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5 stars for A Switch in Time: The President Is Missing... by @CasiMcLean #audiobookreview #audible

Title: A Switch in Time: The President Is Missing...

Author: Casi McLean, Eleanor LaRue

Narrator: William L. Hahn

Genre: Time Slip Thriller

Book Blurb:

The President Is Missing....

A note from the author: My mother, Eleanor LaRue, initially wrote this manuscript in 1960, but never had it published...she left it to me when she passed away in 1995....


I began writing. I found the story when I moved a few years ago and felt compelled to bring her story to life. Over the last two years, I've updated, edited, tweaked, and added a time travel element for a contemporary spin. My mom lived decades before her time, but her message is as significant today as it was in 1960. Thank you for listening to our novel!

USA Today best-selling author, Casi McLean, presents A Switch in Time - a gripping time slip thriller ripped from today's headlines. In a country divided, where terrorists hijack peaceful protests and threaten the fabric of America's democracy, President Emery Clayton, III, discovers a global power behind the insurrection. He escapes to the White House attic to plan a counterblow, steering clear of initiating World War III - and vanishes.

After years of studying to realize his dream, James Rucker’s future explodes when he’s falsely accused of cheating on his final exams. Vowing he’s had enough, he joins a civil rights movement. But his trip to connect with the anarchists stops cold when his flight is struck by lightning and plummets into the ocean.

Can one man's soul rip through time to a different era...survive a plane crash...and mitigate a broken man’s rage in time to save his own nation from total destruction?

My Review:

Summary –

“God grant me wisdom to light the way and the strength of our forefathers to save the day.”

With these words, current President of the United States Emery Clayton III is flung into the past. The reason is simple: America is at a crossroads and on the verge of a war fueled by racial tensions. He lands in the early 1960s and his journey takes him to unexpected places and circumstances. He spends forced isolation with a black man named James Rucker. Each of them is on opposite sides of racial unrest. Will Emory be able to see the world from James’ eyes and how harmful racism is or will he stay stuck in his own narrow viewpoint? Can a switch in time change his life and ultimately the future of America?

Narrator’s overall voice –

William L. Hahn is a superb narrator, one of the best I’ve heard. His voice creates the imagery needed to follow the story. His accent works perfectly for this story.

Does the narrator fit the characters?

William uses different dialects for each character which is so helpful while listening. There were many times I would close my eyes and could picture what was going on. William also invokes emotion while reading.

Narrator’s reading style –

William’s reading style is the perfect rhythm, allowing the listener to be fully invested in the story.

Narrator’s impact on reading experience –

William makes this one of the best audiobooks I’ve listened to. Everything from his pacing to the inflection in his voice to the recreation of the characters to the emotional impact on the listener all combine to an excellent reading experience.

Narrator’s pacing –

The narrator’s pacing is unhurried in parts, fast in others, which comes across as natural ebbs and flows of the story. It’s a superb performance.

Audiobook flow –

The flow of the audiobook is in harmony with the flow of the story. I immersed myself in the thriller and thoroughly enjoyed it.

What makes this audiobook unique –

What makes this unique is the storyline and the way William brought it to life. It wasn’t a reading, but a drama come to life.

Would I recommend this audiobook –

YES! I would recommend this to any reader looking for a time-travel thriller to read. There is a full cast of characters and William brings each one to life. Highly recommend!

My Rating: 5 stars

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Author Biography:

USA Today & Amazon Best Selling Author, Casi McLean, pens novels to stir the soul, crossing genres from ethereal captivating shorts with eerie twist endings to believable time slips, ghostly encounters, mystical plots, heart-pounding thrillers, and sensual romantic suspense––all dusted with a sprinkle of magic.

Known for enchanting stories with magical description, McLean entices readers with fascinating hooks to hold them captive in storylines they can't put down. Her romance entwines strong, believable heroines with delicious, hot heroes to tempt the deepest desires, then fans the flames, sweeping readers into their innermost romantic fantasies.

With suspenseful settings and lovable characters you'll devour, you'll see, hear, and feel the magical eeriness of one fateful night. You'll swear time travel could happen, be mystified by other worldly images, and feel the heat of romantic suspense, but most of all you'll want more.

Newest on the horizon, A Switch In Time, is a time travel stunner where Casi teams up with her mother's never published manuscript in a unique novel that spans sixty-years in the making––creating a story ripped from today's headlines.

Twins unite when a cutting-edged medical mystery merges with high-tech crime solving, creating a pulse-pounding thriller in Virtually Timeless.

Casi's Deep State Mysteries series enters the realm of political thrillers, combined with NCIS Military and a hellastrong ghost you'll root for in Reign Of Fire, and The List––Alyssa's Revenge. Her newest work in progress completes the three-book series and is scheduled for release Spring 2021.

Watch the trailers on this page or on her YouTube channel:

Casi's signature series, Lake Lanier Mysteries, features a unique spin on romantic suspense time travel. Inspired by freak accidents, strange phenomena, and eerie lore attached to Atlanta's man-made Lake Sidney Lanier, Casi weaves together page-turning suspense and star-crossed lovers in this three-book series. Toss in an almost believable time portal and Lake Lanier Mysteries will draw you in and hold you spellbound.

What if the excavation created more than a lake? What if explosions triggered a seismic shift, creating a portal that connected past to future?

Lake Lanier Mysteries Book #1

A RONE AWARD Finalist, Beneath The Lake

Won 2019 PRG Reader's Choice Awards for Best Time Travel

2016 Best Romantic Suspense

2016 Gayle Wilson Award of Excellence

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Beyond The Mist, book #2 in Casi's romantic time slip treasure chest, is a stunning tribute to the victims and first responders of the 911 World Trade Center terrorist attack. Here is the trailer link:

Between The Shadows brings the saga full circle with an amazing time slip to 1865 and a search for the Confederate gold. Don't miss this trailer:

Find your Destiny in Casi's Destiny Collection––five short stories with twists you'll never see coming.

Uniquely qualified to write self-help and inspiration, Casi tops the scale with her powerful memoir, Wingless Butterfly: Healing The Broken Child Within, sharing an inspirational message of courage, tenacity, and hope, displaying her unique ability to excel in nonfiction and self-help as well as fiction.

Find out for yourself why readers love to Discover The Magic Of Casi McLean's Books.

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Reviewed by: Mrs. N

1 Comment

Casi McLean
Casi McLean
Dec 10, 2021

What a beautiful highlight of A Switch In Time. This book is so close to my heart and the voice actor, William L. Hahn, brought the story to life like no other narrator. Thanks so much, Mrs. L!

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