A time travel murder mystery from a brilliantly original new voice.
'Genre-defying ... Witty and inventive' Guardian.
Four female scientists invent a time travel machine. But then one of them suffers a breakdown and puts the whole project in peril...
Ruby knows her Granny Bee was the scientist who went mad, but they never talk about it. Until they receive a message from the future, warning of an elderly woman's violent death...
Odette found the dead women at work – shot in the head, door bolted from the inside. Now she can't get her out of her mind. Who was she? And why is everyone determined to cover up her murder?
'Intriguing and multi-layered' Daily Mail.
'Captivating, delightful and thorougly original' Jenny Melamed.
'Troubling and inspiring, comforting and horrifying' SciFiNow.
'Four scientists make a world-changing discovery in this witty debut ... Inventive and unflashily wise about human hearts; Mascarenhas's future promises to be an exciting one' Guardian.
'The narrative moves back and forth through time with its almost all-female cast meeting their future and past selves in an intriguing, multi-layered mystery that is ingeniously plotted' Daily Mail.
'A smart, twisty murder mystery ... Troubling and inspiring, comforting and horrifying, this is crammed with the kind of ideas that will ruin other time travel stories for you forever' SciFiNow.
'This is a novel packed with ideas ... It'll leave you turning over the concepts in your mind long after the story is finished' SFX.
'The most imaginative thriller I've read in ages: captivating, delightful, and thoroughly original ... An all-around wonderful novel' Jennie Melamed, author of Gather the Daughters.
'A thought-provoking time travel murder-mystery that will have you guessing to the last' Candis.
'A hugely entertaining and satisfying read, wrapping your head around the science and psychology innovations is only half the job. The heart of the matter is how, and when, we let friendship and fate collide' Tuam Herald.
'Mascarenhas has thought through all the mechanics of time travel in dazzling detail, and the question of how sidestepping chronology might transform a person is every bit as absorbing as the central mystery [...] of this ambitious, brain-bending story' In the Moment magazine.
'A bold and marvellous read. It gives you an appreciation for all things mortal and unknowing and brief' Max Dunbar Blog.
'A superb novel ... Contriving plot, motive, and opportunity, when time travel and multiple selves are in play, must be head-scratching indeed ... Flawless' Geek Dad.