Disconnected

Disconnected

J. Cafesin

Romance / Suspense / Young Adult

Ever drink too much, eat too much, indulge in excess, then swear you won't do it again, but do? Ever fall for someone you knew you shouldn't?Rachel sought what most women did—to be successful, married and in love, have healthy kids. It was hard enough attracting a man when she wasn't heroin thin or chic like most L.A. women, or sparkly, but not too bright, as her mom insisted females should be. But in the 1990s, finding a man wanting an equal partner, a woman beside him instead of behind him, seemed the impossible dream.Then along came Lee...How Far Have Women Come in 30 yrs?DISCONNECTED is a modern, historical novel about the Coming of Age OF women, for women. The story exposes the antiquated roles women were expected to maintain in the recent past, up close, and very personal. It reveals the impossible standards of feminism—being poised, confident, cover-girl worthy, all while climbing the corporate ladder, and raising a family, and mirrors the challenges most women still face...
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Reverb

Reverb

J. Cafesin

Romance / Suspense / Young Adult

James Whren is brilliant, beautiful, rich, and taken—with himself, or more precisely, his genius for creating music. Desired by many, committing to no one but his muse, on the eve of his brother's funeral, his father inadvertently turns his life into a living nightmare, and James is left abandoned in hell with no one real to save him. His odyssey to freedom takes him beyond the looking glass, to the reflection of friends and lovers. Humbled and alone, James escapes to the Greek island of Corfu. But instead of finding solace there, loneliness almost consumes him. Until Elisabeth, and her son, Cameron. Reverb is a love story, a psychological thriller paced with romantic suspense. Spun from The Magus, also about a man who learns to love someone other than himself, and way beyond 50 Shades of Gray, Reverb is told like Crime and Punishment--modern, clean, edgy verging on sharp. Like nothing you've read, guaranteed...About the AuthorNovelist. Essayist. Realist. Idealist. Taut, edgy, modern fiction with complex, compelling characters that bring story live, and linger long after the reads... Novels Reverb, (2013, second edition) Disconnected (2014) The Power Trip (coming 2015) YA Series: Fractured Fairytales of the Twilight Zone A Bird's Eye View (2013) The Morality Police (2012) The Activation (2010) Tales of Finnegus Boggs--Billy and Tyron (2009) Screenplay A Possible Future (coming 2015) Essays and articles are featured regularly in local and national print publications. Many of the essays from her ongoing blogspot have been translated into multiple languages and distributed globally: http://jcafesin.blogspot.com J. Cafesin lives on the eastern slope of the redwood laden Oakland Hills with her husband/best friend, two gorgeous, talented, spectacular kids, and a bratty but cute Shepherd pound hound.
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