Reluctant Trips

May 2014 Marks the Release of the First Book in the Humorous Sci-fi Series (Reluctant) Trips

May 2014; the first book of the humorous sci-fi series (Reluctant) Trips is released unto the likely unsuspecting world.

Book 1 of (Reluctant) Trips; Through Dimensional Detours begins in the 1980's and flits to and fro uninhibited by time and in disregard to our current understanding of the universe and its dark composition. The Chapel brothers, proud inheritors of a successful bar located in the very small, very dry, and very hot town of Bowling, Arizona, proceed with their everyday lives completely unaware of the impending misfortune silently waiting in the dark viscous unknown.

• Things happen
• People disappear
• even more things happen
(as a result of the things preceding them)

Join Tim, Eddie and friends in their possibly epic, likely unexpected, struggle through time and space to find one another, find themselves and discover the life awaiting those who, reluctantly, leave the safety of their homes.

This is only book one, so the discoveries may be marginal, incomplete and, at times, allusive. But it will all make sense in the end. Probably.

The book can be purchased in both paperback and kindle editions from
(the kindle version is free with purchase of the paperback)

Paperback ( - $14.95

Kindle ( - $2.99

Dimensions (in inches): 5.5 x 8.5
ISBN: 978-1-59330-853-7
Publisher: Aventine Press (May, 2014)
Page Count: 228 pages
Genre: Science Fiction | Humorous (to some)

Ryan Ratliff, the author of the (Reluctant) Trips book series, lives in the small town of Strawberry, Arizona. And though it is not a mining town, and rather than desert, is surrounded by mountains perforated with pines, it is, in some ways, similar to the series' fictional town of Bowling. Primarily in that it's small and is located in Arizona. Here he writes, works, and like many, sometime after the sun sets, he sleeps.


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