Tales of Time Travel, Time-Defying Romance, and Scotland
The Scottish Nation: a History, 1700-2000
by T.M. Devine
Charts Scots’ ambivalent relationship to Britain, from 1700 through the Victorian era, when Scottish pride rested on identification with union and empire, to disillusionment with England during the Thatcher years and the new service-based economy of the 1990s.
Time Travel in Einstein’s Universe: the Physical Possibilities of Travel Through Time
by J. Richard Gott III
Time travel to the future is possible within the laws of physics. But what of time travel to the past? Gott explores the physics of time travel and puts forward his own suggestions for ways in which time travel to the past might be achieved, and suggests a theory for how the Universe began — via a time loop that allowed it to create itself.
The River of No Return
by Bee Ridgway
Waking up in a modern London hospital 200 years after meeting his death on a Napoleonic battlefield, Nick Falcott is indoctrinated into a time-traveling society and returned to the side of a woman he loves to reclaim a vital talisman, a mission that places the fate of the future in his hands.
A History of Scotland
A compelling and comprehensive series that charts the birth and growth of the Scottish nation through battles and allegiances, political intrigue, and religious conflict. Each of the ten thought-provoking episodes brings a fresh perspective to Scotland’s past and challenges many of the perceived notions of Scottish history.
Into the Wilderness
by Sara Donati
A judge’s daughter elopes with a white adventurer in Colonial America. Elizabeth arrived from England to marry a doctor, but is smitten by Nathaniel, a man raised by the Mohawks. The doctor, however, refuses to give her up and pursues them.
by Beatriz Williams
In 1916 France, a lovely young American named Kate gives British officer Julian Ashford some crucial information. In 2007 New York, Wall Street analyst Kate Wilson falls frantically for rich but mysterious Julian Lawrence. What’s the connection?
Time Travel and Warp Drives: A Scientific Guide to Shortcuts Through Time and Space
by Allen Everett and Thomas Roman
A clear, concise tour of our current understanding of the nature of time and space – and whether or not we might be able to bend them to our will, using no math beyond high school algebra.
A Discovery of Witches
by Deborah Harkness
Witch and Yale historian Diana Bishop discovers an enchanted manuscript, attracting the attention of 1,500-year-old vampire Matthew Clairmont. The orphaned daughter of two powerful witches, Bishop prefers intellect, but relies on magic when her discovery of a palimpsest documenting the origin of supernatural species releases an assortment of undead who threaten, stalk, and harass her.
Possession: a Romance
by A.S. Byatt
Roland Mitchell has devoted his life to studying the life and works of 19th-century writer Randolph Henry Ash. When Roland discovers a provocative letter to an unnamed woman, he begins a quest for information. Along with fellow academician Maud Bailey, Roland discovers an unconventional love story that echoes through their own modern lives.
The Time Traveler’s Wife
by Audrey Niffenegger
The story of Henry DeTamble, a dashing, adventuresome librarian who travels involuntarily through time, and Clare Abshire, an artist whose life takes a natural sequential course.