Carole Bellacera is the author of four acclaimed novels published by Tor/Forge Books. Her latest novel, CHOCOLATE ON A STICK, a quirky book about an elderly Appalachian couple on the run from a nursing home in a red Corvette, released in trade paperback by Baycrest Books in September 2005, was a 2005 Kentucky Literary Award in Fiction Nominee.
Carole's first novel, BORDER CROSSINGS, a hardcover published by Forge Books in May of 1999, was a 2000 RITA Award nominee for Best Romantic Suspense and Best First Book. It was also a nominee for the 2000 Virginia Literary Award in Fiction, a 2000 finalist in the Golden Quill award and in the Aspen Gold Award, and winner of 1st Place in the Volusia County 2000 Laurel Wreath Award.
Carole's work has appeared in various anthologies such as Kay Allenbaugh's CHOCOLATE FOR A WOMAN'S HEART, CHOCOLATE FOR A COUPLES' HEART and CHICKEN SOUP FOR COUPLES, and in magazines such as Woman's World, The Star, Endless Vacation and The Washington Post. Her latest novel, TANGO'S EDGE, will be released by Cerridwen Press in December 2007.
Carole also offers a FREE short story, "Through Romance-Colored Glasses," on the Belgrave House website.