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									Vicki PetterssonVicki Pettersson
After a decade dancing with the Tropicana's Folies Bergere, Las Vegas native Vicki Pettersson traded in her sequins for a laptop and became a writer. "Blending dark fantasy and hard-boiled mystery with elements of romance and apocalyptic thriller... [Pettersson's novels are] set amid the neon-lit glitziness of Sin City and feature Joanna Archer, one of the most intriguing and unfathomably deep heroines to grace the pages of a supernatural fantasy in ages," say our editors.

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Fact File

Vicki Pettersson
Current Home:
Las Vegas, Nevada
Date of Birth:
November 26, 1971
Place of Birth:
Las Vegas, Nevada
B.A. in English, University of Las Vegas, 1994

*  Vicki Pettersson's official web site

The Latest Zodiac Thriller

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								The Taste of Night: The Second Sign of the Zodiac, Author: 
								Vicki Pettersson.

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The Taste of Night: The Second Sign of the Zodiac
by Vicki Pettersson
Vicki Pettersson returns with the second Sign of the Zodiac thriller! This time around, Joanna Archer has discovered the truth about her mysterious heritage to become a full-fledged member of the supernatural Zodiac force, the Archer. Even as a mortal, Archer was nobody's idea of a victim. But now, infused with the power to alter the supernatural battle between Shadow and Light forever, she's become a target. And when a toxic virus invades the valley, so do all of her allies. It's up to Joanna to find the cure that will save them all, but in order to do so she'll have to embrace her Shadow side....

*  Scent of Shadows: The First Sign of the Zodiac   by Vicki Pettersson

Advice for the Aspiring

"I used to be a Las Vegas showgirl. In fact, dancing in the Folies Bergere at night was what enabled me to write during the day," Pettersson reveals in our interview. "It gave me the time and space to learn and grow, and at the end of the day I could pack away the laptop and go hang with my friends in the lights and sequins and feathers. It was a great way to spend my 20s, and the perfect complement to the sedentary writer’s lifestyle. So that’s my real advice to aspiring authors: Expose yourself nightly to thousands of strangers! It worked for me!"

Hell for the Holidays

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								Holidays Are Hell, Author: 
								Kim Harrison, Lynsay Sands, Marjorie Liu, Vicki Pettersson.

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Holidays Are Hell
by Kim Harrison, Lynsay Sands, Marjorie Liu, Vicki Pettersson
Wonderful or horrible, holidays have always been magical, and Holidays Are Hell looks at the connections between our world and the supernatural, and all the possibilities (good or evil, romantic or erotic) this creates for our four intrepid heroines. Join bestselling authors Kim Harrison, Lynsay Sands, Marjorie Liu, and Vicki Pettersson for a spellbinding look at what happens when the magic of the holidays is unleashed.

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								White Oleander, Author: 
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White Oleander
by Janet Fitch
"I read this book for the first time just for story; then I went back and reveled in the prose. She’s a consummate wordsmith, and there are hidden gems on every page."

*Outlander  by Diana Gabaldon
*The Power of One  by Bryce Courtenay
*Gates of Fire  by Steven Pressfield
*The Light Bearer  by Donna Gillespie
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