David Simms


David Simms now lives in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia with his wife, newborn son and two furballs after escaping New Jersey and Massachusetts. A special education teacher, college English instructor, counselor, music therapist and book reviewer, he moonlights in the Slushpile band on lead guitar with F. Paul Wilson, Heather Graham and Alexandra Sokoloff, performing across the country. His short stories have been published in various anthologies and he is currently working on the sequel to Dark Muse and a historical thriller about one of the country's darkest secrets.

Feel free to email him about Dark Muse, music, books, or life at davidsimmsmuse.com

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Dark Muse
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,140. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Does music have the power to invade the soul? Beware of the Dark Muse... Sixteen year old Muddy Rivers has always wanted to fit in with the "regular" crowd. He aches for a romance with his blind friend, Poe, but knows he doesn't stand a chance. He hopes that his life as the guitarist for his band, the Accidentals, will help him accomplish gaining her attention and acceptance from others..

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