In the past decade, a new structure of fiction—some call it a genre—has emerged that weaves together past and present timelines.
Publishers, authors, and readers call this multiple timeline format by multiple names. Split time. Dual timeline. Hybrid. Twin strand. Time jump. Publisher’s Weekly often calls it time-slip— the melding together of two or more stories as readers slip through time.
Whatever it’s called, both readers and authors continue to be swept away by stories that transport them seamlessly across time with a powerful bridge that links together the historical and contemporary characters.
After reading one of my time-slip novels, readers often ask—what other time-slip fiction can you recommend? Thankfully, there are many…
Below is a list of inspirational novels that weave together stories from different eras.
I hope you enjoy the journey! ~Melanie