Outrageous Fortunes: a Novel of Alternate Histories [NOOK Book]

Overview

Shy amateur historian Randy Sullivan, age 23 and unhappy with his life, is approached by his double from a parallel Los Angeles, a bombastic physicist and inventor who calls himself "Sully." Together they step out of this reality and visit versions of Earth stranger than Randy has ever imagined... and those so eerily close as to be just out of reach.

But all is not well back home. Randy's younger brother and sister, not to mention his gorgeous neighbor Penelope, are stranded by ...

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Outrageous Fortunes: a Novel of Alternate Histories

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Overview

Shy amateur historian Randy Sullivan, age 23 and unhappy with his life, is approached by his double from a parallel Los Angeles, a bombastic physicist and inventor who calls himself "Sully." Together they step out of this reality and visit versions of Earth stranger than Randy has ever imagined... and those so eerily close as to be just out of reach.

But all is not well back home. Randy's younger brother and sister, not to mention his gorgeous neighbor Penelope, are stranded by encroaching California wildfires. The flames are drawing near and time is running out.

And Sully, genius and connoisseur of a thousand worlds, has a secret plan of his own – and it does not involve Randy Sullivan ever getting home alive.

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940011254277
  • Publisher: Steven W. White
  • Publication date: 3/27/2011
  • Sold by: Smashwords
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 340,548
  • File size: 542 KB

Meet the Author

Steven W. White has been a rocket scientist, a professional stargazer, and a Christmas tree farmer. He's been writing short stories and novels for twenty years.


His short fiction has received honorable mention in Writer's Digest's Writing Competition, and he's an avid blogger about technique in fiction. He's pursuing an MFA in creative writing from the accredited Northwest Institute of Literary Arts, and his stories have been published in Quantum Muse, Anotherealm, and elsewhere.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 23, 2011

    Very Exciting, Exceptional Read!

    Absolutely wonderful book. Very fast paced and exciting from beginning to end.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 16, 2012

    I Also Recommend:

    Alternate History

    Good book for a history nut like me. Is this the first review or not? "New World" is by the same author, and free.

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