Temporal Dreams

Temporal Dreams

Temporal Dreams

Novel by Lesley L. Smith

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In Colorado in the near future, twenty-one-year-old former foster-kid Kairi Johnson’s dream is to start a family of her own. So when her boyfriend proposes on spring break, she thinks she has it made—until she wakes up alone in the middle of nowhere. When she hitchhikes home she realizes she’s trapped twenty years in her past. Kairi discovers she can time-travel and attempts to use her power to get back home.

But time-travel isn’t as simple as it first appears. Each successive time trip results in more and more people getting hurt: she loses her fiance and her best friend and discovers she’s the reason for her parents’ deaths. All seems lost until she meets a fascinating stranger, Kyle.

In Sydney, Australia in the near future, twenty-five-year-old Kyle Barada is heir to his clan’s Time-Travel business. When his dad dies under suspicious circumstances, Kyle becomes The Traveler and does his duty for their corporate clients. But when he vows to find out what really happened to his father, Kyle rebels against the regulations of his clan’s Traveling legacy and discovers a mysterious relative’s been working against him. When Kyle’s replaced by this usurper, all seems lost until he tracks down clan member, Kairi.

Can Kairi and Kyle time-travel together to save everyone they love?


All right, I confess! I love physics. I blame my misspent youth reading science fiction by the likes of Asimov, Heinlein, and Clarke. Not surprisingly, I also love science fiction. I grew up in Missouri, in a family of overeducated overachievers. Following in their footsteps, I’ve earned far too many degrees including an M.S. and a Ph.D. in Elementary Particle Physics and an MFA in Writing Popular Fiction. Hmm? I may have a split personality. The evidence shows I’ve authored or co-authored many scientific articles, and am a longtime member of the American Physical Society. I’m also a founder and editor of the speculative fiction ezine and a longtime member of the Science Fiction/Fantasy Writers of America. Both sides of my personality live in Boulder, Colorado where I do physics by day and science fiction by night. Please visit me on the web at