Jaclyn the Ripper
But that wasn't the end of the story. In ...more
Anyway, I LOVE the book except I do not think it is realistic near the end of the book for H.G. Wells to ride a motorcycle as if he is Evel Knievel or something. At least the crashing part was realistic.
I'm not saying why I am bummed about the ending, but if you read it, you will know why.
While I've read the book, I always think of Time After Time in terms of the movie. It's one of my enduring favorites, and three decades later I still think of the fast-food place with the golden arches as "McDougal's."
So, imagine my delight at the news of a sequel. Jaclyn takes place thirty-one years later (or thirteen, depending on how you count), when a 1906 prediction of disaster sends Amy rushing back home to warn her family. Unfortunately, the trip has the side effects of reconstituting Jac...more
Jack The Ripper manages to escape from the infinitey Wells sends him to at the end of the previous book but this time as a woman. This time he ends up in LA in 2010 and as usual doesn't waste time building a portfolio of dead bodies. Wells realizes this and too travels to the LA to ...more
Unfortunately, Jaclyn is a silly mess. The (few) parts that kind of work are recycled from the first story, and the rest of it is sexist and just odd, psychologically. Not good-odd, more like wondering-what-kind-of-issues-Karl-Alexander-has-odd.
I think one's t ...more
Um, no, it's not. It will be misogynistic and gross, though. *time travels, switches sex, and pats past!self on the head* Have fun, kid.
I did not like how one of the female protaganists changed character abruptly about a third of the way into the book. His only truly strong female character was the killer. I feel that I had missed something by not reading the first.
Although I did not hate ...more
Actually found this book to be quite a fun ride - sometimes it was a little "hokey", but overall a great read for anyone looking for a splash into the past. I'd really like to actually read the first book of this story.