Dawns early lite
Author: Arvind Kumar
Category: Mainstream fiction
Status of MS: Completed
and professionally edited Length: 92,578 words
to a respectable French-Canadian family, Dawn L'Andry shows promise as a student
and dreams of becoming a schoolteacher. But her craving for both love and luxury
cause her ultimate downfall.
After leaving her home and beloved father to
attend university in Montréal, she finds life on a tight budget more difficult
than she had anticipated. A fellow waitress at the restaurant where she earns
a few extra dollars introduces her to the head of an escort service, and Dawn
is sucked into a hooker's life. She also fulfills her dream of teaching, but her
nighttime activities often distract her from her altruistic mission. Her obsession
with money and fascination with the idea of sex with strangers keep her constantly
on the edge. Sought after by rich and famous clients, she engages in dangerous,
exploitative acts with an adeptness that always makes them want more.
encounter with Sanjay, a wealthy, married East Indian physician, turns Dawn's
carefully arranged life upside down. Dawn's beauty and sexual expertise leave
Sanjay breathless. His infatuation with her escalates, disrupting his work and
family life, until she proposes becoming his mistress, on condition that he never
ask about her true identity. Sanjay lavishes her with jewelry, luxurious vacations,
cash and even her own stock brokerage account. Their idyllic arrangement comes
crashing down around them, however, when Dawn's parents try to arrange a marriage
for her. At first, Dawn is incensed but soon realizes that her parents' concern
for her future is justified. Terrified of her double life being exposed, she agrees
to marry and breaks up with Sanjay. Though Dawn has tried not to be too hurtful,
a jealous and enraged Sanjay hires a private investigator to uncover her disgraceful
past. Dawn's father learns of his daughter's sordid hidden life and banishes her
from the family.
Devastated, she drives her car off a bridge. Sanjay hears
of her death and tries to take his own life. In the end, both lovers survive and
meet by chance in Montréal. There, after an evening of soul-searching,
they achieve forgiveness and find solace in each other's arms once more.
About the Author:
Kumar is the pseudonym of author, Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine,
at a Canadian University. He was born in Simla, India, and earned a BSc at Punjab
University, and MD at H. P. University, Simla. Thereafter, he pursued advanced
clinical and research training at various prestigious Universities in Canada.
He is now a Canadian citizen.
A specialist in Pulmonary and Critical Care,
Kumar is a well known leader in his field nationally and internationally. He is
a fellow of several medical organizations, including the Royal College of Physicians
and Surgeons of Canada and the American College of Physicians. He has published
numerous articles in medical and scientific journals and bulletins, as well as
chapters in medical textbooks. He is also a senior editor and contributor to the
award-winning eMedicine.com, a large medical reference site, and is a sought-after
speaker at medical and scientific gatherings in Canada, the US and around the
In 2003, Kumar ventured into fiction and wrote his first novel ¾
FreckleFace (unpublished), a story of romance and love in the workplace. In 2006,
writing as Arvind Kumar, he completed Dawnsearlylite, in which he applies his
medical knowledge and experience to the realistic portrayal of hospital life and
the pressures that the character Sanjay faces. This work is a product of his extensive
and meticulous research of a number of issues confronting Western Society.
he is not working, Kumar is a marathon runner, competitive distance cyclist and
avid reader whose tastes range from ancient history to the kind of contemporary
fiction that he himself writes.
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