Vania’s Books

the_corner_of_1700_h_cover_for_kindle 1700 Hamilton

While drowning his sorrows in a small downtown bar, Ben Langdon meets Lila. Only problem? She’s taken. Cutting his losses, he heads home. Intercepted by a phone call from a stranger pleading for help and an address he doesn’t recognize, Ben is led to The Maze, an eerie dance club of which he knows little except its motto: “One way in. No way out.” Leaving behind the woman of his dreams, Ben steps into the nightmare of his life.

On the Corner of Hamilton and Main

As Lila Donahue is acting as maid of honor for her best friend, she meets Ben in a little downtown bar on the night of the bachelorette party. He disappears into the cold night’s air, and because of the celebration, Lila tries to forget him. Later that night, much to Lila’s dismay, the bride-to-be wants to party at The Maze. Reluctantly, Lila participates only to be pulled into a reality that exceeds all her wildest dreams.

Paperback and Kindle can be found here.
Paperback can also be found at Barnes and Noble here.


under-lock-and-keyUnder Lock and Key (Novelette)
Finding her way to Washington from Minnesota, Avery makes the journey to claim land she inherited from a man she never met. Will she find what she’s looking for in the stranger she meets there? Or has she made the trip for naught?

This novelette is only available on Kindle, here.




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Summer Secrets: Novellas 1 -3 

What you don’t know . . . can hurt you.

During their annual summer vacation to a fishing resort located in a small northern Minnesota tourist town, a group of friends attempt to keep secrets from each other with devastating results.

Janie and Vince
Vince has disliked Janie for years, but something changes when they are forced to share a cabin. Drawn to her, he confesses his feelings. Just when he thinks he’s making progress changing her mind about him, Janie reveals her own secret. Torn, Vince must decide how much he wants her, and what he’s willing to overlook to keep her.

Kara and Chuck
As Daddy’s Little Girl, Kara does whatever he asks. But when his demands become too much, she must choose between her parents and the love of her life. Chuck has loved Kara for years but knew he could never compete with her lifestyle—especially dealing with his own family’s difficulties. When it seems as if they finally have a chance at happiness, they will need to decide if their secrets will bring them even closer or tear them apart.

Alycia and Bryce
A couple since they were kids, Alycia has taken Bryce for granted for years. One night, drunk and resentful, he does something about it. Bitter, Alycia retaliates, taking her anger out on him and causing them more pain than either thought possible. After months of fighting, will they choose to give each other another chance, or call it quits before they hurt each other beyond repair?

Paperback and e-reader are available here.

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Secrets are lies.

Bailey and Cameron
Bailey has tried for years to have a baby, to no avail. Though she’s had the unshakeable support of her husband, Cameron, she’s always suspected he wants more. When she overhears a conversation not meant for her, Bailey must decide between what she wants and giving her husband the thing he desires most.
Cameron loves his wife and has stayed by her side through the trials of her infertility. Not wanting to burden Bailey, he’s kept his deepest feelings to himself.
After Bailey learns what Cameron has never wanted to reveal, can he persuade her to give their marriage a second chance?

Crystal and Nate
Reeling from a brutal loss, Crystal finds comfort and begins to heal. But her husband isn’t the one giving her what she needs to put the past behind her. When he questions her, will Crystal come clean, or convince him that putting the pieces of their lives back together is all that matters?
Nate’s life ended one fateful afternoon, and he’s cared about nothing since that horrendous day. When Crystal show signs she’s beginning to move on, Nate struggles with being left behind. Before their vacation ends, he must look within himself and decide if he, too, can move forward for his wife’s sake, or let her go.

Veronica and Zach
Veronica has lived in a little Minnesota tourist town all her life wanting more, but never having the courage to try. When she literally bumps into Zach at the town bar, sparks fly, but he’s from a big city and she knows she’s out of his league.
Zach has had his eye on Veronica for a long time. He knows she deserves more than life in a small town with a damaged man. When Veronica finally finds the courage to live a new life, can Zach summon the courage to tell her how he feels so they move forward together?

Available in both paperback and e-reader here.


Coming November 2017

Don’t Run Away

When Dane Montgomery hires Nikki Halstead to manage his running shoe store, the sparks are immediate.

As they deny their attraction to each other it only grows stronger.

Can they work together as professionals, or will they give in to their desires and risk everything to be together?