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After the Dash

by Lynda Abernathy

Modern and Contemporary Fiction Sci-Fi and Fantasy

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A multi-perspective narrative following Aiyanna and a number of other characters. This book also spans time, jumping from Aiyanna in the modern-day and back through history. 


This book seems to be part sci-fi, part literary fiction. Aiyanna is seeking treatment for a deep depression when she discovers a secret about herself which leads her deep into her family history. Each character we encounter throughout the book teaches us about family, love, understanding and the human condition. These lessons are also imparted on Aiyanna, an insight I’m sure anyone who believes in reincarnation would love, to be able to look into their past lives and experiences to impact the decisions or mistakes they make. The book is separated well, with the name of the character in focus at the top of each chapter.


This is an interesting story about time, belief in reincarnation and in some cases the butterfly effect, the idea that one small action or decision can have a knock-on effect, sometimes throughout history.

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After the Dash Synopsis

Time is fluid and not necessarily linear. Aiyanna Burns realizes this when she, seeking therapy for a deep depression, discovers a secret her family has kept for generations. Madness, mistakes, and redemption weave together through character encounters, as Aiyanna dives deeper and deeper into her own mind. In the end, she learns some important life lessons about empathy, love, and understanding through the lens of different lives.

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ISBN: 9781684334704
Publication date: 16/04/2020
Publisher: Black Rose Writing
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781684334704
Publication date: 16th April 2020
Author: Lynda Abernathy
Publisher: Black Rose Writing
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 250 pages
Genres: Indie Author Books, Modern and Contemporary Fiction, Sci-Fi and Fantasy,
Categories: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945), Fantasy, Religious & spiritual fiction,

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