City at the End of Time
In a post-human future, one city, guarded by reality generators and surrounded by the terrible maelstrom of Chaos, is the sole bastion of order. In our time, three young people--Ginny, Jack, and Daniel--who can alter the course of fate, a murky past, and the dreams of a decaying city at the end of time are brought together by a newspaper ad and into the hands of collectors of their kind. Back in the future, the strange characters include keepers and the Librarian, who seek to protect history, and others who welcome Chaos. As the lines of fate and possibility collapse toward inevitability, the three fateshifters resort to the tenuous protection of a Seattle warehouse full of books as a storm that threatens to destroy everything approaches. The young heroes, each assigned to protect a fragment of the universe's history, must survive long enough to pass that knowledge onto the new universe that is being born. If the trio survives and holds onto memory through the disaster, memory will begin again, the long decay of reality will end, and mysteries will be solved in the eye of the storm.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - dcunning11235 - LibraryThing
This maybe could have been a 4 star read, but it suffered from just being overextended. I mean that in the same way that a movie that was good right up until 1:30 can then loose its appeal and then even begin to grind on your nerves as it keeps going for another 40 minutes, then 60, then 80. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - AltheaAnn - LibraryThing
A very competently done mainstream political thriller. It actually reminded me quite a lot of 'Cobweb,' but less quirky. As in Cobweb, the threat is that Bioterror is Happening Right Here in the USA ... Read full review