Rhythms & Muse, by Ann Videan

About the Novel

Witnessing a horrific car accident seen many times before in her dreams spurs award-winning singer Alexandra Lauren to reevaluate her glamorous Hollywood lifestyle. With her lofty musical goal now tarnished by reality, and her unfulfilled memories from her senior year in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, haunting her, Alex takes a bold step to change the rhythms of her life. Leveraging her newly acknowledged intuitions, she makes a plan to reconnect not only with her musical touchstone and high-school sweetheart Matthew Roberts, but with her desire to impact lives for the good through the innocence and beauty of music.

Even though Matt holds Alex in his heart as his only muse, he resolves to ignore her existence. He cannot stay in control with her powerful presence in his life. Besides, how can he ever forgive her? In alliance with their charismatic friend Daniel, her betrayal demolished Matt’s joy in creating their hit single, not to mention their future lives, together.

Can anything in this world shift Matt’s resolve to distance himself from Alex? And, with Daniel still pursuing Alex even as his wife Kathy looks on, can Alex actually find fulfillment? Will music draw the estranged soul mates together again and guide them to realize their dreams?

Available at the CreateSpace eStore (best value to author), and Amazon.com (convenient).

Reviews

“One of the best ‘chick flicks’ I have ever read. Rhythms & Muse, Ann Videan’s freshman release, engages your heart and spirit with the same lilting energy as a romantic soft rock ballad. If ever a dream was meant to be realized, this book is that dream, and you will gladly enfold yourself in its verbal magic.”
– JM de Biasi, literary critic, bibliophile

“Definitely a page-turner! I loved the great dialogue, flashbacks and dreams, and the juxtaposition between the ’70s and current day. Plus, a lovely ending.”
– Laurie Fagen, writer, publisher SanTan Sun News

Can you provide feedback for me about Rhythms & Muse? Your comments are most welcome.

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About annvidean

Book shepherd/author/writer/editor, entrepreneur, "creative," musician, Fae environmentalist, idea-generator, communicator, facilitator, family/friend connector, in-line skater, Truth seeker
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6 Responses to Rhythms & Muse, by Ann Videan

  1. Love your writing! What a pro, the way you wove the past and the present together seamlessly. Congratulations on your first birth. I look forward to the next one! Andrea

  2. Paula Graves says:

    WOW!!!!!!!

  3. Ann – I recently finished the book – it was wonderful. I love the way you took us from the present back to the past to weave the storyline for each of the main characters. I am recommending the book to my daughters and granddaughters who are searching for their life rhythms. Thank you for pursuing your passion.

    • annvidean says:

      Margaret, thank you so much! I’m thrilled you enjoyed it enough to recommend it to your family. I hope they find it inspirational, as finding those life rhythms to “Catch Your Dreams” is what this Word/Music/Village project is all about. Cheers!

  4. annvidean says:

    I’m honored by my friend Bobbie, who said, “I found your book to be a compelling classic love story, engrossing for both mother and daughter. Thank you!”

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