About the author

V.J. Allison

<strong><em>Erotic Romance, Nova Scotia style.</em></strong><br><br>V.J. Allison was born and raised in southern Nova Scotia, Canada, and her work reflects her strong Maritime roots. She is a stay-at-home mother to a son on the autism spectrum, married to the love of her life, and “mama” to a rescued Maine Coon cat named Marnie. She has been writing various stories of novel length and short stories since her school days, and sees writing as a vital component to her life.<br><br>She is a small town erotic romance author published by eXtasy Books, and her novels have been received with great acclaim. Her second novel, <em>Away to Me,</em> is a recipient of the eXtasy Books and Devine Destinies’ <strong><em>Editor’s Choice Seal of Excellence and Enjoyable Reading</em></strong>.<br><br>​​​​​​​On January 4, 2021, she released her first independently published story, <em>COVID’s Arrow</em>, which had been previously released in the <em>Together We Stand</em> charity collection of stories about essential workers.<br><br>​​​​​​​When she isn’t writing, she loves to read romance and science fiction novels (notably <em>Star Wars</em>); listen to music (heavy metal, rock, alternative); and do graphics design. She runs her own graphics design company, <em>Veridian Rose Designs</em>, specializing in book promotional posters and Facebook cover photos.<br><br>​​​​​​​This self-proclaimed geeky rocker chick is a warrior and advocate for various chronic illnesses including Occipital Neuralgia, Trigeminal Neuralgia, Diabetes, Migraines, and Glossopharyngeal Neuralgia. She is also an advocate for the prevention of animal cruelty and is a voice for Autism Awareness.