Coming Soon… Dead Out of Time
Dead Out of Time – Winter 1978. From his teens Allan Francis always stood in a doorway between the living and something else. Now his dead jailbird brother Kev haunts him day and night, blaming him for what happened.
Wanting answers, Allan returns to Adaminaby, a little town from his youth in the Australian Snowy Mountains High Country. It’s a place where mysterious deaths and missing persons go unnoticed by all outsiders.
An urban legend warns; Never have the misfortune to get lost on your way, for if the sandman finds you, you’ll never see another sunny day.
To find the answers he seeks, Allan steps into a macabre struggle across two worlds. It’s a fight that threatens his very existence, and the lives of many stranded in a town beyond time.
This book will be “Coming Soon” to bookstores worldwide!
Review by Jaqueline Neves
Review Rating: 4 Stars
Reviewed by Jaqueline Neves for Readers’ Favorite
Dead Out of Time by Yuan Jur takes readers on a captivating journey through the enigmatic and eerie landscape of Australia’s Snowy Mountains. The story unfolds with an irresistible blend of fascination, unease, and excitement, immediately drawing us into a world of mystery and suspense. As the narrative unfurls, it intertwines history, family secrets, and the supernatural, leaving us eager to uncover the hidden layers beneath the surface. At the heart of the book is Allan Francis, a character whose inner turmoil resonates deeply with readers. His pursuit of truth amidst personal challenges creates a powerful emotional connection, immersing us further in the story. With each page, we follow Allan’s emotional journey, sharing in his determination and turmoil.
Yuan Jur’s narrative finesse shines through Allan’s interactions with his spectral brother, Kev, blurring the lines between reality and the supernatural. Allan’s pursuit of truth amidst personal challenges creates a powerful emotional connection, immersing us further in the story. The vivid portrayal of the Snowy Mountains adds to the atmospheric tension, evoking a sense of anticipation and unease. The carefully crafted suspense keeps us engaged and intrigued while recurring symbols like April 14 and enigmatic road signs heighten the sense of mystery. Dead Out of Time captures both our intellect and emotions, enveloping us in Allan’s quest for self-discovery and buried truths. The promise of an emotionally charged expedition through history, family dynamics, and the enigmatic unknown makes readers eager to delve deeper into this masterfully woven tale.