The Boy From Yesterday

"    The Boy From Yesterday " Podcast
"The Boy from Yesterday" is a New Adult genre fiction novel, the first from author K.B. Howard.  The story is about a young man, Tom Flannery, 19, who, with the help of a magic ring from a mysterious magician, travels through time from 1890 to the present day, in search of help for a sick friend, Sam Beckins, who has been injured in a horse accident.  In the present day, he meets Laurel Humphrey, also 20, a student at Chesterfield University in New England.  Tom fights to find help for his friend and return to his own time before it's too late and Sam, all his progeny (including Laurel!) and time itself are altered forever.  (copyright 2020, K.B. Howard, all rights reserved)

copyright 2020 K.B. Howard - all rights reserved

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The debut "New Adult" genre novel from author K.B. Howard

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In this first chapter (after the prologue), we are introduced to Tom Flannery, 20, and his friend, Sam Beckins, also 20, in rural New England, a long time ago...

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In this second chapter, we are introduced to Laurel Humphrey, 20, a student at Chesterfield University in rural New England, in the present day, and her friends/classmates Emily Lemmon and TJ Jennings. 

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We continue to get to know Laurel, Emily, TJ, and others, in present-day Chesterfield University, and learn of Laurel's tenuous relationship with Christian Tuckerbee. 

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Back in 1890, Tom hurries to try to find help for the injured Sam.

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In his frantic search to find Dr. Hurd, Tom meets the mysterious magician, Zellar the Great, and earns a favor. 

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Tom visits the home of the mysterious magician, Zellar the Great, to collect his reward for saving Zellar's hat. 

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Laurel and Emily help Marguerite around the house; Laurel learns more about Emily as they prepare their costumes for the annual Chesterfield Day celebration. 

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Laurel goes to the Chesterfield University Library and runs into Christian; Laurel and Emily prepare their costumes for historic Chesterfield Day. 

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Laurel, Emily, Marguerite, and Clark all dress in period costumes for the town's annual historic Chesterfield Day celebration. 

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Christian prepares for Chesterfield Day and deals with his monstrous mother, Gloria; everyone arrives at Chesterfield Day and shows their true colors. 

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In 1890, Tom follows the instructions to use the magic ring; he travels through a time portal to the present day. 

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Tom arrives in the present day and runs afoul of Christian; Laurel and Tom meet at the Chesterfield Day fairgrounds. 

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After traveling through the time portal, Tom from the past meets Laurel in the present, and she takes him to the campus urgent care clinic for the bump on his head; Laurel and Tom get acquainted. 

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Tom is examined by a doctor for his head injury and tries to learn what kind of new medicine might save Sam. 

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Laurel takes Tom back to her house, which seems awfully familiar to him. 

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Tom shares his secret with Laurel -- and something makes his story overcome Laurel's skepticism. 

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In this chapter, we get to know Laurel's best friend, Emily Lemmon, a little better. 

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Laurel helps Tom get re-acquainted with "his" house, and with 21st-Century conveniences. 

Laurel takes Tom shopping for contemporary clothes as a disguise, and runs into Emily and TJ on Main Street, trying to hide the secret of who he really is. 

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Tom tries to blend in with Laurel, Emily, and TJ at the Rocket Diner. 

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Laurel and Tom search for the missing magic words to the ring at the library; their feelings deepen; Laurel gets an idea. 

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Laurel and Tom visit the town cemetery, looking for answers to Sam's fate, and encounter a disturbing new realization.

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While Laurel and Tom are at the library, Emily and TJ discuss their concerns at Rocket Diner that Tom might not be the person he claims to be. 

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While Laurel and Tom are at the campus library, Christian visits Laurel's house and finds a way to get more information on what's she's been up to. 

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Laurel, Tom, Emily, and TJ watch the on-campus announcement of the Einstein Prize, but someone is watching them.

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Laurel and Tom plan their strategy to find the magic words to the ring, but their secret starts to be found out by friends and enemies alike. 

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Laurel and Tom recover from the night before, and learn more about each other's times, when the whole family gets a surprise. 

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Tom entertains the family with how to get by without electricity, when Marguerite give Laurel and Tom shocking news. 

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Laurel and Tom discuss what they just heard, with still more shocking realization to come. 

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Tom and Laurel visit a storefront psychic to see if she can help in their search for the magic words of the ring. 

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Tom and Laurel help Clark clean out the hardware store; finally, a breakthrough is cause for celebration. 

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Emily visits Christian to try to retrieve Tom's ring.  (Warning: Adult language and content: Listener discretion is advised.)

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Laurel and Tom get increasingly anxious as they observe what's happening to Laurel. 

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TJ and Peter take matters into their own hands in an attempt to help Tom and Laurel. 

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Laurel and Tom get good news; Laurel explains to Tom how to use what she gives him to help Sam. 

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Tom and Laurel make their way to the Library Tower to rendezvous with their friends, but not everyone is accounted for. 

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Tom, Laurel, TJ, and Peter meet at the Library Tower, as the story reaches its stunning climax. 

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Laurel and Tom share what they've learned together. 

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Laurel learns a lot by visiting Chesterfield Memorial Park cemetery. 

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Emily meets with Laurel to discuss the future. 

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Laurel visits Jefferson Manor retirement home; new beginnings start. 

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K.B. Howard, author of "The Boy from Yesterday" podcast (and upcoming book) discusses the story in the context of the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic, and the themes of love and friendship. 

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