Vivian Mayne – Paranormal Romance Author

May 31, 2012 in

Paranormal Romance AuthorFiona Mayne, a Cornish graphic designer, writes under the pseudonym Vivian Mayne. Born and bred in the South West county of Cornwall, she moved  to London as a young woman and later lived in South Africa, Germany, and Holland. She returned to her home country and the county of Cornwall in 1999 so that she could settle down with her son near her family.

She was inspired by her own personal circumstances involving unrequited love and began work on her  first novel The Curse of Fin Milton a Paranormal Romance Book in 2000. Using many of the experiences  from her own life, she formulated a fictitious world of hidden magic, a spiritual underworld and two families locked in conflict and turmoil over an act of revenge. She used the Kindle Direct publishing platform to self-publish her book in Kindle format during March 2012.

Fiona is now the Art Director for the US magazine Autism Science Digest: The Journal of AutismOne, but that hasn’t stopped her starting her next novel, which will be the  follow up to The Curse of Fin Milton, with the working title of Bloodlines, the new book follows on from the events of the first novel.

Vivian’s Books

The Curse of Fin Milton – In the Shadow of Etherea listed under Paranormal Romance Books

Romantic Novels from Africa – The Zanzibar Affair

April 27, 2012 in Books, Fiction, Romantic Novels

Contemporary Romance NovelsThe Zanzibar Affair is a novel about high society love stories set against the spectacular backdrop of Safari Africa, New York and France. This is the very essence of this remarkable debut novel. Love, death, betrayal and passion are woven intricately throughout this novel with exquisite skill. A book to read and relish. Samantha Ford is destined to become a contemporary romance bestseller on this form.

Contemporary RomanceDrawing from her experiences as an international traveller and observer of high society, Samantha has crafted a first class début novel that communicates the feelings and passions of her characters in an irresistible manner.

What’s This Story of Love at First Sight All About?

A letter found in an old chest on the island of Zanzibar finally reveals the secret of Kate Hope’s glamorous but anguished past, and the reason for her sudden and unexplained disappearance. Ten years previously Kate’s lover and business partner, Adam Hamilton, tormented by a terrifying secret he is willing to risk everything for, brutally ends his relationship with Kate.

A woman is found murdered in a remote part of Kenya, bringing Tom Fletcher back to East Africa to unravel the web of mystery and intrigue surrounding Kate, the woman he still loves. His was one of those stories of love at first sight but one where destiny dictated that the lovers, Tom and Kate, could never be together. Eighteen years later, Tom’s next and unwelcome involvement in Kate’s life is to investigate her mysterious disappearance.  He meets Kate’s daughter Molly in Zanzibar and with her help he pieces together the last years of her mother’s life and his extraordinary connection to it.

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Book Reviews

“. . . here is a gifted author who can brilliantly describe human feelings. Samantha Ford will take you to the great heights of love and passion as only a woman can. She lets you participate in the happiest and best that life has to offer. You can feel she must have lived herself through such situations and been to those places described by her, and, of course, she loves Africa. The book is a must read.” By Claude Beck on Amazon

“I loved this book and found myself sneaking off to read a few more pages through the day. A good plot, evocative descriptions of Africa. Here is an author who can create a story to get lost in. I look forward to the next book by Samantha Ford” By Nicola Anderson on Amazon

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You can see the author’s profile using this link Samantha Ford – Romantic Novelist

Reference Information for Zanzibar

Southern Africa Travel
Zanzibar Travel

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