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Strike a match. Hold it to the wick. Romance and magic flare to life in this passionate tale of a young woman on a journey of true love and self-discovery.
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Do you remember your first love? Do you remember how it made you feel, how it changed everything for you?
In this bitingly personal essay, Shawn Michel de Montaigne, author of the beloved epic fantasy Melody and the Pier to Forever, takes us back to 1972 and his fourth-grade year at Tavelli Elementary School in Fort Collins, Colorado, and the beautiful girl who would change his life forever.
Her name was Connie. And the love she and Shawn shared would bring into sharp, contrasting relief the serious, crippling dysfunction of his family, as well as the harsh realization, learned many years later, that what so many call love, what so many worship as love, what so many rape and murder and foul and destroy as love is anything but love. The
Shawn Michel de Montaigne's Works in Progress Include:
Melody and the Pier to Forever: Book 2
Anticipated release date: summer 2015
Additionally, Shawn is writing a science-fiction novel, new essays and poetry, a fan-fiction story inspired by the excellent (and, sadly, short-lived) television series Firefly, and is poking his fingers into other fan-fiction candy jars as well. You can read what he's posted at PaperDemon.com!