A Time-Travel Adventure Young Adult Fantasy Fiction, Taking Place in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado


When five teen-agers, and the Professor discover how to time travel, they set out to explore the past! But when something goes wrong, it's up to the wits of the teens, and secret clues from an obscure painting, in order to save the day!

This is a grand adventure for any young reader... or young at heart reader!

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Time traveling fanatics LOVE “The Time Club”!

Does the idea of time travel fascinate you? Are you looking for a generational adventure story for you to pass on to your children (and your children's children) to read? (Are you looking for some fun, light-hearted fiction for yourself to read?)

Age: 6th-9th grade.

The first in a series of edge-of-your-seat time traveling YA novels. Pre-order a hardcover edition today to become one of the original "Time Clubbers!"

"The Time Club." 188 pages. YA fiction.

The Story

Somewhere west of Denver, behind the hogbacks of the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains, there is a high school of higher learning. Meeting after class in room 314—named affectionately after pi—are five students. Together, they, along with the Professor, are trying to figure out how to time travel.

The Professor, who may or may not have once worked for the CIA, has a mantra he keeps repeating, “Pay attention to the ordinary.” And with that, the six of them pore over the great works from the past, examining patterns and clues found in literature, artwork, and the discoveries of the great physicists. Before long, the combined prodigious brains of the Time Club working together are able to open up portals that allow them to travel from time to time and place to place.

One day, during one of their excursions, something goes wrong. Thinking all is lost—the Time Club stumble upon a painting by an obscure French painter that has secret clues to unlock in order to work their way out of a dire situation. They must work together in order to solve the mysteries of both time travel and of this strange painting in order to save themselves before they get locked forever in a prison of time!

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