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Two years ago, a weird trick of time sent Travis Merrill spiraling from 2016 to the year 1877. Committed now to his life in frontier Arizona, Travis is married with a child on the way and is homesteading a ranch. His knowledge of the future, however, keeps him at odds with his neighbors, his friends...and his wife. He finds it more and more difficult to protect his home without alienating his family, yet he can’t ignore what he knows is - and will be - true.

©2016 Melissa Bowersock (P)2020 Melissa Bowersock

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Travis survives

I wish Travis wouldn't have waited so long to tell his wife about time travel. Again, Riley to the rescue- yay! I liked the note Travis left in hopes his mom would find it and know he was okay. Ot made me kinda teary!! I voluntarily listened to a free copy of this and am giving an honest review. The narrator did a good job.

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Travis Finds His Time

Really 3.5. I didn't find Being Travis as captivating as the first book in the duology, Finding Travis. I didn't find the setting as interesting, and the frisson of a modern man dropped into the past was lessened as Travis settles into the late 19th century. Mostly, I was bothered by his decision not to tell his wife the truth about his origins, although I understand the authorial reason he withheld this: conflict! Still entertaining and well worth a read, or listen in my case. I loved the Epilogue.

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Gripping

This book brings Travis to the point where he is building a new life in the 1870s with his wife and friends. He encounters the many issues of this time and must reconcile his life story with those he is closest to. This book is well written and leaves you wishing for follow on books in his adventures. The narrator is very good and the book is both well written and well presented. This book was provided free of charge and this review is freely done with no requirements.

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  • 09-02-20

Being Travis is a yes

Jonathan Waters is perfect narrator for this book. After two years after finding himself 140 years in the past, in 1880s, Travis is now married to Phaedra, with a baby on the way and building a home and life…a happy one. t Travis is finding it increasingly difficult to hide what he knows of the future, afraid that if Phaedra finds out the truth, his happy new life will be shattered.