Ruth Zavitsanos

Biography

Ruth G. Zavitsanos began writing at the age of 12. Growing up outside of New York City, she attended many Broadway plays and musicals that served to stimulate her imagination. While attaining her Journalism degree at Marshall University she received numerous writing awards. She has been published in Writer’s Digest magazine and had an in-depth article in Delaware Beach Life magazine. Ruth is a affiliated with a variety of writers groups. She is also a featured HuffPost Blogger.

Sisters Inn has received five star reviews and is a popular book club read. She is currently working on writing novellas following the success of, Sight Unseen In the City, her first in her New York Through the Times Series. A Life Unfolds In the City is the second in the author’s NYTT Series.

Her children’s chapter books, The Villa Dog (an Epic Award and a Main Line Today staff pick), The Old Fortress Dog and The Kona Dog (all third grade book club reads), have been embraced by children, parents and the educational community. Ruth’s fourth children’s chapter book, The Valley Forge Dog, a historical fiction, was recently released and is receiving five star reviews.

Ruth enjoys bicycle riding, cooking, reading, music, photography, snorkeling, walks with her canine kids, and travel. Sharing her joy of writing with young students and encouraging them to put their imaginative stories on paper gives Ruth great satisfaction. She and her family reside outside of Philadelphia, PA in Chester County.

She can be contacted at ruthzavitsanos@yahoo.com. Feel free to visit her website at www.ciaosummer.com.

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Books

A Life Unfolds in the City
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,460. Language: American English. Published: December 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
New York City, 1906-- With the fast-approaching death of their mother, the lives of two sisters, Martha and Lilah Caldon, are about to change. Lilah, the younger of the two, is favored by their mother. She receives the best education and attends various social events outfitted in the finest wardrobe.
Sisters Inn
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,050. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Eliza wants to run a successful inn. Daniel enjoys the freedom to do what he wants. Can they gain each other's trust?
The Old Fortress Dog
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,450. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
High atop a hillside on the Greek island of Corfu overlooking the Ionian sea sits the Old Fortress, an ancient ruin built to keep out invaders. Leonidas, a highly protective and dedicated dog, guides tourists through the graveled pathways with a keen alertness for their safety. Like the Greek soldier he is named for, Leonidas thinks of others as he guards them from danger.
The Kona Dog
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,800. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
Akela, THE KONA DOG, brings a smile to everyone she meets. She is sweet and caring to all those working and visiting the coffee plantation and pineapple grove.
The Valley Forge Dog
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,700. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
While wintering at Valley Forge, the Continental Army, under the leadership of General George Washington, is greatly weakened by the bitter cold, lack of supplies, disease, treachery and starvation.
The Villa Dog
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,270. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
Nestled away amongst the olive groves of the Tuscan hillside stands a welcoming villa where a dedicated dog finds his way into the hearts of vacationing families. Sole has one purpose, to make visitors happy.

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