August 20th, 2008 22:50 EST
Judyth Piazza Chats with Avah LaReaux and Jared Wagner on WTTB NewsTalk
Jared Wagner was born on the 3rd of October 1989 in Newport, Washington. His mother was a singer for church, and shows and sang all while Jared was young, she would sing when Jared was a baby. Jared idolized many famous musicians such as Shania Twain, Whitney Houston, Faith Hill, and Kenny Chesney.
Jared started singing on stage at age 3 starting at church, working his way to talent contests, National Anthems at rodeos and events and then to singing on the concert stage. In his recent years of performing he has opened for many great musicians such as Tracy Byrd, Aaron Tippin, Blackhawk, Mark Chesnut, Trace Adkins, and even Little Jimmy Dickens. He has released three albums, two albums with his younger voice at age 7 and 12, and the latest self titled album "Jared Wagner" which includes three songs that he, himself wrote. in 2003 he auditioned for NBC`s TV show America`s Most Talented Kid`s, in New York City, he got on the show in Los Angeles, CA and appeared on the very first episode, as well as the Wild Card Special, and a recent version on PAX-TV in which Jared sang one of his own songs called "Money".
Jared appeared in his first film in a city near him, Spokane Washington; actors include Samuel L. Jackson, Chad Michael Murray. Brian Presley, and Christina Ricci, he is only a background actor but this is the start of a very successful career. Recently Jared was chosen to compete at The World Championships of Performing Arts in Los Angeles, California. He medaled in all of his singing events and also medaled in his new talent, modeling and acting. Jared is still working hard to make it to the peak or his career. His all-time dream is to become a professional country music singer and record, write and perform in front of millions of people. He is currently freelance but very interested in being signed with a record Label. Jared is currently singing and performing all over the Northwest, you can check out his schedule at his website.
Jared`s new single "Country Boy Itch" is available NOW!
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Avah LaReaux opens her debut novel, What`s Done in the Dark, in the middle of the reformulated life of Marcus and Lynette Clayton. A single revelation cracks open this marriage, which is rife with deception. As their selfish deeds are exposed, both Marcus and Lynette are faced with the reality that they could lose each other, again.
When Marcus, a former NFL player, receives a call from his ex-lover, his life becomes a complicated tangle of old sins and new confessions. A child is at issue, and even before the DNA results come back, it is evident to all of the parties that Marcus is the father. The Clayton`s remarried after their first attempt was destroyed by Marcus` serial infidelity. It is the result of that infidelity that threatens to end the relationship again.
As the couple works through the storm of emotions and find a way to accommodate the child, the author drops bits of truth about Lynette`s own indiscretions since her marriage has been renewed.
LaReaux`s style is similar to that of the erotic fiction writer Zane, but her delivery is better. The pacing is fast, but with smooth transitions. Her characters are fully formed without the clutter of too much back story. And then there`s the sex. Each scene pulses with a distinctive rhythm. Passion is fleshed out in vivid, hot descriptions making it a lead character in its own right. Even though the sex warrants much attention, the author offers balance by exploring the impact of lying and cheating on a relationship where there is love, but little respect.
What`s Done in the Dark is an exciting, sexy, emotional story. It is the type of book that is read in one sitting... and then read again.
The Odd Mind`s AngelLesa Says, "Fantastic Book"
For a first time author Avah has come out of the gate full blast. The book is easy to read and is one you will not want to put down. I cannot wait till her next book.