BonSue Brandvik


Born in St. Louis, MO, BonSue Brandvik moved to Florida nearly four decades ago. She and her husband, John, reside in Belleair. BonSue earned her Associate’s degree at St Petersburg College and then pursued a Liberal Arts degree at the University of Tampa. The majority of BonSue’s business career was dedicated to the field of Human Resources. In 2004, she left her position as Director of HR for a local engineering firm, to pursue her dream of writing.

More than a decade ago, BonSue became involved in the cause to preserve and restore the historic Belleview Biltmore Hotel. Although the fight to save the hotel was lost in 2015, she is determined to maintain a record of the hotel’s grandeur and significant historical contributions to local development, by including these details within the storylines of a four-book series, titled “Spirits of the Belleview Biltmore.” The first three novels in the series, “Pearls,” “Ripples,” and “Redemption” are available in print, e-book and audio formats. She is already hard at work on the final installment in the series, “Nails.”

BonSue also wrote and illustrated a children’s educational and interactive activity book, titled “Where Do You Live, Exactly?” which uses the principle of the Russian nesting doll, to reduce the size of the universe one page at a time, until at the end of the book, the child reaches his/her own home. And she wrote a children’s book, titled “Coal for Christmas,” which is a story about two little boys whose names are on Santa’s Naughty List. When one boy turns all the toys in Santa’s sack into lumps of coal, it’s up to the other boy to help save Christmas for his little brother and all the other Nice Children (Available in print & audio formats.)

When it comes to leisure activities, BonSue enjoys reading, photography, Photoshop graphic design, gardening, golf, camping, and SCUBA diving.

Where to find BonSue Brandvik online

Where to buy in print


Redemption, Spirits of the Belleview Biltmore
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 147,230. Language: American English. Published: June 1, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Forced to participate in a robbery at the Belleview Biltmore hotel, Summer Tyme finds herself caught between the mob & WWII Era spirits who haunt the hotel. Obeying the mob might save her life, but listening to the spirits could save her soul. Because, as the spirit of Margaret Plant says, “Life is all about making choices. The Afterlife is about earning Redemption for the choices you made.”
Ripples Spirits of the Belleview Biltmore
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 168,090. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Lilyanna Thorne flies to FL when she learns her grandmother has only a few days to live. At the Belleview Biltmore Hotel, spirits from the 1920s invade her dreams teaching her that death is not as black and white as she believed it to be… and neither is love or marriage.
Pearls: Spirits of Belleview Biltmore, Book One
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 107,420. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Time travel, Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
Honor Macklin has serious problems. Her philandering ex-husband/business partner is trying to take over their company, and spirits at the Belleview Biltmore hotel are invading her dreams to share memories from the life of a young, troubled Victorian woman. When their worlds collide, Honor, along with her new lover and his son, explore lessons learned in the past, hoping to alter Honor’s destiny.

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