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Gates of Rome

Gates of Rome

Scarrow, Alex

Liam O'Connor should have died at sea in 1912. Maddy Carter should have died on a plane in 2010. Sal Vikram should have died in a fire in 2026. But all three have been given a second chance - to work for an agency that no one knows exists. Its purpose: to prevent time travel destroying history

Book. English. Young adult fiction. Fiction 13+. Science fiction.
Published London: Puffin, 2012
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Statement of responsibility: Alex Scarrow
ISBN: 0141336498, 9780141336497
Intended audience: Adolescent.
Physical Description: 436 p. ; 20 cm.
Series: TimeRiders
Subject: O'Connor, Liam (Fictitious character) Fiction.; Carter, Maddy (Fictitious character) Fiction.; Vikram, Sal (Fictitious character) Fiction.
Series Title: TimeRiders.

Accelerated Reading

Book Level: 5.1
Interest Level: MY
Points: 15
Quiz Number: 222135

Author note

Alex Scarrow used to be a rock guitarist, then he became a graphic artist, then he decided to be a computer games designer. Finally, he grew up and became an author. He has written a number of successful thrillers and several screenplays, but it's YA fiction that has allowed him to really have fun with the ideas and concepts he was playing around with designing games. Alex lives in Norwich.


A thriller full of spectacular effects