As a child, Billy believed in black holes and time travel. Now, in his thirties, Billy is the reclusive creator of a popular comic book. On the eve of its final edition, Billy’s behavior grows erratic as he mysteriously requests assistance from the retired psychologist who evaluated him ten years earlier, Dr. Carrie Woodson.
Time’s Musicians is the story of two eccentric outsiders, Billy and John, who meet at summer camp. Both brilliant, they reunite as college roommates seeking answers to life’s great questions. A “prank”by Billy changes their relationship and future forever. Carrie’s quest for the truth leads her to realize the boys’ friendship was more complicated than anyone imagined. What would cause Billy to turn on John, pure jealousy or worse, insanity? Will Carrie finally solve the puzzle before it’s too late?
Time’s Musicians is a suspenseful, coming-of-age story exploring the eternal search for light within the darkness of the human condition. In between moments of silence, there is a song awaiting musicians to play it.
Mark Paul Oleksiw is a proud Montrealer and Canadian. Born in the late 60s, he was influenced by guitar bands, all things satirical and books, lots of books. A graduate of McGill University, Mark lives in his hometown with his wife, three teenage boys, and cat. Mark still plays his music too loud and daydreams a little longer. A student of pop culture, Mark is inspired by those who create for others to enjoy.
Time’s Musicians is his third novel. His two other novels, Munching on the Sun and The Boys Who Danced with the Moon, are beautifully written coming-of-age tales exploring themes of love, hope, redemption, and friendship.
You can learn more about Mark and his creative endeavors at www. markoleksiw.com or by following him on twitter@markpauloleksiw.