New York in the 1920's is the world of Prohibition, speakeasies and an underground run by the underworld. Vampires and mobsters vie for power in the seedy underbelly of Manhattan. A mysterious accident sends Professor Simon Cross and his assistant, Elizabeth West back in time to face demons... read more
Simon Cross, a professor of the Occult, and Elizabeth West, his graduated teaching assistant, are thrown back in time to 1929 New York City. Simon has spent his life searching for proof will vindicate his grandfather's name - proof that the things that go bump in the night are all to real.... read more (warning: may contain spoilers)
Simon Cross, a professor of the Occult, and Elizabeth West, his graduated teaching assistant, are thrown back in time to 1929 New York City. Simon has spent his life searching for proof will vindicate his grandfather's name - proof that the things that go bump in the night are all to real. When he finds it, it threatens everything he holds dear.
King Kashian, a local gangster, sets his sights on Elizabeth. But, his attraction to her is more than just desire. He thinks she holds the key to his future.
Simon and Elizabeth survive demons real and imagined as they struggle to survive until the next eclipse can take them home.
Simon's love and King's obsession meet in a violent climax.
“First rule of time travel, my boy, always bring your own tea.”
“He goes by many names, many faces, but God is simply that—love. I find God in this church, in the faces of my parishioners. One man may find it in nature, in the majesty of a tree or a river,” he said and then looked directly at Simon. “Or another man may find it in a woman’s smile. Wherever it’s to be found, it’s to be cherished. When you find it, you hold onto it and nothing, no force, no evil can take it from you. It’s yours forever. And that, my dear, is something very powerful.”Highlighted by 70 Kindle customers
Why was it the things you want to forget the most are the things that stay with you forever?Highlighted by 65 Kindle customers
“Time’s odd that way, isn’t it? Drags on interminably when you want it to pass, and it’s gone in the blink of an eye when you want it to linger.”Highlighted by 45 Kindle customers
“The Heisenberg Principle says that we change what we study by the very act of studying it.Highlighted by 32 Kindle customers
But as with all great times of darkness, once the veil lifted, the sun shone brighter than before. Nothing makes life sweeter than a reminder of its tenuous nature.Highlighted by 26 Kindle customers
Such a fragile thing, so easily extinguished. But even a small flame can light the darkness.Highlighted by 23 Kindle customers
Believing something doesn’t make it true. It just makes you look like an ass.Highlighted by 21 Kindle customers
It’s so convenient to take too much on your shoulders, isn’t it? So when you collapse under the weight no one can blame you.”Highlighted by 21 Kindle customers
But then if wishes were horses, she’d saddle one up and ride it the hell out of here.Highlighted by 20 Kindle customers
Ockham’s razor dictated that the simplest explanation was the best.Highlighted by 15 Kindle customers
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