My New Website and Blog

Here’s the link to two free romance stories on my new website: Go grab yours NOW! Explore my beautiful website! http://www.paranormalfantasyromance.com/forever-free-two-romance-books-from-vanayssa-somers/ *******************************************************************************   Happy to announce to all my followers that I have a new website and a new blog at the following address: http://www.paranormalfantasyromance.com I’ll be phasing out http://www.somerstory.wordpress.com gradually, so if you want […]

MY NEW NOVEL, “MORNING SONG”

          In her fifteenth year, Kathryn Bond’s life was thrown off course by a violent crime. Headed for Olympic glory, she instead began a long journey toward healing, her dreams having turned to dust. One day she sat down to write a romance novel and began a career that would make […]

FIRST LOVE GROWS OUT OF DISASTER

Think the slave trade stopped with the Civil War? Petra knows better. Petra, a beautiful Hispanic girl, just finished a snack with her friend at the Pizza Parlor. When the companions separated, Petra headed home to finish her homework. When she was about to cross the street, powerful hands grabbed, shot her with a taser, […]

EXCERPT FROM MY NEW NOVEL, “MORNING SONG”

FROM CHAPTER TWENTY-EIGHT, Kathryn at her therapist’s office: Kathryn told her, calmly and in a very detached voice, about Eric leaving. She told Heidi everything she knew about his assignment, which wasn’t much, but was more than she’d told anyone else. Heidi went silent after Kath stopped talking for a minute or two. She looked […]

O BEAUTIFUL EM DASH (to be sung to the tune Olympia and with gusto)

FB often has posts about writers and what strange people we can be, how differently our brains are from more sensible folk. It’s true, I’ve noticed, that writing about paranormal fantasy romance, fairy love stories, wizards and shapeshifting, ( not to mention hot sex) tends to go along with other odd behaviors. When I started […]

LOVE THAT NEVER DIES

Who hasn’t stood under a starry sky at least once when they were young and wished upon a star for their soul mate? The search for the love that never dies is inherent in our genes, in the most primitive reaches of our mind and brain. Not to mention, our heart. In our energy field […]

FIRST LOVE

TEEN LOVE – FIRST LOVE! Remember the song? Young love, first love… Nothing like it. We all remember the first person who every plucked our heart strings, stole our heart, ravaged our hearts, whatever it was like. I recall a pair of amazing blue-green eyes fringed with dark lashes.  We lived a long way apart…I […]

PAGAN FLAMES CHOSEN AS ONE OF BEST YA BOOKS OF 2015

http://michaelthal.com/pops-picks-for-2015/   Pop’s Picks for 2015 by Michael Thal / on January 07, 2016 / / posted in Animal fiction, book awards, book blogs, Book Reviews, Books, Children’s book, fantasy, Kindle books, love story, Magic, MG books, MG novels, novellas,science fiction, series books, Teen Books, Time Travel, YA Books, YA fiction, YA short stories In […]

THE JOY of WRITING

Just finished the  almost-final edit of my latest novel, The Boy Scout. As I completed the last read of this very challenging book, a book about human trafficking, a book that made me cry and laugh many times through the process, and left me in a wallow of tears last night as I finished the […]

THE LOVE POTION

Tomorrow my short story The Love Potion is released on Amazon by Solstice Publishing. Link to follow! Here’s the cover picture though: Ain’t it cute? Guess what…there’s a letter involved. Turns out to be a red-letter day for someone special! This story is also to be found in Solstice Publishing’s A Winter Holiday Anthology, and […]