Bad Love Medicine by Kevin L Schewe MD
Reviewed By: Susan Keefe
Susan Keefe reviews novels, poetry and non-fiction books for TheColumbiaReview.com
I have been a fan of the Bad Love Gang since the first book Bad Love Strikes. This is author, Kevin L. Schewe MD, FACRO’s fourth book in the series, and the cleverly written novels span decades and indeed take his readers to other worlds. I have to say straight away that the stories are all connected as a series, however they stand-alone very successfully.
The Bad Love Gang’s original story was set in 1974 and tells of their discovery of the “White Hole Project” a time machine made by Einstein on the orders of President Franklin D. Roosevelt. However, this, as they say is only the beginning…
The following two books take the gang on various adventures back in time, and indeed to another world, Planet Azur. And, it is the link to this planet, a “sister” to Earth, which is the reason for the Azurians mining the exotic matter, essential to their planet, in The Black Forest, southwest Germany, in November 1941. Where their presence was discovered by sergeant major Klaus Richter, a rising star in the Waffen-SS, who was tasked with leading a small squad of Nazi Waffen-SS soldiers to investigate “strange lights” in the Black Forest.
Klaus Richter’s discovery of the Azurian spaceship, and the exotic matter, led to Adolph Hitler instructing Gunther Brandt, the brilliant theoretical and quantum mechanics physicist work to build his own time machine, named the ”Black Hole Project.” This of course could not be allowed to happen!
This book, has a really clever playlist of music for the stories, each perfect for the time and events which are taking place. The adventures are so exciting! From the gangs continuing battle in 1975, with the Russian spy Borya Krovopuskov, and his wife, as they desperately attempt to get their children back at any costs, to the gang going over to England during WWII. There in London, half the gang go to Churchill’s office as they plan to stop Hitler, whilst the others leave for Liverpool in desperate search to find Meatball’s (one of the gang’s nickname) love, Hannah Lieb.
This award winning author can really tell a wonderful tale, taking his readers on unbelievable adventures with The Bad Love Gang. “Live dangerously, have fun, don’t die!” is their motto, in this book we are to discover, this is a close call. Their missions are wide and varied, all with the best intentions, yet in this story the question is asked. Is it truly possible to go back into the past without changing the future?
I highly recommend this book for lovers of time travel, science fiction, and history.
Author’s Website: https://kevinschewe.com/the-author
Bad Love Medicine is available from Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Love-Medicine-BOOK4-Kevin-Schewe/dp/1954978138/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=