In 2013: Sixteen-year-old Alora is having blackouts. Each time she wakes up in a different place with no idea of how she got there. The one thing she is certain of? Someone is following her.
In 2146: Seventeen-year-old Bridger is one of a small number of people born with the ability to travel to the past. While on a routine school time trip, he sees the last person he expected—his dead father. The strangest part is that, according to the Department of Temporal Affairs, his father was never assigned to be in that time. Bridger’s even more stunned when he learns that his by-the-book father was there to break the most important rule of time travel—to prevent someone’s murder.
And that someone is named Alora.
Determined to discover why his father wanted to help a “ghost,” Bridger illegally shifts to 2013 and, along with Alora, races to solve the mystery surrounding her past and her connection to his father before the DTA finds him. If he can stop Alora’s death without altering the timeline, maybe he can save his father too.
“This is Hurst’s first novel, but one would not know from the deft way she balances dystopian science fiction, thriller, high school drama, and romance. She is definitely an author to watch for in the future.” —VOYA
“The Edge of Forever is a riveting tale of time travel and twisting conspiracies, one I couldn’t put down and left me guessing until the very end!” —Bethany Hagen, author of Landry Park and Jubilee Manor
“A thrilling ride through time with twists and excitement that kept me glued to the pages all night!” —Kim (K.A.) Harrington, author of Forget Me and The Dead and Buried
“The Edge of Forever lives up to its name—it kept me on edge the whole time. A fast-paced, mind-bending sci-fi; fans of X-men and Doctor Who are sure to love it and will be eagerly waiting the next installment.” —Mindee Arnett, author of Avalon, a School Library Journal Best of 2014, and its sequel, Polaris
“The Edge of Forever is a thrilling and clever time travel mystery that will leave you guessing until the very end.” —Lori M. Lee, author of Gates of Thread and Stone and The Infinite