Romantic Love

CHAPTER ONE of MORNING SONG

Morning Song is probably my favorite of all my books to date. I think, because I learned so much writing it. It required extensive research on different topics, for example, the day to day life of a war correspondent as well as best ways to help the healing of a victim of sexual abuse, especially …

WHEN LOVE HAS WINGS…AND WHEN NO CAGE CAN HOLD YOU

“If you hear the dogs, keep going. If you see the torches in the woods, keep going. If there’s shouting after you, keep going. Don’t ever stop. If you want a taste of freedom, keep going.”   Harriet Tubman   Chapter One Innocence Lost     Two boys walked down a street in Summerford, Maine …

ADVENTURES OF AN ORDINARY LIFE

  I’d left a tired marriage in a foreign country after many long years and had headed back home to British Columbia’s lush and gorgeous forests laden with massive ferns and wild flowers, cedars, firs, pines, birch, you name it. The woods I grew up in on Vancouver Island had claimed my heart and soul …

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: www.paranormalfantasyromance.com I’ll be phasing out www.somerstory.wordpress.com gradually, so if you want …

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 …