J A Henderson’s new Young Adult novel is now available on on Amazon Kindle.
Seven gifted but rebellious children are exiled to the east, led by a self centered but determined bully, who betrayed them to the authorities in a doomed effort to save his own skin. They find themselves stranded 200 million years in the past, in an environment too inhospitable to survive.
The group flee east in a stolen amphibious carrier and, to their astonishment, begin to pass through time barriers – arriving at successive eras of human history. It’s an adventure at sees them encounter dinosaurs, cannibals, an ice age, Neanderthals and a Highland warrior. They give early man the gift of fire, cause the Battle of Little Big Horn, rob a bank and taste Pizza for the first time.
Circumnavigating the globe, the children realize they will eventually end up at the time of the ‘Great Chaos’ – the catastrophe that destroyed the world. Then, in 1970’s Ohio they stumble across a teenage Alan Carver. But he is neither a genius nor visionary. He’s a violent street thug who doesn’t care about anyone but himself.
They can’t save humanity but one of them has an audacious plan to change Alan Carver and alter the ultimate fate of their island.
At a truly terrible cost.