NEXT EXIT (previously published as Desires and Deceptions) is a coming of age story set in the early Silicon Valley years and explores the story of Marisa as she yearns for a better life, as she yearns for possibilities that don’t exist in her world. Through losses she receives at an early age, it doesn’t seem possible that life could bring more hurt. Yet it does. Determined for a stronger future, she sets on a path for a richer life, even if it means hurting those she loves the most. Secrets, lies, deceptions and more in this Silicon Valley dramatic love story by the author of the critically acclaimed novel, Silicon Secrets.