Nick of Time

  • by Ted Bell
  • Narrated by John Shea
  • 11 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Ted Bell's Nick of Time is an epic adventure story starring young Nick McIver, who uses a time machine to rescue two young children taken prisoner by pirates. Along the way, with courageous feats of derring-do, not to mention his resourcefulness, our young hero - "the most reliable boy in England" - changes the course of events in two time periods, the Napoleonic Wars and World War II.

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What the Critics Say

"Nick of Time amazed me, dazzled me, and swept my imagination off to sea....I've been craving an adventure story with a good mystery and this arrived in the nick of time to rescue me." (Diane Chen, School Library Journal)

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Customer Reviews

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It's like the good guys always win!!

I'm 34 years old, and was wanting an adventure. This was IT! I wished it could go on forever.
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A frolicking good time

I'm a big fan of Ted Bell's Alex Hawke stories, so I had high expectations from this book, and I wasn't disappointed. The genre is very different from the Alex Hawke books, but the high excitement and excellent character development made this a joy to listen to. I love the way Ted integrated a fantasy pirate adventure with a time travel story, and grounded it all with historically significant characters. It was like Pirates of the Caribbean meets The Hunt For Red October. This is one I will definitely listen to again.
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- Rebecca

Book Details

  • Release Date: 05-13-2008
  • Publisher: Macmillan Audio