Mad Mischief is the haunting tale of one woman's adventure to the edge of her own sanity and an unforgettable testament of her indomitable spirit to survive.
Featuring the shimmering beauty and primal power of sub-Saharan Africa, Sarah embarks on an elite safari with her cantankerous husband setting the stage for a story of love deceit power obsession and ultimately escape and redemption.
The word safari means "long journey " and the story of Mad Mischief tells of one unlike any other--a journey of the heart mind and spirit. Sarah's plans to save her marriage with this journey are shattered when thrown off balance by a dangerous combination of prescription drugs she struggles to maintain her equilibrium in the face of the callousness of her husband the sadistic machinations of their safari guide the unscrupulous actions of a Nairobi shopkeeper and the enigmatic behavior of a world-renowned photographer who appears almost magically whenever she is in need of a guardian angel.
Susan St. John spent nearly 20 years as Vice President of Sales for a major division of MCA/ Universal Studios implementing sales programs to increase the attendance for The Universal Studios Tour The Amphitheatre the Tourmobile in Washington D.C. and the hotel concessions at Yosemite National Park. She then went on to create two very successful entrepreneurial ventures one delivering unique financial services to high-level executives and the other providing innovative networking and marketing opportunities for a broad cross-section of businesses. She now resides in Montecito California amidst an eclectic art collection gathered from her travels around the world with a kitchen full of pots and pans for cooking gourmet dishes. Her passion for culinary masterpieces and wondrous art are very much a reflection of what she has poured into this work of fiction.