The Edison Effect

When Thomas Alva Edison asks for information, most feel compelled to give it. Not UW Professor Benjamin Bradshaw. Not when the question concerns a device conceived in anger and harnessed for murder. Bradshaw hopes that mysterious invention remains lost in Elliott Bay, eluding the search of deep-sea divers. But when on a cold December morning in 1903 an electrician is …

THE FIRST TIME

When a new scanner at the Pig Palace Food Emporium erupts into a swirling portal, revealing a stunned British soldier, grocery checker Ivy O’Neal is sure she’s the victim of an elaborate hoax–until she sees her own face in the artwork of a long-gone Edwardian painter. Haunted by the woman who appeared to him in the midst of battle on …