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Fiction:

Driftwood
Authored by Beth Mitchum

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6" x 9" (15.24 x 22.86 cm) 
Black & White on Cream paper
194 pages
ISBN-13: 978-1438294940
ISBN-10: 1438294948
BISAC: Fiction / Lesbian
I knew from the moment I spotted her on the beach that my life would never be the same. I don’t know what it was exactly that drew my attention to her. Yet I knew instinctively that she was it—the catalyst. I was forever changed before the first ‘hello.’” 

A chance encounter on the beach launches Rita on a journey of introspection and self-exploration. Realizing that there is something missing in her life and in her marriage of convenience, Rita begins to ask honest questions about herself, her husband, and her life choices. Beth, a woman who is quite accustomed to looking past the surface, challenges Rita to look beyond the status quo to find out what it is that she truly wants from life. When she does, Rita is startled to find that very little of what she formerly called her “life” reflects her own desires. She discovers that she has been sleepwalking through her life for years. When Rita awakens suddenly in the midst of her illusory world, she finds that she is virtually a stranger there.  

Rita’s transformation leads her to places she never expected to go, towards a love and a life she never thought she’d find. Her journey has inspired readers to take their own journeys towards their true selves. You hold a book in your hand that will leave you changed in some way. Embrace transformation and allow the journey to take you where it will. Caterpillars don’t try to change into butterflies; it just happens on its own accord when the right time arrives. While our journeys may be different, we all follow the same types of paths to get to where we need to be—to find our way back to our core being and our life’s purpose. 



Driftwood is a book about transformation. It tells the story of Rita Capri, a woman who feels compelled to set sail into uncharted waters in the midst of her own stormy sea of a life. Leaving a dissatisfying marriage of convenience was only the beginning of her life's journey into more authentic and honest living. She woke up from her life of sleepwalking to find that she had the power to choose how she lived, who she loved, and what she could do to build her own life in a new way. This is a story about one woman, but it offers a glimpse into how each of us can and does make our own decisions about how we live, even if that choice involves acquiescence to societal and cultural expectations rather than choices based on our own dreams and desires.


Driftwood: The Music
All original music written and performed by Beth Mitchum
Produced by Billy Mitchum
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40 minutes, 11 tracks
UltraVioletLove Publishing
UPC: 883629896656
The music companion to the novel, Driftwood, by Beth Mitchum, this CD contains 11 original songs written and performed by Beth Mitchum and produced and directed by Billy Mitchum. Includes 5 songs that appear in the novel, plus 6 more original songs. Singer/songwriter/guitarist, Beth Mitchum, and brother, Billy, also a singer/songwriter/guitarist, join forces and blend their genetically similar voices to produce a unique music CD. This compilation includes a variety of music styles--folk, rock, and jazz.

Higher Love
Authored by Beth Mitchum
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6" x 9" (15.24 x 22.86 cm) 
Black & White on Cream paper
216 pages
ISBN-13: 978-1438295565
ISBN-10: 1438295561
BISAC: Fiction / Suspense
     “...I do believe in you, Ricky… It’s something that comes so easily to me.” 
     “As though you’ve done it before?”
     “Exactly.  You know, part of me is interested in learning more about my past lives, while another part of me is afraid how that will affect the choices I make in this life.”
      “Like having to decide whether to love me?”      

Lingering memories of their past life together leads a young couple to hunt for clues to explain the deep connection between them.  When darkness cuts off their search and threatens to consume their souls, love and light find a way to unite them again.

Ricky Boston is a budding young artist on his way to art school and a future illustrating fantasy novels when his life and that of his fianc√© is cut short in a senseless act of violence and depravity.  Blinded by the need to right the wrongs of the past, Ricky’s reincarnated soul battles recurring nightmares and feelings of  grief and despair, until peace arrives at last in a most ironic and unexpected way.

In My Dreams
Authored by Beth Mitchum

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6" x 9" (15.24 x 22.86 cm) 
Black & White on Cream paper
204 pages
ISBN-13: 978-1438253763
ISBN-10: 1438253761
BISAC: Fiction / Lesbian

I sensed the thrill of a stolen moment as my fingers brushed back a lock of auburn hair that had fallen in front of her left eye. I cupped her face in my hand, gently tilting it up towards mine so that our eyes met. I saw in them a passion that seemed to echo the intensity I was experiencing and was thus emboldened to make the first move. When my lips landed softly on hers, I felt a surge of excitement and danger. 



Where do you draw the line between fantasy and reality? Are you responsible for the content of your dreams? What about when your dreams begin to spill over into your waking hours? For months, Jill, a twenty-something lesbian, had been daydreaming about her sexy, Latina co-worker, Marie. Interesting things start to happen when her night dreaming begins to involve nocturnal trysts with her fantasy paramour. When the women discover they are having the same dreams, they raise the stakes on their telepathically shared nightlife. Their dream world shatters when Marie’s nocturnal passion overflows into her daytime relationship with her violent, sexually addicted husband. 

In My Dreams illustrates the blurring of boundaries we experience when we enter the world of our dreams. It also reminds us that there are always consequences when we begin to act consciously on that inner world of the dreaming mind. Sometimes those consequences are harder than anyone could have anticipated. 


The Diary of Allie Katz
Authored by Beth Mitchum
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6" x 9" (15.24 x 22.86 cm) 
Black & White on Cream paper
304 pages
ISBN-13: 978-1463567538
ISBN-10: 1463567537
BISAC: Fiction / Lesbian
"Your journals have answered a lot of my questions, but they've also generated more. I'm glad we have the rest of our lives to figure out the answers together."  

‎"Love is something you stumble over, or falls on top of you, or chases you into unfamiliar territory. It isn't something you phone out for and have delivered to your door. It's more like a phantom train. You don't see it coming, but you know when it runs you over and leaves you bleeding on the tracks." 

Falling in love is a risky business. When the love you find is the forbidden kind, it becomes even more risky. Who says what kind of love should be forbidden? Even though times are changing, it is still sometimes very risky for same-sex couples to express their love. It can be downright dangerous in some parts of the world and even in some regions of this country. 

The Diary of Allie Katz is a story of love forbidden by our society. An age gap that would be irrelevant a few years in the future is much more distinct when lovers are young. When one is a student and the other a teacher, the forbidden aspect is more prominent. Given that it is love between two young women, the scandal deepens and threatens to drown the young lovers in despair while they battle with the reality of norms, mores, and discriminatory laws. But love, as risky as plucking a rose in the midst of thorns, is worth the risk when it is true.











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