Invictus

By Ryan Graudin
Read by Maxwell Hamilton

13.78 Hours 09/26/2017 unabridged
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Time flies when you’re plundering history. Farway Gaius McCarthy was born outside of time. The son of a time-traveling Recorder from 2354 AD and a gladiator living in Rome in 95 AD, Far’s birth defies the laws of nature. Exploring history himself is all he’s ever wanted, and after failing his final time-traveling exam, Far takes a position commanding a ship with a crew of his friends as part of a black market operation to steal valuables from the past. But during a heist on the sinking Titanic, Far meets a mysterious girl who always seems to be one step ahead of him. Armed with knowledge that will bring Far’s very existence into question, she will lead Far and his team on a race through time to discover a frightening truth: History is not as steady as it seems. In this heart-stopping adventure, Ryan Graudin has created a fast-paced world that defies time and space.

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Summary

Summary

A 2017 ALA Best Book for Young Adults

Time flies when you’re plundering history.

Farway Gaius McCarthy was born outside of time. The son of a time-traveling Recorder from 2354 AD and a gladiator living in Rome in 95 AD, Far’s birth defies the laws of nature. Exploring history himself is all he’s ever wanted, and after failing his final time-traveling exam, Far takes a position commanding a ship with a crew of his friends as part of a black market operation to steal valuables from the past.

But during a heist on the sinking Titanic, Far meets a mysterious girl who always seems to be one step ahead of him. Armed with knowledge that will bring Far’s very existence into question, she will lead Far and his team on a race through time to discover a frightening truth: History is not as steady as it seems.

In this heart-stopping adventure, Ryan Graudin has created a fast-paced world that defies time and space.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“An incredibly intricate, brilliantly paced, masterfully written journey.” Marie Lu, New York Times bestselling author
“Snarky banter, a clever setup, and a diverse and well-drawn cast elevate this rollicking, bombshell-laden adventure…Graudin’s intricate world-building brings the distant past and far future to vivid life. Readers who like their science fiction shot through with humor will be enthralled.” Publishers Weekly (starred review)
“Invictus is a creative, mesmerizing adventure…From start to finish, it will captivate readers with unique characters, intriguing concepts, and an adorable red panda.” VOYA Teen Reviewer (starred review)
“A madcap, vivid time-travel tale with a strong ensemble, both indebted and cheekily alluding to Doctor Who and Firefly.” Kirkus Reviews

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Author

Author Bio: Ryan Graudin

Ryan Graudin was born in Charleston, South Carolina, with a severe case of wanderlust. When she’s not traveling, she is busy photographing weddings, writing, and spending time with her husband and wolf-dog.

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Details

Details

Available Formats : Digital Download, CD
Category: Fiction/Science Fiction
Runtime: 13.78
Audience: Young Adult (12–17)
Language: English