The cosmic monopole has been wandering the Universe since it was created in the Big Bang. Its existence is fundamental to the way the Universe works. It is finally trapped by the powerful magnetic fields inside the ATLAS detector at CERN, Geneva.
Irish school-girl Catriona O’Brien knows nothing about this. She has persuaded her adoring step-father Sam to bring her to Geneva on the pretext of visiting her mother Brigit who is the Irish Ambassador to the UN. But actually Catriona is trying to solve the mystery of how and why her scientist-father was killed in his Dublin laboratory six years ago, a murder to which she was the only witness. When they visit CERN, she meets the secretive little Chinese-Irish scientist Michael Zhang who not only worked with her father but has some knowledge about his death.
The Cosmic Monopole is the first volume in the Time Crystal series, a scifi-fantasy-
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Not being a great fan of Science Fiction I was pleasantly surprised and hooked after the first few chapters.
The author describes the characters perfectly. I could visualise, hear and feel a real empathy with them. This novel is a definite page turner. I was eager to read what was going to happen next. I was never, once disappointed. There is a mixture of characters, relationships and emotions all packed into one book. Not what I would usually expect from such a novel. It would appeal to any reader.
Seagrave cleverly ends the novel - leaving the reader grasping for the next instalment. He promises us further novels and I eagerly and impatiently await the next novel.