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A Life Lived Ridiculously | Prolougue, Chapter 1 and Chapter 2

By Annabelle R Charbit

Draft 1 Posted Date: 4/27/2011

Book Rating (current version):

Based on 12 Reviews

Book Rating (all versions):

Based on 12 Reviews

Genre:

Noir / Hard-Boiled

Word Count:

6,877

About the Book:

Maxine’s brain is stuck. Everything around her feels wrong and the only way to fix it is to check, double-check, rearrange and count everything. What Maxine can’t fix though is her parents’ constant nagging over the absence of a husband. A humiliation that is further compounded when her younger brother runs off with Miss Perfect. Then she meets Sam, a smooth-talking charmer with the weight of the world on his shoulders, and enough terminal diseases to wipe out a small village. Maxine decides that Sam is her salvation, never mind that his life is more complex than a Greek tragedy, and others are urging her to get away from him. The problem is that Sam has Maxine under his spell. Will Maxine escape from Sam before it’s too late to save herself?

About the Author:

Dr Annabelle R Charbit grew up in London, UK, and has been writing since 2006, when her play, Sound Advice, was performed by CP Theatre Productions.

Author's Note:

EXCELLENT NEWS!!! A Life Lived Ridiculously has found a publisher and will be available for purchase in spring 2012. If you’d like to be the first to know what happened when a girl with obsessive compulsive disorder fell in love with a sociopath, you may subscribe to the mailing list here http://www.ridiculouslife.net/ocd-story-chapter-3.html (There will be no spam. The only email you’ll get will be to announce when and where the book will be available.) Thank you fellow writers at Book Country. Your kind reviews have helped this book to reach it's full potential.

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