Val is a lifelong reader and writer who enjoys writing about strong, gutsy women who make mistakes and have lots of baggage.
Growing up in puritanical New England during the 1950’s-60’s she was drawn to the gothic, the secrets, mystery and the dark side of human nature. She has received an Elizabeth George Foundation grant and the Monticello Award for Fiction.
Val’s work has appeared in Scent of Cedars: Promising writers of the Pacific Northwest (Russell Dean & Company) and France, a Love Story (Seal Press/Avalon).
Her femme noir novel, Revenge in 3 Parts is available online and in bookstores and her protagonist, Angeline Porter returns in Tainted Times 2.
You can find more info on Val and all her books at valeriejbrooks.com