Rita Villa

Biography

I have been creating things for as long as I can remember. Everything from paintings and sculptures to novels. Creativity is such an important part of my life that I can't imagine not getting up every day with some artistic project to do. Writing a novel had always been a goal of mine but I never actually sat down to do it until 2007 when I wrote The Cat Factory. After that I was hooked. Next came It's All About The Gravy and Ripples.
For years I studied spirituality and had just finished getting a masters in the Paranormal, therefore I wrote about spiritual transformations. My goal was to help people. It always has been. And I truly hope any of my stories will help you, if not in a spiritual way, then just to enjoy.
After years of writing about spirituality I wanted to try something different. My friends tease me and say that I've gone over to the dark side. Not really. Though my newest novel, The Contraption, does explore the dark side of human nature it also brings in my love for the paranormal and some really strong spiritual ideas, like watch what you think about, it may come true. Writing The Contraption was so much fun and I hope anyone who reads it will have fun, get scared, wonder and be immersed in something new and different. After all, that's really what it's all about.
Like my stories, the paranormal has many sides. There's the happy, spiritual side. The realm of miracles, angels, life after death, hope, healing, wonder and love. On the other side of the paranormal there's mystery, intrigue, and the unknown. It brings in magic and psychics and witches and black cats. It makes you wonder and question. I guess that's what I love about it most. In the end the paranormal is something that can never be proven to exist or not to exist. Whether it lifts you up and makes you feel good or it scares the heck out of you, hopefully it entertains you!

Where to find Rita Villa online


Where to buy in print


Books

Raising Jimmy
Price: Free! Words: 2,940. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
Raising Jimmy is the true story of a baby bird that fell from his nest and landed seventy five feet below onto slate steps below. See how he lived to spread his mysterious joy and love to an entire town.
It's All About The Gravy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 45,940. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational
If you think your family’s a bunch of wackos, you ain’t seen nothin’. Frank’s mother, just out of the loony bin, thinks the tabloids are true and his Nana insists she’s on her death bed; meanwhile she drinks, smokes cigars and curses nonstop. Frank feels like he has no one to love until a mangy, stinky mutt crosses his path.
The Contraption
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 68,750. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
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The residents of Freiberg, Germany, are going insane. Stored away in the basement of an old asylum, they await in catatonic silence. Their families pray for a cure or even a cause. Doctor Hans Joachim must use his grandfather’s infamous invention, The Contraption, to see into their tormented minds.
Miracle Mutt
Price: Free! Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
Be inspired and uplifted with Miracle Mutt, the true story of a dog someone hit with their car and left in the road for dead. See what happened to him next and how he taught me, my husband and the veterinarian nothing is impossible. It’s an amazing story I just had to share. He’s proof that a dog can give you hope, loving companionship, and most of all, make you believe in miracles.
The Cat Factory
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,350. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
If you think life ends when death comes a knocking, think again. You may very well be headed to your new full time job at The Cat Factory. Don't be afraid, you won't be alone. Enlightened spirits will share secrets they’ve learned over hundreds of lifetimes. So while you're still alive, join Emma on her bizarre journey and discover the beauty in all lives, especially your own.

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Smashwords book reviews by Rita Villa

  • Indeterminate State on Jan. 23, 2012

    I really enjoyed this book. It caught my interest right away and kept it going all the way through. Great story, interesting subject matter and wonderful cat!