David Desmond


David Desmond is a clinical psychologist, a columnist with the Palm Beach Daily News, and the author of The Misadventures of Oliver Booth: Life in the Lap of Luxury. Please visit www.daviddesmond.net for more information.

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Honoré de Balzac
Price: Free! Words: 51,850. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Language Instruction » French
First published in 1859, this biography of Honoré de Balzac by his friend and colleague Théophile Gautier is now being released in this dual language edition, with a new English translation by David Desmond followed by the original French text.
Oliver Booth and the Evil Socialite
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,490. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Oliver Booth, the man readers love to hate, is back! In this hilarious sequel to the award-winning novel The Misadventures of Oliver Booth: Life in the Lap of Luxury, Oliver’s quest for fame and fortune leads him into the world of high-end real estate, where he becomes embroiled in a battle with a socialite who is not all that she appears to be. It’s a fast and funny satire you won’t want to miss.

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