The Myth of Love (Paperback)
A dark, gritty, pulp-fiction style thriller involving two mythological beings, who sacrifice immortality in a quest to experience human love. A supernatural love affair between an alcoholic private eye and a Russian dominatrix. Their quest for love upsets the balance of the universe triggering a civil war between mythological beings. The story juxtaposes the sacred and the profane, intertwining sexuality and violence with eastern mysticism.
About the Author
Randy Niederman, Ph.D., M.S.W., has taught social work at the University of Georgia, Western New Mexico University, and Barry University (FL). His Ph.D. dissertation was a research study entitled, "The Conceptualization of a Model of Spirituality." His Ph.D. is from the University of Georgia, and his Masters in Social Work is from Florida International University. Dr. Niederman has worked in the capacity of a psychiatric social worker at a psychiatric crisis unit and hospital emergency rooms. He has practiced Eastern disciplines for most of his life. His mother was a Yoga teacher and he has been practicing Yoga since childhood. He has a second degree black belt in Aikido and has been a long time practitioner of Tai Chi, Filipino martial arts, and Kendo. He has also been affiliated with Zen groups in South Florida and New Mexico. His previous publication was a self-help book titled, Be Your Spirit: A guide to health and happiness based on the yoga sutras.