Karynne Summars, the author of the romantic thriller entitled Desperate Pursuit in Venice, was born and raised in Berlin, Germany from where she moved to Honolulu, Hawaii when she first came to the United States. She currently lives in New York and Marbella, Spain. Her former career as an international corporate finance professional did not allow her to spend the time to fulfill her long dream of writing a novel. But that desire never went away and there is a right time for everything in life. Writing a novel came easy. Certain of her life experiences provided a good basis for this novel. From there she expanded the storyline and added exciting events and captivating characters. The material was flowing without any case of writer’s block and she completed the novel in about seven months. She already has concrete ideas for additional novels once the sequel to “Desperate Pursuit in Venice” is published.
Her mission for the novel and the sequel is to entertain a broad audience and touch readers emotionally. Her vision is that the novel is made into a movie because the captivating characters, enticing international locales as well as the exciting scenes in this story would be excellent material for a motion picture.
In November 2013 she joined KeeranVaani Creations as Executive Producer for the movie DiSTurBeD, a psychological thriller/horror/mystery feature film scheduled to be released in 2014.
Desperate Pursuit in Venice
When New York Private Equity partner Kataryna Taylor pursues the acquisition of a successful Italian biomedical company, she meets and falls in love with Luca Romano, a member of the existing shareholders. Kataryna and Luca engage in a sensual love affair, which includes erotic encounters neither one of them has experienced before with such intensity. But danger and a family drama wait around the corner for Kataryna and Luca when the CEO of the company to be acquired by Kataryna's firm pursues her romantically and becomes infatuated with her.
While working on the important international acquisition transaction and deepening her relationship with Luca, Kataryna encounters love, obsession, danger and a stunning family secret, which she is determined to resolve.
Expect everything--from passionate love to a dangerous pursuit of happiness.
An exciting, sophisticated adult romantic suspense and family drama novel playing against the backdrop of beautiful international locales such as Milan, Lake Como, and Venice, Italy, New York, Berlin and Maui, Hawaii.
The emotionally touching twists and turns for the captivating characters will keep readers entertained and tempt them to escape their own world for a little while to live vicariously through Kataryna, Luca and other enticing characters.
While the story includes sensual material suitable for adult audiences, the erotic scenes are seductive and tastefully presented but do not contain profanity or overtly graphic language, which sets it apart from the typical erotic romance novels recently published.