Power chords and power grabs. 22 year-old Laney Kilburn and her indie band, The Demands barely escaped the Russian Mob in Pittsburgh, PA, but their problems are far from over. Each band member has to reassess if they want to continue performing music together. Some stay and some quit but Laney continues her quest to be the biggest rock star in the world with the new lineup. However, Laney’s angry ex-boyfriend is still in her life. More hard-hitting life lessons are learned through new oddball friends and enemies.
While pulling themselves together, the Demands encounter more mayhem and murder.
Word spreads around Pittsburgh that The Demands bring trouble wherever they play so they start from square one and slowly rebuild their reputation. The stakes are raised and many more violent encounters threaten to end their careers and their lives. Both the band and the mob have their share of dangerous wild cards. Manager Mitch Slater makes a deal with the devil. The FBI has now taken an interest in Laney. The public can’t decide if The Demands are heroes, connected, or simply troublemakers in this second chapter of The Demands series. Meet the mob’s new brutal enforcer, Beau.
And who the hell is Cricket?
What readers are saying about Book Two: B-Sides
Impressive continuation of the tale of a musician’s driven and anything-but-easy rise to fame from the muck and mire of a dingy nightclub and in a cutthroat industry where everyone wants a piece of the action, and where action = “you.”
Drew Geraci has crafted a worthy follow-up to his excellent The Demands: Book I. While it certainly stands on its own, Book II gives us greater insight into what makes the members of the Demands tick…
More Books From The Series
Book One: The Demands
Laney Kilburn is a 22-year old girl from Maryland who believes she can save rock n’ roll. She moves to Pittsburgh, PA and assembles a kick-ass rock band out of a group of damaged goods, all with their own personal agendas
Book Three: Stage Dive
Laney and The Demands are still plagued by the new generation of Pittsburgh’s Russian Mob. Her ex-boyfriend is now the leader…or is he? FBI agent Roland Marsh continues to be a thorn in her side.