At its core, magic is just the ability to change the laws of nature.
Mason Grant's life was going just as he'd always planned. Then a knock at the door changed everything. Normally, he would have considered Professor Anklin's tale of a civilization destroyed because it had learned how to manipulate the laws of nature crazy. Of course, that was before he saw his couch resting on the ceiling.
Travelling to Myscreth with the Professor, Mason discovers a world of contradictions. On a ruined world, the Myscrethian people live much like the early American settlers, yet thanks to the ability to manipulate the laws of science there’s unlimited electrical power and powered flight.
As Mason begins learning to control abilities he never dreamed possible, he discovers that not all is not as it seems. Even as the Myscrethian people try to rebuild their world, there are those who seek to once again unleash the power which led to its destruction. And this time it's not only Myscreth's fate that hangs in the balance, but Earth's as well.
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Boy loses girl. Boy uses time travel to get girl back. Girl falls in love with someone else who just happens to be from another time and changes history. Yeah, we've seen this all before. Fortunately, this isn't that story. Marshall Williams has a problem: his wife left him and he can't live without her. Enter the mysterious Dan Jenkins, who for the right price, promises to fix everything. Soon the lives of a struggling writer and a young woman from different times are forever linked (no not that way) as Dan Jenkins works to change Marshall's fate. However, time isn't an either or proposition. Things may eventually work out, but not the way anyone expects.
You’ve probably heard that old saying, “time heals all wounds.” That’s supposed to mean that you’ll eventually forget, but what if you can’t. Imagine the hurt of every insult, the pain of every punch, and the anger of every injustice you’ve ever suffered never going away. That’s the curse of a photographic memory.
Oh, but I’ve figured out a way to make them all go away. Make it so they never happened in the first place. It’s taken most of my life, but at last I’ll be free. Time can indeed heal all wounds, you just have to know how to use it.
Francis Trowel had everything he needed to be a private eye: the dingy office, the efficient if not pretty private secretary, a gun (neatly tucked in a drawer), and even a bottle of bourbon (filled with iced tea). The only thing he didn’t have were exciting cases. So when the elderly Mrs. Wentworth entered his office the only thing Francis wondered was what breed of poodle she'd lost. But after a murder, multiple frame ups, and a cop who had it out for him, Francis realized the Wentworth case was anything but routine. Because without a cat or dog in sight, Francis realized his first real case might just end up being his last.
Buttons the Teddy Bear and his little girl were inseparable, well at least until Martha the kitten came along. Suddenly, the little girl was too busy to spend time with poor Buttons. Bedtime was the worst as the little girl now shared her secrets with Martha instead of him. To add insult to injury, most mornings he'd find himself on the floor with the kitten playfully kneading his stomach. Finally, the girl's mother put him up on a shelf with all the other toys the girl had outgrown. Each lonely night he watched his girl sleep with that cat. Finally, he'd had enough and made a wish, a terrible wish. When it came true Buttons thought all his troubles were over, but he was about to learn a lesson about unintended consequences.
All Derek Hughes ever wanted was a little piece of land to call his own. However, on an overpopulated Earth, that was a luxury only the super wealthy could afford. So when the Exo Colonization Corporation offered free passage on its first interstellar colonization flight, he jumped at the chance. Unfortunately for Derek and twenty-nine others, free meant spending ten solitary years overseeing the ship’s systems. Even so, Derek considered this a bargain, well at least for the first few years. However, strange happenings on the ship present Derek with an opportunity to cut short his servitude. It will either be the best or worst decision he ever made.
Will Power had once been Earth’s greatest hero. However, ticker tape parades and photo ops with Earth’s president didn’t pay so well. Even so, he never considered abandoning his chosen career until he met Debra. She showed him a better way. He could still fight evil, but earn a nice profit in the process. And so began a very profitable and sometimes combative partnership. Their latest caper is to steal the legendary Amulet of Hysteria from the evil Emperor Jastic. Unfortunately for Will and Debra, sometimes even the best plans sometimes go awry.
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