Einstein's Secret

  • by Irving Belateche
  • Narrated by Kevin T. Collins
  • 7 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Finalist, Science Fiction Novels, 2016 Best Book Awards
It's 1955, and Albert Einstein lies in a hospital bed, deathly ill. He suddenly stirs, asks his assistant for paper and pen, then scribbles something down. Minutes later, he dies.
History tells us that Einstein jotted down equations that night. But struggling scholar Jacob Morgan believes that history is wrong. He's convinced that Einstein wrote a deathbed confession that night - a secret that the great scientist didn't want to take to his grave.
Jacob has spent his entire adult life obsessively hunting down that secret - with nothing to show for it but the scorn of his colleagues and the tattered remnants of a once-promising teaching career.
But now, thanks to a lucky break, Jacob has a chance to get his life back on track. His appointment as an adjunct professor at the University of Virginia is a fresh start, and he's vowed to end his pursuit of Einstein's secret.
Until history chooses this moment to deliver him one more clue. A clue that leads him to an impossible and unbelievable discovery: time travel.
And so begins the last leg of Jacob's desperate quest, one where history is not only changeable - it's changing. All by itself. And if Jacob doesn't rescue Einstein's secret, everything that he's ever known will disappear forever.

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Get ready for the ride!!!

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

Absolutely. This is a rollicking, interesting, thoughtful, intelligent listen. People who would appreciate this would definitely appreciate this offering.


Who was your favorite character and why?

The protagonist is magic. Authentic, complex fun to follow.


What does Kevin T. Collins bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

Consistency, authenticity, and fascination. Very very good performance.


Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

I did laugh at times and researched various topics touched.


Any additional comments?

This is an outstanding offering, interesting. smart and well performed. Well worth the credit and highly recommended.

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- Matthew

loved it

A great telling of time travel and the paradox it would cause
give it a listen
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- Kirk

Book Details

  • Release Date: 03-16-2017
  • Publisher: Audible Studios