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Jaclyn the Ripper

Jaclyn the Ripper

Karl Alexander

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In Time After Time, H.G. Wells used his time machine to chase after Jack the Ripper who was on a killing spree in 1979 San Francisco. After H.G. met Amy Catherine Robbins, the love of his life, and banished the serial killer to the indefinite future, H.G. and Amy returned to 1893 London, believing they could live happily ever after.

But that wasn't the end of the story. In Jaclyn the Ripper, Amy returns to the present to tell her parents what happened to their missing daughter, accidentally freeing Jack from his prison in the far future while also transforming Jack into a woman. Jaclyn the Ripper sets out on a new killing spree in 2010 Los Angeles, vowing revenge on H.G. and Amy.

H.G. follows Amy to modern L.A., but neither he nor Amy knows Jaclyn is on their trail. In the brave new world of the new millennium, H.G. must navigate a world of cell phones, the internet, and identity theft and find his wayward wife . . . before the Ripper slays her. With the panache, excitement, and thrills that made Time After Time so popular, Karl Alexander has penned another winning tale of Wells: author, inventor, and unlikely hero.



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4:53 A.M., Sunday, June 20, 2010
Flash.
The West Pavilion of the J. Paul Getty Museum exploded silently from within, obliterating the darkness, rendering the night instantly translucent like an overexposed negative. A millisecond later,...

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“Alexander's novel is everything you'd expect in a sequel to Time After Time. The sweep of history through time travel is dazzling, the characters are beautifully rendered, and the story has twists and turns that only Karl Alexander can muster. He's a deft and observant writer. This book is a delight to read.” —T. Jefferson Parker, author of The Renegades and L.A. Outlaws

“The use of historical personalities is neatly interlocked.” —Kirkus Reviews on 'Time After Time'

“Alexander has produced a nifty, fresh and clever combination of romance, humor, suspense and a touch of science fiction. And it's just his first novel.” —Santa Barbara News-Press on 'Time After Time'

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