Far off places and fantasy worlds are available in the pages of a book.  Words can be seductive or inspirational.  They can make you laugh or cry.  You may even tumble headlong into a book where you can fall in love or fight demons–all in the comfort of your own environment.
Humor is a mainstay of my life, and I express that through my books.  So when you're feeling blue, turn that frown upside down. 
                    Laughter is the sunshine of the soul,

 "Ann DeFee makes me laugh.  Her sexy, sassy books are surefire winners."
         New York Times bestselling author
                      Debbie Macomber

Bellastoria Press

Inspired by the Italian word for beautiful history, Bellastoria Press books explore the lives and relationships of today’s avid readers. Our goal is to transport the book lover to another world, where words can entertain and inspire

Come read and/or write with us.

Book club members - contact us for an opportunity to view/order our books and Skype with our authors.

Bellastoria Press is interested in books that span the spectrum:
•    Romance
•    Women’s fiction
•    Historical fiction
•    Cozy mysteries
•    Magical realism
•    Non-fiction
•    Humor
•    Children’s books

Let your imagination run wild.
If you’re an author with rights to your back list or a new author, and are interested in joining us, please send a query and a brief synopsis—included within the body of your email—to:

Bellastoria Press
P.O. Box 60341
Longmeadow, MA  01116

A sexy Texas Ranger and a classy, sassy heroine…
 That’s all it takes for a hot time in Texas!

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Writing Retreat in Tuscany

Strengthen your writers' voice in an environment that will both nurture and challenge you.

Join award-winning authors Ann DeFee and Linda Cardillo for a week-long writing retreat in Tuscany.

July 9-16, 2015

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My exciting new release

Springen O'Flaherty has the ability to see auras.  As a child she lived in a Popsicle world where the  kids were swathed in brilliant colors and the grown-ups were a fuzzy pastel.  Later, her psychic powers multiplied and resulted in a life of secrets and half-truths–of otherworldly sights and experiences.  Spring was resigned to the status quo until she met Jed Collinsworth.  Now she wants that two-kids and a mini-van life, but to accomplish her goal she has to be honest with the man she loves.  But first she has to come to terms with her unique abilities.               

The sudden loss of her dad plays havoc with Spring's well-laid plans.  Ready or not, Jed is about to be introduced to the O'Flaherty clan of western Virginia with all their eccentricities and quirks–tent revival preachers, gospel musicians, healers, heroes, and pot growers.  When faced with the truth will Jed help Spring discover the elusive sense of peace and acceptance that she's always wanted?  And can she repair her relationship with God?

There’s no place like Texas. And there’s no one like a Texan!

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