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‘The Other Side of September’ by Don Musselman tells story of a man in a complicated romantic involvement while being accused of a crime he did not commit.

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Little did he know, he will get himself entangled in a complicated romantic dilemma and will be accused of a crime he did not commit.

After his tour of duty in Korea, a Corpsman in the Navy, visualized a happy life with his irresistible fiancée. She was so much in love with him when he left for Korea. But how will he react when he returns after a year and finds out that she is pregnant? Feeling betrayed and crushed, he transferred to Mare Island Naval Hospital in California. Little did he know, he will get himself entangled in a complicated romantic dilemma and will be accused of a crime he did not commit.

“The Other Side of September” is a historical fiction based on a true story. Written by author Don Musselman, it tells the story of Don Madison, who, after experiencing heartbreak from his fiancée Hanna Bentley leaves his small coal mining town and experiences the new life that is waiting for him. He found himself working in a naval hospital. In his new assignment, he discovers his new Superior Officer is a beautiful woman named Lt. Erin O’ Quinn. She is a gorgeous redhead with blue eyes and a body to die for. Erin does all the right things for Don to fall in love with her. But she causes friction when she acquires a newfound friend, Douglas Arrington III, whom she met on an airplane while flying home for Christmas.

Don is suspicious of how close the relationship is between Erin and Douglas. He wonders if she is still a virgin or just pretends to be. Erin doesn’t want to let Don go, but he feels she is secretly seeing Roger without his knowledge. Will Don discover whether he is wrong about his mistrust of Erin or will he find he was right in his assumption of her actions? Don finds life was not as confusing in the poor coal mining town where he was raised. But, if all that has happened with Hanna and Erin is not enough, he finds himself being arrested for armed robbery and murder while on leave in San Francisco. Will he be able to prove his innocence?

With so many twists and turns at every turn of a page, “The Other Side of September” is brimming with excitement and surprises from start to finish while readers follow the life of a young man who finds that life can be wonderful one moment and then it can become very deceptive and untrustworthy in a hurry.

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About the Author
After military service, Don Musselman’s career has been in public education and college teaching. He has five earned degrees from Monterey Peninsula College, East Tennessee State Univ., College of William and Mary, and Virginia Tech. The years of 1950-1954 were exciting times in his life where he kept a diary and several notebooks full of all the adventurous happenings during and after the war in Korea and his travels around the world. Finally, he blew the dust off the notebooks and developed them into this book.

The Other Side of September * by Don Musselman
Historical fiction based on a true story
Publication Date: April 29, 2014
Trade Paperback; $23.99; 708 pages; 9781493198290
Trade Hardback; $34.99; 708 pages; 9781493198283
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