STEP INTO THE FOLD.
IT’S PERFECTLY SAFE.
The folks in Mike Erikson's small New England town would say he's just
your average, everyday guy. And that's exactly how Mike likes it. Sure,
the life he's chosen isn’t much of a challenge to someone with his
unique gifts, but he’s content with his quiet and peaceful existence.
That is, until an old friend presents him with an irresistible mystery,
one that Mike is uniquely qualified to solve: far out in the California
desert, a team of DARPA scientists has invented a device they
affectionately call the Albuquerque Door. Using a cryptic computer
equation and magnetic fields to “fold” dimensions, it shrinks distances
so that a traveler can travel hundreds of feet with a single step.
invention promises to make mankind’s dreams of teleportation a reality.
And, the scientists insist, traveling through the Door is completely
Yet evidence is mounting that this miraculous machine
isn’t quite what it seems—and that its creators are harboring a
As his investigations draw him deeper into
the puzzle, Mike begins to fear there’s only one answer that makes
sense. And if he’s right, it may only be a matter of time before the
A cunningly inventive mystery featuring a hero worthy of Sherlock Holmes and a terrifying final twist you’ll never see coming, The Fold
is that rarest of things: a genuinely page-turning science-fiction
thriller. Step inside its pages and learn why author Peter Clines has
already won legions of loyal fans. @goodreads
Wow! That was one trip of a book! I liked it :) I always know I like a
book when I can't wait to see what's going to happen yet and I start
talking out loud to the book and the stupidity of what people are doing
or not doing.
I loved one of the main characters, Mike. I wish I
could have his mind! I would love to have a smart, photographic memory.
I would love to just have a smart brain, but I digress. I loved he was
referred to as Sherlock, because who doesn't love Sherlock right? And he
uses these references to ants in his head. Whatever works.
everyone knows already, Mike is called in by his friend Reggie to go
check on what these peeps are doing over at DARPA. So.. off he goes to
see what's going on. They are working on a project they call the
Albuquerque Door, which is a teleportation device. I'm not going to give
out any spoilers on this, but lets just say, things don't go as
I liked some of the characters in the book and not so much others. And of course one of the ones I like.. dies. Figures.
In the beginning I didn't like Jamie too much but she grew on me as the book went on, probably because she changed so to speak.
story to me was out there, no pun intended this being a sci-fi book and
all, and I thought it had a good storyline. I'm not sure if it matters
that I didn't read the first book, but I thought this seemed to be fine
was a stand alone.
With the exception of a couple of things, I
thoroughly enjoyed the book and loved all of the craziness this author
brought to the table! I think I might have to go back and read the first
I think a lot of sci-fi fans will like this book.
**I would like to thank NETGALLEY and CROWN PUBLISHING for giving me the opportunity to read this book for my honest review. **