Voices

Open Books Press
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 Music. Love won, lost, regained. Festivals. Tours. Legends. Welcome to Voices.

Legendary rock and roll singer/songwriter Tom Timoreaux, who like many began during San Francisco’s epochal Summer of Love, emerges from a long retirement with his band, The Fever. When his backup singer cannot tour, he brings on his estranged daughter, Christine. As they sing together and heal their relationship, The Fever tours to national acclaim—and Christine becomes a star. Meanwhile, in Italy, Tom’s long-lost “love child,” Annalisa, views a Fever concert streamcast and must decide whether to reach out to a man she thought dead. Voices is a father-daughter-daughter relationship journey set against a half-century of rock and roll, where love and healing are always possible and music speaks louder than words.


Advance Praise for Voices

“Voices captures the echoes of an historic time beautifully through characters who lived it—and then embedded its greatest stories and lifestyle elements through their music and lives.”

—San Francisco Chronicle

“A story that reminds me of a great time, and also captures being a songwriter and the power our songs possess.”

—Marty Balin, Jefferson Airplane and Jefferson Starship; Member, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

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About the author

Robert Yehling is the author of numerous books, including The Champion’s Way, When We Were The Boys, and Writes of Life, which won the Independent Publisher Book Award, and Just Add Water, nominated for the Dolly Gray Literature Award. The former editor of American Idol Magazine and a long-time music writer and reviewer, he edits publications for the Billboard Music Awards and American Music Awards. He lives in Southern California. 

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Publisher
Open Books Press
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Published on
May 9, 2017
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Pages
300
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Family Life
Fiction / Literary
Fiction / Romance / Clean & Wholesome
Fiction / Romance / Contemporary
Music / Genres & Styles / Rock
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