Ripple Effect

Front Cover
Zondervan, Jul 13, 2009 - Juvenile Fiction - 224 pages
2 Reviews
The Time Thriller Trilogy delivers gripping, fast-paced mystery that intrigues and captivates through hours, seconds, and centuries. A long history of strange disappearances and unexplainable occurrences leave clues that the town of Fawlt Line may actually sit on a time fault— a portal to alternate times and unexpected time travels— a twist of fate that puts all of Fawlt Line’s citizens in serious danger. Will they find the faith to hold on to the town and time where they belong?After Elizabeth falls through a mysterious time warp, will she ever make it back home?Elizabeth stayed home to take a bath and plan on how she could escape her parents by running away. But after she almost drowns when the bathtub fills with muddy water, she emerges to find that her world, and everyone in it, has changed. Elizabeth has dropped into another girl’s existence—a questionable life full of untrustworthy relationships and secrets that threaten her life. Is she dreaming or is she an amnesiac as everyone suspects? Will she find the faith to uncover the truth and make her way back to her own reality? Previously published as Sudden Switch.

What people are saying - Write a review


User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

In the first installment of the Time Thriller trilogy, previously published as Sudden Switch (1996), 15-year-old Elizabeth Forde, angry at her parents, decides to run away—but instead she disappears ... Read full review

User Review  - Stacey -

Ripple Effect is a thrilling mystery read for teens from Paul McCusker. The first book in a planned trilogy series, Ripple Effect has science fiction flavors sprinkled throughout this carefully woven ... Read full review

Selected pages

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2009)

Paul McCusker is the author of The Mill House, Epiphany, The Faded Flower and several Adventures in Odyssey programs. Winner of the Peabody Award for his radio drama on the life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer for Focus on the Family, he lives in Colorado Springs with his wife and two children.

Bibliographic information