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The Broken Shade

Michele Poague


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Paperback (3/13/2020)


An old Denver home holds the shade of a haunted past.

It's 1986 and waitress Freja O'Connell is remodeling a century-old house in a seedy part of Denver known as Five Points. Dead broke and needing money to restore the old Victorian charmer, she elects to take a job slinging cocktails at a local men's club, marking the beginning of her other-worldly adventures.

"Back in the sixties, when I was a little girl, I dreamed of being a successful interior designer, hosting fabulous cocktail parties, and having lots of boyfriends. If I could go back and have a conversation with my eight-year old self, I'd tell her to be a whole lot more specific..."

"...I get my long legs, ample rack, and blond hair from my Swedish mother, and my dark eyes, hot temper, and propensity to shoot whisky from my Irish father. He also passed on to me a bit of the gambling gene, which explains why I'm usually in over my head..."

Freja Hedvig O'Connell

Bent Briar Publishing LLLC, 9781942665120, 422pp.

Publication Date: March 12, 2020