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Dreams can come true, but sometimes they’re nightmares.

The Von are on their way.  With a recording contract under their belt and a tour opening for a popular band, they have the world at their feet.  For those left behind, prospects are not so bright, especially with someone trying so hard to break them apart.

With the spotlight on The Von, no one sees the evil waiting in the wings until it’s too late.


I have been sharing snippets from my first co-written book Upstaged: Opening Act. We’ve been introduced to The Von and their friends and have discovered what a tumultuous relationship the lead singer Erik has with his boyfriend Asher. Those two have no business being together but somehow they’ve made it work for a year and by the time we arrive at Upstaged 2: Waiting in the Wings they’ve been living together for a few months in a shared house with another band member, Erik’s best friend, Billy, and Billy’s boyfriend, Vince.

Erik and Billy have let the pressure go to their heads and they’ve been naughty boys, caught kissing on camera not once, but twice. Billy and Vince have managed to sort it out but Asher is not so forgiving. Not only that but when the identity of the mysterious cameraman is revealed, and Erik is plunged into a nightmare.

Asher walks into the spider web to save Erik, and once he has Asher back in his clutches, he loses no time in twisting his mind until he doesn’t know what’s real and what isn’t, something that’s just turned deadly for Erik

This snippet follows on immediately from the last, which some people seemed to think was a cliffhanger 😀


A horrendous crash rent the air. Erik thought he somehow hadn’t felt the knife plunge into his chest and had arrived in Hell still bound to that stupid chair. Just before his eyes opened, something heavy hit him in the chest. He blinked cautiously, but nothing he saw changed his mind about being in hell. Asher knelt on the floor with his head in Erik’s lap, still naked and covered in blood. James had vanished, and three strange men stood in the room.

Almost the same instant he cataloged all this information, he took in another very important piece. One of the men had a gun and pointed at his head. His pulse raced as the cold metal sent a chill dancing down his body.



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