In Part 1 of Theophilus Grim and the Conundrum of Time, Professor Grim believes that he can use his Time Termination Device to successfully freeze time as we know it, allowing him to move freely, while the world around him holds still, in a state of suspended animation. When his attempt fails, Grim finds himself in a grave situation that is far worse than he could have ever imagined.
The Trying Tales of Chumbles & Grim
Professor Theophilus Grim is a clever scientist and inventor who dreams of making the world a better place through his many inventions and various concoctions. The trouble is, every invention he makes has a way of blowing him up, catching him on fire or causing him intense pain.
F. Walter Chumbles, Grim’s best friend, is a disgraced former surgeon with a bone saw, a surgeon’s bag and a penchant for Scotch whiskey and declaring Grim dead.
Together, the two engage in a series of delightful adventures sure to brighten your day.
Set in late Victorian London, The Trying Tales of Chumbles & Grim is a series of fun short stories loaded with suspense, clever contraptions, a touch of mystery, a dose of mad science, and plenty of adventure.
In the spirit of Arthur Conan Doyle’s The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, and short stories by Robert Louis Stevenson and Edgar Allan Poe, Dannal J. Newman offers up tasty tidbits of adventuresome fiction sure to delight the senses and satisfy the imagination. Great for ages nine through adult.