By Alex Scarrow
Liam O'Connor must have died at sea in 1912. Maddy Carter must have died on a airplane in 2010. Sal Vikram must have died in a fireplace in 2029. yet all 3 were given a moment likelihood - to paintings for an supplier that nobody is aware exists. Its goal - to avoid time commute destroying background . . . whilst Maddy mistakenly opens a time window the place and whilst she shouldn't have, Liam is marooned sixty-five million years in the past within the searching flooring of a dangerous - and earlier - undiscovered species of predator. Can Liam make touch with Maddy and Sal prior to he's torn to items via dinosaurs - and with no endangering heritage a lot that the area is overtaken through a terrifying new fact?
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