Blue Skies

Blue Skies

In modern day Manhattan, preservationist Susan Lennox saves history for a living. Her long-standing battle with developer Joe McGowan brings a fragile Bowery rowhouse to her attention, and she?s as determined to protect it as he is to tear it down. During an inspection, Susan discovers just how unique the property is when she comes across a frightened and apparently homele In modern day Manhattan, preservationist Susan Lennox saves history for a living. Her long-standing battle with develop...

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  • Marisella
    Mar 24, 2016

    A fun time-travel adventure and two romances in one. (One gay, one het) So good. Recommended. ...

    This book was amazing and I couldn't put it down. More than that - it was FREE. Proper review to come soon. Oh...so I forgot to come back and review this! It is a fabulous story. I loved the time travel,I loved the characters (male & female), I loved the story line, I LOVED t...

    Tamara Allen is one of my favorite authors, but this book is a bit of a miss for me. I love her characters, as usual, and I love the setting of gilded age Manhattan. The relationships between Neil and Robin, and Joe and Susan, advanced at just the right pace. I didn't mind that there w...

    There has yet to be a book by Tamara Allen that I haven't liked. This one has Time Travel, some average looking people, Historic preservation and lots of good things. Along with a trip to a looney bin, the tombs. Very fun book to read Not much sex to speak of which is one thing I re...

    5 stars! 5 stars! 5 stars! I had a hard time putting this book down, and would literally have to force myself to turn off my NOOK and go to bed. Time travel? Ding! One of my favorites. Strong female MC? Ding! Ding! A wonderful m/m couple? Ding! Ding! Ding! I?m kicking myself for n...

    This was long, complicated and engaging. I liked the two pairs - Robyn and Neil were just geeky enough, just rumpled enough to be adorable, but they also went through a lot with the time travel and all. So they showed bravey and courage (in a rumnpled, geeky kind of way). Susan and ...

    Entrancing time travel. This book is very well written. Itkept me riveted the whole time with its twists and turns. A truly wonderful book. ...

    Uncharacteristically disjointed for this writer Warning: This review might contain what some people consider SPOILERS. Rating: 6/10 PROS: - I always enjoy stories in which characters from the past find themselves in present times and must navigate a world that is foreign to...

    3.5 At times I was biting my nails while reading this one. The asylum scenes were so real. I felt very nervous at how that would play out. But I also spent a lot of time questioning things. Mainly the responses of the people travelling through time. There was little to no disbe...

    I very much liked this book. It was an easy time travel book with no technical garbage. I loved that the main characters traveled back in time and got up to all sorts of trouble - including jail and a stint in an insane assilym. I loved it even more that they were able to meet up with ...

    A new Tamara Allen book (who wrote Downtime and The Only Gold!) Yay! ...

    Very good story line but I did worry they were all going to miss each other between the jumps. ...

    Amazon freebie 5.17.14 ...

    25 November 2014: $0.00 FREE on Kindle ...

    It's free on ARE and Smashwords! https://www.allromanceebooks.com/prod... http://www.smashwords.com/books/view/... ...

    I was hoping I would like this as much as I liked "Downtime" because that book was brilliant! Unfortunately, while this was good I didn't enjoy it as much. I did like Neil and Robin. I had a harder time with Susan and Joe. I never quite warmed to either of them. The jumping back...

    While arcane magic was the means for time travel in Tamara Allen's DOWNTIME, science is most definitely the tool used in this novel. Historical preservationist Susan Lennox and her teacher brother Neil find what amounts to a copper Faraday cage in a room in an old dilapidated house in ...

    This was a good story but it focused more on Neil's sister Susan and her time spent incarcerated in Bellevue than it did on Neil and Robin's story. Susan even gets her own romance with her adversary Joe McGowan. I did like the story but would have liked for Neil and Robin to have more ...

    A superior kindle freebie. I've got to admit that at times I found the plot a little confusing and I'm not entirely sure that the blurb on Amazon is entirely accurate (it mixes things up but maybe that's because of the time travelling LOL). Susan is a building preservationist, sh...

    I liked the characters of Neil and Robin, and I enjoyed the growing romance between them. Susan and Joe, when they finally got together, were also a good couple. The time travel part of the book was a bit confusing, but since I've read science fiction for forty years I've learned t...

    I liked this book way more than I thought I would, considering I'm not a fan of time travel. But Allen does a great job in that she doesn't try to get fancy and "explain" the mechanisms or repercussions of time travel. It's treated more like a magical anomaly and its left at that. I...

    I am a fan of the author's work. She writes late-19th and early 20th century soooo well. Her MCs are warm and likeable - I always end up caring deeply about what happens to them. And thus in this book, what works best are the settings and the MCs. I don't really mind that there is a br...

    I love time travel books and I thought this one was really good. The story was really exciting and Susan's ordeal in the past was truly distressing. I got a real appreciation for what it must have been like to be a woman in the 1880s. I had one real problem with this book (THIS IS ...

    3.5 stars. Tamara Allen has a way of making the past come alive and it's no different here than in previous works of hers I've read. Readers hoping for lots of M/M and lots of sex, you won't find that here. There is some m/m as well as some m/f, no sex for either (not an issue for me b...

    Time travel romance with a m/f and a m/m couple. It was okay, not Allen's best by any means. I was super unhappy at how the female character, when timetraveling to 1880-whatever, was immediately shuffled off to Bellevue/Blackwell's (I mean, yes, that's one possible outcome, but one,...

    Bummer because I usually love Tamara Allen's stories. This was just all over the place, hard to follow, hard to care about, somewhat disjointed. I made it about halfway through, tried to skim the rest, but just couldn't. ...

    I gave this two and a half stars, because I was interested enough to want to see what happened at the end. Unfortunately, I found it all very confusing, and didn't have any emotional attachment to the characters. ...

    What a wonderful story! Time travel, romance, good guys, bad guys and Bellevue.... Who could ask for more ...

  • ttg
    Mar 02, 2014

    A fun time-travel adventure and two romances in one. (One gay, one het) So good. Recommended. ...

    This book was amazing and I couldn't put it down. More than that - it was FREE. Proper review to come soon. Oh...so I forgot to come back and review this! It is a fabulous story. I loved the time travel,I loved the characters (male & female), I loved the story line, I LOVED t...

    Tamara Allen is one of my favorite authors, but this book is a bit of a miss for me. I love her characters, as usual, and I love the setting of gilded age Manhattan. The relationships between Neil and Robin, and Joe and Susan, advanced at just the right pace. I didn't mind that there w...

    There has yet to be a book by Tamara Allen that I haven't liked. This one has Time Travel, some average looking people, Historic preservation and lots of good things. Along with a trip to a looney bin, the tombs. Very fun book to read Not much sex to speak of which is one thing I re...

    5 stars! 5 stars! 5 stars! I had a hard time putting this book down, and would literally have to force myself to turn off my NOOK and go to bed. Time travel? Ding! One of my favorites. Strong female MC? Ding! Ding! A wonderful m/m couple? Ding! Ding! Ding! I?m kicking myself for n...

    This was long, complicated and engaging. I liked the two pairs - Robyn and Neil were just geeky enough, just rumpled enough to be adorable, but they also went through a lot with the time travel and all. So they showed bravey and courage (in a rumnpled, geeky kind of way). Susan and ...

    Entrancing time travel. This book is very well written. Itkept me riveted the whole time with its twists and turns. A truly wonderful book. ...

    Uncharacteristically disjointed for this writer Warning: This review might contain what some people consider SPOILERS. Rating: 6/10 PROS: - I always enjoy stories in which characters from the past find themselves in present times and must navigate a world that is foreign to...

    3.5 At times I was biting my nails while reading this one. The asylum scenes were so real. I felt very nervous at how that would play out. But I also spent a lot of time questioning things. Mainly the responses of the people travelling through time. There was little to no disbe...

    I very much liked this book. It was an easy time travel book with no technical garbage. I loved that the main characters traveled back in time and got up to all sorts of trouble - including jail and a stint in an insane assilym. I loved it even more that they were able to meet up with ...

    A new Tamara Allen book (who wrote Downtime and The Only Gold!) Yay! ...

  • Abra
    Jan 06, 2015

    A fun time-travel adventure and two romances in one. (One gay, one het) So good. Recommended. ...

    This book was amazing and I couldn't put it down. More than that - it was FREE. Proper review to come soon. Oh...so I forgot to come back and review this! It is a fabulous story. I loved the time travel,I loved the characters (male & female), I loved the story line, I LOVED t...

    Tamara Allen is one of my favorite authors, but this book is a bit of a miss for me. I love her characters, as usual, and I love the setting of gilded age Manhattan. The relationships between Neil and Robin, and Joe and Susan, advanced at just the right pace. I didn't mind that there w...

    There has yet to be a book by Tamara Allen that I haven't liked. This one has Time Travel, some average looking people, Historic preservation and lots of good things. Along with a trip to a looney bin, the tombs. Very fun book to read Not much sex to speak of which is one thing I re...

    5 stars! 5 stars! 5 stars! I had a hard time putting this book down, and would literally have to force myself to turn off my NOOK and go to bed. Time travel? Ding! One of my favorites. Strong female MC? Ding! Ding! A wonderful m/m couple? Ding! Ding! Ding! I?m kicking myself for n...

    This was long, complicated and engaging. I liked the two pairs - Robyn and Neil were just geeky enough, just rumpled enough to be adorable, but they also went through a lot with the time travel and all. So they showed bravey and courage (in a rumnpled, geeky kind of way). Susan and ...

    Entrancing time travel. This book is very well written. Itkept me riveted the whole time with its twists and turns. A truly wonderful book. ...

    Uncharacteristically disjointed for this writer Warning: This review might contain what some people consider SPOILERS. Rating: 6/10 PROS: - I always enjoy stories in which characters from the past find themselves in present times and must navigate a world that is foreign to...

    3.5 At times I was biting my nails while reading this one. The asylum scenes were so real. I felt very nervous at how that would play out. But I also spent a lot of time questioning things. Mainly the responses of the people travelling through time. There was little to no disbe...

    I very much liked this book. It was an easy time travel book with no technical garbage. I loved that the main characters traveled back in time and got up to all sorts of trouble - including jail and a stint in an insane assilym. I loved it even more that they were able to meet up with ...

    A new Tamara Allen book (who wrote Downtime and The Only Gold!) Yay! ...

    Very good story line but I did worry they were all going to miss each other between the jumps. ...

    Amazon freebie 5.17.14 ...

    25 November 2014: $0.00 FREE on Kindle ...

    It's free on ARE and Smashwords! https://www.allromanceebooks.com/prod... http://www.smashwords.com/books/view/... ...

    I was hoping I would like this as much as I liked "Downtime" because that book was brilliant! Unfortunately, while this was good I didn't enjoy it as much. I did like Neil and Robin. I had a harder time with Susan and Joe. I never quite warmed to either of them. The jumping back...

    While arcane magic was the means for time travel in Tamara Allen's DOWNTIME, science is most definitely the tool used in this novel. Historical preservationist Susan Lennox and her teacher brother Neil find what amounts to a copper Faraday cage in a room in an old dilapidated house in ...

    This was a good story but it focused more on Neil's sister Susan and her time spent incarcerated in Bellevue than it did on Neil and Robin's story. Susan even gets her own romance with her adversary Joe McGowan. I did like the story but would have liked for Neil and Robin to have more ...

    A superior kindle freebie. I've got to admit that at times I found the plot a little confusing and I'm not entirely sure that the blurb on Amazon is entirely accurate (it mixes things up but maybe that's because of the time travelling LOL). Susan is a building preservationist, sh...

    I liked the characters of Neil and Robin, and I enjoyed the growing romance between them. Susan and Joe, when they finally got together, were also a good couple. The time travel part of the book was a bit confusing, but since I've read science fiction for forty years I've learned t...

    I liked this book way more than I thought I would, considering I'm not a fan of time travel. But Allen does a great job in that she doesn't try to get fancy and "explain" the mechanisms or repercussions of time travel. It's treated more like a magical anomaly and its left at that. I...

  • peanut•m&ms
    Apr 19, 2014

    A fun time-travel adventure and two romances in one. (One gay, one het) So good. Recommended. ...

    This book was amazing and I couldn't put it down. More than that - it was FREE. Proper review to come soon. Oh...so I forgot to come back and review this! It is a fabulous story. I loved the time travel,I loved the characters (male & female), I loved the story line, I LOVED t...

    Tamara Allen is one of my favorite authors, but this book is a bit of a miss for me. I love her characters, as usual, and I love the setting of gilded age Manhattan. The relationships between Neil and Robin, and Joe and Susan, advanced at just the right pace. I didn't mind that there w...

    There has yet to be a book by Tamara Allen that I haven't liked. This one has Time Travel, some average looking people, Historic preservation and lots of good things. Along with a trip to a looney bin, the tombs. Very fun book to read Not much sex to speak of which is one thing I re...

    5 stars! 5 stars! 5 stars! I had a hard time putting this book down, and would literally have to force myself to turn off my NOOK and go to bed. Time travel? Ding! One of my favorites. Strong female MC? Ding! Ding! A wonderful m/m couple? Ding! Ding! Ding! I?m kicking myself for n...

    This was long, complicated and engaging. I liked the two pairs - Robyn and Neil were just geeky enough, just rumpled enough to be adorable, but they also went through a lot with the time travel and all. So they showed bravey and courage (in a rumnpled, geeky kind of way). Susan and ...

    Entrancing time travel. This book is very well written. Itkept me riveted the whole time with its twists and turns. A truly wonderful book. ...

    Uncharacteristically disjointed for this writer Warning: This review might contain what some people consider SPOILERS. Rating: 6/10 PROS: - I always enjoy stories in which characters from the past find themselves in present times and must navigate a world that is foreign to...

    3.5 At times I was biting my nails while reading this one. The asylum scenes were so real. I felt very nervous at how that would play out. But I also spent a lot of time questioning things. Mainly the responses of the people travelling through time. There was little to no disbe...

    I very much liked this book. It was an easy time travel book with no technical garbage. I loved that the main characters traveled back in time and got up to all sorts of trouble - including jail and a stint in an insane assilym. I loved it even more that they were able to meet up with ...

    A new Tamara Allen book (who wrote Downtime and The Only Gold!) Yay! ...

    Very good story line but I did worry they were all going to miss each other between the jumps. ...

    Amazon freebie 5.17.14 ...

    25 November 2014: $0.00 FREE on Kindle ...

    It's free on ARE and Smashwords! https://www.allromanceebooks.com/prod... http://www.smashwords.com/books/view/... ...

    I was hoping I would like this as much as I liked "Downtime" because that book was brilliant! Unfortunately, while this was good I didn't enjoy it as much. I did like Neil and Robin. I had a harder time with Susan and Joe. I never quite warmed to either of them. The jumping back...

    While arcane magic was the means for time travel in Tamara Allen's DOWNTIME, science is most definitely the tool used in this novel. Historical preservationist Susan Lennox and her teacher brother Neil find what amounts to a copper Faraday cage in a room in an old dilapidated house in ...

    This was a good story but it focused more on Neil's sister Susan and her time spent incarcerated in Bellevue than it did on Neil and Robin's story. Susan even gets her own romance with her adversary Joe McGowan. I did like the story but would have liked for Neil and Robin to have more ...

    A superior kindle freebie. I've got to admit that at times I found the plot a little confusing and I'm not entirely sure that the blurb on Amazon is entirely accurate (it mixes things up but maybe that's because of the time travelling LOL). Susan is a building preservationist, sh...

    I liked the characters of Neil and Robin, and I enjoyed the growing romance between them. Susan and Joe, when they finally got together, were also a good couple. The time travel part of the book was a bit confusing, but since I've read science fiction for forty years I've learned t...

    I liked this book way more than I thought I would, considering I'm not a fan of time travel. But Allen does a great job in that she doesn't try to get fancy and "explain" the mechanisms or repercussions of time travel. It's treated more like a magical anomaly and its left at that. I...

    I am a fan of the author's work. She writes late-19th and early 20th century soooo well. Her MCs are warm and likeable - I always end up caring deeply about what happens to them. And thus in this book, what works best are the settings and the MCs. I don't really mind that there is a br...

    I love time travel books and I thought this one was really good. The story was really exciting and Susan's ordeal in the past was truly distressing. I got a real appreciation for what it must have been like to be a woman in the 1880s. I had one real problem with this book (THIS IS ...

    3.5 stars. Tamara Allen has a way of making the past come alive and it's no different here than in previous works of hers I've read. Readers hoping for lots of M/M and lots of sex, you won't find that here. There is some m/m as well as some m/f, no sex for either (not an issue for me b...

    Time travel romance with a m/f and a m/m couple. It was okay, not Allen's best by any means. I was super unhappy at how the female character, when timetraveling to 1880-whatever, was immediately shuffled off to Bellevue/Blackwell's (I mean, yes, that's one possible outcome, but one,...

    Bummer because I usually love Tamara Allen's stories. This was just all over the place, hard to follow, hard to care about, somewhat disjointed. I made it about halfway through, tried to skim the rest, but just couldn't. ...

    I gave this two and a half stars, because I was interested enough to want to see what happened at the end. Unfortunately, I found it all very confusing, and didn't have any emotional attachment to the characters. ...

    What a wonderful story! Time travel, romance, good guys, bad guys and Bellevue.... Who could ask for more ...

    It was somewhat clunkier than I expected. ...

    I like this time-traveling/historal adventure. And I like the characters. But I felt there was something missing...maybe more intimacy for both couples. ...

  • Angela
    Nov 25, 2014

    A fun time-travel adventure and two romances in one. (One gay, one het) So good. Recommended. ...

    This book was amazing and I couldn't put it down. More than that - it was FREE. Proper review to come soon. Oh...so I forgot to come back and review this! It is a fabulous story. I loved the time travel,I loved the characters (male & female), I loved the story line, I LOVED t...

    Tamara Allen is one of my favorite authors, but this book is a bit of a miss for me. I love her characters, as usual, and I love the setting of gilded age Manhattan. The relationships between Neil and Robin, and Joe and Susan, advanced at just the right pace. I didn't mind that there w...

    There has yet to be a book by Tamara Allen that I haven't liked. This one has Time Travel, some average looking people, Historic preservation and lots of good things. Along with a trip to a looney bin, the tombs. Very fun book to read Not much sex to speak of which is one thing I re...

    5 stars! 5 stars! 5 stars! I had a hard time putting this book down, and would literally have to force myself to turn off my NOOK and go to bed. Time travel? Ding! One of my favorites. Strong female MC? Ding! Ding! A wonderful m/m couple? Ding! Ding! Ding! I?m kicking myself for n...

    This was long, complicated and engaging. I liked the two pairs - Robyn and Neil were just geeky enough, just rumpled enough to be adorable, but they also went through a lot with the time travel and all. So they showed bravey and courage (in a rumnpled, geeky kind of way). Susan and ...

    Entrancing time travel. This book is very well written. Itkept me riveted the whole time with its twists and turns. A truly wonderful book. ...

    Uncharacteristically disjointed for this writer Warning: This review might contain what some people consider SPOILERS. Rating: 6/10 PROS: - I always enjoy stories in which characters from the past find themselves in present times and must navigate a world that is foreign to...

    3.5 At times I was biting my nails while reading this one. The asylum scenes were so real. I felt very nervous at how that would play out. But I also spent a lot of time questioning things. Mainly the responses of the people travelling through time. There was little to no disbe...

    I very much liked this book. It was an easy time travel book with no technical garbage. I loved that the main characters traveled back in time and got up to all sorts of trouble - including jail and a stint in an insane assilym. I loved it even more that they were able to meet up with ...

    A new Tamara Allen book (who wrote Downtime and The Only Gold!) Yay! ...

    Very good story line but I did worry they were all going to miss each other between the jumps. ...

    Amazon freebie 5.17.14 ...

    25 November 2014: $0.00 FREE on Kindle ...

  • A.R. Jarvis
    Apr 26, 2014

    A fun time-travel adventure and two romances in one. (One gay, one het) So good. Recommended. ...

    This book was amazing and I couldn't put it down. More than that - it was FREE. Proper review to come soon. Oh...so I forgot to come back and review this! It is a fabulous story. I loved the time travel,I loved the characters (male & female), I loved the story line, I LOVED t...

    Tamara Allen is one of my favorite authors, but this book is a bit of a miss for me. I love her characters, as usual, and I love the setting of gilded age Manhattan. The relationships between Neil and Robin, and Joe and Susan, advanced at just the right pace. I didn't mind that there w...

    There has yet to be a book by Tamara Allen that I haven't liked. This one has Time Travel, some average looking people, Historic preservation and lots of good things. Along with a trip to a looney bin, the tombs. Very fun book to read Not much sex to speak of which is one thing I re...

    5 stars! 5 stars! 5 stars! I had a hard time putting this book down, and would literally have to force myself to turn off my NOOK and go to bed. Time travel? Ding! One of my favorites. Strong female MC? Ding! Ding! A wonderful m/m couple? Ding! Ding! Ding! I?m kicking myself for n...

    This was long, complicated and engaging. I liked the two pairs - Robyn and Neil were just geeky enough, just rumpled enough to be adorable, but they also went through a lot with the time travel and all. So they showed bravey and courage (in a rumnpled, geeky kind of way). Susan and ...

    Entrancing time travel. This book is very well written. Itkept me riveted the whole time with its twists and turns. A truly wonderful book. ...

    Uncharacteristically disjointed for this writer Warning: This review might contain what some people consider SPOILERS. Rating: 6/10 PROS: - I always enjoy stories in which characters from the past find themselves in present times and must navigate a world that is foreign to...

    3.5 At times I was biting my nails while reading this one. The asylum scenes were so real. I felt very nervous at how that would play out. But I also spent a lot of time questioning things. Mainly the responses of the people travelling through time. There was little to no disbe...

    I very much liked this book. It was an easy time travel book with no technical garbage. I loved that the main characters traveled back in time and got up to all sorts of trouble - including jail and a stint in an insane assilym. I loved it even more that they were able to meet up with ...

    A new Tamara Allen book (who wrote Downtime and The Only Gold!) Yay! ...

    Very good story line but I did worry they were all going to miss each other between the jumps. ...

    Amazon freebie 5.17.14 ...

    25 November 2014: $0.00 FREE on Kindle ...

    It's free on ARE and Smashwords! https://www.allromanceebooks.com/prod... http://www.smashwords.com/books/view/... ...

    I was hoping I would like this as much as I liked "Downtime" because that book was brilliant! Unfortunately, while this was good I didn't enjoy it as much. I did like Neil and Robin. I had a harder time with Susan and Joe. I never quite warmed to either of them. The jumping back...

    While arcane magic was the means for time travel in Tamara Allen's DOWNTIME, science is most definitely the tool used in this novel. Historical preservationist Susan Lennox and her teacher brother Neil find what amounts to a copper Faraday cage in a room in an old dilapidated house in ...

    This was a good story but it focused more on Neil's sister Susan and her time spent incarcerated in Bellevue than it did on Neil and Robin's story. Susan even gets her own romance with her adversary Joe McGowan. I did like the story but would have liked for Neil and Robin to have more ...

    A superior kindle freebie. I've got to admit that at times I found the plot a little confusing and I'm not entirely sure that the blurb on Amazon is entirely accurate (it mixes things up but maybe that's because of the time travelling LOL). Susan is a building preservationist, sh...

    I liked the characters of Neil and Robin, and I enjoyed the growing romance between them. Susan and Joe, when they finally got together, were also a good couple. The time travel part of the book was a bit confusing, but since I've read science fiction for forty years I've learned t...

    I liked this book way more than I thought I would, considering I'm not a fan of time travel. But Allen does a great job in that she doesn't try to get fancy and "explain" the mechanisms or repercussions of time travel. It's treated more like a magical anomaly and its left at that. I...

    I am a fan of the author's work. She writes late-19th and early 20th century soooo well. Her MCs are warm and likeable - I always end up caring deeply about what happens to them. And thus in this book, what works best are the settings and the MCs. I don't really mind that there is a br...

    I love time travel books and I thought this one was really good. The story was really exciting and Susan's ordeal in the past was truly distressing. I got a real appreciation for what it must have been like to be a woman in the 1880s. I had one real problem with this book (THIS IS ...

    3.5 stars. Tamara Allen has a way of making the past come alive and it's no different here than in previous works of hers I've read. Readers hoping for lots of M/M and lots of sex, you won't find that here. There is some m/m as well as some m/f, no sex for either (not an issue for me b...

    Time travel romance with a m/f and a m/m couple. It was okay, not Allen's best by any means. I was super unhappy at how the female character, when timetraveling to 1880-whatever, was immediately shuffled off to Bellevue/Blackwell's (I mean, yes, that's one possible outcome, but one,...

    Bummer because I usually love Tamara Allen's stories. This was just all over the place, hard to follow, hard to care about, somewhat disjointed. I made it about halfway through, tried to skim the rest, but just couldn't. ...

    I gave this two and a half stars, because I was interested enough to want to see what happened at the end. Unfortunately, I found it all very confusing, and didn't have any emotional attachment to the characters. ...

    What a wonderful story! Time travel, romance, good guys, bad guys and Bellevue.... Who could ask for more ...

    It was somewhat clunkier than I expected. ...

  • Drianne
    Jul 27, 2016

    A fun time-travel adventure and two romances in one. (One gay, one het) So good. Recommended. ...

    This book was amazing and I couldn't put it down. More than that - it was FREE. Proper review to come soon. Oh...so I forgot to come back and review this! It is a fabulous story. I loved the time travel,I loved the characters (male & female), I loved the story line, I LOVED t...

    Tamara Allen is one of my favorite authors, but this book is a bit of a miss for me. I love her characters, as usual, and I love the setting of gilded age Manhattan. The relationships between Neil and Robin, and Joe and Susan, advanced at just the right pace. I didn't mind that there w...

    There has yet to be a book by Tamara Allen that I haven't liked. This one has Time Travel, some average looking people, Historic preservation and lots of good things. Along with a trip to a looney bin, the tombs. Very fun book to read Not much sex to speak of which is one thing I re...

    5 stars! 5 stars! 5 stars! I had a hard time putting this book down, and would literally have to force myself to turn off my NOOK and go to bed. Time travel? Ding! One of my favorites. Strong female MC? Ding! Ding! A wonderful m/m couple? Ding! Ding! Ding! I?m kicking myself for n...

    This was long, complicated and engaging. I liked the two pairs - Robyn and Neil were just geeky enough, just rumpled enough to be adorable, but they also went through a lot with the time travel and all. So they showed bravey and courage (in a rumnpled, geeky kind of way). Susan and ...

    Entrancing time travel. This book is very well written. Itkept me riveted the whole time with its twists and turns. A truly wonderful book. ...

    Uncharacteristically disjointed for this writer Warning: This review might contain what some people consider SPOILERS. Rating: 6/10 PROS: - I always enjoy stories in which characters from the past find themselves in present times and must navigate a world that is foreign to...

    3.5 At times I was biting my nails while reading this one. The asylum scenes were so real. I felt very nervous at how that would play out. But I also spent a lot of time questioning things. Mainly the responses of the people travelling through time. There was little to no disbe...

    I very much liked this book. It was an easy time travel book with no technical garbage. I loved that the main characters traveled back in time and got up to all sorts of trouble - including jail and a stint in an insane assilym. I loved it even more that they were able to meet up with ...

    A new Tamara Allen book (who wrote Downtime and The Only Gold!) Yay! ...

    Very good story line but I did worry they were all going to miss each other between the jumps. ...

    Amazon freebie 5.17.14 ...

    25 November 2014: $0.00 FREE on Kindle ...

    It's free on ARE and Smashwords! https://www.allromanceebooks.com/prod... http://www.smashwords.com/books/view/... ...

    I was hoping I would like this as much as I liked "Downtime" because that book was brilliant! Unfortunately, while this was good I didn't enjoy it as much. I did like Neil and Robin. I had a harder time with Susan and Joe. I never quite warmed to either of them. The jumping back...

    While arcane magic was the means for time travel in Tamara Allen's DOWNTIME, science is most definitely the tool used in this novel. Historical preservationist Susan Lennox and her teacher brother Neil find what amounts to a copper Faraday cage in a room in an old dilapidated house in ...

    This was a good story but it focused more on Neil's sister Susan and her time spent incarcerated in Bellevue than it did on Neil and Robin's story. Susan even gets her own romance with her adversary Joe McGowan. I did like the story but would have liked for Neil and Robin to have more ...

    A superior kindle freebie. I've got to admit that at times I found the plot a little confusing and I'm not entirely sure that the blurb on Amazon is entirely accurate (it mixes things up but maybe that's because of the time travelling LOL). Susan is a building preservationist, sh...

    I liked the characters of Neil and Robin, and I enjoyed the growing romance between them. Susan and Joe, when they finally got together, were also a good couple. The time travel part of the book was a bit confusing, but since I've read science fiction for forty years I've learned t...

    I liked this book way more than I thought I would, considering I'm not a fan of time travel. But Allen does a great job in that she doesn't try to get fancy and "explain" the mechanisms or repercussions of time travel. It's treated more like a magical anomaly and its left at that. I...

    I am a fan of the author's work. She writes late-19th and early 20th century soooo well. Her MCs are warm and likeable - I always end up caring deeply about what happens to them. And thus in this book, what works best are the settings and the MCs. I don't really mind that there is a br...

    I love time travel books and I thought this one was really good. The story was really exciting and Susan's ordeal in the past was truly distressing. I got a real appreciation for what it must have been like to be a woman in the 1880s. I had one real problem with this book (THIS IS ...

    3.5 stars. Tamara Allen has a way of making the past come alive and it's no different here than in previous works of hers I've read. Readers hoping for lots of M/M and lots of sex, you won't find that here. There is some m/m as well as some m/f, no sex for either (not an issue for me b...

    Time travel romance with a m/f and a m/m couple. It was okay, not Allen's best by any means. I was super unhappy at how the female character, when timetraveling to 1880-whatever, was immediately shuffled off to Bellevue/Blackwell's (I mean, yes, that's one possible outcome, but one,...

  • Deeze
    Jan 21, 2016

    A fun time-travel adventure and two romances in one. (One gay, one het) So good. Recommended. ...

    This book was amazing and I couldn't put it down. More than that - it was FREE. Proper review to come soon. Oh...so I forgot to come back and review this! It is a fabulous story. I loved the time travel,I loved the characters (male & female), I loved the story line, I LOVED t...

    Tamara Allen is one of my favorite authors, but this book is a bit of a miss for me. I love her characters, as usual, and I love the setting of gilded age Manhattan. The relationships between Neil and Robin, and Joe and Susan, advanced at just the right pace. I didn't mind that there w...

    There has yet to be a book by Tamara Allen that I haven't liked. This one has Time Travel, some average looking people, Historic preservation and lots of good things. Along with a trip to a looney bin, the tombs. Very fun book to read Not much sex to speak of which is one thing I re...

    5 stars! 5 stars! 5 stars! I had a hard time putting this book down, and would literally have to force myself to turn off my NOOK and go to bed. Time travel? Ding! One of my favorites. Strong female MC? Ding! Ding! A wonderful m/m couple? Ding! Ding! Ding! I?m kicking myself for n...

    This was long, complicated and engaging. I liked the two pairs - Robyn and Neil were just geeky enough, just rumpled enough to be adorable, but they also went through a lot with the time travel and all. So they showed bravey and courage (in a rumnpled, geeky kind of way). Susan and ...

    Entrancing time travel. This book is very well written. Itkept me riveted the whole time with its twists and turns. A truly wonderful book. ...

    Uncharacteristically disjointed for this writer Warning: This review might contain what some people consider SPOILERS. Rating: 6/10 PROS: - I always enjoy stories in which characters from the past find themselves in present times and must navigate a world that is foreign to...

    3.5 At times I was biting my nails while reading this one. The asylum scenes were so real. I felt very nervous at how that would play out. But I also spent a lot of time questioning things. Mainly the responses of the people travelling through time. There was little to no disbe...

  • Tamela
    Feb 01, 2015

    A fun time-travel adventure and two romances in one. (One gay, one het) So good. Recommended. ...

    This book was amazing and I couldn't put it down. More than that - it was FREE. Proper review to come soon. Oh...so I forgot to come back and review this! It is a fabulous story. I loved the time travel,I loved the characters (male & female), I loved the story line, I LOVED t...

    Tamara Allen is one of my favorite authors, but this book is a bit of a miss for me. I love her characters, as usual, and I love the setting of gilded age Manhattan. The relationships between Neil and Robin, and Joe and Susan, advanced at just the right pace. I didn't mind that there w...

    There has yet to be a book by Tamara Allen that I haven't liked. This one has Time Travel, some average looking people, Historic preservation and lots of good things. Along with a trip to a looney bin, the tombs. Very fun book to read Not much sex to speak of which is one thing I re...

    5 stars! 5 stars! 5 stars! I had a hard time putting this book down, and would literally have to force myself to turn off my NOOK and go to bed. Time travel? Ding! One of my favorites. Strong female MC? Ding! Ding! A wonderful m/m couple? Ding! Ding! Ding! I?m kicking myself for n...

    This was long, complicated and engaging. I liked the two pairs - Robyn and Neil were just geeky enough, just rumpled enough to be adorable, but they also went through a lot with the time travel and all. So they showed bravey and courage (in a rumnpled, geeky kind of way). Susan and ...

    Entrancing time travel. This book is very well written. Itkept me riveted the whole time with its twists and turns. A truly wonderful book. ...

    Uncharacteristically disjointed for this writer Warning: This review might contain what some people consider SPOILERS. Rating: 6/10 PROS: - I always enjoy stories in which characters from the past find themselves in present times and must navigate a world that is foreign to...

    3.5 At times I was biting my nails while reading this one. The asylum scenes were so real. I felt very nervous at how that would play out. But I also spent a lot of time questioning things. Mainly the responses of the people travelling through time. There was little to no disbe...

    I very much liked this book. It was an easy time travel book with no technical garbage. I loved that the main characters traveled back in time and got up to all sorts of trouble - including jail and a stint in an insane assilym. I loved it even more that they were able to meet up with ...

    A new Tamara Allen book (who wrote Downtime and The Only Gold!) Yay! ...

    Very good story line but I did worry they were all going to miss each other between the jumps. ...

  • Lisa ~ Books Are My Drugs ~
    Feb 26, 2017

    A fun time-travel adventure and two romances in one. (One gay, one het) So good. Recommended. ...

    This book was amazing and I couldn't put it down. More than that - it was FREE. Proper review to come soon. Oh...so I forgot to come back and review this! It is a fabulous story. I loved the time travel,I loved the characters (male & female), I loved the story line, I LOVED t...

    Tamara Allen is one of my favorite authors, but this book is a bit of a miss for me. I love her characters, as usual, and I love the setting of gilded age Manhattan. The relationships between Neil and Robin, and Joe and Susan, advanced at just the right pace. I didn't mind that there w...

    There has yet to be a book by Tamara Allen that I haven't liked. This one has Time Travel, some average looking people, Historic preservation and lots of good things. Along with a trip to a looney bin, the tombs. Very fun book to read Not much sex to speak of which is one thing I re...

    5 stars! 5 stars! 5 stars! I had a hard time putting this book down, and would literally have to force myself to turn off my NOOK and go to bed. Time travel? Ding! One of my favorites. Strong female MC? Ding! Ding! A wonderful m/m couple? Ding! Ding! Ding! I?m kicking myself for n...

    This was long, complicated and engaging. I liked the two pairs - Robyn and Neil were just geeky enough, just rumpled enough to be adorable, but they also went through a lot with the time travel and all. So they showed bravey and courage (in a rumnpled, geeky kind of way). Susan and ...

    Entrancing time travel. This book is very well written. Itkept me riveted the whole time with its twists and turns. A truly wonderful book. ...

    Uncharacteristically disjointed for this writer Warning: This review might contain what some people consider SPOILERS. Rating: 6/10 PROS: - I always enjoy stories in which characters from the past find themselves in present times and must navigate a world that is foreign to...

    3.5 At times I was biting my nails while reading this one. The asylum scenes were so real. I felt very nervous at how that would play out. But I also spent a lot of time questioning things. Mainly the responses of the people travelling through time. There was little to no disbe...

    I very much liked this book. It was an easy time travel book with no technical garbage. I loved that the main characters traveled back in time and got up to all sorts of trouble - including jail and a stint in an insane assilym. I loved it even more that they were able to meet up with ...

    A new Tamara Allen book (who wrote Downtime and The Only Gold!) Yay! ...

    Very good story line but I did worry they were all going to miss each other between the jumps. ...

    Amazon freebie 5.17.14 ...

    25 November 2014: $0.00 FREE on Kindle ...

    It's free on ARE and Smashwords! https://www.allromanceebooks.com/prod... http://www.smashwords.com/books/view/... ...

    I was hoping I would like this as much as I liked "Downtime" because that book was brilliant! Unfortunately, while this was good I didn't enjoy it as much. I did like Neil and Robin. I had a harder time with Susan and Joe. I never quite warmed to either of them. The jumping back...

    While arcane magic was the means for time travel in Tamara Allen's DOWNTIME, science is most definitely the tool used in this novel. Historical preservationist Susan Lennox and her teacher brother Neil find what amounts to a copper Faraday cage in a room in an old dilapidated house in ...

    This was a good story but it focused more on Neil's sister Susan and her time spent incarcerated in Bellevue than it did on Neil and Robin's story. Susan even gets her own romance with her adversary Joe McGowan. I did like the story but would have liked for Neil and Robin to have more ...

  • Tamara (緑)
    Mar 01, 2014

    A fun time-travel adventure and two romances in one. (One gay, one het) So good. Recommended. ...

    This book was amazing and I couldn't put it down. More than that - it was FREE. Proper review to come soon. Oh...so I forgot to come back and review this! It is a fabulous story. I loved the time travel,I loved the characters (male & female), I loved the story line, I LOVED t...

    Tamara Allen is one of my favorite authors, but this book is a bit of a miss for me. I love her characters, as usual, and I love the setting of gilded age Manhattan. The relationships between Neil and Robin, and Joe and Susan, advanced at just the right pace. I didn't mind that there w...

    There has yet to be a book by Tamara Allen that I haven't liked. This one has Time Travel, some average looking people, Historic preservation and lots of good things. Along with a trip to a looney bin, the tombs. Very fun book to read Not much sex to speak of which is one thing I re...

    5 stars! 5 stars! 5 stars! I had a hard time putting this book down, and would literally have to force myself to turn off my NOOK and go to bed. Time travel? Ding! One of my favorites. Strong female MC? Ding! Ding! A wonderful m/m couple? Ding! Ding! Ding! I?m kicking myself for n...

    This was long, complicated and engaging. I liked the two pairs - Robyn and Neil were just geeky enough, just rumpled enough to be adorable, but they also went through a lot with the time travel and all. So they showed bravey and courage (in a rumnpled, geeky kind of way). Susan and ...

    Entrancing time travel. This book is very well written. Itkept me riveted the whole time with its twists and turns. A truly wonderful book. ...

    Uncharacteristically disjointed for this writer Warning: This review might contain what some people consider SPOILERS. Rating: 6/10 PROS: - I always enjoy stories in which characters from the past find themselves in present times and must navigate a world that is foreign to...

    3.5 At times I was biting my nails while reading this one. The asylum scenes were so real. I felt very nervous at how that would play out. But I also spent a lot of time questioning things. Mainly the responses of the people travelling through time. There was little to no disbe...

    I very much liked this book. It was an easy time travel book with no technical garbage. I loved that the main characters traveled back in time and got up to all sorts of trouble - including jail and a stint in an insane assilym. I loved it even more that they were able to meet up with ...

    A new Tamara Allen book (who wrote Downtime and The Only Gold!) Yay! ...

    Very good story line but I did worry they were all going to miss each other between the jumps. ...

    Amazon freebie 5.17.14 ...

    25 November 2014: $0.00 FREE on Kindle ...

    It's free on ARE and Smashwords! https://www.allromanceebooks.com/prod... http://www.smashwords.com/books/view/... ...

  • Eve
    May 17, 2014

    A fun time-travel adventure and two romances in one. (One gay, one het) So good. Recommended. ...

    This book was amazing and I couldn't put it down. More than that - it was FREE. Proper review to come soon. Oh...so I forgot to come back and review this! It is a fabulous story. I loved the time travel,I loved the characters (male & female), I loved the story line, I LOVED t...

    Tamara Allen is one of my favorite authors, but this book is a bit of a miss for me. I love her characters, as usual, and I love the setting of gilded age Manhattan. The relationships between Neil and Robin, and Joe and Susan, advanced at just the right pace. I didn't mind that there w...

    There has yet to be a book by Tamara Allen that I haven't liked. This one has Time Travel, some average looking people, Historic preservation and lots of good things. Along with a trip to a looney bin, the tombs. Very fun book to read Not much sex to speak of which is one thing I re...

    5 stars! 5 stars! 5 stars! I had a hard time putting this book down, and would literally have to force myself to turn off my NOOK and go to bed. Time travel? Ding! One of my favorites. Strong female MC? Ding! Ding! A wonderful m/m couple? Ding! Ding! Ding! I?m kicking myself for n...

    This was long, complicated and engaging. I liked the two pairs - Robyn and Neil were just geeky enough, just rumpled enough to be adorable, but they also went through a lot with the time travel and all. So they showed bravey and courage (in a rumnpled, geeky kind of way). Susan and ...

    Entrancing time travel. This book is very well written. Itkept me riveted the whole time with its twists and turns. A truly wonderful book. ...

    Uncharacteristically disjointed for this writer Warning: This review might contain what some people consider SPOILERS. Rating: 6/10 PROS: - I always enjoy stories in which characters from the past find themselves in present times and must navigate a world that is foreign to...

    3.5 At times I was biting my nails while reading this one. The asylum scenes were so real. I felt very nervous at how that would play out. But I also spent a lot of time questioning things. Mainly the responses of the people travelling through time. There was little to no disbe...

    I very much liked this book. It was an easy time travel book with no technical garbage. I loved that the main characters traveled back in time and got up to all sorts of trouble - including jail and a stint in an insane assilym. I loved it even more that they were able to meet up with ...

    A new Tamara Allen book (who wrote Downtime and The Only Gold!) Yay! ...

    Very good story line but I did worry they were all going to miss each other between the jumps. ...

    Amazon freebie 5.17.14 ...

  • Marge
    Mar 01, 2014

    A fun time-travel adventure and two romances in one. (One gay, one het) So good. Recommended. ...

    This book was amazing and I couldn't put it down. More than that - it was FREE. Proper review to come soon. Oh...so I forgot to come back and review this! It is a fabulous story. I loved the time travel,I loved the characters (male & female), I loved the story line, I LOVED t...

    Tamara Allen is one of my favorite authors, but this book is a bit of a miss for me. I love her characters, as usual, and I love the setting of gilded age Manhattan. The relationships between Neil and Robin, and Joe and Susan, advanced at just the right pace. I didn't mind that there w...

    There has yet to be a book by Tamara Allen that I haven't liked. This one has Time Travel, some average looking people, Historic preservation and lots of good things. Along with a trip to a looney bin, the tombs. Very fun book to read Not much sex to speak of which is one thing I re...

    5 stars! 5 stars! 5 stars! I had a hard time putting this book down, and would literally have to force myself to turn off my NOOK and go to bed. Time travel? Ding! One of my favorites. Strong female MC? Ding! Ding! A wonderful m/m couple? Ding! Ding! Ding! I?m kicking myself for n...

    This was long, complicated and engaging. I liked the two pairs - Robyn and Neil were just geeky enough, just rumpled enough to be adorable, but they also went through a lot with the time travel and all. So they showed bravey and courage (in a rumnpled, geeky kind of way). Susan and ...

    Entrancing time travel. This book is very well written. Itkept me riveted the whole time with its twists and turns. A truly wonderful book. ...

    Uncharacteristically disjointed for this writer Warning: This review might contain what some people consider SPOILERS. Rating: 6/10 PROS: - I always enjoy stories in which characters from the past find themselves in present times and must navigate a world that is foreign to...

    3.5 At times I was biting my nails while reading this one. The asylum scenes were so real. I felt very nervous at how that would play out. But I also spent a lot of time questioning things. Mainly the responses of the people travelling through time. There was little to no disbe...

    I very much liked this book. It was an easy time travel book with no technical garbage. I loved that the main characters traveled back in time and got up to all sorts of trouble - including jail and a stint in an insane assilym. I loved it even more that they were able to meet up with ...

    A new Tamara Allen book (who wrote Downtime and The Only Gold!) Yay! ...

    Very good story line but I did worry they were all going to miss each other between the jumps. ...

    Amazon freebie 5.17.14 ...

    25 November 2014: $0.00 FREE on Kindle ...

    It's free on ARE and Smashwords! https://www.allromanceebooks.com/prod... http://www.smashwords.com/books/view/... ...

    I was hoping I would like this as much as I liked "Downtime" because that book was brilliant! Unfortunately, while this was good I didn't enjoy it as much. I did like Neil and Robin. I had a harder time with Susan and Joe. I never quite warmed to either of them. The jumping back...

    While arcane magic was the means for time travel in Tamara Allen's DOWNTIME, science is most definitely the tool used in this novel. Historical preservationist Susan Lennox and her teacher brother Neil find what amounts to a copper Faraday cage in a room in an old dilapidated house in ...

    This was a good story but it focused more on Neil's sister Susan and her time spent incarcerated in Bellevue than it did on Neil and Robin's story. Susan even gets her own romance with her adversary Joe McGowan. I did like the story but would have liked for Neil and Robin to have more ...

    A superior kindle freebie. I've got to admit that at times I found the plot a little confusing and I'm not entirely sure that the blurb on Amazon is entirely accurate (it mixes things up but maybe that's because of the time travelling LOL). Susan is a building preservationist, sh...

    I liked the characters of Neil and Robin, and I enjoyed the growing romance between them. Susan and Joe, when they finally got together, were also a good couple. The time travel part of the book was a bit confusing, but since I've read science fiction for forty years I've learned t...

  • Kim W
    Apr 27, 2014

    A fun time-travel adventure and two romances in one. (One gay, one het) So good. Recommended. ...

    This book was amazing and I couldn't put it down. More than that - it was FREE. Proper review to come soon. Oh...so I forgot to come back and review this! It is a fabulous story. I loved the time travel,I loved the characters (male & female), I loved the story line, I LOVED t...

    Tamara Allen is one of my favorite authors, but this book is a bit of a miss for me. I love her characters, as usual, and I love the setting of gilded age Manhattan. The relationships between Neil and Robin, and Joe and Susan, advanced at just the right pace. I didn't mind that there w...

    There has yet to be a book by Tamara Allen that I haven't liked. This one has Time Travel, some average looking people, Historic preservation and lots of good things. Along with a trip to a looney bin, the tombs. Very fun book to read Not much sex to speak of which is one thing I re...

    5 stars! 5 stars! 5 stars! I had a hard time putting this book down, and would literally have to force myself to turn off my NOOK and go to bed. Time travel? Ding! One of my favorites. Strong female MC? Ding! Ding! A wonderful m/m couple? Ding! Ding! Ding! I?m kicking myself for n...

    This was long, complicated and engaging. I liked the two pairs - Robyn and Neil were just geeky enough, just rumpled enough to be adorable, but they also went through a lot with the time travel and all. So they showed bravey and courage (in a rumnpled, geeky kind of way). Susan and ...

    Entrancing time travel. This book is very well written. Itkept me riveted the whole time with its twists and turns. A truly wonderful book. ...

    Uncharacteristically disjointed for this writer Warning: This review might contain what some people consider SPOILERS. Rating: 6/10 PROS: - I always enjoy stories in which characters from the past find themselves in present times and must navigate a world that is foreign to...

    3.5 At times I was biting my nails while reading this one. The asylum scenes were so real. I felt very nervous at how that would play out. But I also spent a lot of time questioning things. Mainly the responses of the people travelling through time. There was little to no disbe...

    I very much liked this book. It was an easy time travel book with no technical garbage. I loved that the main characters traveled back in time and got up to all sorts of trouble - including jail and a stint in an insane assilym. I loved it even more that they were able to meet up with ...

    A new Tamara Allen book (who wrote Downtime and The Only Gold!) Yay! ...

    Very good story line but I did worry they were all going to miss each other between the jumps. ...

    Amazon freebie 5.17.14 ...

    25 November 2014: $0.00 FREE on Kindle ...

    It's free on ARE and Smashwords! https://www.allromanceebooks.com/prod... http://www.smashwords.com/books/view/... ...

    I was hoping I would like this as much as I liked "Downtime" because that book was brilliant! Unfortunately, while this was good I didn't enjoy it as much. I did like Neil and Robin. I had a harder time with Susan and Joe. I never quite warmed to either of them. The jumping back...

    While arcane magic was the means for time travel in Tamara Allen's DOWNTIME, science is most definitely the tool used in this novel. Historical preservationist Susan Lennox and her teacher brother Neil find what amounts to a copper Faraday cage in a room in an old dilapidated house in ...

    This was a good story but it focused more on Neil's sister Susan and her time spent incarcerated in Bellevue than it did on Neil and Robin's story. Susan even gets her own romance with her adversary Joe McGowan. I did like the story but would have liked for Neil and Robin to have more ...

    A superior kindle freebie. I've got to admit that at times I found the plot a little confusing and I'm not entirely sure that the blurb on Amazon is entirely accurate (it mixes things up but maybe that's because of the time travelling LOL). Susan is a building preservationist, sh...

    I liked the characters of Neil and Robin, and I enjoyed the growing romance between them. Susan and Joe, when they finally got together, were also a good couple. The time travel part of the book was a bit confusing, but since I've read science fiction for forty years I've learned t...

    I liked this book way more than I thought I would, considering I'm not a fan of time travel. But Allen does a great job in that she doesn't try to get fancy and "explain" the mechanisms or repercussions of time travel. It's treated more like a magical anomaly and its left at that. I...

    I am a fan of the author's work. She writes late-19th and early 20th century soooo well. Her MCs are warm and likeable - I always end up caring deeply about what happens to them. And thus in this book, what works best are the settings and the MCs. I don't really mind that there is a br...

    I love time travel books and I thought this one was really good. The story was really exciting and Susan's ordeal in the past was truly distressing. I got a real appreciation for what it must have been like to be a woman in the 1880s. I had one real problem with this book (THIS IS ...

  • Alison
    Dec 07, 2014

    A fun time-travel adventure and two romances in one. (One gay, one het) So good. Recommended. ...

    This book was amazing and I couldn't put it down. More than that - it was FREE. Proper review to come soon. Oh...so I forgot to come back and review this! It is a fabulous story. I loved the time travel,I loved the characters (male & female), I loved the story line, I LOVED t...

    Tamara Allen is one of my favorite authors, but this book is a bit of a miss for me. I love her characters, as usual, and I love the setting of gilded age Manhattan. The relationships between Neil and Robin, and Joe and Susan, advanced at just the right pace. I didn't mind that there w...

    There has yet to be a book by Tamara Allen that I haven't liked. This one has Time Travel, some average looking people, Historic preservation and lots of good things. Along with a trip to a looney bin, the tombs. Very fun book to read Not much sex to speak of which is one thing I re...

    5 stars! 5 stars! 5 stars! I had a hard time putting this book down, and would literally have to force myself to turn off my NOOK and go to bed. Time travel? Ding! One of my favorites. Strong female MC? Ding! Ding! A wonderful m/m couple? Ding! Ding! Ding! I?m kicking myself for n...

    This was long, complicated and engaging. I liked the two pairs - Robyn and Neil were just geeky enough, just rumpled enough to be adorable, but they also went through a lot with the time travel and all. So they showed bravey and courage (in a rumnpled, geeky kind of way). Susan and ...

    Entrancing time travel. This book is very well written. Itkept me riveted the whole time with its twists and turns. A truly wonderful book. ...

    Uncharacteristically disjointed for this writer Warning: This review might contain what some people consider SPOILERS. Rating: 6/10 PROS: - I always enjoy stories in which characters from the past find themselves in present times and must navigate a world that is foreign to...

    3.5 At times I was biting my nails while reading this one. The asylum scenes were so real. I felt very nervous at how that would play out. But I also spent a lot of time questioning things. Mainly the responses of the people travelling through time. There was little to no disbe...

    I very much liked this book. It was an easy time travel book with no technical garbage. I loved that the main characters traveled back in time and got up to all sorts of trouble - including jail and a stint in an insane assilym. I loved it even more that they were able to meet up with ...

    A new Tamara Allen book (who wrote Downtime and The Only Gold!) Yay! ...

    Very good story line but I did worry they were all going to miss each other between the jumps. ...

    Amazon freebie 5.17.14 ...

    25 November 2014: $0.00 FREE on Kindle ...

    It's free on ARE and Smashwords! https://www.allromanceebooks.com/prod... http://www.smashwords.com/books/view/... ...

    I was hoping I would like this as much as I liked "Downtime" because that book was brilliant! Unfortunately, while this was good I didn't enjoy it as much. I did like Neil and Robin. I had a harder time with Susan and Joe. I never quite warmed to either of them. The jumping back...

    While arcane magic was the means for time travel in Tamara Allen's DOWNTIME, science is most definitely the tool used in this novel. Historical preservationist Susan Lennox and her teacher brother Neil find what amounts to a copper Faraday cage in a room in an old dilapidated house in ...

    This was a good story but it focused more on Neil's sister Susan and her time spent incarcerated in Bellevue than it did on Neil and Robin's story. Susan even gets her own romance with her adversary Joe McGowan. I did like the story but would have liked for Neil and Robin to have more ...

    A superior kindle freebie. I've got to admit that at times I found the plot a little confusing and I'm not entirely sure that the blurb on Amazon is entirely accurate (it mixes things up but maybe that's because of the time travelling LOL). Susan is a building preservationist, sh...

  • Vanessa North
    Apr 09, 2014

    A fun time-travel adventure and two romances in one. (One gay, one het) So good. Recommended. ...

  • Charly
    Mar 25, 2014

    A fun time-travel adventure and two romances in one. (One gay, one het) So good. Recommended. ...

    This book was amazing and I couldn't put it down. More than that - it was FREE. Proper review to come soon. Oh...so I forgot to come back and review this! It is a fabulous story. I loved the time travel,I loved the characters (male & female), I loved the story line, I LOVED t...

    Tamara Allen is one of my favorite authors, but this book is a bit of a miss for me. I love her characters, as usual, and I love the setting of gilded age Manhattan. The relationships between Neil and Robin, and Joe and Susan, advanced at just the right pace. I didn't mind that there w...

    There has yet to be a book by Tamara Allen that I haven't liked. This one has Time Travel, some average looking people, Historic preservation and lots of good things. Along with a trip to a looney bin, the tombs. Very fun book to read Not much sex to speak of which is one thing I re...

    5 stars! 5 stars! 5 stars! I had a hard time putting this book down, and would literally have to force myself to turn off my NOOK and go to bed. Time travel? Ding! One of my favorites. Strong female MC? Ding! Ding! A wonderful m/m couple? Ding! Ding! Ding! I?m kicking myself for n...

    This was long, complicated and engaging. I liked the two pairs - Robyn and Neil were just geeky enough, just rumpled enough to be adorable, but they also went through a lot with the time travel and all. So they showed bravey and courage (in a rumnpled, geeky kind of way). Susan and ...

    Entrancing time travel. This book is very well written. Itkept me riveted the whole time with its twists and turns. A truly wonderful book. ...

    Uncharacteristically disjointed for this writer Warning: This review might contain what some people consider SPOILERS. Rating: 6/10 PROS: - I always enjoy stories in which characters from the past find themselves in present times and must navigate a world that is foreign to...

  • Linda ~ chock full of hoot, just a little bit of nanny ~
    Jul 27, 2014

    A fun time-travel adventure and two romances in one. (One gay, one het) So good. Recommended. ...

    This book was amazing and I couldn't put it down. More than that - it was FREE. Proper review to come soon. Oh...so I forgot to come back and review this! It is a fabulous story. I loved the time travel,I loved the characters (male & female), I loved the story line, I LOVED t...

    Tamara Allen is one of my favorite authors, but this book is a bit of a miss for me. I love her characters, as usual, and I love the setting of gilded age Manhattan. The relationships between Neil and Robin, and Joe and Susan, advanced at just the right pace. I didn't mind that there w...

    There has yet to be a book by Tamara Allen that I haven't liked. This one has Time Travel, some average looking people, Historic preservation and lots of good things. Along with a trip to a looney bin, the tombs. Very fun book to read Not much sex to speak of which is one thing I re...

    5 stars! 5 stars! 5 stars! I had a hard time putting this book down, and would literally have to force myself to turn off my NOOK and go to bed. Time travel? Ding! One of my favorites. Strong female MC? Ding! Ding! A wonderful m/m couple? Ding! Ding! Ding! I?m kicking myself for n...

    This was long, complicated and engaging. I liked the two pairs - Robyn and Neil were just geeky enough, just rumpled enough to be adorable, but they also went through a lot with the time travel and all. So they showed bravey and courage (in a rumnpled, geeky kind of way). Susan and ...

    Entrancing time travel. This book is very well written. Itkept me riveted the whole time with its twists and turns. A truly wonderful book. ...

    Uncharacteristically disjointed for this writer Warning: This review might contain what some people consider SPOILERS. Rating: 6/10 PROS: - I always enjoy stories in which characters from the past find themselves in present times and must navigate a world that is foreign to...

    3.5 At times I was biting my nails while reading this one. The asylum scenes were so real. I felt very nervous at how that would play out. But I also spent a lot of time questioning things. Mainly the responses of the people travelling through time. There was little to no disbe...

    I very much liked this book. It was an easy time travel book with no technical garbage. I loved that the main characters traveled back in time and got up to all sorts of trouble - including jail and a stint in an insane assilym. I loved it even more that they were able to meet up with ...

    A new Tamara Allen book (who wrote Downtime and The Only Gold!) Yay! ...

    Very good story line but I did worry they were all going to miss each other between the jumps. ...

    Amazon freebie 5.17.14 ...

    25 November 2014: $0.00 FREE on Kindle ...

    It's free on ARE and Smashwords! https://www.allromanceebooks.com/prod... http://www.smashwords.com/books/view/... ...

    I was hoping I would like this as much as I liked "Downtime" because that book was brilliant! Unfortunately, while this was good I didn't enjoy it as much. I did like Neil and Robin. I had a harder time with Susan and Joe. I never quite warmed to either of them. The jumping back...

    While arcane magic was the means for time travel in Tamara Allen's DOWNTIME, science is most definitely the tool used in this novel. Historical preservationist Susan Lennox and her teacher brother Neil find what amounts to a copper Faraday cage in a room in an old dilapidated house in ...

    This was a good story but it focused more on Neil's sister Susan and her time spent incarcerated in Bellevue than it did on Neil and Robin's story. Susan even gets her own romance with her adversary Joe McGowan. I did like the story but would have liked for Neil and Robin to have more ...

    A superior kindle freebie. I've got to admit that at times I found the plot a little confusing and I'm not entirely sure that the blurb on Amazon is entirely accurate (it mixes things up but maybe that's because of the time travelling LOL). Susan is a building preservationist, sh...

    I liked the characters of Neil and Robin, and I enjoyed the growing romance between them. Susan and Joe, when they finally got together, were also a good couple. The time travel part of the book was a bit confusing, but since I've read science fiction for forty years I've learned t...

    I liked this book way more than I thought I would, considering I'm not a fan of time travel. But Allen does a great job in that she doesn't try to get fancy and "explain" the mechanisms or repercussions of time travel. It's treated more like a magical anomaly and its left at that. I...

    I am a fan of the author's work. She writes late-19th and early 20th century soooo well. Her MCs are warm and likeable - I always end up caring deeply about what happens to them. And thus in this book, what works best are the settings and the MCs. I don't really mind that there is a br...

    I love time travel books and I thought this one was really good. The story was really exciting and Susan's ordeal in the past was truly distressing. I got a real appreciation for what it must have been like to be a woman in the 1880s. I had one real problem with this book (THIS IS ...

    3.5 stars. Tamara Allen has a way of making the past come alive and it's no different here than in previous works of hers I've read. Readers hoping for lots of M/M and lots of sex, you won't find that here. There is some m/m as well as some m/f, no sex for either (not an issue for me b...

  • PaperMoon
    Mar 01, 2014

    A fun time-travel adventure and two romances in one. (One gay, one het) So good. Recommended. ...

    This book was amazing and I couldn't put it down. More than that - it was FREE. Proper review to come soon. Oh...so I forgot to come back and review this! It is a fabulous story. I loved the time travel,I loved the characters (male & female), I loved the story line, I LOVED t...

    Tamara Allen is one of my favorite authors, but this book is a bit of a miss for me. I love her characters, as usual, and I love the setting of gilded age Manhattan. The relationships between Neil and Robin, and Joe and Susan, advanced at just the right pace. I didn't mind that there w...

    There has yet to be a book by Tamara Allen that I haven't liked. This one has Time Travel, some average looking people, Historic preservation and lots of good things. Along with a trip to a looney bin, the tombs. Very fun book to read Not much sex to speak of which is one thing I re...

    5 stars! 5 stars! 5 stars! I had a hard time putting this book down, and would literally have to force myself to turn off my NOOK and go to bed. Time travel? Ding! One of my favorites. Strong female MC? Ding! Ding! A wonderful m/m couple? Ding! Ding! Ding! I?m kicking myself for n...

    This was long, complicated and engaging. I liked the two pairs - Robyn and Neil were just geeky enough, just rumpled enough to be adorable, but they also went through a lot with the time travel and all. So they showed bravey and courage (in a rumnpled, geeky kind of way). Susan and ...

    Entrancing time travel. This book is very well written. Itkept me riveted the whole time with its twists and turns. A truly wonderful book. ...

    Uncharacteristically disjointed for this writer Warning: This review might contain what some people consider SPOILERS. Rating: 6/10 PROS: - I always enjoy stories in which characters from the past find themselves in present times and must navigate a world that is foreign to...

    3.5 At times I was biting my nails while reading this one. The asylum scenes were so real. I felt very nervous at how that would play out. But I also spent a lot of time questioning things. Mainly the responses of the people travelling through time. There was little to no disbe...

    I very much liked this book. It was an easy time travel book with no technical garbage. I loved that the main characters traveled back in time and got up to all sorts of trouble - including jail and a stint in an insane assilym. I loved it even more that they were able to meet up with ...

    A new Tamara Allen book (who wrote Downtime and The Only Gold!) Yay! ...

    Very good story line but I did worry they were all going to miss each other between the jumps. ...

    Amazon freebie 5.17.14 ...

    25 November 2014: $0.00 FREE on Kindle ...

    It's free on ARE and Smashwords! https://www.allromanceebooks.com/prod... http://www.smashwords.com/books/view/... ...

    I was hoping I would like this as much as I liked "Downtime" because that book was brilliant! Unfortunately, while this was good I didn't enjoy it as much. I did like Neil and Robin. I had a harder time with Susan and Joe. I never quite warmed to either of them. The jumping back...

    While arcane magic was the means for time travel in Tamara Allen's DOWNTIME, science is most definitely the tool used in this novel. Historical preservationist Susan Lennox and her teacher brother Neil find what amounts to a copper Faraday cage in a room in an old dilapidated house in ...

    This was a good story but it focused more on Neil's sister Susan and her time spent incarcerated in Bellevue than it did on Neil and Robin's story. Susan even gets her own romance with her adversary Joe McGowan. I did like the story but would have liked for Neil and Robin to have more ...

    A superior kindle freebie. I've got to admit that at times I found the plot a little confusing and I'm not entirely sure that the blurb on Amazon is entirely accurate (it mixes things up but maybe that's because of the time travelling LOL). Susan is a building preservationist, sh...

    I liked the characters of Neil and Robin, and I enjoyed the growing romance between them. Susan and Joe, when they finally got together, were also a good couple. The time travel part of the book was a bit confusing, but since I've read science fiction for forty years I've learned t...

    I liked this book way more than I thought I would, considering I'm not a fan of time travel. But Allen does a great job in that she doesn't try to get fancy and "explain" the mechanisms or repercussions of time travel. It's treated more like a magical anomaly and its left at that. I...

    I am a fan of the author's work. She writes late-19th and early 20th century soooo well. Her MCs are warm and likeable - I always end up caring deeply about what happens to them. And thus in this book, what works best are the settings and the MCs. I don't really mind that there is a br...

  • Christopher Moss
    Apr 02, 2014

    A fun time-travel adventure and two romances in one. (One gay, one het) So good. Recommended. ...

    This book was amazing and I couldn't put it down. More than that - it was FREE. Proper review to come soon. Oh...so I forgot to come back and review this! It is a fabulous story. I loved the time travel,I loved the characters (male & female), I loved the story line, I LOVED t...

    Tamara Allen is one of my favorite authors, but this book is a bit of a miss for me. I love her characters, as usual, and I love the setting of gilded age Manhattan. The relationships between Neil and Robin, and Joe and Susan, advanced at just the right pace. I didn't mind that there w...

    There has yet to be a book by Tamara Allen that I haven't liked. This one has Time Travel, some average looking people, Historic preservation and lots of good things. Along with a trip to a looney bin, the tombs. Very fun book to read Not much sex to speak of which is one thing I re...

    5 stars! 5 stars! 5 stars! I had a hard time putting this book down, and would literally have to force myself to turn off my NOOK and go to bed. Time travel? Ding! One of my favorites. Strong female MC? Ding! Ding! A wonderful m/m couple? Ding! Ding! Ding! I?m kicking myself for n...

    This was long, complicated and engaging. I liked the two pairs - Robyn and Neil were just geeky enough, just rumpled enough to be adorable, but they also went through a lot with the time travel and all. So they showed bravey and courage (in a rumnpled, geeky kind of way). Susan and ...

    Entrancing time travel. This book is very well written. Itkept me riveted the whole time with its twists and turns. A truly wonderful book. ...

    Uncharacteristically disjointed for this writer Warning: This review might contain what some people consider SPOILERS. Rating: 6/10 PROS: - I always enjoy stories in which characters from the past find themselves in present times and must navigate a world that is foreign to...

    3.5 At times I was biting my nails while reading this one. The asylum scenes were so real. I felt very nervous at how that would play out. But I also spent a lot of time questioning things. Mainly the responses of the people travelling through time. There was little to no disbe...

    I very much liked this book. It was an easy time travel book with no technical garbage. I loved that the main characters traveled back in time and got up to all sorts of trouble - including jail and a stint in an insane assilym. I loved it even more that they were able to meet up with ...

    A new Tamara Allen book (who wrote Downtime and The Only Gold!) Yay! ...

    Very good story line but I did worry they were all going to miss each other between the jumps. ...

    Amazon freebie 5.17.14 ...

    25 November 2014: $0.00 FREE on Kindle ...

    It's free on ARE and Smashwords! https://www.allromanceebooks.com/prod... http://www.smashwords.com/books/view/... ...

    I was hoping I would like this as much as I liked "Downtime" because that book was brilliant! Unfortunately, while this was good I didn't enjoy it as much. I did like Neil and Robin. I had a harder time with Susan and Joe. I never quite warmed to either of them. The jumping back...

    While arcane magic was the means for time travel in Tamara Allen's DOWNTIME, science is most definitely the tool used in this novel. Historical preservationist Susan Lennox and her teacher brother Neil find what amounts to a copper Faraday cage in a room in an old dilapidated house in ...

  • Lori
    Jul 17, 2014

    A fun time-travel adventure and two romances in one. (One gay, one het) So good. Recommended. ...

    This book was amazing and I couldn't put it down. More than that - it was FREE. Proper review to come soon. Oh...so I forgot to come back and review this! It is a fabulous story. I loved the time travel,I loved the characters (male & female), I loved the story line, I LOVED t...

  • Rick
    Jul 06, 2014

    A fun time-travel adventure and two romances in one. (One gay, one het) So good. Recommended. ...

    This book was amazing and I couldn't put it down. More than that - it was FREE. Proper review to come soon. Oh...so I forgot to come back and review this! It is a fabulous story. I loved the time travel,I loved the characters (male & female), I loved the story line, I LOVED t...

    Tamara Allen is one of my favorite authors, but this book is a bit of a miss for me. I love her characters, as usual, and I love the setting of gilded age Manhattan. The relationships between Neil and Robin, and Joe and Susan, advanced at just the right pace. I didn't mind that there w...

    There has yet to be a book by Tamara Allen that I haven't liked. This one has Time Travel, some average looking people, Historic preservation and lots of good things. Along with a trip to a looney bin, the tombs. Very fun book to read Not much sex to speak of which is one thing I re...

  • Karen
    Mar 01, 2014

    A fun time-travel adventure and two romances in one. (One gay, one het) So good. Recommended. ...

    This book was amazing and I couldn't put it down. More than that - it was FREE. Proper review to come soon. Oh...so I forgot to come back and review this! It is a fabulous story. I loved the time travel,I loved the characters (male & female), I loved the story line, I LOVED t...

    Tamara Allen is one of my favorite authors, but this book is a bit of a miss for me. I love her characters, as usual, and I love the setting of gilded age Manhattan. The relationships between Neil and Robin, and Joe and Susan, advanced at just the right pace. I didn't mind that there w...

  • Kathryn
    Aug 05, 2014

    A fun time-travel adventure and two romances in one. (One gay, one het) So good. Recommended. ...

    This book was amazing and I couldn't put it down. More than that - it was FREE. Proper review to come soon. Oh...so I forgot to come back and review this! It is a fabulous story. I loved the time travel,I loved the characters (male & female), I loved the story line, I LOVED t...

    Tamara Allen is one of my favorite authors, but this book is a bit of a miss for me. I love her characters, as usual, and I love the setting of gilded age Manhattan. The relationships between Neil and Robin, and Joe and Susan, advanced at just the right pace. I didn't mind that there w...

    There has yet to be a book by Tamara Allen that I haven't liked. This one has Time Travel, some average looking people, Historic preservation and lots of good things. Along with a trip to a looney bin, the tombs. Very fun book to read Not much sex to speak of which is one thing I re...

    5 stars! 5 stars! 5 stars! I had a hard time putting this book down, and would literally have to force myself to turn off my NOOK and go to bed. Time travel? Ding! One of my favorites. Strong female MC? Ding! Ding! A wonderful m/m couple? Ding! Ding! Ding! I?m kicking myself for n...

    This was long, complicated and engaging. I liked the two pairs - Robyn and Neil were just geeky enough, just rumpled enough to be adorable, but they also went through a lot with the time travel and all. So they showed bravey and courage (in a rumnpled, geeky kind of way). Susan and ...

    Entrancing time travel. This book is very well written. Itkept me riveted the whole time with its twists and turns. A truly wonderful book. ...

    Uncharacteristically disjointed for this writer Warning: This review might contain what some people consider SPOILERS. Rating: 6/10 PROS: - I always enjoy stories in which characters from the past find themselves in present times and must navigate a world that is foreign to...

    3.5 At times I was biting my nails while reading this one. The asylum scenes were so real. I felt very nervous at how that would play out. But I also spent a lot of time questioning things. Mainly the responses of the people travelling through time. There was little to no disbe...

    I very much liked this book. It was an easy time travel book with no technical garbage. I loved that the main characters traveled back in time and got up to all sorts of trouble - including jail and a stint in an insane assilym. I loved it even more that they were able to meet up with ...

  • Teresa Cate
    Sep 11, 2014

    A fun time-travel adventure and two romances in one. (One gay, one het) So good. Recommended. ...

    This book was amazing and I couldn't put it down. More than that - it was FREE. Proper review to come soon. Oh...so I forgot to come back and review this! It is a fabulous story. I loved the time travel,I loved the characters (male & female), I loved the story line, I LOVED t...

    Tamara Allen is one of my favorite authors, but this book is a bit of a miss for me. I love her characters, as usual, and I love the setting of gilded age Manhattan. The relationships between Neil and Robin, and Joe and Susan, advanced at just the right pace. I didn't mind that there w...

    There has yet to be a book by Tamara Allen that I haven't liked. This one has Time Travel, some average looking people, Historic preservation and lots of good things. Along with a trip to a looney bin, the tombs. Very fun book to read Not much sex to speak of which is one thing I re...

    5 stars! 5 stars! 5 stars! I had a hard time putting this book down, and would literally have to force myself to turn off my NOOK and go to bed. Time travel? Ding! One of my favorites. Strong female MC? Ding! Ding! A wonderful m/m couple? Ding! Ding! Ding! I?m kicking myself for n...

    This was long, complicated and engaging. I liked the two pairs - Robyn and Neil were just geeky enough, just rumpled enough to be adorable, but they also went through a lot with the time travel and all. So they showed bravey and courage (in a rumnpled, geeky kind of way). Susan and ...

    Entrancing time travel. This book is very well written. Itkept me riveted the whole time with its twists and turns. A truly wonderful book. ...

  • Heidi Dover
    Apr 08, 2015

    A fun time-travel adventure and two romances in one. (One gay, one het) So good. Recommended. ...

    This book was amazing and I couldn't put it down. More than that - it was FREE. Proper review to come soon. Oh...so I forgot to come back and review this! It is a fabulous story. I loved the time travel,I loved the characters (male & female), I loved the story line, I LOVED t...

    Tamara Allen is one of my favorite authors, but this book is a bit of a miss for me. I love her characters, as usual, and I love the setting of gilded age Manhattan. The relationships between Neil and Robin, and Joe and Susan, advanced at just the right pace. I didn't mind that there w...

    There has yet to be a book by Tamara Allen that I haven't liked. This one has Time Travel, some average looking people, Historic preservation and lots of good things. Along with a trip to a looney bin, the tombs. Very fun book to read Not much sex to speak of which is one thing I re...

    5 stars! 5 stars! 5 stars! I had a hard time putting this book down, and would literally have to force myself to turn off my NOOK and go to bed. Time travel? Ding! One of my favorites. Strong female MC? Ding! Ding! A wonderful m/m couple? Ding! Ding! Ding! I?m kicking myself for n...

    This was long, complicated and engaging. I liked the two pairs - Robyn and Neil were just geeky enough, just rumpled enough to be adorable, but they also went through a lot with the time travel and all. So they showed bravey and courage (in a rumnpled, geeky kind of way). Susan and ...

    Entrancing time travel. This book is very well written. Itkept me riveted the whole time with its twists and turns. A truly wonderful book. ...

    Uncharacteristically disjointed for this writer Warning: This review might contain what some people consider SPOILERS. Rating: 6/10 PROS: - I always enjoy stories in which characters from the past find themselves in present times and must navigate a world that is foreign to...

    3.5 At times I was biting my nails while reading this one. The asylum scenes were so real. I felt very nervous at how that would play out. But I also spent a lot of time questioning things. Mainly the responses of the people travelling through time. There was little to no disbe...

    I very much liked this book. It was an easy time travel book with no technical garbage. I loved that the main characters traveled back in time and got up to all sorts of trouble - including jail and a stint in an insane assilym. I loved it even more that they were able to meet up with ...

    A new Tamara Allen book (who wrote Downtime and The Only Gold!) Yay! ...

    Very good story line but I did worry they were all going to miss each other between the jumps. ...

    Amazon freebie 5.17.14 ...

    25 November 2014: $0.00 FREE on Kindle ...

    It's free on ARE and Smashwords! https://www.allromanceebooks.com/prod... http://www.smashwords.com/books/view/... ...

    I was hoping I would like this as much as I liked "Downtime" because that book was brilliant! Unfortunately, while this was good I didn't enjoy it as much. I did like Neil and Robin. I had a harder time with Susan and Joe. I never quite warmed to either of them. The jumping back...

    While arcane magic was the means for time travel in Tamara Allen's DOWNTIME, science is most definitely the tool used in this novel. Historical preservationist Susan Lennox and her teacher brother Neil find what amounts to a copper Faraday cage in a room in an old dilapidated house in ...

    This was a good story but it focused more on Neil's sister Susan and her time spent incarcerated in Bellevue than it did on Neil and Robin's story. Susan even gets her own romance with her adversary Joe McGowan. I did like the story but would have liked for Neil and Robin to have more ...

    A superior kindle freebie. I've got to admit that at times I found the plot a little confusing and I'm not entirely sure that the blurb on Amazon is entirely accurate (it mixes things up but maybe that's because of the time travelling LOL). Susan is a building preservationist, sh...

    I liked the characters of Neil and Robin, and I enjoyed the growing romance between them. Susan and Joe, when they finally got together, were also a good couple. The time travel part of the book was a bit confusing, but since I've read science fiction for forty years I've learned t...

    I liked this book way more than I thought I would, considering I'm not a fan of time travel. But Allen does a great job in that she doesn't try to get fancy and "explain" the mechanisms or repercussions of time travel. It's treated more like a magical anomaly and its left at that. I...

    I am a fan of the author's work. She writes late-19th and early 20th century soooo well. Her MCs are warm and likeable - I always end up caring deeply about what happens to them. And thus in this book, what works best are the settings and the MCs. I don't really mind that there is a br...

    I love time travel books and I thought this one was really good. The story was really exciting and Susan's ordeal in the past was truly distressing. I got a real appreciation for what it must have been like to be a woman in the 1880s. I had one real problem with this book (THIS IS ...

    3.5 stars. Tamara Allen has a way of making the past come alive and it's no different here than in previous works of hers I've read. Readers hoping for lots of M/M and lots of sex, you won't find that here. There is some m/m as well as some m/f, no sex for either (not an issue for me b...

    Time travel romance with a m/f and a m/m couple. It was okay, not Allen's best by any means. I was super unhappy at how the female character, when timetraveling to 1880-whatever, was immediately shuffled off to Bellevue/Blackwell's (I mean, yes, that's one possible outcome, but one,...

    Bummer because I usually love Tamara Allen's stories. This was just all over the place, hard to follow, hard to care about, somewhat disjointed. I made it about halfway through, tried to skim the rest, but just couldn't. ...

  • MyzanM
    Sep 09, 2018

    A fun time-travel adventure and two romances in one. (One gay, one het) So good. Recommended. ...

    This book was amazing and I couldn't put it down. More than that - it was FREE. Proper review to come soon. Oh...so I forgot to come back and review this! It is a fabulous story. I loved the time travel,I loved the characters (male & female), I loved the story line, I LOVED t...

    Tamara Allen is one of my favorite authors, but this book is a bit of a miss for me. I love her characters, as usual, and I love the setting of gilded age Manhattan. The relationships between Neil and Robin, and Joe and Susan, advanced at just the right pace. I didn't mind that there w...

    There has yet to be a book by Tamara Allen that I haven't liked. This one has Time Travel, some average looking people, Historic preservation and lots of good things. Along with a trip to a looney bin, the tombs. Very fun book to read Not much sex to speak of which is one thing I re...

    5 stars! 5 stars! 5 stars! I had a hard time putting this book down, and would literally have to force myself to turn off my NOOK and go to bed. Time travel? Ding! One of my favorites. Strong female MC? Ding! Ding! A wonderful m/m couple? Ding! Ding! Ding! I?m kicking myself for n...

    This was long, complicated and engaging. I liked the two pairs - Robyn and Neil were just geeky enough, just rumpled enough to be adorable, but they also went through a lot with the time travel and all. So they showed bravey and courage (in a rumnpled, geeky kind of way). Susan and ...

    Entrancing time travel. This book is very well written. Itkept me riveted the whole time with its twists and turns. A truly wonderful book. ...

    Uncharacteristically disjointed for this writer Warning: This review might contain what some people consider SPOILERS. Rating: 6/10 PROS: - I always enjoy stories in which characters from the past find themselves in present times and must navigate a world that is foreign to...

    3.5 At times I was biting my nails while reading this one. The asylum scenes were so real. I felt very nervous at how that would play out. But I also spent a lot of time questioning things. Mainly the responses of the people travelling through time. There was little to no disbe...

    I very much liked this book. It was an easy time travel book with no technical garbage. I loved that the main characters traveled back in time and got up to all sorts of trouble - including jail and a stint in an insane assilym. I loved it even more that they were able to meet up with ...

    A new Tamara Allen book (who wrote Downtime and The Only Gold!) Yay! ...

    Very good story line but I did worry they were all going to miss each other between the jumps. ...

    Amazon freebie 5.17.14 ...

    25 November 2014: $0.00 FREE on Kindle ...

    It's free on ARE and Smashwords! https://www.allromanceebooks.com/prod... http://www.smashwords.com/books/view/... ...

    I was hoping I would like this as much as I liked "Downtime" because that book was brilliant! Unfortunately, while this was good I didn't enjoy it as much. I did like Neil and Robin. I had a harder time with Susan and Joe. I never quite warmed to either of them. The jumping back...

  • Aussie54
    Sep 13, 2014

    A fun time-travel adventure and two romances in one. (One gay, one het) So good. Recommended. ...

    This book was amazing and I couldn't put it down. More than that - it was FREE. Proper review to come soon. Oh...so I forgot to come back and review this! It is a fabulous story. I loved the time travel,I loved the characters (male & female), I loved the story line, I LOVED t...

    Tamara Allen is one of my favorite authors, but this book is a bit of a miss for me. I love her characters, as usual, and I love the setting of gilded age Manhattan. The relationships between Neil and Robin, and Joe and Susan, advanced at just the right pace. I didn't mind that there w...

    There has yet to be a book by Tamara Allen that I haven't liked. This one has Time Travel, some average looking people, Historic preservation and lots of good things. Along with a trip to a looney bin, the tombs. Very fun book to read Not much sex to speak of which is one thing I re...

    5 stars! 5 stars! 5 stars! I had a hard time putting this book down, and would literally have to force myself to turn off my NOOK and go to bed. Time travel? Ding! One of my favorites. Strong female MC? Ding! Ding! A wonderful m/m couple? Ding! Ding! Ding! I?m kicking myself for n...

    This was long, complicated and engaging. I liked the two pairs - Robyn and Neil were just geeky enough, just rumpled enough to be adorable, but they also went through a lot with the time travel and all. So they showed bravey and courage (in a rumnpled, geeky kind of way). Susan and ...

    Entrancing time travel. This book is very well written. Itkept me riveted the whole time with its twists and turns. A truly wonderful book. ...

    Uncharacteristically disjointed for this writer Warning: This review might contain what some people consider SPOILERS. Rating: 6/10 PROS: - I always enjoy stories in which characters from the past find themselves in present times and must navigate a world that is foreign to...

    3.5 At times I was biting my nails while reading this one. The asylum scenes were so real. I felt very nervous at how that would play out. But I also spent a lot of time questioning things. Mainly the responses of the people travelling through time. There was little to no disbe...

    I very much liked this book. It was an easy time travel book with no technical garbage. I loved that the main characters traveled back in time and got up to all sorts of trouble - including jail and a stint in an insane assilym. I loved it even more that they were able to meet up with ...

    A new Tamara Allen book (who wrote Downtime and The Only Gold!) Yay! ...

    Very good story line but I did worry they were all going to miss each other between the jumps. ...

    Amazon freebie 5.17.14 ...

    25 November 2014: $0.00 FREE on Kindle ...

    It's free on ARE and Smashwords! https://www.allromanceebooks.com/prod... http://www.smashwords.com/books/view/... ...

    I was hoping I would like this as much as I liked "Downtime" because that book was brilliant! Unfortunately, while this was good I didn't enjoy it as much. I did like Neil and Robin. I had a harder time with Susan and Joe. I never quite warmed to either of them. The jumping back...

    While arcane magic was the means for time travel in Tamara Allen's DOWNTIME, science is most definitely the tool used in this novel. Historical preservationist Susan Lennox and her teacher brother Neil find what amounts to a copper Faraday cage in a room in an old dilapidated house in ...

    This was a good story but it focused more on Neil's sister Susan and her time spent incarcerated in Bellevue than it did on Neil and Robin's story. Susan even gets her own romance with her adversary Joe McGowan. I did like the story but would have liked for Neil and Robin to have more ...

    A superior kindle freebie. I've got to admit that at times I found the plot a little confusing and I'm not entirely sure that the blurb on Amazon is entirely accurate (it mixes things up but maybe that's because of the time travelling LOL). Susan is a building preservationist, sh...

    I liked the characters of Neil and Robin, and I enjoyed the growing romance between them. Susan and Joe, when they finally got together, were also a good couple. The time travel part of the book was a bit confusing, but since I've read science fiction for forty years I've learned t...

    I liked this book way more than I thought I would, considering I'm not a fan of time travel. But Allen does a great job in that she doesn't try to get fancy and "explain" the mechanisms or repercussions of time travel. It's treated more like a magical anomaly and its left at that. I...

    I am a fan of the author's work. She writes late-19th and early 20th century soooo well. Her MCs are warm and likeable - I always end up caring deeply about what happens to them. And thus in this book, what works best are the settings and the MCs. I don't really mind that there is a br...

    I love time travel books and I thought this one was really good. The story was really exciting and Susan's ordeal in the past was truly distressing. I got a real appreciation for what it must have been like to be a woman in the 1880s. I had one real problem with this book (THIS IS ...

    3.5 stars. Tamara Allen has a way of making the past come alive and it's no different here than in previous works of hers I've read. Readers hoping for lots of M/M and lots of sex, you won't find that here. There is some m/m as well as some m/f, no sex for either (not an issue for me b...

    Time travel romance with a m/f and a m/m couple. It was okay, not Allen's best by any means. I was super unhappy at how the female character, when timetraveling to 1880-whatever, was immediately shuffled off to Bellevue/Blackwell's (I mean, yes, that's one possible outcome, but one,...

    Bummer because I usually love Tamara Allen's stories. This was just all over the place, hard to follow, hard to care about, somewhat disjointed. I made it about halfway through, tried to skim the rest, but just couldn't. ...

    I gave this two and a half stars, because I was interested enough to want to see what happened at the end. Unfortunately, I found it all very confusing, and didn't have any emotional attachment to the characters. ...

  • Fritz42
    Jun 06, 2015

    A fun time-travel adventure and two romances in one. (One gay, one het) So good. Recommended. ...

    This book was amazing and I couldn't put it down. More than that - it was FREE. Proper review to come soon. Oh...so I forgot to come back and review this! It is a fabulous story. I loved the time travel,I loved the characters (male & female), I loved the story line, I LOVED t...

    Tamara Allen is one of my favorite authors, but this book is a bit of a miss for me. I love her characters, as usual, and I love the setting of gilded age Manhattan. The relationships between Neil and Robin, and Joe and Susan, advanced at just the right pace. I didn't mind that there w...

    There has yet to be a book by Tamara Allen that I haven't liked. This one has Time Travel, some average looking people, Historic preservation and lots of good things. Along with a trip to a looney bin, the tombs. Very fun book to read Not much sex to speak of which is one thing I re...

    5 stars! 5 stars! 5 stars! I had a hard time putting this book down, and would literally have to force myself to turn off my NOOK and go to bed. Time travel? Ding! One of my favorites. Strong female MC? Ding! Ding! A wonderful m/m couple? Ding! Ding! Ding! I?m kicking myself for n...

  • Pjm12
    Feb 28, 2014

    A fun time-travel adventure and two romances in one. (One gay, one het) So good. Recommended. ...

    This book was amazing and I couldn't put it down. More than that - it was FREE. Proper review to come soon. Oh...so I forgot to come back and review this! It is a fabulous story. I loved the time travel,I loved the characters (male & female), I loved the story line, I LOVED t...

    Tamara Allen is one of my favorite authors, but this book is a bit of a miss for me. I love her characters, as usual, and I love the setting of gilded age Manhattan. The relationships between Neil and Robin, and Joe and Susan, advanced at just the right pace. I didn't mind that there w...

    There has yet to be a book by Tamara Allen that I haven't liked. This one has Time Travel, some average looking people, Historic preservation and lots of good things. Along with a trip to a looney bin, the tombs. Very fun book to read Not much sex to speak of which is one thing I re...

    5 stars! 5 stars! 5 stars! I had a hard time putting this book down, and would literally have to force myself to turn off my NOOK and go to bed. Time travel? Ding! One of my favorites. Strong female MC? Ding! Ding! A wonderful m/m couple? Ding! Ding! Ding! I?m kicking myself for n...

    This was long, complicated and engaging. I liked the two pairs - Robyn and Neil were just geeky enough, just rumpled enough to be adorable, but they also went through a lot with the time travel and all. So they showed bravey and courage (in a rumnpled, geeky kind of way). Susan and ...