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Hello and welcome to my website. I’m an accomplished Author with a unique writing style that provides a reading experience unlike any other. I’m so appreciative and delighted by the positive responses my work has received, and I want to foster that connection with a wider audience. I’m looking forward to sharing my future stories as they come to fruition, but in the meantime, check out some of my featured publications and more personal blog posts below.

 

I AM A PUBLISHED AUTHOR OF HISTORICAL AND PARANORMAL ROMANCE, AND WOMEN'S MAINSTREAM FICTION.

Roberta C.M. DeCaprio is a published author in the genre of paranormal and historical romance, as well as women’s mainstream fiction. A prior “sexuality” columnist for A.B.L.E.D. WOMEN magazine, and former Assistant Editor for TODAY  newspaper, (both publications dedicated to the needs and rights of the disabled), Roberta has insight into the problems other physically challenged  people face due to living herself with a walking impairment.

     She is the author of ONCE UPON A SONNET, a self-published book of poems, and has won awards for her poetry, becoming published in several anthologies. Her first paranormal romantic suspense, entitled COMA COAST was released October 1st, 2006 published by Wings Press. The sequel, entitled THE VANITY, a paranormal romantic thriller, was released August 1st, 2007, also by Wings. Roberta’s romantic fantasy, entitled A RIVER OF ORANGE, published by The Wild Rose Press, was released February 1st, 2008.

A historical romance entitled THE GOLDEN LADY, (Book one in the BETWEEN THE RIFLE AND THE SPEAR series) was released September 11th, 2009 also from The Wild Rose Press and book two, entitled ONE PERFECT FLOWER was released July 6th, 2010. Book three, A ROSE IN AMBER, was released July 8th, 2011. Book four, BORN OF PROUD BLOOD, was released November of 2012.  And book five, RETURN TO WILLOW CREEK, was released September of 2014, and book six, THE LAST BLOOM, was released February of 2018.

     She is a graduate of the Writers Digest School and Cornell Cooperative Extension. During the years she was a member of the Romance Writers of America, she held office from 2002 to 2004 as newsletter editor for Capital Region, her local chapter of RWA, interviewing such published authors as Elaine Raco-Chase, Valerie Hansen, Barbara Daly, Sue-Ellen Welfonder, Mary J. Forbes, Sharron McClellan, Mariah LeGrand and the late Kathleen E. Woodiwiss for the former monthly publication, Capital Romance. and is collaborating with her screenwriter husband on such projects as a 24 HOUR FILM RACE CONTEST and a sit-com for network television.

     A mother and grandmother, Roberta shares her upstate N.Y. home with her two "rescue" cats, Mikko and Misha,  and her artist/screenwriter husband.  To read Roberta’s blog, log onto www.thewordmerchantssociety.blogspot.com or friend her on Facebook, www.facebook.com/roberta.c.decaprio. You can purchase her books at www.wings-press.com, www.thewildrosepress.com, and www.amazon.com.  

 

THE LAST BLOOM

Februry, 2018

Book Six of “BETWEEN THE RIFLE AND THE SPEAR” Series:

THE LAST BLOOM:

Print: ISBN# 978-1-5092-1907-0

Digital: ISBN#978-1-5092-1978-7

Price on THE WILD ROSE PRESS: Print - $16.99


THERE COMES A TIME, IN SPITE OF PROTOCOL’S VOICE, WHEREBY A WOMAN MUST LISTEN TO THE CALLING OF HER HEART . . . AND FOLLOW IT!


      The year, 1919 – Eagle’s Landing, Arizona: Cassia Rose Holmes was born to Reverend Joshua Holmes and Amanda Eagle in 1896. The Apaches living in the town called her The Last Bloom . . . as she was unexpectedly conceived late in her parent’s life and truly a miracle. Since she was a little girl Cassia loved helping others, fascinated with both the mystic and medical practices of healing. At fifteen she embarked upon her midwifery and nursing studies in England. For eight years she lived with her Aunt Marrietta Cavendish, called to care for the wounded soldiers when war broke out. But her true hope was to return to her home town, Eagle’s Landing, in Arizona and practice medicine alongside her first love interest, Tucker O’Clarity. Tucker had other ideas, dropping out of medical school to work on the railroad. Crushed by the decision, Cassia is left to work with Tucker’s father, Doctor Sean O’Clarity instead. But, when Sean suffers a heart attack, Cassia’s world is really turned upside down. Sean’s oldest son, Doctor Brodie O’Clarity is summoned home from Boston to help. Cassia always considered Brodie like an older brother, since he was six years her senior, and the one who looked out for both her and Tucker. A very natural and persistent attraction flares between them, suddenly complicating their working ethics. And just as Cassia finds herself falling in love with Brodie, Tucker returns.

Brodie O’Clarity never wanted to be a small town doctor, accepting food and livestock for his services, like his father. So when a position opened at a Boston hospital, Brodie left to pursue his career. His dedication caught the attention of the hospital’s Chief of Staff, Doctor Hemsley Malone, as well as his beautiful and spoiled, daughter, Dorothea. But when Brodie’s father suffered a heart attack, he discovered Dorothea wasn’t cut out to be a country doctor’s wife. Brodie couldn’t and wouldn’t ever be able to support her in the rich and luxurious manner to which she was accustomed. And Dorothea very quickly replaced Brodie with someone better fitting her lifestyle. Broken hearted Brodie left Boston, taking up his duties in Eagle’s Landing. He was partnered with Cassia Holmes, his brother’s childhood friend and sweetheart. She was the little blonde haired neighbor he looked out for, dried her tears and kept out of trouble. But something strange and wonderful happened . . . the little Cassia he once knew turned into a stunning, intelligent, strong, and beautiful woman, stirring every facet of his being. At twenty three she already knew what she wanted for her life, breaking with protocol, bobbing her long golden tresses, and wearing pink toenail polish. And as the two of them worked together his feelings for her grew. But just when he decided to profess his love, Tucker returned. His presence put a whole new spin on sibling rivalry. The chance of losing Cassia’s heart forever became a real possibility. Or would she be lost to them all by the hands of Becket Attwater, an escaped serial killer who terrorized the town and had Cassia in his clutches?

 

Roberta C.M. DeCaprio

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MY BACK LIST OF BOOKS:

Released by Wings Press (www.wings-press.com):

Coma Coast

The Vanity

Released by The Wild Rose Press (www.thewildrosepress.com):

A River Of Orange


Between The Rifle And The Spear Historical Series:

Book 1: The Golden Lady

Book 2: One Perfect Flower

Book 3: A Rose In Amber

Book 4: Born Of Proud Blood

Book 5: Return To Willow Creek

Book 6: The Last Bloom