Stout, the owner of the Garden Lounge always thought he could control the time machine disguised as a jukebox by keeping it unplugged. Then one day the jukebox started up without power and a visitor from the future asked a very important favor. A favor that would not only save lives, but maybe everyone.
Bestselling author Dean Wesley Smith has written more than ninety popular novels and well over 100 published short stories. His novels include the science fiction novel Laying the Music to Rest and the thriller The Hunted as D.W. Smith. With Kristine Kathryn Rusch, he is the coauthor of The Tenth Planet trilogy and The 10th Kingdom. He writes under many pen names and has also ghosted for a number of top bestselling writers.