the year 1940, Surrey has met a woman named Althea and become enmeshed in a suspenseful and dangerous scheme. And his past, present, and future will never be the same.
Mass Market Paperback, 249 pages
Published July 1st 1997 by Ace (first published 1997)
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Jul 01, 2013 Thom rated it really liked it
Shelves: fiction-series
This book reminded me of Time and Again in many ways - the premise, the pacing and the prose. I particularly enjoyed how the potential paradoxes of time travel were handled. The mechanics were only briefly described, so like many time travel stories, this is very soft science fiction.

While some of the situations are a little unbelievable, they aren't so far fetched as to be impossible. I could readily imagine the Hollywood denizens described, even if I don't know which films they were or weren't
Andy Taylor
I was intrigued by the premise of this novel, a travel agency which sells vacations in time to wealthy clients. Tour guide John Surrey, an ex-LAPD cop, becomes the first man to travel in time. His first assignment is to test the age old paradox, can time travel alter history. His goal - get a bit part in a 1940 s Hollywood movie. If he shows up on film in present day, history can be changed. Surrey s trip to 1940 Hollywood finds him socializing with John Wayne and Humphrey Bogart, while being ...more
Apr 09, 2011 Mike rated it did not like it
Shelves: pulp
This is the sort of book I probably shouldn't admit to reading, but it only cost me 50 cents and a few hours of my life... It's an entertaining read, but it's extremely shallow. It is technically inconsistent. It doesn't address anything even remotely serious. It leaves a number of rather important issues without any conclusion...

Really it reads like an adolescent fantasy: some guy who loves old 50's movies, and thinks it would be cool to write a book about somehow being able to meet 50's movie
I just signed back into my account in 2015. I don't remember this book, even after reading the synopsis. I can't even give it a rating. Does that suffice as a review?
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