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The Crossroads of Time (Crosstime (Crosstime (aka) Blake Walker #1) When Blake Walker Foiled A Murder Attempt On One Of His Neighbors He Somehow Found Himself Drafted Into A Frantic Chase For A Dangerous Criminal Through The Almost Infinite Levels Of Alternate Earths.It Was A Chase That Would Take Him Through Level Upon Level Of Unknown Dangers In Search Of A Ruthless Genius Who Had Found Our Earth The Perfect Place To Begin His Series Of Conquests.If Walker Succeeded, He Would Save Earth If He Failed, His Homeworld Could Be Enslaved, And He Could Be Trapped On An Alien Earth

10 thoughts on “The Crossroads of Time (Crosstime (Crosstime (aka) Blake Walker #1)

  1. says:

    It turns out this book was published in 1956 when I was a 1 year old, but I don t think I have read it before However, most likely I did read its one sequel when I was a teenager.The cover blurbs led me to expect parallel world concepts, and the setting is indeed in a universe with parallel worlds But with the exception of one post atomic war America, there is very little exploration of alternate history The parallel Earths are vastly different and essentially just Andre Norton style alien pl It turns out this book was published in 1956 when I was a 1 year old, but I don t think I have read it before However, most likely I did read its one sequel when I was a teenager.The cover blurbs led me to expect parallel world concepts, and the setting is indeed in a universe with parallel worlds But with the exception of one post atomic war America, there is very little exploration of alternate history The parallel Earths are vastly different and essentially just Andre Norton style alien planets Blake Walker is the main character, and he haplessly stumbles upon a group of mysterious agents who operate throughout the multiverse, recruited for their psi powers, and resisting bad guys to the extent their non interference doctrine allows Of course, Blake himself has some latent psi powers, and he needs them to survive during his escape across a several worlds To be honest, I m n...

  2. says:

    continuing my reading of woman authored pulp golden age sff this is another weird book at first it seems kind of a secret temporal agents hardboiled adventure rather too easily slipped into, then introduction of many worlds as real, then chasing temporal criminal but for most of the m...

  3. says:

    This is a quick moving, typical 1950 s Norton sci fi novel It features an interesting view on time travel, and some strong adventure scenes As usual, the protagonist is capable and quick witted, and the narrative moves along at a lightning pace Interestingly, Norton shows how progressive she was by having several members of the cast be non caucasian, putting her miles ahead of many of her contemporaries in terms of having a diverse cast, although there aren t many women characters.Good escapi This is a quick moving, typical 1950 s Norton sci fi novel It features an interesting view on time travel, and so...

  4. says:

    Four stars because this book basically invented the concept alternate realities Unfortunately, it reads as very straight forward young adult science fiction now.

  5. says:

    La verad no era lo que esperaba.La idea era buena, el concepto e viajar entre dimensiones es genial, nos brinda posibilidades ilimitadas pero siento que el autor no aprovecho eso y nos presenta una historia muy limitada, al menos a mi par...

  6. says:

    Norton once again explores the parallel universe concept This one involves bad guys who go from one universe to another and act as criminals It is a young adult adventure story and her excellent imagination is on full display Highly recommended to fans of 50 s sci fi.

  7. says:

    This is an early time traveler book Because he can tell when there are troubles coming, he saves the life of a time agent and gets brought into his world He participates in helping bring the rogue traveler to justice and sees several levels of time Nice adventure story

  8. says:

    My first ever Andre Norton I know, I know, but it won t be my last is an interesting time dimensional travel romp with some psychic power tropes thrown in And a bit of a manhunt storyline.Blake Walker, student, has always known he was a little bit different from other people, in that his little premonitions of danger are always correct What he doesn t know is that he s a latent psychic, and that in the universe next door his ability would make him as common as he is unusual here Hell, h My first ever Andre Norton I know, I know, but it won t be my last is an interesting time dimensional travel romp with some psychic power tropes thrown in And a bit of a manhunt storyline.Blake Walker, student, has a...

  9. says:

    Okay I ve found a copy Now I only have to find the middle book in this trilogy.The discontinuities in this series are a little easier to comprehend if it s recognized that this edition is the eighth printing 1985 of the Ace edition 1974 of a book first published in 1956.Again the motivations of the villain are incomprehensible He has a perfectly adequate life on Vroom yes this really IS the name of the dimension which has developed dimension travel What does he hope to gain b Okay I ve found a copy Now I only have to find the middle book in this trilogy.The discontinuities in this series are a little easier to comprehend if it s recognized that this edition is the eighth printing 1985 of the Ace edition 1974 of a book first published in 1956.Again the motivations of the villain are incomprehensible He has a perfectly adequate life on Vroom yes this really IS the name of the dimension which has developed dimension travel What does he hope to gain by seizing power elsewhere I m reminded of the motivation statem...

  10. says:

    I reread this for a lark, a half remembered favorite from my golden age Sometimes it s best to leave well enough alone and not revisit fond memories The story was fine, but I am no longer capable of overlooking clumsy writing and simplistic plotting It jarred I realize that when this was first published, many genre authors were churning out books by the month and there was virtually no editorial input Who was going...

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