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Summary

Michael Hollister killed his father 88 times to avenge the dark acts visited upon him.

When he was sent to Hartfield Academy, he adopted an entirely new family, including a brother, Max. Almost 40 years after he arrived at the academy, Michael and Max still live their quiet life where they shape boys into men and men into soldiers.

A trip to the war memorials in Washington D.C. turns out to be too much for Max and he begins to fade. Max has always depended on Michael for everything, but in the end, who is really depending on who?

The Heartfelt Life of Max Hartfield is a Middle Falls Time Travel short story. It includes a bonus note from the author.

©2021 Shawn Inmon (P)2021 Podium Audio

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wonderful as always

Well done Mr Inmon, I loved it just like I knew I would. Narrative was spot on and would as always highly recommend the books as well as the audio. Many congratulations on another successful journey.

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  • ctm1steph
  • 22-11-21

Another Great Book

This was such a great novella and nice to get Max’s final story. I hope you (Shawn Inman) continue with more stories from Middle Falls. Thank you for all your awesome books!

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  • Anthony Ciravola
  • 22-11-21

Shawn Inmon’s books are like Virtual Reality for your ears.

Each book transports you to an immersive first person experience that allows you to feel and imagine each story as it unfolds.

A month ago, I was searching for an audiobook on time travel. Not just any book, but a book that had elements of a long held secret desire of mine. Since I became a young adult, I had always imagined what it would be like to fall asleep and wake up in my school aged body, with all of my gained knowledge intact.

It was almost like someone was “watching” me and made an “adjustment” when I came across The Unusual Second Life of Thomas Weaver. I listened to the entire first omnibus with few interruptions. It goes without saying that I was and continue to be addicted to the stories that comes out of Middle Falls.

Thank you, Shawn, for sharing your gift with me. A part of me will always long to return to Middle Falls.

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  • Carl Vita
  • 25-04-22

Loved all the books to this point

I like where Shaun was going with this. The biggest problem I have is that it was so short. Kind of felt a bit ripped off this was a book that I had to spend a credit on. I did not even pay attention to the length of the book all of the rest have been around 5 hours.
Of course it will not sway me from listening to the rest of the series.

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  • kemyd
  • 10-12-21

Heartfelt

Max is an unexpected character that we grew to really like! Good short story to five a nice guy a finish

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  • Smiley
  • 16-11-21

Another good one!

This is a very heartfelt short story and sure to please any fan of the Middle Falls series.

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  • Alex Ferrara
  • 24-05-22

Michael Hollister reprise...

For all that this book is labeled Max Hartfield, it is told from the POV of Michael Hollister. It was really nice getting a reprise--since not only was he probably my favorite Middle Falls book, but he is also one of the few that we never got to see him past his twenties. We left him happily ensconced as the heir to Hartfield Academy, and didn't get to see him cycle his way to the end.

Here, the focus is on Max, but it's really a buddy story about two brothers of the heart: Max & Michael. It is a heartfelt capstone to Michael's story, and the ending especially tugs on the heartstrings.

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  • Jayde
  • 29-04-22

A good quick short story for fans of Michael Hollister

This short story is a good quicky but you should be familiar with the series or at least the story of Michael Hollister.
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  • B. Smith
  • 28-04-22

What a great way to wrap up a great story

This was such a fantastic little sidebar to the Middle Falls series. It answers a few questions and despite some sad moments, was a very satisfying conclusion to Max's story.

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  • Trader9999
  • 11-04-22

Waiting for Book 15

I’ve now completed all 14.5 books and look forward to books 15 & 16 as promised by the author. I want to thank Shawn Inmon for many hours of enjoyment and also a spiritual awakening as to what may come next for all of us.