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  • Paperback Edition
    • 978-1-03-915419-3
    • 5.5 x 8.5 inches
    • Black & White interior
    • 240 pages
  • Hardcover Edition
    • 978-1-03-915420-9
    • 5.5 x 8.5 inches
    • Black & White interior
    • 240 pages
  • Keywords
    • astronomy in fiction,
    • erotic obsession,
    • happily ever after,
    • love-hate romance,
    • poetry in fiction,
    • spiritual self-actualization,
    • detective procedural

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Chef's Kiss
by Stanya Vara

These are the love notes of an astronomy professor, Stella Vaso that becomes a poet to charm a detective, Ace Archie Birmingham. Every time these two souls collide, whether by chance or careful strategy, they both feel magic and danger in the potential of their connection. They drive each other crazy, but their romance is not just powerful: it is alchemical. What will it take for these two wildly different people to accept that they are destined for each other? This grown-up fairytale interweaves liberating self-discovery, steamy love expressions, poetic epiphanies, spiritual reflections on love and astronomy, and a side of investigative crime drama into one unforgettable fantasy of cosmic love.

Critics & Reviewers are saying they are hypnotized! “This writer is exemplary in their voice and writing style. A unique voice, and the writing style is consistent throughout. The style and tone are also consistent with or will appeal to readers of the intended genre.” – Anonymous, Writers Digest “ It feels like a movie! You get to feel both sides of the story”. Loved the laughter, tears of joy and heated emotions. A hopeless romantic’s treasure.” – Jules V. Smith “It has all the ingredients for a perfect read. Very pleasureable to read.” – Keith Brotman

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Stanya Vara (Canadian- Sri Lankan, 1996) started writing poetry in grade 3; she won the drama award when she graduated elementary school, and her grade 8 teacher encouraged her to never let go of poetry. Since 2020, she has published literature all over the world, and appeared on Amazon top ten bestseller list with; Soidisant (2020), the hourglass (2021), the fragrance (2021) and a children’s’ book; my gift to you (2021). Stanya enjoys volunteering with several organizations such as; Amica Retirement Home, Reena Organization & the Toronto Harbourfront Centre. She takes the initiative to help disabled youth through creative writing and supports her community express their artistic skills. Stanya is also a Managing Optician that explores eyewear trends, resolves ocular conditions related to vision, and organizes company operations to run a successful business. Besides the duality between the arts & sciences, Stanya Vara is a hopeless romantic that loves the magic of serendipity. She enjoys spending time with her significant other/loved ones, museums & latte’s, and is always chiming to a good laugh at a comedy show! Laughter & Love cures all; both will always tell a good story... Stanya lives in Kleinburg, Ontario, Canada.


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