Two young lads are transported forward in time by a lightning bolt. Main characters taken from archives of New Paltz, NY. Historical sci-fi.
During a struggle, Charles DeWitt, a settler boy, and Little Jake, a Native American lad, are transported from 1838 to the year 2000 by a bolt of lightning. They must overcome their differences as they face the frightening prospect of never seeing their families again.
The boys are befriended by Arnold Slider, a bike repairman, who has experimented with time travel; but when Charles is recognized from an old photo as a forefather to the Slider family, it becomes a matter of life and death to get them home. When their vehicle of transport is damaged, will they be able to return to their time?
"Lightning Odyssey" is an entrancing story; fast paced, historically accurate, a fun read for kids 8 to 80. "Lightning Odyssey" is available in paperback. Please contact the author here at Authorsden or e-mail BettyAnnDamms.hotmail.com.
"what a fine kettle of fish! We are 162 years into the future!"