Cliff Ball lives in Texas, is a Christian, has two BA's, a Technical Writing Certificate, and has published eight novels. Visit his website at
Out of Time: a Time Travel novelby Cliff Ball
Unfortunately, a group of time travelers
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In this time travel novel, a scientist discovers time is actually fluid; past, present, and future all exist at the same time. What he doesn't know, is if the current timeline can change when something is changed in the past. The US government wants him to find out. The theme being to make right what once went wrong.
Unfortunately, a group of time travelers from 50 years in the future are determined to stop the scientist from changing the past. So, they steal the time machine, causing them to end up in 20th century Earth, which sets up a time loop until the scientist and his group break it by beginning their missions. When they end up back in their present time, they find things have changed, but not necessarily for the better. Will they return to the point in time where everything changed, or will they decide they've messed with history too much? Find out in this time travel novella.
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I have to say that Out of Time hooked me. I enjoyed reading Out of Time, and thought it very interesting in regard to how they dealt with the missions the characters were sent on, and I also loved the ending. I thoroughly enjoyed it. Considering time travel has been done a lot in books, I found this novella unique and liked the way the author tied it all together. Once I started, I had trouble putting it down.
His was so boring and too detailed about time travel theories. Men on the whole do not write books that women enjoy. I rarely quit a book once I start.
Thought provoking for sure! Some of the zooming back and forth in time was a little confusing but it still kept me interested enough to keep going. It was amazing to me the historical events that were chosen to be changed and how some would be left alone because the repercussions of changing a detail would have been too devastating. The possible scenarios were interesting.
My 10 year old and I read Out of Time and we both really enjoyed it. It's a clean, safe read for all ages. Since it was a novella, it lacked some detail, but I didn't expect it to, since it wasn't a novel. The author managed to keep the story tied together and it kept my interest.