Time Benders and the Two Promises
Fiction, Science Fiction
February 11, 2020
The Fitzgerald siblings continue their time travel to save their friend from livelong pain, correct the changes to their own history and try to help a friend. All of this tests their relationships, their faith and their growing closeness as a family.
These teens will warm your hearts, and show you that anything is possible!
In this second book in the Time Benders series, the Fitzgerald kids continue their adventures in in time travelling. The full impact of what Joe has done sinks in, angering Deb and Ken, and causing Ken to say no more to the time machine.
Later, when Deb learns about Mr. Brewster’s history, she and Joe defy Ken and take the machine to Las Vegas, 1957 to keep Mrs. Brewster from a certain accident. Bolstered by the success of this trip, Deb decides recklessly to try to undo what Joe had done in his solo trip in the machine, returning to Cambridge to stop Joe.
The unknown forces of the universe and energy are working against their efforts to be in the same space and time and she barely makes it back alive! All of this creates a rift between Deb and her best friend Mary, because of the spiritual questions of whether one should try to change someone’s fate.
On a fateful day Mary finally understands, when she learns she may face a terrible future and major illness. She convinces the Fitzgerald siblings to use the machine to go forward in time to find out her fate. Through all of this, the siblings commit to two major promises about the machine, and their parents. They wrestle with their faith, the questions presented by the time travel; the loss of their parents and the fact that their trips continue to wreak havoc on their memories. Their relationships get tested, torn apart, repaired and strengthened.
This heartwarming story packs a punch of history, faith, and science sprinkled with kindness through these relatable teens.