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Timely Persuasion

This book can be downloaded and read in iBooks on your Mac or iOS device.


Timely Persuasion follows an anonymous music critic on a quest to save his sister from the relationship that ended her life. After a chance encounter at a bowling alley leaves him with the ability to travel in time, our hero uses his musical knowledge to “blink” through the years attempting to keep the couple apart by any means necessary. But is her husband Nelson really to blame?

Along the way he accidentally restructures his family tree, kick-starts his sagging love life, and launches a new rock star by borrowing songs from the likes of Huey Lewis, Bob Dylan, Paul McCartney, and Billy Joel. Reliving past events through the eyes of his younger selves, he soon finds that correlation and causation are not always what they seem.

This story of death, life, love, and rock and roll defies genre conventions while paying tribute to the classic time travel tales that came before it. Fans of Quantum Leap or Back To The Future will love Timely Persuasion.

Customer Reviews

About Time

A life changing and amazing book. The author's insight into music mixed with emotions drives this time travel book. It was about time that a book like this came along.

I hope the author continues with his remarkable writing.

Not just scifi

I really liked how for a scifi book this was more of a story than just geeky. The relationship between the narrator and his sister is charming and the family dynamic is realistic. Explores some fun tangents while mostly (but not always) staying on point with the main story of the siblings or the father and son. The music references are a lot of fun, and are explored a bit further in the short story called Fester by the same author.

Timely Persuasion
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  • $2.99
  • Available on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Mac.
  • Category: Sci-Fi & Fantasy
  • Published: Oct 03, 2009
  • Publisher: Jacob LaCivita
  • Seller: Smashwords
  • Print Length: 378 Pages
  • Language: English
  • Requirements: To view this book, you must have an iOS device with iBooks 1.3.1 or later and iOS 4.3.3 or later, or a Mac with iBooks 1.0 or later and OS X 10.9 or later.

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