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Vicki Batman
sassy writer of sexy and funny fiction 

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Vicki Batman has sold many romantic comedy works to magazines, several publishers, and most recently, two humorous romantic mysteries. Along the way, she has picked up some awards and bestsellers. Avid Jazzerciser. Handbag lover. Mahjong player. Yoga practitioner. Movie fan. Book devourer. Chocaholic. Best Mom ever. And adores Handsome Hubby. Most days begin with her hands set to the keyboard and thinking "What if??"
romantic comedy mystery and romantic comedy
                                                 Sommerville Days

Love blossoms in the small town of Sommerville in these heartwarming tales, filled with fun and forever possibilities.

Store Wars: The competition is heating up when Janie's old flame returns to town and is running his family's store. Could following dreams break her heart?

Raving Beauty: What if the love of your life was in front of you all along?

San Diego or Bust: When a young woman plans a romantic getaway with her boyfriend, disaster strikes-is her Mr. Right the right Mr. Right?


5 stars. I have read everything Ms. Batman has written. She is an excellent writer with a quick wit that makes me laugh out loud. Her characters are very likeable, and the stories will leave you wanting more.

5 stars. Vicki Batman has a clever endearing way of making each of her characters seem like someone you might know and can relate to in each situation. The stories are witty and warm and keep you rooting for the happily ever after ending. I thoroughly enjoyed reading Sommerville Days.

5 stars. Loved every one of the stories. The writing is engaging and fun. The characters are likable and relatable. Well done!


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- “Holiday Handbag Extravaganza” from the Season of Surprises anthology, 1st place, 2016 Maple Leaf contest

- Season of Surprises,” Amazon bestseller in Historical Romance.

- Sisters Born, Sisters Found, winner in Women's Issues, 2015 Next Gen. Indie Book Awards, features "Sister Act."

- "Holiday Disaster" from the Season of Magic anthology, 2015 Maple Leaf honorable mention.

- Season of Magic, Amazon bestseller in Holiday, Historical, & Hot Romance .

- Bug Stuff...and Other Stories, takes Judges Choice Award in 2014 Bookgoodies cover contest.

- "The Great Fruitcake Bake-off,” 3rd place in Preditors & Editors Critter's Romantic Short Fiction 2014

- Articles for Dallas Area Romance Authors DARA News and published in other RWA chapters newsletters.

- "Twinkle Lights," 2nd place in Preditors & Editors Critter's Workshop Romantic Short Fiction 2013.

- "This Is Not Working," 1st place in The Book Breeze short fiction contest.

- "This is Not Working," finals in the top 100 of 2010 Fall WOW contest.

- "Wade and Grace," 1st place, 2008 RWASD Sharpen Your Hook Contest.

- Temporarily Employed, 3rd place Single Title Category of the 2007 Lone Star Contest.