A Ride On Time by Ian Francis

By Ian Francis

It’s the top of the eighties and Jake Hawkins has left the north for London. The rave scene is in complete swing with its boom-boom-bang-bang track, laser-beam lighting, windmill dancing and E. It’s the final yr of the last decade and the yr earlier than he has to stand the truth of time zipping by way of along with his existence and the area altering swifter than his formative years ever imagined.

At a rave he meets Jean, a gorgeous younger girl from Liverpool who's no longer what she turns out and virtually from the instant he meets her she behaves mysteriously and secretively.

When she disappears, he thinks she is out of his existence without end. whilst she returns, within the such a lot hauntingly extraordinary situations, the day by day turns into settled right into a romance and a happiness Jake by no means inspiration attainable. The summer time of 1989 is sizzling and he couldn't be happier.

But the extra Jean opens up, the extra her behaviour turns into ever weirder, Jake reveals himself torn among what his internal voice tells him to do and what his middle stops him from doing. Jean has mental issues which are most unlikely for a naïve twenty-something younger guy to familiarize yourself with. while she turns her beginner psychology on him and questions him approximately his personal previous and current, the connection heads on a downward spiral that he understands he must get out of. Or so his internal voice tells him.

Jean pronounces she will dwell in France with an older guy who she is deeply in love with and is every thing Jake isn’t. but if she writes him letters telling him of her negative life and the terrifying mental video games this guy is placing her via, Jake units out on a challenge to save lots of her that takes him to the sleazy components of Paris and eventually to the dusty alleyways of Morocco with lots of adventures at the way.

A trip On Time is set identification, how the prior shapes your destiny, how we by no means quite get to grasp or absolutely comprehend one another, not to mention ourselves, regardless of how older or wiser we develop into.

The novel spans the heady days of the overdue Nineteen Eighties acid condominium scene to the 2000s while every thing replaced so speedy. it's also a reminder that with new expertise and social media, we will by no means rather depart our prior in the back of and as Jake unearths out, his prior and the folk from it, from the a long time that experience rolled through, are only a click on away.

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