melissa bourgeois


Melissa Bourgeois was born and raised in southeastern Louisiana. She currently resides in San Francisco - her "home away from home." Belle Douleur is her first novel.

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Belle Douleur
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,680. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Eva is a pragmatic dreamer, raised by a subserviant mother and schizophrenic father in a small Cajun town south of New Orleans. As she prepares to marry before her 21st birthday, Eva begins testing the boundaries of her own reality. Soon she finds herself faced with a loss that will force her to either perish in, or awaken from, a beautifully anguished dance with destiny.

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