George has been fascinated with the idea of time travel ever since the shocking death of his mother when he was ten, and hopes someday to find a friend like Filby, the closest friend of the time traveler in the 1960 movie The Time Machine. George’s high school friends, Dave and Nancy (AKA Onion), struggle to understand his odd obsession. The story takes place during the three friend’s senior year, with a major revelation in store for George on graduation day.
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Mark Wakely is a college administrator at Elmhurst College in Elmhurst, Illinois, and lives in a town nearby with his wife and two of his three children. His first young adult novel, An Audience for Einstein, was published to high acclaim. A special tenth anniversary edition was recently released by Mundania Press. In addition to his obsession with writing thoughtful stories, Mark is an avid reader, gardener and amateur astronomer.