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Time Zone

Time Zone - Tom Lichtenberg Looking at the author's GoodReads page, I see that he has written 41 books, most of which are available as free or cheap self-published eBooks. I get the feeling that his brain must overflow with interesting concepts for novels that he has to get down. The character development was weak. The storyline was somewhat confusing. Quotation punctuation varied from non-existent to incorrect. But, as it was an interesting concept and a quick read, I could forgive these flaws somewhat.

As I said, the concept for the novel was interesting. The story has its characters time traveling without time machines as their bodies and minds push them to different locales. However, Time seeks balance and ensures that when you leave one time, all trace of your existence disappears. You were never born in that time. And when you land in a new time, you plop down into the middle of a life that people remember always having existed. But Time keeps pulling you away from new places because you don't really belong there.

When the end of the novel came, I was surprised. For one thing, it didn't seem like a real stopping place. For another thing, the eBook said I was at only about 86% complete. The next pages were full of synopses of many of the author's other eBooks. Many looked very interesting just as this one did. I might be tempted to grab a free or cheap one some day when I'm bored to see if any of his other ideas are better-fleshed-out than this one. I wonder if the author keeps notebooks of ideas like Nathaniel Hawthorne did.