My name is Vi Zetterwall. I live in Seattle, Washington and have a day job and a private life but for years I have whiled away spare time dreaming up plots and imagining stories about men and women and their unique romantic interactions. I've just finished publishing my first book, January and the Single Heart, a contemporary romance novella.
Making up stories has always seemed very easy for me. It was having the discipline to write them down that was tough. I wrote one novel and it took three years and, honestly, it wasn't very good. Then I started in on my favorite storyline and wrote and wrote. I got up to 85 pages in Word and realized I wasn't even one fourth of the way through. In between working and taking care of family, it had taken me seven years. That one is still collecting dust.
Then I started watching what Amazon was doing and I saw all the ebooks that were being published as short stories. I thought "Hey, I could do that!" So now I aim to write novellas (20,000 to 50,000 words) and I find the words just fly off my fingertips. Good plots but short. Turns out to be much easier.
When she was 15, heiress Mary Jo Miller was kidnapped. Rescued by a young 21 year old man, she subsequently found herself in tumult and hard straights after her father’s premature death. Eight years later, just when her life seemed to be settling down, she is arrested for grand larceny, assault and eventually murder.
Now that same young man is the investigator on her case. Sparks fly again and Mary Jo has reason to be confident. But that young man has his own set of problems and Mary Jo soon realizes that he may not be her rescuer this time. This time, he may be more concerned about himself and she may spend the rest of her life mired in a nightmare of regret … and prison. 2nd in the Single Heart series.
A STORY FOR ANYONE WHO NEEDS A LITTLE LUCK IN THEIR LOVE LIFE!
Thirty year old Jan Falkenberg hasn’t been kissed for nearly three years. On a serendipitous day she finds a peculiar gold coin that promises to bring luck in life and love. Just in time ... if you believe in that kind of thing! Jan has some burdensome promises to keep and a looming deadline. After making her find, she gains a new sense of confidence ... but nine more months pass and her lips are still waiting for a tender touch. Self-doubt fills her single heart and a hint of panic sets in.
As time runs short, her risky promises are in jeopardy. With her deadline approaching, she faces painful options yet none of her candidates seem to be Mr. Right. Time and the coin will tell and Jan’s choice may solve her crisis ... or just fracture her heart.