A director on the San Diego Writers Pageant revealed her first novel, Blurred Fates, this month for She Writes Press.
Anastasia Zadeik, director of operations for the pageant, can be a board member and frequent performer for the San Diego literary nonprofit So Say We All.
Warwick’s in La Jolla hosted an Aug. 3 e-book launch, with one other signing developing at 7 p.m. Tuesday on the Coronado Library.
Within the novel, suburban mother Kate Whittier’s husband admits to a drunken indiscretion, the life they’ve constructed collectively begins to crumble, unearthing long-buried recollections and revealing deceits that threaten to shatter Kate’s world.
Blurred Fates has drawn optimistic notices. Kirkus Opinions referred to as the novel “hypnotic,” and Thriller Scene journal mentioned “Complicated characters and nuanced relationships … distinguish this stunner from the pack.”
Zadeik is a author, editor and storyteller who lives in San Diego along with her husband and their rescue canine, Charlie. When she isn’t studying or writing, she hikes, practices yoga, performs tennis, swims or hangs out with family and friends.