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Welcome to Groove House
A rock ‘n’ roll novel by Jill Meniketti.
Almost Famous meets Grumpy Old Men, Under the Tuscan Sun.
When rock’s former biggest rebel loses everything, he’s forced to call in favors from all the rock star royalty whom he’d burned his entire career.
With a trashed comeback tour, creditors on his ass, no record deal, a health issue he doesn’t even know how to spell, and nothing but a few bucks from the sale of his last guitar, Mike Mays is destitute for the first time in his rock star life. He’s forced to crash his estranged, uptight daughter’s tidy world, and when she kicks him out, to couch-surf halfway around the world at a ragtag farmhouse in Tuscany called Groove House—home to a pack of aging ex-rock stars, who aren’t thrilled to see him.
Mike creates chaos at every turn, bulldozing everyone in his path. His raunchy offstage antics snagged headlines back in the ’70s and ’80s, but can the aging bad boy bluff his way out of his worst bungle yet and actually stage a comeback?
Rock Star Reviews
“Who else knows the inside scoop better than Jill Meniketti . . . ?”
“A must read for any rock fan who loves a great story.”
—Eddie Trunk (SiriusXM Radio & Syndicated Radio host / VH1 Classic TV host)
“This is a movie waiting to happen.”
—Troy Luccketta (Tesla)
“A good read for those who love all things rock ‘n’ roll.”
—Don Dokken (Dokken)
“I felt like I was looking into a mirror . . . yikes! But you’ve gotta love the ride!”
—Eric Martin (MR. BIG)
“It’s a totally cool journey through a rocker’s world . . . This book ROCKS! I loved it! It’s a blast!”
—Stef Burns (Alice Cooper, Huey Lewis, Vasco Rossi)
“It’s so cool to be in a rock band, on tour, AND read such a great rock novel.”
—John Nymann (Y&T, Greg Kihn Band, Eric Martin Band)
“Really cool book! It’s a fabulous story. It’s really, really funny. I thoroughly enjoyed it!”
—Roger Earl (Foghat)
Featured Press Reviews
“Fantastic, fictitious rock life novel . . . a must-read for all rock fans!”
—Powerplay Magazine (UK)
“A lively novel from an expert.”
—Classic Rock Magazine (Germany)
“Exceptionally amusing . . . A pure joy to read. Can’t wait to see the movie!”
—Norway Rock Magazine
“A contemporary story that could very easily be pulled straight from today’s hard rock headlines.”
“A fictitious look at a very non-fictional question: What happens to aging rock stars in the twilight of their lives?”
“An enjoyable read for hard rock fans, and a fun tale for anyone else.”
“A lively rock and roll novel with insider views”
—Rock Hard Magazine
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