WRITER’S DIGEST REVIEW & JUDGE’S SCORE: 9.5 / 10
“A striking cover and excellent production values make this a book one would pick off a rack. That
would be a rewarding move, for Meridian is a science fiction novel combining history, quantum theory, and time travel in a highly intriguing manner.
The author has a firm grasp of concepts here, and his understanding of the potential danger of travel into
the past is finely tuned. The team of scientists involved in developing the Arch, their device for moving through time, is composed of interesting people who seem very real and compelling.
The plot is more than complex, yet he keeps it very clear to the reader. The return through time of a
man from the future comes at a point when a mega tsunami, caused by the collapse of a wall of a volcano in the Canary Islands, is on its way toward the U.S. His enigmatic message that they alone can avert the
disaster through returning to 1917 and changing a small detail in the career of T.E. Lawrence sets the team on a perilous course. The ending is both believable and satisfying, and the writing is top-notch.
This is a nine and a half on a scale of ten. It should have been snapped up by a commercial
- Writer’s Digest