|About the Book|
Christopher’s Pawn is the first book in a series of erotic, romance novels written by first-time author, Laurie Peschang-Budish. The story is loosely based on the authors monumental struggles to find her biological parents, and thus herMoreChristopher’s Pawn is the first book in a series of erotic, romance novels written by first-time author, Laurie Peschang-Budish. The story is loosely based on the authors monumental struggles to find her biological parents, and thus her self-identity.The story is told through the eyes and heart of Kathryn Kelly, a sheltered, parochial-schooled, adopted daughter, who begins her coming-of-age journey when she meets Lieutenant Christopher Jung, United States Marine Corps. She is attracted to his charmingly good looks, yet stern, demanding, and unyielding personality. Because of their mutual interest in the game of chess, they bring new meaning to the term winners and losers as they wildly and passionately discover and explore their individual sexual proclivities. Over time Christopher discovers that Kathryn is a scamp with many amusing idiosyncrasies while Kathryn discovers the consequences of being a scamp.Kathryn also learns from Christopher and his family the meaning of life, loss, and true love. After a tragic loss she begins a quest for her true identity, suffering from all the trials and tribulations in searching for her biological parents.Taking place in the late 1970s in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Kathryn is introduced to a cast of characters…some with devious intent, others who are firm, loving, supportive, and protective.A romantic, erotic tale of a young woman in love with a US Marine who together come to terms with their past as they begin to “improvise, adapt, and overcome,” discovering the true meaning of the Marine Corps motto “Semper Fidelis.”The second book in the Christopher’s Pawn series, Christopher Checked, is soon to be released in late summer 2014.