BJ Knapp Beside the Music

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Beside the Music

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What happens to a marriage when an 80s metal band moves in? Winner of the 2016 Human Relations Indie Book Award, Beside the Music answers the question: can you be one man's wife and another man's muse? Brenda and Tim are dealing with enough chaos in their marriage: a run for public office, threat of getting fired at work, and a snooty meddling mother in law. Things get even more complicated when 80s metal sensation Hydra moves into their home to record their comeback album--and soon they also have screaming fans on the front lawn to contend with. Will Brenda and Tim's marriage survive?

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As a writer, BJ Knapp has created numerous corporate marketing pieces and contributed articles to Rhode Island Health & Fitness Magazine. Musically, she has composed a number of original songs of the angry-chick rock variety, which she proudly accompanies on her guitar.

Her time working as a DJ for her college radio station sparked her curiosity about the rock stars and one-hit wonders of the eighties, and this in turn inspired her to write Beside the Music, her first novel.

An avid sailor and scuba diver, BJ enjoys many outdoor activities, including hiking and geocaching, and has made hundreds of failed attempts at cooking. Her blog may be found at bjknapp.com.

BJ and her husband, Todd, live in Rhode Island with their two dogs, Nemo and Potter.

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BJ Knapp creates for her witty and endearing protagonist, Brenda Dunkirk, a mix tape of the pleasures and perils of serving as a musician's muse. Besides the Music is a smart, humorous look at the compromises of marriage, art, and career-- and the power of rock 'n roll to rock the soul. ---Celine Keating, author of Layla and Play for Me Beside the Music is a real treat from first-time author BJ Knapp. Her writing style is warm and witty and her characters are engaging and totally authentic. I loved this book from beginning to end. ---Gail Ward Olmstead, author of Jeep Tour, Guessing at Normal and Driving on the Left Knapp has spun a story full of wit and realistically drawn characters who dare to ask if heroes can rise again and if new dreams can rival old. --Nicole Waggoner, author of Center Ring and The Act The whole idea of all of this is quite unique--if you're looking for a quirky and funny tale than I strongly suggest picking this one up. It was a breath of fresh air for me because the read is light yet fun. I can't wait to read more books by the author in the future as she clearly has a knack for writing! ---Pretty Little Book Reviews

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Book Description Lime Green Books. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Paperback. 250 pages. Dimensions: 9.0in. x 6.0in. x 0.6in.Have you ever mailed a fan letter to a rock star Brenda Dunkirk did, but she didnt think 80s metal star Keith Kutter would actually read it. She also never imagined Keith would end up living in her house and destroying her marriage. Brenda thinks shes the luckiest woman in the world when Keiths band, Hydra, declares her home their base camp while recording their comeback album. She fantasizes about late night lyric writing sessions at her kitchen table and being the first one to hear all the new songs. With her help she knows the band will get back on top where they belong. Swept up in the glamour of being the rock and roll muse, Brenda risks her already faltering marriage. Tim, her husband, walks out on her and Hydras chaos, and to make matters worse her boss is threatening to fire her if she doesnt get her act together at work. The band will not leave until the album is done--it could be another month or it could be another year. Ultimately Brenda must choose. Is it possible to be one mans wife and another mans muse This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Paperback. Bookseller Inventory # 9780692729632

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