Mascherato Publishing

Untimed

Untimed
Title: Untimed
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Published: November 12, 2013
Author's Twitter: @asgavin
No one remembers Charlie’s name. He falls through holes in time. And a clockwork man is trying to kill him. But there’s an eighteenth century Scottish girl who can bring him back home – assuming they don’t destroy history by accidentally letting Ben Franklin get killed.   Charlie’s the kind of boy that no one notices. Hell, his own mother can’t remember his name. So when a mysterious clockwork man tries to kill him in modern day Philadelphia, and they tumble through a hole into 1725 London, Charlie realizes even the laws of time don’t take him seriously. Still, this isn’t all bad. Who needs school when you can learn about history first hand, like from Ben Franklin himself. And there’s this girl… Yvaine… another time traveler. All good. Except for the rules: boys only travel into the past and girls only into the future. And the baggage: Yvaine’s got a baby boy and more than her share of ex-boyfriends. Still, even if they screw up history — like accidentally let the founding father be killed — they can just time travel and fix it, right? But the future they return to is nothing like Charlie remembers. To set things right, he and his scrappy new girlfriend will have to race across the centuries, battling murderous machines from the future, jealous lovers, reluctant parents, and time itself.      

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The Darkening Dream

Darkening Dream, The
Title: Darkening Dream, The
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Published: November 12, 2013
Author's Twitter: @asgavin
A young woman in 1913 New England struggles to keep her life and faith intact after her father inadvertently drags her into an ancient conspiracy involving a 900 year-old Vampire, a demon-loving Puritan Warlock, a disgruntled Egyptian god, and even the Archangel Gabriel.   Sarah’s life is a balancing act, juggling family tradition and college aspirations — rare enough in 1913 New England — but when she and her friends stumble upon a murder and the dead boy rises from the grave, things really get complicated. Family tradition, it turns out, is more than Friday night dinners. It also includes battling 900 year-old vampires, demon-loving puritan warlocks, and disgruntled Egyptian gods. Still, she never thought to be choosing between doing the right thing and her immortal soul.

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