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Book details
  • Genre:FICTION
  • SubGenre:Fantasy / General
  • Language:English
  • Pages:188
  • eBook ISBN:9798350907193
  • Paperback ISBN:9798350907186

Don't Let The Past Remind Us Of What We Are Not Now

by Richard Martin

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In "Don't Let The Past Remind Us Of What We Are Not Now," two nostalgic baby boomers, Brian Sparks and Tess Sagan, use special powers to travel back to their youth in 1968, embarking on an extraordinary, sensual, yet challenging journey into their past.
Brian Sparks, a fifty year old baby boomer, yearns for the vibrant college years he experienced three decades earlier. An unexpected encounter at Indiana University during his job training in spring 1998 introduces him to Tess Sagan, a mysterious woman who also dreams of days gone by. Despite sharing their college years from 1965 to 1970, their paths never crossed until now. Intriguingly, Brian has been featuring in Tess's dreams, a mystery rooted in Tess's unusual abilities. Tess possesses a special power allowing her to traverse space using just her mind. Inspired by her aunt's mind-altering demonstrations, Tess believes she can also journey through time. Together, she and Brian form a pact to return to the unforgettable year of 1968 as lovers, reliving their 20s all over again. "Don't Let The Past Remind Us Of What We Are Not Now" by Richard Martin is a captivating tale that takes readers on a sensual, fantastical, and emotionally charged trip back in time. As Brian and Tess navigate the joys and tribulations of their renewed youth, they must also confront the complex realities of their extraordinary circumstance. This novel paints a vivid picture of longing, love, adventure, and the undeniable pull of the past.
About the author
Richard Martin, a lifelong writer, makes his novel debut with "Don't Let The Past Remind Us Of What We Are Not Now." Though now retired, his professional years spanned diverse roles in teaching, broadcasting, and journalism, each enriching his storytelling craft. His academic journey is equally varied, with degrees from Indiana University and Webster University and online courses from prestigious institutions such as Yale, Stanford, The University of Edinburgh, and The University of Copenhagen. Outside of writing, Richard enjoys community theatre, showcasing his talent in plays, musicals, and with his guitar. A Hoosier native, he relishes life in Indiana alongside his extraordinary wife, cherishing their shared joy of three children and six grandchildren. His novel draws from the tapestry of his life experiences, embodying his passion for story weaving.