A novel written by Doug Van Pelt.
It’s about high school football, flight testing and time travel. Imagine the flight testing background of The Right Stuff with the high school football action of Friday Night Lights or Varsity Blues and throw in the sci-fi element of time travel and Back to the Future.



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As a direct-from-HM-Press bonus, order now and you will receive a promotional Desert High silicone wristband free. Please specify size (small-7″ or large-8″), so the wristband will fit well.

Also, if you’d like to see a little trailer/movie about the novel, watch it now.

Here’s some early press on the book, from the North Lake Travis Log:

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