Vortex

A Tempest Novel

The Tempest Trilogy (Volume 2 of 3)

Julie Cross

St. Martin's Griffin/Thomas Dunne Books

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Julie Cross's Vortex is the thrilling second installment of the Tempest series, in which the world hangs in the balance as a lovelorn Jackson must choose who to save

Jackson Meyer has thrown himself into his role as an agent for Tempest, the shadowy division of the CIA that handles all time-travel-related threats. Despite his heartbreak at losing the love of his life, Jackson has proved himself to be an excellent agent. However, after an accidental run in with Holly—the girl he altered history to save—Jackson is once again reminded of what he's lost. And when Eyewall, an opposing division of the CIA, emerges, Jackson and his fellow agents not only find themselves under attack, but Jackson begins to discover that the world around him has changed and someone knows about his erased relationship with Holly, putting both their lives at risk all over again.

 

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CHAPTER ONE
 

JUNE 8, 2009, 6:30 A.M.
I could hear my heart pounding, even over the volume of the helicopter. Judging distance and memorizing images of our surroundings were skills I’d learned to use to my advantage during the past two and a half months of Tempest training. But today they had taken away my sight. And by “they,” I mean Chief Marshall.
After an hour of their obvious diversions and turning the helicopter in circles to confuse us, I was seriously ready for a time jump … somewhere calm and on the ground.

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Praise for Vortex

“It will be difficult waiting another year for the next installment of Jackson Meyer and his time travels. But like me, fans will wait anxiously and hope that Cross continues to treat us to the roller coaster ride that is life with the time traveling, teenage CIA agent - Jackson Meyer.”
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“Fans of Cross’s debut novel, Tempest, will love returning to the time-jumping adventures of Jackson Meyer. In this trilogy second, the exciting story picks up almost where it left off, so newcomers may be a bit lost at first. Expect a thrill a minute as Jackson discovers he’s even more special than he initially thought.”
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Praise for Tempest:
“Readers will want to time travel to early 2013 to read book No. 2 in this fast-paced and inventive series.” —Los Angeles Times

“One of my favorite books of 2012.” —EW.com

"A surprising emotional punch that leaves you wanting to leap into the future to devour the upcoming sequel." —Entertainment Weekly

"The characters are . . . complex and distinct, they will work their way into readers’ hearts and stay with them long after the book is finished.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred)

"It’s a story packed with moments both tender and electric—Cross’s zippy writing and fresh plot are an exhilarating combination." —Publishers Weekly


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About the Author

Julie Cross

JULIE CROSS lives in central Illinois with her husband and three children. She never considered writing professionally until May of 2009. Since then, she hasn’t gone a day without writing. Tempest was her first novel.

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Vortex
A Tempest Novel
Julie Cross

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St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin/Thomas Dunne Books
January 2013
e-Book Agency
ISBN: 9781250020727
ISBN10: 1250020727
Young Adult Fiction352 pages
Age Range: 14 to 18
Grade Range: 9 to 12
$7.12

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Macmillan Audio
January 2013
Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9781427229540
ISBN10: 1427229546
Audio Run Time: 11:00
Age Range: 14 to 18
Grade Range: 9 and up
$39.99

Unabridged Digital Audio

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Macmillan Audio
January 2013
Unabridged Digital Audio
ISBN: 9781427237347
ISBN10: 1427237344
9 CDs, 11 hours
Age Range: 14 to 18
Grade Range: 9 and up
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St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin/Thomas Dunne Books
January 2013
Hardcover
ISBN: 9780312568900
ISBN10: 0312568908
Young Adult Fiction
5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 368 pages
Age Range: 14 to 18
Grade Range: 9 to 12
$18.99

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Trade Paperback
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin/Thomas Dunne Books
December 2013
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781250044785
ISBN10: 1250044782
Young Adult Fiction
5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 384 pages
Age Range: 14 to 18
Grade Range: 9 to 12
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