Muon, a scientist like his father, may be named after a sub-atomic particle but everything else about his life is an exotic fusion. His father, Ralph, is an eminent particle physicist and his mother is an ageing prostitute who still plies her trade on the streets around Cadet in Paris. Muon's brother Jean-Lou has a bar and a partner, Venus Rose, a drag artiste, with whom he has been in love for the last forty years. A conference in Paris, attended by Muon and his father, brings them all together for the first time in a long time ... the stage is set for a romance-laced thriller which pitches father against son and shines a light into the darker corners of Ralph's glittering career. At the end of the day, what price to safeguard a reputation and what sacrifice for the love of a brother?
Dark Matter is the first part of a two part story; part two, Dark Energy, will appear in the near future.
|Publisher:||The Carter Seagrove Project|
|File size:||510 KB|
|Age Range:||18 Years|
About the Author
I'm English by birth, from the Isle of Wight, living in Newport, spending part of the year in France, in the stunningly beautiful department of Haute-Saône in the Franche Comté region. It is heavily forested and very tranquil but the winters are pretty harsh and my home is 820 metres above sea level so I get plenty of snow. I am also spending increasing amounts of time in the USA, co-managing The Carter Seagrove Project LLC - an independent publishing house, incorporated in the State of Indiana. I will be 50 years old in 2015. I only started writing in 2009, proving, I suppose, that it is never too late. I didn't think about self-publishing until late 2012, now, more than two years later, I'm even more energized by the process than ever before. I'm a qualified English teacher, specializing in teaching English as a second language (TEFL), though I don't do much of that now. In the distant past, I taught software skills. In the very distant past, I was a project manager on big IT projects and at the very beginning of my career, I was an Internal Auditor. I have degrees in "Internal Auditing", "Computer Auditing" and "Project Management". I'm studying for my degree in Sustainable Development at the moment. Renewable energy is what really interests me and I generate my own power at home via a solar panel. I'm a member of The Society of Authors, The Society for Editors and Proofreaders, and The Independent Author Network. I grow some of my own food, and from Easter to the end of October, I'm outside for the largest part of the day, tending the garden. I write in the evening and during the winter when there is very little else to do. I have no great philosophy except "energy follows intention" and "honour your gifts". These two principles keep me sane, very happy and exceedingly busy! I am always very happy to receive your feedback. If you wish to contact me directly, please email me at: email@example.com. Visit the website, alpmortal.weebly.com, for updates on the next gay romantic story or crime thriller which I am working on. Together with Chambers Mars, I am half of Carter Seagrove, author of Dust Jacket and The Inspector Fenchurch Mysteries. Me (Alp Mortal), Chambers Mars and Shannon M. Kirkland are The Carter Seagrove Project LLC - an independent book publisher. Find us at www.carterseagrove.weebly.com, on Twitter @carterseagrove and on Facebook www.facebook.com/thecarterseagroveproject.