Chapter 4 – Extract 9 from The Paradise Induction!
In hearing the job offer that was being proposed—News Director and Marketing Executive of online News site SINN—I saw the proof of all the new-age, life-coaching, motivational business books that professed, “go out and be your best! Think positive! Change your surroundings! Transform your lifestyle! Exude good thoughts, then, good situations and people will be attracted to you!”
Continuing to unpack my clothing from both suitcases, I put my stained white jumper into a plastic bag for disposal, shaking my head at the black shoe polish smear. My mind returned to the present.
To be a journalist for the first time would be incredible. Still, being unable to remember why the name ‘Jacob Cain’ sounded awful, was disconcerting.
The previous year, I’d lived in Mortigno of the Pharisee Islands for two months—November and December—getting a good feel of what it would be like to reside in the Caribbean.
The extended vacation had allowed me to meet many people—I was sure one of them had been Jacob Cain.
Jacob Cain? Jacob Cain?