Split Second

Split Second


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A stunningly unique time travel thriller. The 27th bestselling Kindle book of 2017--out of almost 6 million titles.

What if you found a way to send something back in time? But not weeks, days, or even minutes back. What if you could only send something back a fraction of a second? Would this be of any use? You wouldn't have nearly enough time to right a wrong, change an event, or win a lottery.

Nathan Wexler is a brilliant physicist who thinks he's found a way to send matter a split second back into the past. But before he can even confirm his findings, he and his wife-to-be, Jenna Morrison, find themselves in a battle for their very lives. Because while time travel to an instant earlier seems useless, Jenna comes to learn that no capability in history has ever been more profound or far-reaching.

Now, as Jenna fights to defeat the powerful forces arrayed against her, nothing less than the fate of humanity hangs in the balance. . .

SPLIT SECOND is a roller-coaster ride of a thriller, one that will have readers pondering the nature of time, and of reality, long after they've read the last page.

"Richards is a worthy successor to Michael Crichton." (SF Book.com)

"Richards is an extraordinary writer," (Dean Koontz) who can "keep you turning the pages all night long." (Douglas Preston)

Near Future Science Fiction Thrillers by Douglas E. Richards
WIRED (Wired 1)
AMPED (Wired 2)
MIND'S EYE (Nick Hall 1)
BRAINWEB (Nick Hall 2)
MIND WAR (Nick Hall 3) -- New in 2016
SPLIT SECOND (Split Second 1)
TIME FRAME (Split Second 2) -- New in January, 2018
GAME CHANGER -- New in 2016
INFINITY BORN -- New in 2017

Kids Science Fiction Thrillers (9 and up, enjoyed by kids and adults alike)
TRAPPED (Prometheus Project 1)
CAPTURED (Prometheus Project 2)
STRANDED (Prometheus Project 3)

Title:Split Second
Edition Language:English
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    Split Second Reviews

  • Douglas Richards

    Hi. This isn't a review. I just wanted to alert all of those who follow my reviews that my new novel, SPLIT SECOND, is now available. If you end up reading it, I hope that you will like it. Doug ...

  • steclandark

    I really disliked this book. The characters were seen-them-all-before stock characters; the dialogue was laughably cartoonish ("Outstanding, Mr Blake."; "Mark my words... we'll get this guy." etc); th...

  • Adam Smith

    Returning from a visit to her sister, Jenna Morrison is surprised when her physicist fiancé Nathan Wexler announces that he has made a major breakthrough, but before he can tell her anything armed me...

  • Susan May

    I'm trialling Kindle Unlimited. Actually, I'll tell the truth, my book Deadly Messengers is gathering quite a few page reads via Kindle Unlimited, and I wanted to have a nosy around what was on offer ...

  • M Hamed

    excerpt from the book,enjoyHow many thousands of men had America lost fighting the advance of barbaric hordes of Islamic extremists, only to have politicians who had no understanding of the military a...

  • Rachel

    I just can't. Don't even bother...

  • Fabi

    I'm a huge fan of technothrillers and this one is a doozy. (Do people use that word anymore? If not, they should. :-))There are so many genres and subgenres today that it's easier than ever to find th...

  • Adrienne Ryans

    This is a good book, somewhat similar to one I read by another author. If you find the theory of time travel, and teleportation interesting, then this is the book for you. They only issue I had with t...

  • Brian's Book Blog

    Looks like I finally found my replacement for the late, great CrichtonSplit Second is a book about time travel… but not really. What if you couldn’t go back to the age of the dinosaurs, or even wa...

  • Tali Walt

    A very fun readJust the right mix of sci-fi and thriller. The characters are enjoyable and the author maintains a good pace throughout. I really enjoyed the afterword in which the author separates sci...