When One Man Rises Over Heartache

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Author Hechler’s captivating book follows a young man’s life from tragedy to redemption.

Blending the elements of romance, suspense, and a little mysticism, author Carolyn Hechler invites readers with Michael The Black Rose, her captivating book released through Xlibris.

While trying to escape his unsavory family, Michael finds himself traveling throughout Europe under strange identities, unexpectedly becoming a lead vocalist in a band. Without warning, tragedy strikes and threatens everything he has worked for—even his life. Not long after the catastrophe, however, the tides turn for Michael. The tragedy has brought forth a beautiful lady—introduced by a common friend—whom he falls in love with. Here, readers will witness all the twists and turns in his life as he struggles to make sense of his past while keeping it from getting the best of him.

Between the covers of this modern-day American story, dark sides of human nature will appear, but with hope and liberation, change happens. Readers will discover that people can go through tragedy and heartache but can still make a bright future for themselves if they are determined enough.

This book will be featured at this year’s Frankfurt International Book Fair in Frankfurt, Germany on October 6 to 10, 2010. For more information, log on to Xlibris.com.

About the Author
Carolyn Hechler is married with two wonderful children in their twenties, living in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. She enjoys being with family, friends and her cat, Cocoa. She enjoys collecting lighthouses and anything involving the beach. She also enjoys traveling to see new, different lighthouses. When the author is not writing or spending time with her family and friends, she works at an outdoor lifestyles center as a supervisor of maintenance.

Michael The Black Rose* by Carolyn Hechler
Publication Date: October 8, 2009
Trade Paperback; $19.99; 232 pages; 978-1-4415-8320-8
Trade Hardback; $29.99; 232 pages; 978-1-4415-8321-5

Members of the media who wish to review this book may request a complimentary paperback copy by contacting the publisher at (888) 795-4274 x. 7879. To purchase copies of the book for resale, please fax Xlibris at (610) 915-0294 or call (888) 795-4274 x. 7879.

For more information on self-publishing or marketing with Xlibris, visit http://www.Xlibris.com. To receive a free publishing guide, please call (888) 795-4274.


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