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  • The Observer Effect

  • The Joseph Bridgeman Series, Book 3
  • By: Nick Jones
  • Narrated by: Ray Porter
  • Length: 12 hrs and 4 mins
  • 4.8 out of 5 stars (408 ratings)

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The Observer Effect

By: Nick Jones
Narrated by: Ray Porter
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Publisher's Summary

Time calls the shots.

Unwitting time traveler Joseph Bridgeman is adjusting to life in the present and wondering if his traveling days are behind him. But when he’s contacted by the Continuum, an organized group of time travelers based in the future, he learns his career is just getting started.

The Continuum needs Joe’s help. One of their operatives is missing, last seen in 19th-century Paris, and they believe Joe’s ability to see the past might be the only way to find him. Teamed up with Gabrielle Green, an acerbic, wisecracking traveler, Joe heads back to 1873 on his most dangerous mission yet, one that will take him deep inside a burning opera house.

But how will Joe succeed when his new companion clearly hates his guts, the missing traveler disappears the second anyone sets eyes on him, and a familiar foe threatens to trap them in the past for good? With help on hand from his best friend, Vinny, and mysterious clues hidden in his sister Amy’s paintings, Joe must hone his gift, develop new skills, and figure out a way to complete his mission before the blazing inferno comes crashing down around them all.

©2022 Nick Jones (P)2022 Blackstone Publishing

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Thanks Nick for a really enjoyable immersive story

Love the relatable characters and the depth of story line, see you at Vinnie’s for a vindaloo :)

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Telling the story

I love this series I love the history interwoven with Joe's "today" life. The writing is rich and descriptive and brings the story to life. And the narrator is marvellous. (Although I still can't understand why he is American.)He is truly talented and I love listening to him.

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Loved it!!

Another fantastic book in the series. Honestly Ray Porter is hands down the best narrator of all time. He brings this wonderful series to life. Now I’ve gotta go so I can listen to the next one…….

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I love Vinny

Great story! I did feel like I was transported to Paris and could richly imagine the opera house. Thank you!

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Truly Entertaining

Nick Jones writes great stories and Ray Porter brings them to life. I really enjoy the time I spend listening to them. Time travel and intrigue it's a great mix

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It just keeps getting better

Devoured the first 3 books in 3 days. Love the concept, story, characters and narrator. I want more!

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A great ride!!

Of the three books so far in the series this is by far the best. It seems the first two were working their way up to this great tale where things have finally coalesced into a rollicking tale. The Author’s Note at the end is humble and honest.. You nailed it Mr Jones!

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Worth the wait.

While not a genre I usually go for, the Joseph Bridgeman books have been a delight to listen to. It has been easy to get lost in each successive story and somehow imagine the possibilities of time travel.
Narration throughout was good...although it would be good to have a female voice in there as well.
This is well crafted and I admire the imagination of the author to come up with the very idea of the Continum and its purpose.
I'm hoping there will be another in the series.

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good

grate story have really enjoyed the series. cant wait for more to come.
good narration. was really nice to listen too.

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A great series,

I really like this series a lot, and despite are usual excellent performance. Bye Ray Porter, I wasn’t sure what nationality the main character was, is he British or American. That’s comparatively a minor issue. The rest of it was very well written very well performed, and I look forward to future contributions.

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