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Joined 04-18-09, id: 664200, Profile Updated: 10-23-21
Author has written 3 stories for Romance.

I have been writing in Fanfiction under Beauty and the Beast as vetivera24 for 15 years and have 13 novels there. I have two published romance novels, The Will to be True/In the Shadow of the Blackbird and Suspect, Love.

I am interested in writing about women of courage with strong character. My avatar is a drawing by Pamela Coleman Smith, the visionary artist who brought to life the Rider-Waite Tarot deck and like many women, she was under-appreciated until after her death. Please join my forums if you have any anecdotes of your own to share about women of courage.

Thank you to all the readers around the world who have taken the time to read my stories. I hope you enjoy them as much as I enjoy writing them. Your comments and emails are always welcome.

Helene and Howard's love story was conceived in Book 11 of Beauty and the Beast: Slight Variations of Normal. I desperately wanted to continue their love story. In the past, I have also put my two novels here. I am grateful for the Fiction Press format which also allowed me to give the early draft of my stories a platform. I nearly let this site close down until I realized that there was a chance to continue another story here. I have rarely read any stories for or about mature/senior couples. Falling in love is not just the purview of the young.

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The Triangulated Heart reviews
Howard and Helene strive to bring their clandestine relationship into the open. Work and family continue to cause frustrating separations. A trip to New Orleans opens doors to the past and the future.
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 10 - Words: 33,911 - Reviews: 1 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 12/15/2017 - Published: 4/17/2017 - Complete
Sorrows Into The Night reviews
Howard Smirconish, the Governor of New York State is saddened by the death of his ailing estranged wife. Her autopsy reveals devastating news and leads him back on a journey into his remarkable family history. His relationship with Helene, a French Canadian music teacher is challenged and strengthened.
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Romance/Mystery - Chapters: 7 - Words: 24,600 - Reviews: 1 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 2/4/2017 - Published: 10/24/2016 - Complete
The High Water Mark reviews
Helene is a retired French-Canadian music teacher. She loves Howard Smirconish, the Governor of New York. Helene and Howard's clandestine relationship is headed for change as details are about to become public. This story begins in Beauty and the Beast: Blunt Thou The Lion's Paw: Book 9 in FanFiction.
Fiction: Romance - Rated: M - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 8 - Words: 24,706 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 5/2/2016 - Published: 2/8/2016 - Complete