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Sideswiped
     

Sideswiped

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by Kim Harrison
 
Don’t miss this thrilling first look into the elite world of Peri Reed, government agency operative extraordinaire, and catch more of her character in The Drafter, the first book in the all-new suspense trilogy from #1 New York Times bestselling author Kim Harrison.

Every hero, even the accidental ones, have a beginning.

Overview

Don’t miss this thrilling first look into the elite world of Peri Reed, government agency operative extraordinaire, and catch more of her character in The Drafter, the first book in the all-new suspense trilogy from #1 New York Times bestselling author Kim Harrison.

Every hero, even the accidental ones, have a beginning.

Silas’s radical theory that drafters are not replaying time as much as they are temporarily sliding into an alternate universe has never been well-received, but frankly, the darling of Opti’s research has enough clout not to care, until a professor with a grudge tries to put a permanent end to it. Love can’t alter time, and sometimes, even being able to rub out a single mistake isn’t enough…

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781501134241
Publisher:
Pocket Star
Publication date:
08/10/2015
Series:
Peri Reed Chronicles
Sold by:
SIMON & SCHUSTER
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
50
Sales rank:
8,495
File size:
3 MB

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Meet the Author

Kim Harrison, author of the #1 New York Times bestselling Hollows series, was born in Detroit and, after gaining her bachelor’s degree in the sciences, she moved to South Carolina, where she remained until recently returning to Michigan because she missed the snow. When not at her desk, Kim is most likely to be found landscaping her new/old Victorian home, in the garden, or out on the links.

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Sideswiped 4.1 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 15 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I loved this story. It helped me understand what was coming in the series. Love the characters, the tech and the unique alternate world.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I'm really going to miss the Hollow Series, but I loved Sideswiped, and look forward to reading The Drafter! Sideswiped is a great combination of suspense/thriller/futuristic sci-fi...and I can't wait to see where the books in this trilogy will take me.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great little prequel. Set everything up just fine.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
First part of book hard to follow giving me a poor attitude regarding the rest of the story. I loved the Hollows series and was engaged in the story along with caring about the characters from the start. Maybe if I had read this before reading the Hollows I wouldn't of had such high expectations because this no where near as good as the Hollows. I'm going to go back and reread all the Hollows books again to remind how the Author was before this book came out.
ChristineLee More than 1 year ago
I have been a huge fan of Kim Harrison's since the first time I picked up Dead Witch Walking, and though we've bid farewell to The Hollows, we say hello to Peri Reed. In Sideswiped, Kim has introduced a new world, where some people can reset time, and others can change memories. The detail in the world building, and the characters, was phenomenal, and I cannot wait to read more!
imbrium More than 1 year ago
SmalltownSR More than 1 year ago
Fantastic, I definitely want to read Drafter.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
WolfFaerie17 More than 1 year ago
Dr. Silas Denier is a drafter but has been relegated to being a lab rat. His inventions earning his place for his theories. He has a new theory about drafting. Silas loves Summer yet fears their relationship is going to end soon. Summer's drafter partner Allen is an anchor and also Silas's best friend. Professor Milo is holding a test for several drafter/anchor teams while Silas watched for his theories. A young drafter named Peri Reed has incredible drafter talent. When Professor Milo fails drafter/anchor teams along with Silas. A plan is hatch to alter the results where there is no more grades. Can Silas prove his theories? Where does Peri Reed fit in? Why does Professor Milo hate Silas so much? Find out in Sideswiped. This new exciting new series from Kim Harrison. This story is unique, intriguing, and powerful. The characters are real, raw, fascinating, and interesting. Definitely looking forward to reading The Drafter soon.
AudiobookReviewer More than 1 year ago
Sideswiped by Kim Harrison is a novella that starts the series The Peri Reed Chronicles. Silas is a researcher at a training facility for a company called, Opti, and is working to prove his alternative theory to explain how time rewrites work. A certain subset of the population has the inherent ability to rewrite small sequences of time. These Drafters require individuals, Anchors, who can help remember what these changes are. While Silas works as a researcher and has the capability to become an Anchor, his Drafter girlfriend and their friends are working to graduate from the Opti school. When their final exam goes awry and Silas is involved, the group of Drafters and Anchors enlist the help of younger Drafter, Peri Reed, to help them resolve their problems and potentially graduate. While this is a prequel to The Peri Reed Chronicles, Peri Reed is not the main character in this novella, but rather Silas is. This made the start of the novella initially confusing. The beginning of the novella was difficult to get into simply because it was confusing. Both in the beginning and later on, I had to listen to a few parts a few times to try to make sure I understood the mechanisms of the time travel as well as what had actually ended up happening in the time drafts. I also had a hard time placing the ages of characters. However, by half way through the novella, I was hooked! I loved each of the characters and they had their own distinct personalities. I specifically found Silas, Peri and the professors (even though they were a bit flat) to be the most well-defined. The plot was engrossing, exciting, and complex, which can be a little difficult in novellas. Having to figure out what was happening wasn’t necessarily a liability as this is a time travel story and in general they can be somewhat inherently confusing. Figuring out the story and the time travel logistics actually made the novella more fun for me. The narration by January LaVoy was good in general. I’m not sure if she did this on purpose, but one of the characters sounded like a whiny immature individual. I also felt that one of the characters’ voices seemed to change in tone abruptly. Overall, I really enjoyed this novella and I would recommend this novella to anyone who likes time travel stories with a touch of school antics. Audiobook purchased for review by ABR. Please find this complete review and many others at my review blog [If this review helped, please press YES. Thanks!]
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
KatsNook More than 1 year ago
Sideswiped is a prequel Novella for Kim Harrison’s new series The Peri Reed Chronicles. This is a good introduction for this science fiction series. In Sideswiped we meet Silas and Peri. Releasing a prequel novella as the first book for a series can be tricky as I found it difficult to understand what was going on. The first scene is of Silas in a classroom so I was missing the when, where, why and how of the story. But as I read more it finally became clear that these were all students of time traveling. Silas and Peri have a bright future ahead of them – Peri was the youngest time traveler to be discovered and Silas’ research is on the brink of changing all the theories of time travel. A series of events brings them together and it is clear that fans will be taken on a suspenseful and action pact ride in this series. I wished there was more details revealed about this world so I hope the first book, The Drafter, answers all my questions. Despite the slow start I am intrigued with this series and can’t wait to read more.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
reads as well as all her works.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
If you could change something in your past, would you? Should you? I love Kim Harrison's worlds, and Peri Reed's prequel will reach out, grab you by the imagination, and yank you into a mind-twisting what if! I can't wait to read The Drafter. Thank you, Kim for another stunning cast of characters!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I've long been a fan of Kim Harrison Hallows series. I suspect I'm going to like this one as well!