Edward J. Schneider

Author of Parallel Past Series



COMING SOON!!!



Run for Refuge

Book 5

The Plunge

The Renewal

The Revealing

Defying Destiny

Run for Refuge book 1


Chandra Jarvis accidentally plunges through
the wormholde from her universe of 2150 into
a parallel, identical universe except the year
is 1850 and the location is the Old West in the
territory of southwestern Wyoming along the
Oregon Trail.
She copes with hardship and danger with the help
of her futuristic suit of special fibers and a
personal computer chip implant. She meets and falls
in love with Sean Dillon, a handsome member of a
wagon train on it's way to Oregon City only to lose
him to the woman waiting form him there with whom he
is betrothed.
Heart breaking, Chandra's last glimpses Sean, his
betrothed and her family leave on a ship as it sails
down the Colombia River on its way to the Pacific Ocean.
Can she embrace and adapt to ways of the west and find
a new direction for her life? Will she find a new love?
Join Chandra in her quest for those answers and more in
the first novel of the Parallel Past Time Travel series.

Chandra Jarvis has survived her plunge through a wormhole
from San Francisco of 2150 into an identical parallel
universe except that the year is 1850 and the location
is the Old West in Southwest Wyoming along the Oregon Trail.
Fortunately for her, she was wearing a futuristic suit of
special fibers, had various sensory implants and a personal
computer chip implant to help her survive the pitfalls and
dangers of an era lacking the protections and shelter of her
former existence.
Chandra had met and fallen in love with Sean Dillon, a
handsome member of a wagon train on its way to Oregon City.
They declared their love to each other but he is honor bound
and betrothed to another woman. He sales away from Chandra,
on his way to San Francisco with his betrothed and her family
to be married.
Chandra settles in Portland. Oregon as an elementary
school teacher but decides, after a year of this, to sail
to San Francisco to see if she can learn the fate of Sean
Dillon, his betrothed and his betrothed's family.
Rejoin Chandra as she struggles to find her place in the
Old West in this second novel of the Parallel Past time
travel series.

Chandra Jarvis has survived her plunge through a wormhole
from San Francisco of 2150 into an identical parallel
universe except that the year is 1850 and the location
is the Old West in the territory of southwestern Wyoming
along the Oregon Trail.
She has the help of her futuristic suit of special fibers
and a personal computer chip implant to survive the pitfalls
and dangers of an era lacking the protection and shelter of
her former existence.
Chandra has met and fallen in love with Sean Dillon, a
handsome member of a wagon train on its way to Oregon City.
They declared their love to each other but fate tore him away
from her.
After attempting to find Sean Dillon, Chandra’s resumes her
life as an elementary teacher in Portland, Oregon and is courted
by Liam O’Hara, a handsome bridge-building engineer from Ireland.
He attacks the emotional walls that Chandra erected because of
Sean Dillon. However, she is not one to sit and pine her life
away because of unrequited love. Even though she loves teaching
and interacting with dear friends, that is not enough for this
beautiful and vital woman.
Rejoin Chandra as she struggles to find her place in the Old
West in this third novel of the Parallel Past time travel series.


It is the fall of 1864 and fourteen years since Chandra Jarvis
plunged through a wormhole from San Francisco of 2150 into a
parallel, 1850 universe along the Oregon Trail in Southwest Wyoming.
A computer chip implanted in the base of Chandra’s skull as a child,
and her futuristic smartsuit of special fibers along with other, special
implants helped her to navigate and survive the dangers of the Old West.
Chandra married, bore a daughter and spent the past twelve years teaching
elementary school in Portland, Oregon. She and her husband embark on
separate odysseys trying to influence an event that she knows is coming.
They have to navigate the hazards imposed by Native American uprisings
and the Civil War. Will they be able to accomplish this or is destiny
too rigid and uncompromising to allow it?
Rejoin Chandra in this fourth novel of the Parallel Past time
travel series.