Heather Wardell


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Heather is a natural 1200 wpm speed reader and the author of sixteen self-published novels including the free ebook "Life, Love, and a Polar Bear Tattoo" which has had over 385,000 downloads.

She came to writing after careers as a software developer and elementary school computer teacher and has no plans to leave it.

In her spare time, she reads, runs, swims, crochets, takes care of her aquarium and her cat Trinity, and plays drums and clarinet. Generally not all at once.

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Bad Will Hunting (Seven Exes series #2)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,740. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
In the sequel to "Seven Exes Are Eight Too Many", "Angry Ashley" plots revenge on her reality-show producers. But when she gets double-crossed by sexy attorney Will, she instead takes on a "Bad Will Hunting" mission. Ashley turns up a ton of dead ends, but also some exciting life-changing possibilities. But with so much "bad will" in her way, can Ashley ever find true happiness?
Toronto Collection Volume 3 (Toronto Series #10-13)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 357,070. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Read Heather Wardell's first nine "Toronto Series" novels and still want more? Here's a collection of the next four complete novels ("Good to Myself", "Pink is a Four-Letter Word", "Everybody's Got a Story", and "Fifty Million Reasons" that continue the series, at a terrific price! Happy reading!
Plan Overboard (Toronto Series #14)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,410. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
After a failed orchestra audition, clarinetist Corinne makes a life-altering decision. Months later, pregnant on her own, she meets playboy Austin on a cruise and a sizzling attraction sparks between them. But when the truth about her condition comes out, will Austin man up? Or will Corinne's hope for a future beyond a shipboard romance prove yet another PLAN OVERBOARD?
Fifty Million Reasons (Toronto Series #13)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100,920. Language: American English. Published: December 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Angela has typical lottery-player plans: help friends and family, give more to charity, and escape her rut. But when she wins big, she faces angry relatives, her own unexpected greed, and a lawsuit from the person who put her in that rut. Almost nobody treats her normally, and they've got fifty million reasons not to. She can buy anything she wants now, but can she buy the life she needs?
Everybody's Got a Story (Toronto Series #12)
Series: Toronto, Book 12. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,270. Language: American English. Published: July 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Both personally and professionally, Alexa knows all too well the power of words. Two years after her boyfriend viciously assaulted her, she's still trying to label herself as more than simply 'his victim'. She moves to Toronto after his trial for a fresh start, but his actions and especially his words stick with her and make that impossible. Can Alexa reclaim her story and her life?
Pink is a Four-Letter Word (Toronto Series #11)
Series: Toronto, Book 11. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,290. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
Nothing ever comes easily for Larissa, a makeup artist who both loves and fears pink and all things feminine. After a particularly painful string of disasters, she takes a job teaching English in Kuwait in the hopes that she will be a new and better person there. But can she really leave her psychological baggage behind in Toronto, or is it true that 'wherever you go, there you are'?
Good to Myself (Toronto Series #10)
Series: Toronto, Book 10. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 95,130. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
One obstacle keeps columnist Lydia Grange from the promotion she craves: beating her two coworkers in a "be 'good to yourself' for four weeks" competition. Piece of (cheese)cake. Lydia, queen of instant gratification, will indulge herself even more, ensure her readers do too, and it'll be the easiest month of her life. Unless… could there be more to self-care than sex and shopping and sugar?
Toronto Collection Vol. 2 (Toronto Series #6-9)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 319,880. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Read Heather Wardell's first novel, the free "Life, Love, and a Polar Bear Tattoo", and the books that follow it, but still want more? Here's a collection of the next four complete novels ("Live Out Loud", "Blank Slate Kate", "Finding My Happy Pace", and "All At Sea") that continue the series, at a terrific price! Happy reading!
All At Sea (Toronto Series #9)
Series: Toronto, Book 9. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,410. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
Three months after they met, Melissa will marry Owen on his family's annual cruise. He's a great catch, though, so although they're moving fast she's sure they'll be fine. But when he proves to be a gambler and deserts her for the onboard casino, she wonders if she really knows him and if their marriage will meet her needs. Melissa must decide: stay with Owen or jump ship.
Finding My Happy Pace (Toronto Series #8)
Series: Toronto, Book 8. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,590. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
If thirty-year-old Megan were any more of a doormat, she'd have footprints on her back. She takes up running to strengthen her body, but marathon training with cute but heartbroken coach Andrew strengthens her assertiveness too. When her best friend's demands threaten her race Megan must decide: cave in as she always has before or stick to her new-found 'happy pace' in running and life.
Toronto Collection Vol. 1 (Toronto Series #2-5)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 325,830. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Read Heather Wardell's first novel, the free "Life, Love, and a Polar Bear Tattoo", and want more? Here's a collection of the four complete novels ("Go Small or Go Home", "Planning to Live", "Stir Until Thoroughly Confused", "A Life That Fits") that follow the first book at a terrific price! Happy reading!
Blank Slate Kate (Toronto Series #7)
Series: Toronto, Book 7. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,740. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Waking up with a strange man is scary. Realizing you lost fifteen years of your life overnight? That's terrifying. With her memories from seventeen to thirty-two gone, Kate has no idea who she is and where she belongs. As she begins to fall for the man who found her, she wonders if she forgot those years for a reason. Should she keep trying to retrieve her original self, or start a new life?
Live Out Loud (Toronto Series #6)
Series: Toronto, Book 6. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,200. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
Songwriter Amy wants to honor her late best friend by starting the support center for teenage girls they'd planned when they were just girls themselves. When her song becomes an internet sensation she sees how to get the money she needs, but soon realizes she adores her new pop star career. She must choose: create the center she needed herself as a teen or truly become Misty Will, pop princess.
A Life That Fits (Toronto Series #5)
Series: Toronto, Book 5. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,560. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
Twenty-eight-year-old Andrea is devastated when her boyfriend of fourteen years leaves her for a woman he calls Andrea's opposite. Determined to get him back, Andrea changes everything in her life. New clothes, new activities, new friends... she'll be her opposite in no time. But will she change enough to get Alex back? And if she does, will he fit into her new life?
Stir Until Thoroughly Confused (Toronto Series #4)
Series: Toronto, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,350. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2010. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Mary's given up everything, including an unsatisfying marriage, to become a chef. But the career comes with a side dish: Kegan, her sexy but controlling new boss. They're soon in a relationship, and in all-too-frequent arguments, and when it becomes clear they can't work together and be together Mary faces a dilemma: keep her dream job or her dream man?
Planning to Live (Toronto Series #3)
Series: Toronto, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,430. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2010. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Determined to lose weight for her best friend's wedding, goal-obsessed Rhiannon flees her parents' Christmas Day feast to avoid overeating but her car skids off the deserted road into a tree. Trapped and bleeding, with her cell phone out of reach, she struggles to escape, and to accept that she's spent her whole life planning but hasn't ever really lived. Will she get the chance to change that?
Seven Exes Are Eight Too Many
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 82,750. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2010. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
Madeleine-Cora Spencer is the last person who should be on reality TV, but when she's shunned by a friend's new wife because "you can't trust desperate single women", her pain and humiliation drive her straight to the "Find Your Prince" dating show. But when she arrives to meet her potential loves, she gets dumped... on a remote island with seven ex-boyfriends. Seven exes! Could this be any worse?
Go Small or Go Home (Toronto Series #2)
Series: Toronto, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,630. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2010. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
When massage therapist and aspiring artist Tess begins treating stressed but attractive hockey star Forrest, her art career soars due to his gallery-owning mother, but her creativity plummets under the weight of rules and deadlines. Soon, she's lost the freedom and joy she'd always found in art. Is having her dream career worth losing doing her art her way, or can she somehow have both at once?
Life, Love, and a Polar Bear Tattoo (Toronto Series #1)
Series: Toronto, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 98,050. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2009. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
When Candice's in-laws died in a car accident eight months ago, she lost her husband Ian too. After only two years of marriage their guilt and pain have left them living together but apart. During Ian's month-long trip overseas, Candice plans to decide if her marriage can be saved, but when the first man she ever loved is the new client at work, she wonders what she truly wants from life and love.

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