CONNIE VINES lives deep in the quirky suburbs of Southern California in a butter-yellow house shaded by mimosa and magnolia trees with her husband and a playful poodle.
Connie has published over one hundred fiction and nonfiction articles, twelve genre novels and educational student activity books. Under a pseudonym, Connie published with Kensington/Zebra where her romance novels were translated into more than ten languages. AWARDS: Her first contemporary romance: Award of Excellence, H.O.L.T. Medallion and The Orange Rose. While her first YA novel was nominated for The National Book Award, Frankfurt E-book Award, and honored with the Historical Independent e-Book Award, Dream Realm Award, and Teen Read for the public library system.
Taking full advantage of her nomadic childhood, Connie weaves her regional and international experiences into her novels and novellas.
Tanayia--Whisper upon the Water, her current release--will be available in the Spanish edition mid-2018.
Watch for: Her Cajun anthology, "Gumbo Ya Ya--for women who like romance Cajun," The 2nd novella in her Fun & Sassy Supernatural Series: (set in SoCal), titled: "Bell, Book & Gargoyle".
Coming in 2019: Book 3 of her Rodeo Romance Series and Book 2 of her Native American/First People Series, published by BWL Publishing, Inc.