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The Turning [Paperback]

Paul J. Newell
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Book Description

Jun 2006
People are disappearing. Lleyton Quinn insists he knows nothing about it. It’s the truth. But not for long. The dark past that he’d hoped to forget, had never quite forgotten him, and now it is back to drag him to the centre of a phenomenon that could change everything. This is more than just missing people. The very fabric of his society is being slowly unstitched by an unknown seamstress, and Lleyton has been chosen to pick up the threads. Before it’s too late. Before he disappears too.

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  • Paperback: 250 pages
  • Publisher: Appian Publishing (Jun 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0955224500
  • ISBN-13: 978-0955224508
  • Product Dimensions: 19.2 x 13 x 2.4 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 2,943,403 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Paul J. Newell was born in Somerset, England, an unsettlingly long time ago, and is the reader of dozens of aware-winning books. He decided to become a writer himself so that he didn't have to get up so early in the morning. The Turning was his first attempt at a novel and was considered almost unanimously as really not that bad. After running out of friends and family to coerce into buy it, he decided it was time to write another book. And after a couple of years' procrastination, he immediately set the cognitive wheels in motion. Altered States was the result of that motion, and was considered even better than The Turning. The author has also published a series of short stories, titled the Manuka Experiments, and is currently working on his third novel.

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3.0 out of 5 stars interesting 1 Mar 2014
By Zoe
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
Readable and an interesting idea but predictable in the rather rushed end. Will probably read another by the same author though.
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2.0 out of 5 stars too slow 6 Jan 2014
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i tried to get into this book, but the writer kept drifting off, too much detail.not my type of book.i like it to grip me in the first chapter.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Great book 20 July 2007
By DanUK
Format:Paperback
I'm not usually a fan of fiction, but I picked this up and found it impossible to put down. An excellent plot, well constructed and brilliantly executed in a great book. Highly recommended.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic and Inspirational 23 Jan 2007
Format:Paperback
An excellent book with never a dull moment. Seriously this book kept me gripped for it's entirety. The story is compelling, and Lleyton is a fantastic character who you gradually get to know and appreciate. I'd recommend this book to everyone. Paul introduces new concepts and ideas that get the reader thinking. Brilliant!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant Read 3 Feb 2011
By GAS
Format:Kindle Edition
This book is a great thriller cleverly blended with science fiction, it takes you on winding journey of discovery with a great finish.

Highly recomended.
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