Today I am reviewing The Show by John A. Heldt.
Seattle, 1941. Grace Vandenberg, 21, is having a bad day. Minutes after Pearl Harbor is attacked, she learns that her boyfriend is a time traveler from 2000 who has abandoned her for a future he insists they cannot share. Determined to save their love, she follows him into the new century. But just when happiness is within her grasp, she accidentally enters a second time portal and exits in 1918. Distraught and heartbroken, Grace starts a new life in the age of Woodrow Wilson, silent movies, and the Spanish flu. She meets her parents as young, single adults and befriends a handsome, wounded Army captain just back from the war. In THE SHOW, the sequel to THE MINE, Grace finds love and friendship in the ashes of tragedy as she endures the trial of her life.
My Review: The Show is a sequel to The mine which I have read. I loved finding more out about Grace and rejoiced in her and Joel’s wedding and birth of their twins. I cried in dismay when these lovebirds were ripped apart again by an errant time portal. It is is bittersweet that just as she looses her husband and twin girls she finds her mother and father, as young people just falling in love. After trying to get back to the future she resigns herself to making the best life she can for herself in the year 1918. She finds a man that she can love even though he is not the love of her life. I will not spoil anymore of the book suffice it to say that this is most enjoyable book. I do love John Heldt’s time travel books. This book gets a 5 star rating.