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Now What?
Series: Women Who Survive and Thrive by Charmaine Gordon, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,740. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2010 by Vanilla Heart Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Romance » General
I held his cooling hand and asked the two words spoken many times during our years together. “Now what?” This time there was no response. I was on my own for the first time. When my fingers touched his wedding ring, I slipped it off and held it in my fist. The gold band was warm. I clung to him. “Come back to me, dearest.” Sometimes what you wish for is more than you can live with.
Imperfect
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,600. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2010 by Vanilla Heart Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Carol Mathers, in her mid-thirties, a highly sought-after IT guru in St. Louis. She has built a great life for herself with her partner, Alexandria, even though the two face prejudice as lesbians, and as an interracial couple -fighting tragedy and sometimes, triumphing amidst the chaos...
The Writer
Series: Loving Her Short Stories. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,780. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2014 by Vanilla Heart Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Everyone has that one friend; the mother of the group. Maria is that one friend; nurturing, wise, and with a spicy streak, Maria is the matriarch of the clan. Cerebral, emotional, and even sometimes comical, Maria’s story is the seventh in the Loving Her series.
Karma Visited
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,410. Language: American English. Published: September 15, 2013 by Vanilla Heart Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
Do you believe in karma? Annie Furman has a gift that allows her, while she sleeps, to visit people in their time of need - but who will be there for her when she needs help? Undersheriff Dave Turner is investigating a series of home invasions and homicides. He has no idea that solving this case will lead him to the woman of his dreams.
The Vet Student
Series: Loving Her Short Stories. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,170. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2014 by Vanilla Heart Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Determined to escape the small town and her religious, stifling parents,Katie works hard to get into veterinary school... in Philadelphia. Katie refused to let anything – or anyone – destroy her dream. Not even her own parents. She suffered many losses along the way, but she gained so much more. Tumultuous and tender, Katie’s story closes the Loving Her series... for now.
The Peace Officer
Series: Loving Her Short Stories. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,610. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2014 by Vanilla Heart Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Brynn Racanelli - daughter, sister, friend, partner, police officer... and so much more. Devoted to serving others through her police work, and to helping her sister who battles chronic Lyme Disease, she is the the poster child of selflessness. But she does have wants, needs, hopes, and dreams. Will fate finally bring her the life and love she’s always dreamed of?
Pianissimo
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,290. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014 by Vanilla Heart Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
With Darryl’s army career coming to a close, he and his wife, Corinne, feel ready to settle down in Louisville, Kentucky. Darryl is sent on one final tour, leaving Corinne to live in this new house and new city alone. But, someone or some thing does not want her to life to be either quiet or boring. And then there’s the creepy piano in the basement…
Sweet Victory
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,090. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2011 by Vanilla Heart Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
For her employees' sakes, Victoria James quits her job to save theirs and loses the man she thought she loved. Back to Memphis, Tennessee to a forgotten relationship with her grandfather, where everything she has is stolen. Chad Kirkpatrick, her childhood love, the first man to break her heart, now a police officer, comes to her aid. Will she put her past behind her? Will Chad forgive her?
The Shelter Director
Series: Loving Her Short Stories. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,740. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014 by Vanilla Heart Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Shy, quiet, humble – Jen is the kind of person that would give you the shirt off her back and then ask you what else you need. She may not be a movie star, but she’ll treat you like one. She works diligently to help save cats. She sacrifices her life and stability to accommodate her partner. She gives until it hurts, and her reward is a devastating diagnosis. What will her life become?
Breaking New Ground
Series: River's Edge. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,010. Language: American English. Published: January 14, 2015 by Vanilla Heart Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
River's Edge comes together to protect Celia Brown's property when the CEO of a major construction company claims a part of her property... and he has no idea who he is messing with. The elderly widow and her six year old granddaughter prepare for battle. Romance, suspense, and more.
Bridging the Gap
Series: River's Edge. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,650. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2015 by Vanilla Heart Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Anna Youngblood and James Chandler have problems. His little daughter overheard his ex say she never wanted kids; Anna must make amends for breaking rules of her tribe; he has a serious concussion... and she’s pregnant. Can this couple find happiness in River’s Edge?
The Mechanic
Series: Loving Her Short Stories. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,630. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013 by Vanilla Heart Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Linda - her name means beautiful... After facing rejection from her parents because she is a lesbian, Linda didn’t feel beautiful... she felt lost and alone. As a skilled mechanic, Linda built her business... Her love life was a different matter. Until Katie... Together they survived, and together they would face their future, finding hope and joy neither ever expected.
The Model
Series: Loving Her Short Stories. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,080. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2013 by Vanilla Heart Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
She's exotic. She's beautiful. She's talented. She's unique. She's Stephania. A young successful model who started from nothing, she has experienced all the ups and downs of life. Never one to be kept down, she persists through life's trials and reaches for the fairytale ending she has always hoped for. Stephania's emotional journey is the fourth story in the Loving Her series.
The Cop
Series: Loving Her Short Stories. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,900. Language: American English. Published: October 15, 2013 by Vanilla Heart Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Donna White is one tough cop. Behind the badge, though, is a very sweet, sad, sensitive soul. Truly a woman alone, Donna is simply trying to navigate her way through life. Who is Donna? She is dedicated, determined, distinctive and deep. Donna’s rich and touching story is second in the Loving Her series.
Courage of the Heart
Series: Survivors by Chelle Cordero. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,040. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2009 by Vanilla Heart Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General
Sometimes love is the only cure for the very deepest of emotional wounds. The story of the two lovers takes a series of unexpected and fast paced turns where lives, sanity and love are put in jeopardy. Their commitment to one another results in a spirit that binds them together and helps them to overcome physical and emotional dangers.
Liliana
Series: The Liliana Trilogy. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,560. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014 by Vanilla Heart Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
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Boom! That deafening sound changed Liliana’s life forever. Her mother sits dead besides her, shot to death on the streets of Chicago. Within weeks, Liliana is sent to live with a father she doesn’t know in Colombia. While working to pay off her father’s debt, she meets the love of her life, who frees her from her father, only to bring her into a new world of twisted surprises.
Jock Stewart Strikes Back
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,100. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014 by Vanilla Heart Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Since modern-day journalism is going to hell in a hand basket and/or nowhere fast, Jock Stewart strikes back by categorizing news events as satirical, outlandish, strange or political. Nonetheless, according to informed sources, the use of this volume as a journalism textbook has not been authorized anywhere the world is right as rain.
Unbreakable Hostage
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,940. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2009 by Vanilla Heart Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Lareina Oliveira; she wants to share her passion for math. So it is back to school for Lareina… a tough Ph.D. program. A classmate is captivated by Lareina’s beauty and intelligence, and despite her repeated refusals to his attentions, he kidnaps her! Only her determination and wits can save her…
The Trouble with Playing Cupid
Series: The Cupid Series. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,230. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2014 by Vanilla Heart Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
One New Year's Eve, shy singer, December Brown drunkenly texts her talk show host pal, Trace Randall, about her long time crush on the aloof actor, Tom Elmswood. Thinking the two celebrities would make a cute couple, he unwisely decides to play matchmaker... in front of a live studio audience. Will these two lonely hearts ever make a love connection or has this cupid's arrow missed its mark?
Amnesie, a short story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,190. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2012 by Vanilla Heart Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
What happens to love when life changes? Two women in love, one debilitating change...
Final Sin
Series: EMS Novels by Chelle Cordero, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,860. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2009 by Vanilla Heart Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Romance » General
Deputy Sheriff Commander Jake Carson has his hands full... investigation of a brutal multiple homicide, a troubled son and a vindictive ex-wife. He meets young, free-spirited paramedic Julie Jennings. When Julie becomes the subject of an obsession, it puts both of them in danger...
The Ballerina, Loving Her- the series, Book 1
Series: Loving Her Short Stories. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,790. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013 by Vanilla Heart Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
A southern, redheaded, pickup driving lesbian ballerina? You bet! Meet Liz: a southern belle with flair. Vivacious, eclectic and graceful, she is unique to say the least. The first in the series of Loving Her stories, Liz’s story is the kind that stays with you long after you’ve closed the book.
To Be Continued
Series: Women Who Survive and Thrive by Charmaine Gordon, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,750. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2009 by Vanilla Heart Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Elizabeth Malone wakes up the morning after an amazing night of passion with her husband of forty years to find a note: Dear Lizzie, it's not you, it's me. Abandoned by her husband, disappointed in daughter Susie's casual attitude Dad's having a mid-life crisis, Beth decides to re-establish herself as the winner she once was. When Frank Malone returns, he's in for a big surprise!
Farewell, Hello
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,220. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2014 by Vanilla Heart Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
That first kiss... that first incredible, agonizing, bellyache-making first kiss. Soon, Joy and Danny are inseparable, planning a future – a life, together. A kiss goodbye couldn’t prepare the highschool sweethearts for all that lay ahead. A family crisis, a tornado, and the Korean War brought their plans to a screeching halt, and changed their futures... but maybe not their forever.
Housebroken
Series: River's Edge, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,380. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014 by Vanilla Heart Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Sally and Steve Atwood must make a big adjustment – a fair number of them, actually – when after thirty-five years, three grown children, and a lifetime of memories, they are alone, together, at last... And, then they found River’s Edge, a small town with big heart, stories to tell that will warm your heart, make you smile, and turn a dreary day into a day of hope for the Kindness of Strangers.
Emily's Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,500. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013 by Vanilla Heart Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Paranormal, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Paranormal
Emily Walters is a sharp, inquisitive fourteen-year-old north Florida girl who loves maps, her rusty old bike, and the forest behind her house. Sometimes her dreams tell her the future and sometimes her waking hours bring wise birds and other spirits into her life. In these three short stories, join Emily in her adventures and mysteries.
Jock Stewart and the Missing Sea of Fire
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,660. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2009 by Vanilla Heart Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Mainstream humor with a dash of mystery... Jock Stewart is a mix of Don Rickles and Don Quixote, Stewart is the man for the job when the skirts are up and the chips are down...
Loving Her, The Series, Volume 2
Series: Loving Her Short Stories. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,880. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2014 by Vanilla Heart Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
In this series of stories, we meet a group of loving friends and couples. Each member of this group is diverse in personalities and abilities, but they are tied together by the common denominator - love. from Chelle Cordero, Combining Passion & Suspense ... Volume 2 includes: The Peace Officer, The Shelter Director, The Writer, and The Vet Student
Loving Her, The Series, Volume 1
Series: Loving Her Short Stories. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,490. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013 by Vanilla Heart Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
In this series of stories, we meet a group of loving friends and couples. Each member of this group is diverse in personalities and abilities, but they are tied together by the common denominator - love. from Chelle Cordero, Combining Passion & Suspense
Impeccable
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,160. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2011 by Vanilla Heart Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Carol – abandoned - waiting... for what, she couldn’t know. She couldn’t see that there was more life waiting for her. Carol is forced to face the demons of her past as well as begin to face life without Alex. Struggling to make sense of it all, Carol experiences her new life and all of the highs and lows that come with that life.


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  • Trash Proof News Releases on Nov. 14, 2009
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    Fabulous all encompassing guide to writing press releases that make sense and garner more media attention! Highly recommend, in fact, we've suggested this book to all our Vanilla Heart Publishing authors, encouraging them to take a proactive approach to their local media. Thanks, Paul! Kimberlee Williams Vanilla Heart Publishing