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Reviewed by K.C. Finn for Readers' Favorite
The Quest to Unite Us is a work of fiction in the science fiction, American history, time travel, and adventure sub-genres, and was penned by author William de Rham. Written as the opening novel to the Marcus Santana Time Travel Chronicles, this intriguing and educational work is intended for young adult reading audiences and upwards. Our protagonist Marcus finds himself in deep water when he is transported back to the later 18th century, in the cellar of none other than Benjamin Franklin himself. What follows is a fascinating exploration of the formation of the American government, changing attitudes, and one young man’s quest to save a country.
Author William de Rham presents a unique perspective on American history in the way he has structured his novel and one to which I feel the intended YA audience will be highly receptive. One of the things I really enjoyed about the styling of the novel was the fast-paced nature, despite it being set in historical times. Marcus has an urgency in his speech and actions which adds tension to the piece, delivering some very poignant modern perspectives which make us really question certain attitudes and ideas from the time of the founding fathers. I really enjoyed the romantic aspect with Elise, who was a standout character as well, and I found the emotional arc of the piece to be relevant and relatable for anyone Marcus’s age to read about. Overall, I would certainly recommend The Quest to Unite Us for its strong concept and characters. A highly enjoyable time travel read.