To Earth and Back

To Earth and Back

by William Boardman

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BN ID: 2940153107523
Publisher: William Boardman
Publication date: 08/04/2016
Sold by: Smashwords
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 135,467
File size: 444 KB

About the Author

William Boardman is the author of the To Earth and Back series (The Mission, The Afterlife). He is a retired US Air Force photojournalist whose career spanned 26 years and took him to locations around the world: Far East, Middle East, Europe, Asia, South Pacific, South America, and North America (46 states plus Canada). After completing photojournalism training at Syracuse University, his work entailed mixing words and imagery to tell the Air Force story. Subject matter included military deployment and conflict, aeronautical research, humanitarian relief, aerial imaging, human interest, etc. His work has been published in military publications and national periodicals.

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To Earth and Back 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 8 reviews.
AnnHamm More than 1 year ago
I am not a reader of novels. I prefer reading about the lives of real people. But you will think, even though you know it's a work of fiction, that you are reading about "real" people. Maybe the WWII setting helps with that. I don't know. I also am not a fan of sci fi, but that seemed to make no difference in my ability to enjoy "To Earth and Back." The characters truly became real to me in a way that I haven't experienced in a work of fiction in many years. I can't wait to read the next book.
Elsmoko More than 1 year ago
Unique story. Creative, with skillful blend of some real world harsh/violent history and fictional extraterrestrial historical exploration, discovery and intriguing Earthling + "ET" interaction. Our Creator is thoughtfully included as a recurring theme. Looking forward to the sequel.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I enjoyed the fresh new approach to spread the "Good News!" I think people will learn a lot about the persecution of Jews during the 1930's answer WW II.
GNg More than 1 year ago
I really enjoyed this book with its blend of science fiction and history. The characters came alive and kept me on the edge of my seat as the story unfolded. The exciting ending left me wanting more as the adventure ended with a hint of what the future might hold for the main characters. I look forward to William's next book with great anticipation.
BSteph More than 1 year ago
A great read. The study of earth from another planet of people. To find Christianity. The case study of a Jewish girls life. From the loo of a family to war and the love between the girl and the person that studying the life of her and the Jewish culture. Ready to read the continuation of the story in the 2nd book.
Of_Wolfe More than 1 year ago
I HIGHLY RECCOMEND ! This is an unusually well blended story of sci-fi and religion that flows between suspense, social interaction and a love story for the soul. I can't remember ever having picked up a, what I thought was only sci-fi, novel and within two chapters forgetting what genre I had started in. It does not read like a first time novelists "attempt". It has the feel of a seasoned author who might be using a pen name? Regardless, I will be watching & anticipating his next work. Thank you, Mr. BOARDMAN!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I enjoyed the blending of futuristic possibilities and past history. I felt I was living the scenes with the characters.
hollyvolley More than 1 year ago
Hold on to your hats and glasses! This novel will take you for a ride through space and time! Strap in and get ready for an adventure, this novel will take you on a ride through space and WWII history. I know, sounds bazaar, right? The author has done his research and has a unique way of bringing out your emotions and drawing you into his adventurous tale. I felt as though I was right there with our beloved characters. Attention to detail is done with just the right touch. Superb editing. My emotions went on a roller coaster ride... with the tragedies of WWII, developing love stories, beautiful friendships and relationships, and space adventure too! Their are so many layers within layers in this intricately woven story . At just under 300 pages it is amazing just how much is packed into this firecracker of a novel. I could not put it down! At the heart of this story, What happens when alien beings come to Earth thousands of years ago and discover Christianity? The answer to this question is woven in, subtly, throughout the novel. Fasten your seatbelt and enjoy the ride...What a fabulous adventure! I can't wait for the sequel!