The rules are simple. If you want to travel back in time, you need to be at least eighteen years old. You can only travel within your own lifespan for a maximum of six months. And above all else, you must never, ever, change the past. As Brooke Wallace faces existence without her beloved brother, his life cut short by a rare disease, she can think of only one solution – travel back in time to prevent his death. However, her attempts at fixing the past challenge her to confront everything she believes to be true about herself. And ultimately, she is forced to discover whether or not we can ever truly be in charge of our own destiny.
A story to answer a question: Where had my daughter gone? after she'd been severely brain damaged at the age of two and survived in torment, not knowing anything except pain for a further seventeen years, when she died for a second and final time.
After Charley dies in her office chair, how is it that she finds herself propelled into the mysterious world of Avalon?
Twenty-three years after the thermal attacks on earth, America is still rebuilding. The country has a new President—Thaddeus Lord, who has developed a plan to connect both ends of the country and make America once again, “a shining beacon of hope to the rest of the world.” Meanwhile a war-weary Adam Turner is content to enjoy life with his family on the shores of Lake Consuela. It isn’t long before the President summons Adam, whom he wants to train the country’s fledgling armed forces. The person sent to convince Adam to come ion board is Colonel Tawanna Chenier, who almost singlehandedly destroyed the alien enclave in south Texas. After the President is assassinated, Adam and Tawanna learn that a South American warlord named Barbosa possesses a nuclear weapon and is seeking the means to deliver it, to wage war against America. Barbosa is a dictator over a vast area, as Brazil has annexed several nearby countries. He has built a hybrid population that he uses as slaves and frontline soldiers against any potential attack. With the country facing a nuclear strike, Adam and Tawanna lead a battalion of 200 raw recruits into the jungles of South America. Along the way they are hindered by a lack of resources, traitorous allies and nightmarish logistics. Also, there is the threat of alien strongholds in the Florida Everglades and Yellowstone National Park to contend with. Despite the toils of war, the attraction between Adam and Tawanna builds, but their focus is on their duty, as they arrive e in South America for what shapes up to be the western hemisphere’s most important battle for survival.
Lieutenant Wolf doesn't let emotion get in the way of performing her duty. Putting the Alley first has kept her safe and free. Yet, when she's asked to kill an ally of the man who sacrificed himself to save her life, the mission weighs heavily on her. Curious about why all the Alley's information on the target came from the same source, she arranges to meet with their informant. What she learns is that he has engineered the whole thing, including her involvement. He offers her an alliance and power enough that she will never have to watch someone else die for her. The price of his tempting offer however, is to kill a friend of the man she loved. ~ A Novella