Author Heather Mitchell’s new book “Eastern Flame” is a poignant reflection on her once-in-a-lifetime love affair with a Taiwanese exchange student

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Recent release “Eastern Flame” from Page Publishing author Heather Mitchell is a searing and true romantic tragedy composed of poetry, journal entries, emails, and letters she shared with Jeff (Jung-Yao Yen), a twenty-four-year-old exchange student pursuing an electrical engineering degree at Kettering University in her home state of Michigan.

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Heather Mitchell is a talented writer, poet, and lyricist residing in Davison, Michigan, where she currently works in the preprimary education division of a local school district and when not writing enjoys needlepoint, reading ancient literature and jewelry design. She has completed her new book “Eastern Flame”: a touching memoir of her passionate relationship with a kind and loving foreign exchange student attending school in the US.

Truly epic love comes but once in a lifetime, no, in a millennium, transcending cultures, space, even time. The ultimate modern romantic tragedy written here within explores an unusual relationship between a worldly Taiwanese exchange student and a simple, hardworking, visually challenged preprimary educator, who is also an author. Journey vicariously along with these star-crossed lovers. Enjoy exhilarating courtship. Experience flaming hot desire. Feel the tingles of profound passion. Suffer through anger, pain, frustration, immeasurable sorrows. Shed sympathetic tears as two innocent souls are savagely ripped apart by unforeseeable circumstances. Witness desperate struggles as they vow to reunite someday. Endure dark, lonely emptiness, constant longings, enveloping depression.

Not only is this uniquely structured novel a work of nonfiction, but its text has been adapted from and is comprised entirely of the author’s personal journals, poems, love letters, and e-mails. Read her deepest and most private thoughts. Delve into the indescribable power of her affection. This honest, carefully written, poetic story is guaranteed to touch even the most emotionless hearts.

Published by Page Publishing, Heather Mitchell’s engrossing book is a gripping and potent love story between soul mates forced by circumstances to part far too soon.

Readers who wish to experience this engaging work can purchase “Eastern Flame” at bookstores everywhere, or online at the Apple iTunes store, Amazon, Google Play, or Barnes and Noble.

For additional information or media inquiries, contact Page Publishing at 866-315-2708.

About Page Publishing:

Page Publishing is a traditional, full-service publishing house that handles all the intricacies involved in publishing its authors’ books, including distribution in the world’s largest retail outlets and royalty generation. Page Publishing knows that authors need to be free to create - not mired in logistics like eBook conversion, establishing wholesale accounts, insurance, shipping, taxes, and so on. Page’s accomplished writers and publishing professionals allow authors to leave behind these complex and time-consuming issues to focus on their passion: writing and creating. Learn more at

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