October 22, 2014

#Tour: Rock Angel by @JeanneBogino #Review

Shan is young, beautiful, talented, and addicted to heroin in Rock Angel, a novel that follows her meteoric rise to guitar goddess stardom in the 90’s. She is discovered in New York by a handsome, arrogant musical genius named Quinn, and sparks fly between them when he hires her as lead guitarist of his band. Although Quinn is accustomed to bedding a different groupie every night, he can’t ignore his deepening feelings for his new band mate. From gritty Greenwich Village clubs to L.A.’s Troubadour; gigging and touring the country to the cover of Rolling Stone, Rock Angel is infused with the passionate music and intense sexual chemistry of Shan and Quinn. Shan must work out her personal demons and learn to trust Quinn enough to love him, but still remain true to the music that has always been her salvation. A hot, hard-driving story set in an intoxicating world of sex, drugs, and rock n’ roll, Rock Angel is the first novel by author, Jeanne Bogino.

About the Author


By day, Jeanne Bogino is director of a small but busy library in rural upstate New York. By night, she writes at the western Massachusetts homestead where she lives with her partner, dogs, chickens, and honeybees. She's published short horror, fantasy, romance, memoir, and gay fiction, and is a regular contributor at Library Journal where she was named 2011's fiction reviewer of the year. An expert on zombie lit and horror films, Jeanne has published articles and appeared on panels devoted to these subjects. ROCK ANGEL (Prashanti Press, 2014) is her debut novel. She's currently at work on her second one, ANGEL ON HIGH, the next book in the ROCK ANGEL series.

Twitter: JeanneBogino
Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/8120161.Jeanne_Bogino
Website: http://www.bogino.com

My Review

A wild ride for those who love this kind of book. A great new author to keep an eye out on.  Fans of this gene will eat this story up. It was a great time and a great story centered around music.  One of the best ones Ive read in sometime.  A great debut. 

Go Into This One Knowing

Fast paced, has drug use.
"All opinions are 100% honest and my own."

Buy The Book

Debut novelist Bogino clearly has a passion and great understanding of Nineties-era rock culture. Shan is a complex and well-written character whose struggles have the reader rooting for her. ----Library Journal

Bogino portrays an authentic landscape of what it s like to be a rock band in the early 90s. Shan and Quinn both read as fully realized, flawed characters. ----Kirkus Review

In a show business tale filled with ego clashes, sexual tension, drug addiction, dreams of success and nightmares of stardom, the rarefied world of ambitious musicians is rendered with a relentlessly keen eye and ear. ----Music Connection magazine

Disclaimer: Thanks to Goodreads and Amazon for the book cover, about the book, and author information.


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