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Emotional, romantic and passionate love story set in the exciting and competitive Broadway, Bahia-Brazil, and Seville-Spain dance worlds.

On an eternal quest of true love , unlucky in love, Lara, a fiery, sexy and beautiful young Brazilian born dancer in NYC, thinks she finally found the love of her life in Enrique, the much older, passionate Spaniard flamenco-ballet choreographer of her Broadway show. Enrique must overcome demons of his own violent past, as he cannot resist falling in love with the younger, splendid, and talented Lara, making it his mission to inspire her to greatness. But then evil from Lara's tormented past disrupts the relationship in the form of Timothy, her brilliant, handsome, wealthy, but emotionally unstable and increasingly dangerous Irish-American dance partner and former lover. Resentful of Lara's relationship with the much older Enrique arouses Timothy's jealously to an extreme that blinds him to reason, and his growing obsession with Lara creates a dynamic suspenseful battle of wills, jeopardizing her life. And as the struggle between good and evil spirals relentlessly out of control while the cast of the show labor to prepare the opening of the Broadway show, Lara must find the inner fortitude to rise triumphant over the shocking consequences of two men in love with her, to fulfill a promise she had made to her mother to never give up on achieving success. This is a towering unforgettable emotional saga of a young woman's quest for love, and redemption.

Thanks to his proud Sephardi Castilian roots to Toledo, Spain, and Algeria, the Israeli born former NYC Salsa dancer married to a Brazilian, author/publisher Jon Stevens Alon, was inspired by the works of the late Spanish poet Lorca, Flamenco-ballet dance master Antonio Gades, flamenco cinema master Carlos Saura, Italian movie director Sergio Leone, passionate contemporary flamenco-pop, exciting Brazilian samba, NYC Salsa music, Broadway's West Side Story, Lady Gaga stylized music/dancing, as he developed a vision to fuse his passions into an emotional love story in which he could incorporated his varied influences, which resulted in the sizzling HOT, sexual, Amazon Kindle eBook LOVE, PASSION, JEALOUSY.

In addition to the above influences, Jon also integrated into the novella love story, elements of danger, suspense, violence, moments of dark humor, and he injected a universal inspirational theme that states, regardless the setbacks and obstacles, our characters are tested when our backs are against the wall, and we must therefore never give up on achieving our dreams.

Based on one of his original screenplays, OPTIMUM PERFORMANCE ©, Jon who commutes between California, NYC, and Brazil, set the fiery novella in NYC where he was raised, the Bahia-Brazil of his wife Lira, and the Seville-Spain dance worlds of his family, utilizing famous landmarks, streets, dance studios, and Spanish Harlem Latin dance clubs he loved as a young man living in Brooklyn, New York.

A former violent Brooklyn Sicilian street gang member, a high school dropout, and teen runaway from home at the age of sixteen, Jon overcame handicaps facing many immigrants to America to become an award winning filmmaker, published journalist, author and publisher of six books on Amazon Kindle/CreateSpace.

Currently, in addition to working on a sequel to Lara's story set completely in Spain, as well as three other books, Jon is also engaged in the fight of his life to fund TSO, his disruptive global multimedia content provider startup company.

Asked how he can handle all this pressure, Jon says, "having also served in the IDF, anyone who had experienced combat and seen death in the eye, can handle anything."

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