Contemporary Women’s Fiction – Beside the Music

Beside the MusicBeside the Music
By BJ Knapp
Publisher: Lime Green Books
Published: June 2016
ISNB: 978-0692729632
Pages: 210
Genre: Contemporary Women’s Fiction

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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Beside the Music Author BJ KnappAbout the Author:
As a former college radio station DJ, BJ was inspired to write this book after asking herself “Whatever happened to all those 80’s rock stars and one-hit wonders?”  Her writing career has contributions to RI Fit Magazine.  But her prouder achievements are her original angry chick rock songs, usually about bad boyfriends, accompanied by her out of tune guitar.  She blogs at

BJ resides in Rhode Island with her husband, Todd, and dogs Nemo and Potter.  She is an avid sailor and scuba diver, and also enjoys pretty much any outdoor activity such as hiking and geocaching as well.  She has also single-handedly orchestrated hundreds of failed attempts at cooking.

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