"Are you the vulture, arch-outlaw, unbound by time, seeking the one enemy who can stop you, seeking the boy who must never be allowed to grow?"
Sam Miracle’s life is made up of dreams, dreams where he’s a courageous, legendary hero instead of a foster kid with two bad arms that can barely move. Sometimes these dreams feel so real, they seem like forgotten memories. And sometimes they make him believe that his arms might come alive again.
But Sam is about to discover that the world he knows and the world he imagines are separated by only one thing: time. And that separation is only an illusion. The laws of time can be bent and shifted by people with special magic that allows them to travel through the past, present, and future. But not all of these “time walkers” can be trusted. One is out to protect Sam so that he can accept his greatest destiny, and another is out to kill him so that a prophecy will never be fulfilled. However, it’s an adventurous girl named Glory and two peculiar snakes who show Sam the way through the dark paths of yesterday to help him make sure there will be a tomorrow for every last person on earth.
What People Are Saying:
"Wilson (Boys of Blur) delivers a twisty, swashbuckling tale.... Readers who embrace the novel’s off-kilter perspective should find it an entertaining romp, one that lays groundwork for future installments in the Outlaws of Time series." -Publishers Weekly
"A wide world of incredible magic." -Booklist
"On the charges of wild action, mind-bending fantasy, unforgettable characters, and enough fun plot twists to blow the ten-gallon from any reader’s head, the verdict on ND Wilson’s Outlaws of Time: crazy guilty." -Peter Lerangis, author of the Seven Wonders series
"A lightning fast adventure with one breathless action scene after another." -J.A. White, author of the Thickety series
“An exciting adventure with relentless action and more twists and turns than a sidewinder snake on the hunt.” -Michael Northrop, author of the Tombquest series
N.D. Wilson is the bestselling author of more than ten novels for children, including the 100 Cupboards trilogy, The Ashtown Burials, and Outlaws of Time. His nonfiction book Death by Living won Book of the Year from Christianity Today. He is also a film-maker and director, with projects including The Riot and the Dance, a Christian nature documentary and cinematic celebration of creation.
AUTHOR: Nathan Wilson
PAGE COUNT: 336
PUB DATE: April 19, 2016
More Books from this Series:
The Song of Glory and Ghost (Book 2#): Determined to save their friend from the Vulture’s clutches, Sam and Glory put their trust in Ghost, a creature from before time itself. But now, the sidekick must fill the legend’s shoes, the hero must play backup, and the powers they have yet to discover might just hold the key to protecting every last second for eons to come.
The Last of the Lost Boys (Book 3#): Alex always thought his life was boring at best. But when he learns that his favorite time-traveling heroes Sam and Glory are his real parents, Alex realizes he never needed to dream of an elsewhere. Just an elsewhen.
Good Kids book, its fairly fast paced and there are several solid moral themes throughout the story.
These books are awesome!! I love any book with action and adventure, and this book has it all! I am currently trying to persuade my 12 year old brother to read it next, he doesn't know what he's missing out on!!
Outlaws of Time: The Legend of Sam Miracle
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