Today, I am happy to introduce
Susan Moore Jordan
and her wonderful novels combining her love of words and music.
Susan Moore Jordan doesn’t just love Opera like a lot of us do. She teaches voice in her private studio, and her students went on to leading schools of music, singing in opera houses and musical theater companies around the world.
Her other love is writing. To no surprise, her words have that lyrical sound evoking the same feelings in her readers as does listening to music for opera lovers.
Susan published her first novel, How I Grew Up, in 2013.
It is a coming-of-age story based on a high school friend of the author, who suffered a horrific family tragedy a week before she was due to audition for her school’s spring musical production of Carousel.
"You'll Never Walk Alone." The words from that song in Rodgers and Hammerstein's Carousel held an especially poignant meaning for Melanie Stewart, who went on stage in the leading role of Julie Jordan mere weeks after her parents were victims of a senseless murder, perpetrated by her own sister's troubled husband.
This was followed by the wonderful Eli's Heart in 2014
This is not just a coming-of-age story, but the rise of ELI LEVIN as a brilliant teenage pianist.
And, like any young man, he falls in love. Life should be perfect. However, Eli was born with a serious heart defect and not expected to live past the age of thirty. Where does such overshadowing leave young Love?
At the beginning of 2015, she published You Are My Song, her third novel.
The nineteen-fifties. Elvis is wearing Blue Suede Shoes.
The Grand Old Opry reigns supreme in Nashville.
But in a small Tennessee town Jamie Logan—a goodhearted young man with a superb tenor voice—stars in his high school's musical theater production and begins an unlikely, almost magical journey that could take him to the pinnacle of the opera world.
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All of Susan Moore Jordan’s novels are drawn from her life experiences as a voice teacher and stage director and are inspired by real people she encountered in the course of her long career.
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Susan also has a wonderful Blog about—you guessed it—Writing and Music.
Follow her on Twitter:https://twitter.com/SusanMooreJorda