Before the Killing
Marjory Kaptanoglu, author
A time-travel tale of love and murder… In the summer of 1973, Cassie returns to coastal New England after her first year away at college. The next day, her hometown boyfriend, Julian, is implicated in a brutal killing. Seven years later, a spark from a small meteorite gives Cassie the ability to travel through time without altering it. Revisiting Julian in the past makes her fall in love all over again. Convinced of his innocence, she goes back to witness the murder and the events leading up to it. Afterward, she struggles to find a way to prove the truth, while the killer stalks her past and present lives, determined to silence her.