Steve Chiarelli (b. 1962) was born to a Scottish mother and first generation Canadian in North Bay, Ontario, Canada and grew up in Kitchener, Ontario. His first book, The Connected, was published in 2008. Currently he resides in the Niagara Region of Southern Ontario.
Bill Hammond feels cheated. Cheated out of a happy childhood because of the dysfunctional relationship of his parents. Cheated out of the love of his true sweetheart. Cheated because he has to deal with the ghosts that haunt him every day of his lonely life. He wants it to change. But the only way to change it is to face his ghosts and appeal to the one person he let slip away.