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Stuart Milton’s wife has vanished from existence, his whole life has become unrecognisable. The deeper he digs for answers, the stranger his life becomes. The truth is only revealed when he is approached by a group of scientists who claim to have built a machine that can link parallel universes.



Short Summary

Waking up in a strange house, with no memory of how or why he is there, Stuart Milton finds his life has changed beyond recognition. His pregnant wife is missing, but no one can substantiate his claim. His only salvation becomes the psychiatrist assigned to his case.


Predominantly Southern England but includes other events occurring in locations around the world

Based on a True Story


Plot - Premise

Voyage and Return

Plot - Other Elements

Philosophical Questions,Twist

Mature Audience Themes

Extreme Violence, Language/Profanity

Main Character Details

Name: Stuart Milton

Age: 41

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Empathetic,Faithful,Masculine,Underdog,Modest,Adventurous,Desperate,Educated,Honorable,Funny,Clumsy

Additional Character Details

Name: Catherine Carson

Age: 40

Gender: Female

Role: Skeptic

Key Traits: Aspiring,Charming,Complex,Confident,Decisive,Engaging,Faithful,Educated,Selfless,Gracious,Underdog,Skillful,Romantic,Sophisticated

Additional Character Details

Name: John Humphries

Age: 65

Gender: Male

Role: logical

Key Traits: Aspiring,Charming,Confident,Decisive,Engaging,Gracious,Leader,Outspoken,Skillful,Visionary,Secretive,Sophisticated,Manipulative

Additional Character Details

Name: Lin Lee

Age: 27

Gender: Female

Role: antagonist

Key Traits: Adventurous,Badass,Aggressive,Confident,Crazy,Criminal,Decisive,Engaging,Greedy,Villainous,Sexy,Heroic,Blunt,Underdog,Skillful,Sarcastic,Secretive,Seductive,Sophisticated,Manipulative,Unapologetic,Lone Wolf

About The Author

D.S.Smith was born in Bolton, England. At the age of 20 he joined the RAF embarking on a career that spanned nine years. Following this he took a degree in Biologocal Sciences and spent 7 years at The Natural History Museum in London where he worked as a Scientific Officer. He currently manages a Subsea Engineering company in Ghana, travelling on a regular basis between there and his home in Manchester. The amazing people he has met and the places he has visited throughout his life are a major inspiration for his writing. Unparalelled is his first novel.

Target Audiences

Age: 18-34,35-54,55+

Target Gender: Universal

Group Specific

Information not completed

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: with a Publisher

Publisher: KDP

Year Published: 2018

Hard Copy Available







Stuart wakes up with a massive hangover and no idea where he is. Everyone around him is telling him a different story about his life. He is contacted by a group of scientist that believe he is actually from an alternate universe. They have a machine called the Harmoniser, that will send him back to his universe, but someone is set out to destroy the machine.

Overall Rating


Point of View


Narrative Elements

Authors Writing Style: GOOD

Characterization: GOOD

Commerciality: FAIR

Franchise Potential: GOOD

Pace: GOOD

Premise: GOOD

Structure: GOOD

Theme: GOOD

Accuracy of Book Profile

Yes, the book profile accurately reflects the book.

Draw of Story

The story begins immediately with Stuart waking up and being confused about where he is. He's brother arrives at his home and Stuart's questions about his wife create tension. His brother, Dave, thinks something happened to Stuart after there night of drinking. The story starts off with the questions of Stuart's mental health or if something sinister is happening.

Possible Drawbacks

There are many characters and storylines that are unnecessary. Thee main focus should be on Stuart and getting him back to his universe.

Use of Special Effects


Primary Hook of Story

The hook is there is an alternate universe where Stuart falls through and switches with his alternate self. I would watch the movie for the sci-fi aspects of it which could be delved into more.

Fanbase Potential

This could have a large fanbase if the stakes are made a little higher. It is mainly about Stuart wanting to return to his wife and the scientist wanting to prove his theory. There are antagonist who are trying to stop it but the fate of the world is not at stake. It’s about a guy trying to get back to his wife and unborn child.

Awards Potential

This does not have award potential. This story has been done before and this one is not breaking any new ground. There is little suspense and it is very predictable. The ending is happy but not interesting.

Envisioned Budget


Similar Films/TV Series


What’s New About the Story

There is nothing original about this story. It could become more unique when explaining the science behind how Stuart switched universes and his returning back to his own.

Lead Characters

There is nothing about the lead character that stands out. He is an ordinary guy, living a normal life with his wife when he is thrown into chaos. Doctors believe he is having a mental breakdown because nothing that he believes to be true exists. He finds out he isn't crazy and works to get back to his wife.

Uniqueness of Story

This is an average story that has been done before. It can be improved by being less predictable. Stuart does make it back to his wife and he is happy, but it could be edgier. Stuart could end up in his universe in a completely different time period and have to use what he learned to make a new machine to get back.

Possible Formats

Film - Studio, Film - Streaming, TV Series - Cable, TV Series - Streaming

Analyst Recommendation



It’s a consider rather than a recommend because it does not have the thrills and intrigue of a sci-fi, alternate universe story. It meanders on but never grips the audience. It’s still a good story.