John A. Heldt
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John A. Heldt

John A. Heldt is the author of the critically acclaimed Northwest Passage, American Journey, and Carson Chronicles series. The former reference librarian and award-winning sportswriter has loved getting subjects and verbs to agree since writing book reports on baseball heroes in grade school. A graduate of the University of Oregon and the University of Iowa, Heldt is an avid fisherman, sports fan, home brewer, and reader of thrillers and historical fiction. When not sending contemporary characters to the not-so-distant past, he weighs in on literature and life at johnheldt.blogspot.com.

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Best Sellers

    • The Show

    • Northwest Passage, Book 3
    • By: John A. Heldt
    • Narrated by: Sonja Field
    • Length: 8 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 14

    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....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • How to survive across Time!

    • By Paul Vasquez on 09-23-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Mirror

    • Northwest Passage, Book 5
    • By: John A. Heldt
    • Narrated by: Allyson Voller
    • Length: 11 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9

    On September 11, 2020, Ginny and Katie Smith enter a house of mirrors and exit in May 1964....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Time Travel, Great Characters! What's Not to Like?

    • By Nolan on 08-12-17

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Mine

    • Northwest Passage 1
    • By: John A. Heldt
    • Narrated by: Aaron Landon
    • Length: 9 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 82
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 76
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 77

    In May 2000, Joel Smith is a cocky, adventurous young man who sees the world as his playground....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent Time Travel / Romance

    • By Amazon Customer on 01-17-14

    Regular price: $19.99

    • The Journey

    • Northwest Passage, Book 2
    • By: John A. Heldt
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 7 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 27

    Seattle, 2010. When her entrepreneur husband dies in an accident, Michelle Preston Richardson, 48, finds herself childless and directionless....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Unusual Time Traveling Story.

    • By pixledust on 09-08-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Class of '59

    • American Journey, Book 4
    • By: John A. Heldt
    • Narrated by: Patrice Gambardella
    • Length: 8 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 10

    On June 2, 2017, Mary Beth McIntire anticipates a quiet morning. Then she hears a noise, peers out a window, and spots a man in 1950s attire standing in the backyard....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A unexpected surprise.

    • By Kitty ranma on 01-19-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • River Rising

    • Carson Chronicles, Book 1
    • By: John A. Heldt
    • Narrated by: Chaz Allen
    • Length: 13 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 15

    Weeks after his parents disappear on a hike, engineer Adam Carson, 27, searches for answers. Then he discovers a secret website and learns his mom and dad are time travelers stuck in the past....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • How Long Can You Tread Water?

    • By Betababe on 05-10-18

    Regular price: $24.95

    • September Sky

    • American Journey, Book 1
    • By: John A. Heldt
    • Narrated by: Chaz Allen
    • Length: 11 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 23
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 23

    Filled with humor, history, romance, and heartbreak, September Sky follows two directionless souls on the adventure of a lifetime as they try to make peace with the past, find new purpose, and grapple with the knowledge of things to come....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Time Travel Journey

    • By 🇺🇸🌸DARA on 08-29-16

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Memory Tree

    • Carson Chronicles, Book 2
    • By: John A. Heldt
    • Narrated by: Chaz Allen
    • Length: 13 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    In The Memory Tree, the sweeping sequel to River Rising, several time travelers find answers and meaning as they continue the adventure of a lifetime in the age of doughboys, silent movies, and Model Ts....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • The Memory Tree

    • By Deedra on 10-04-18

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Indiana Belle

    • American Journey, Book 3
    • By: John A. Heldt
    • Narrated by: Chaz Allen
    • Length: 7 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 13

    When doctoral student Cameron Coelho, 28, opens a package from Indiana, he finds more than private papers that will help him with his dissertation....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Entertaining Time Travel and Historical Fiction

    • By cps on 03-31-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Hannah's Moon

    • American Journey, Book 5
    • By: John A. Heldt
    • Narrated by: Allyson Voller
    • Length: 10 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    After struggling for years to have a child, Claire Rasmussen, 34, turns to adoption, only to find new obstacles on the path to motherhood. Then, she gets an unlikely phone call and soon learns that a distant uncle possesses the secrets of time travel....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A+++++ 5 stars for the 5th book

    • By cps on 04-11-18

    Regular price: $24.95

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