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Although descended from a long line of powerful Cherokee women, Zoë’s white-stone pale skin and preference for a modern, constructed life have left her disconnected from both her heritage and her deceased mother’s mystical teachings. What she chooses to let into her controlled, Manhattan-centric life is carefully selected and strictly curated—until her nightmares begin.
With the twentieth anniversary of her mother’s death fast approaching, Zoë's nightmares swiftly erode the barrier between dream and reality, until she is made to exhume the dark secrets of both her and her mother's past. In following the shadowy footprints her mother has left behind, she enters the dreamscape realm of her mind’s supposed creation and unknowingly ignites the obsession of the darkest presence she’s ever known; one wholly determined to break her will, by fear or by force.
Losing her grip on what is real, Zoë learns that nothing is as it seems, the very fabric of her past, present and future merely a transparent veil between two linked worlds, both of which—real or imagined—require her full and unyielding belief to survive. Whether believer or denier, Zoë faces a choice that will end the love and life she knows.
VELVET MOON CHRONICLES is a 146,000 word psychological/fantasy novel and Volume I of a trilogy. Like “Where The Wild Things Are” or “Alice In Wonderland,” it’s a powerful journey of finding and reclaiming strength. Yet the story stands alone in its unique explorations of adult themes and psychological states. Currently, I write communications for corporations focused on unconscious bias and inclusion.
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