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From the Files of the Time Rangers (Hardcover)

    By Richard Bowes, Kage Baker (Foreword by)
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    Description


    Greek gods are posing as humans and pulling humanity's strings in this mosaic novel about time travel, alternate worlds, and the making of a president. The Time Rangers, Apollo's chosen servants, are in charge of preserving the peace and harmony along the Time Stream, the pathway between various worlds and times, but Apollo has given them a new task—to protect Timothy Macauley, the chosen one who must become the president of the United States or else witness the destruction of humankind. Standing in the Rangers's way are other gods: Mercury, who's working his wiles in the world of public relations; Diana, cruising New York City in the guise of an NYPD detective; Pluto, who is in the process of grooming his successor; and Dionysus, who has caused the annihilation of an alternate world. Nonstop action keeps the story rolling from the 1950s to the present day, through this world and others. The author shares his insights into, and the history of, the mosaic novel in the afterworld.

    About the Author


    Richard Bowes is the author of Lambda Award-winning novel "Minions of the Moon" and "Transfigured Night and Other Stories." He is also the recipient of a World Fantasy Award. He lives in New York.

    Praise For…


    "Rick's work is gold, woven out of the straw, blood, sweat, fire, and ice of his observation."  Kage Baker, from the foreword


    "Richard Bowes has been one of  the pioneers in the field of 'urban fantasy.'"  Terry Windling, coeditor, The Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror anthology series


    "Bowes' From the Files of the Time Rangers is on my personal list of the best novels of 2005."  Green Man Review


    "If you have enjoyed Kage Baker's tales of 'The Company'...you should also enjoy Richard Bowes' Time Rangers."  Analog

    Product Details
    ISBN: 9781930846357
    ISBN-10: 1930846355
    Publisher: Golden Gryphon Press
    Publication Date: September 1st, 2005
    Pages: 268
    Language: English