LOOKING FOR A FEW SPECIAL PEOPLE…

I’d love to find a handful of special people who follow my books and would enjoy having a first-hand look at an upcoming work. If you’d like to receive the manuscript of my book before it hits the shelves, be the first to read them, I’ll be so happy to arrange that…just looking for one […]

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 […]

THE LIFE OF AN AUTHOR: More To It Than You Might Think

In the winter of 2013 I began to write. Being home most of the time, I needed an outlet, preferably creative. I remembered a few years back when, as a practicing psychic, I had put my shingle out on one of the idyllic islands off the coast of B.C.  I offered holographic, past life readings […]

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 […]

VANAYSSA SOMERS BOOKS

Click here to see: My Books on Amazon To see My Books on Solstice Publishing website   A woman’s journey to healing from violent crime through the love of a good man   Three short stories of love and passion: Love, Food and Heaven/The Love Potion/First Love: Born of Fire   Pagan Flames and The Boy Scout: […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

ROMANCE AUTHOR BREAKS OUT!

Paranormal Fantasy Romance Author Vanayssa Somers Releases New Contemporary Romance Novel, ‘Sacred Trust’ Somers writes paranormal fantasy romance and contemporary romance that revolves around trusting one’s heart, overcoming challenges and transformation [Wilmington NC June 11, 2015] Paranormal fantasy romance author Vanayssa Somers has announced the release of her latest contemporary romance book, ‘Sacred Trust’. Somers’ […]