When the lines between a drug-addicted rock star and a die-hard fan begin to blur …
In Brian Paone's first novel, he chronicles the trials and tribulations of befriending a modern-day rock star. As a die-hard fan of the rock band God Lives Underwater, Brian wins the trust of lead singer David Reilly. This honor comes with its own set of extreme personal highs and devastating shared lows.During their tumultuous friendship, David fights an extreme battle with drug abuse and depression. Pile on top of all this the throes of a cutthroat music industry and the realization of one's own mortality.Dreams Are Unfinished Thoughts is a novel that convinces the heart of every reader that perhaps dreams are never really finished. Instead, they are passed on from one friend to the next.
Brian Paone was born and raised in the Salem, Massachusetts area. Brian has, thus far, published four novels: Dreams Are Unfinished Thoughts—a memoir about being friends with a drug-addicted rock star; Welcome to Parkview—a macabre cerebral-horror novel; Yours Truly, 2095—a time-travel romance novel (which was suggested for a Hugo Award, though it did not make the finalists); and Moonlight City Drive—a supernatural crime-noir detective novel (which is a trilogy, with Part 2 coming in 2019 and Part 3 coming in 2021).
Brian also has four short stories published within Scout Media’s Of Words anthology series: “Outside of Heaven”—a throwback to the Creature Double Feature monster movies; “The Whaler’s Dues”—a modern-day mythological romance adventure fable; “Anesthetize (or A Dream Played in Reverse on Piano Keys)”—a disenchanted-youth ghost story; and “Two Gunslingers”—a classic duel-at-high-noon western tale.
Brian is married to a US Naval Officer, and they have four children. He is a retired police officer and worked in law enforcement for sixteen years from 2002 - 2018. He is a self-proclaimed roller coaster junkie, a New England Patriots fanatic, and his favorite color is burnt orange.