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The Gull Island Series

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Serenity by the Sea

Celebrity designer Hailey Maybank escapes to Gull Island to reinvent herself after a high-profile divorce, lending her expertise on a renovation project. Working with the boss’s son comes with complications, but will she risk her professional reputation for a chance at love?


Will Purdey vies for a partnership in the family business by showcasing his design skills on the firm’s latest project. Partnering with a famous designer who has a tarnished reputation can ruin his plans, but will his growing attraction for the colorful artist allow him to complete the job?

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“Jennifer Vido’s heartwarming tale unfolds on Gull Island, a Lowcountry haven of summer love. Serenity by the Sea, the second book in the series, immerses readers in Southern charm, eagerly anticipating the next delightful installment! A sweet romance capturing the allure of love!"

—Kristy Woodson Harvey, New York Times bestselling author of THE SUMMER OF SONGBIRDS

Serendipity by the Sea

Will a hopeless romantic on the verge of landing her dream job reconnect with her wanderlust ex-boyfriend for a second chance at love?

Cate Ainsworth is poised to land her dream job when an ex-boyfriend-the guy she once loved who left town with no explanation-returns to their Lowcountry hometown. Their long-denied attraction tugs her in a new direction, but will she risk everything for a second chance at love?

A freelance photographer, Knox Price seeks adventure, not commitment. Back in town to care for his uncle gets complicated when he crosses paths with Cate, igniting a spark he can't ignore. But can he confess the truth about why he walked away?

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Spending time on Gull Island is like watching your favorite Hallmark Christmas movie, it’s a cozy, comforting place where nice people win. Vido’s writing offers a sweet escape . . . like a mini getaway we all deserve.


—Nicole Feliciano, Founder & CEO of

Thrilled to announce...
I'm a Golden Leaf Winner!

It's a dream come true to be recognized as a finalist in not just one but two categories:

Best First Book and Contemporary Romance: Mid-Length.

And, I'm excited to announce that Serendipity by the Sea won

Best First Book!

The Piper O'Donnell
Social Lite Mystery Series

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Murder by the Minutes

Never judge a book by its cover unless Piper O’Donnell is prominently on display. Woodlawn, Ohio’s newest library board of trustee member is busily securing her social status by organizing the library’s premiere event of the season––the Booklovers’ Ball. Unfortunately, Piper’s dreamy vision of pink panache vanishes into thin air when she stumbles over a dead body in the library director’s office.
Forget the evites and the party favors. The list of possible suspects could fill a bestseller, and they include Piper’s own sister who was spotted at the scene of the crime. There’s also a charismatic minister thought to be short on offerings for his ambitious mega church. And rumors are circulating that the library director himself and his ditzy assistant may also be cooking the books.
With help from her handsome fiancé Rusty O’Brien, Piper puts her sleuthing skills to work to investigate the complicated crime. The minutes are ticking down for Woodlawn’s top party planner. Will Piper be able to uncover the mysterious killer who is intent on ruining her lavish affair––and can she do it before the next board meeting?       

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Country Clubbed

Piper O’Donnell’s big dream of becoming a celebrity has finally come true. Too bad she had to find a dead body to make it happen. Piper––Woodlawn Country Club’s notorious society clubber––becomes entangled in a political mess when she finds the body of State Representative Gus Barnes in the ladies’ locker room, apparently beaten to death with a golf club.

Overnight, Piper becomes a media sensation, with reporters hounding her for newsworthy tidbits. But when an anonymous blogger implicates Piper in the murder, she enlists the help of her sexy private eye boyfriend Rusty, and her ever-reliable sister Penelope to help set the record straight and find the killer. Unfortunately, that may be hard to do. There’s an overabundance of suspects to choose from at the Woodlawn Country Club—and all of them know how to wield a golf club.

"With witty dialogue, intriguing characters, and a clever plot Jennifer Vido hits a hole in one!" Jane Cleland, author of The Josie Prescott Antiques Mysteries

"When it comes to writing page-turners that put you on the edge of your seat, Vido is in a class of her own with engaging characters, fabulous plotting and spot-on dialogue. Jennifer Vido: what a genius." Review by MaryAnn Koopmann

Par for the Course

Piper O’Donnell finds herself embroiled in a suburban nightmare when her wealthy older husband is mysteriously murdered and she is implicated. Although golfing with the ladies is the hottest game in town, Piper finds her own “hottie” Rusty O’Brien to help soothe her broken heart.

When a scandalous affair is revealed and the suspect list begins to grow, romance kicks into overdrive as Piper and Rusty team up to find the murderer before he or she strikes again.  Will this match made in the cornfields solve this mystery or has Piper just taken her very last swing?
"Par for the Course is an entertaining read. Jennifer Vido tells a fast-paced mystery with a bit of romance thrown in...will keep any reader turning pages.” Review by Chere Gruver

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