This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Book Review Exchange Program, which is open to all authors and is completely free. Simply put, you agree to provide an honest review an author's book in exchange for the author doing the same for you. What sites your reviews are posted on (B&N, Amazon, etc.) and whether you send digital (eBook, PDF, Word, etc.) or hard copies of your books to each other for review is up to you. To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email, and be sure to describe your book or include a link to your Readers' Favorite review page or Amazon page.
This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Book Donation Program, which was created to help nonprofit and charitable organizations (schools, libraries, convalescent homes, soldier donation programs, etc.) by providing them with free books and to help authors garner more exposure for their work. This author is willing to donate free copies of their book in exchange for reviews (if circumstances allow) and the knowledge that their book is being read and enjoyed. To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email. Be sure to tell the author who you are, what organization you are with, how many books you need, how they will be used, and the number of reviews, if any, you would be able to provide.
Reviewed by Susan Sewell for Readers' Favorite
Racing against the clock, a man searches the world to find a cure for his ailing wife in the suspense novel Chasing Time by Thomas Reilly. Tony's eighth-grade class participates in the opening of a time capsule closed sixty years ago in 1905. A drawing after the assembly gives one student the privilege of taking the items home to share with their family. Tony wins the lottery but isn't all that thrilled with a tattered newspaper and old marbles. While carrying them home, Tony spies a strangely shaped key lying on the ground and picks it up. When he places it in the box with the other objects, the strange key emits a red light. Looking closer, Tony notices the date on the newspaper is no longer 1905, but now it is sixty years into his future. Eager to share the experience with his best friend, Anthony rushes to school the following morning. The key disappears on the way to school, and the paper returns to its previous form. What happened, and why was Tony given a glimpse of the future? How will this extraordinary incident affect his life?
Chasing Time by Thomas Reilly is a fascinating story that follows the life of a man who has a strong connection with time. Tony, the main character, competes with the clock in an effort to solve a tragic situation, giving the story a sense of urgency. It had me sitting on the edge of my seat until the conclusion. Past and present intermingle with the mysterious key at the crux, creating an intriguing and suspenseful storyline. Including beautifully depicted backdrops set in Spain and ancient Rome, a mysterious artifact with arcane aspects, and a race against the clock, this intriguing novel promises to entertain those who enjoy a good mystery with just a hint of the supernatural.