Denene Derksen

Dancing With Fire
Two Women Who Fall Out of the Ordinary

Is your conventional life starting to constrict you like a tight and twisted bra? Are you wondering what it means to feel fully alive?

Join Carrie and Anne, two unrelated women on separate, yet mysteriously connected journeys. Anne just wants to be left alone to suffer, while Carrie seeks increasingly dangerous liaisons. Both follow sparks of intuition, encountering metaphysical and very physical connections that lead them to discover deeper truths about who they are. They learn that they play a vital role in each others’ lives, and expand their ideas of what is possible. This novel, full of suspense, sex, and other juicy bits, serves as a bridge between ordinary reality and a more wise, magical, and hopeful reality. Run a bath, grab some wine, and enjoy the trip. You may be inspired to seek out your own sexy metamorphosis!

Launched June 26th, 2012


Author Biography

Denene has been a lover of books, reading and learning since elementary school. She is a practicing shaman, with a background in Drama instruction, Massage Therapy, Angel Intuition and Bodytalk. Writing this book was a wonderful, alchemical process for Denene, magically tying together much of what she has learned since “falling out of the ordinary” herself in 2001. Her curiosity about the true cause of disease, and her search for fulfillment and meaning in life led her to study Shamanism with Marv and Shanon Harwood, of the Kimmapii School of Shamanism, where she continues to study and assist, working toward the goal of teaching shamanism. Denene loves to speak about Shamanism, Peru, and Ayni. Her and her partner/husband Nicholas Jones share a shamanic practice in Calgary.

Denene has three amazing kids, and her and her family are enthusiastic supporters of Kimmapii Kids, a Canadian Charity that hand delivers satchels of school supplies to financially challenged kids in the Sacred Valley of Peru. Getting to know the people of Peru, and working with the Q’ero shamans has been one of the highlights of her life. This is Denene’s first book, though the inklings of another story have begun to pop up here and there.