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I first read this in September 1999.
Timeshare Unlimited. Timeshare Unlimited is run by the brilliant scientist
Cornelia Hazelhof ably abetted by her right-hand woman Felice. The company
has been set up to take rich people on tours into the past.
John Surrey, ex-LAPD detective has landed himself a exceptional job working
for this new and very secret company.
John is to be the first man to travel in time. Subsequently he's the
tour-guide, escorting tourists to past times and persuading them to return
when they express reluctance to leave what seems like a better, safer,
It's a humdinger of a job. He loves his work, he's made himself rich and
everything is humming along nicely, except his love-life. The woman of his
dreams lives, or rather lived, in the past and she is lost to him forever,
killed by German warplanes during WWII.
It was deeply tiring following this over-talented protagonist as he mixes
with the movers and shakers of movie-industry history in this most
contrived and pointless plot.
I mean there's adolescent wish-fulfillment and there's adolescent
Loaded on the 10th April 2002.