Creator launches debut novel; seven extra on manner

MOOREFIELD – The Useless Lie is the primary e book in a thriller thriller collection written by retired trainer Ivanka Worry. 

The title has a triple which means, Worry stated, explaining useless individuals lie in graves, useless individuals inform lies, and lies themselves die when individuals preserve them hidden for thus lengthy. 

Inspiration got here from a cellphone name that woke Worry, one thing she’s “nonetheless unsure” was actual or a dream. 

“The voice on the opposite finish of the cellphone requested me if I used to be occupied with colored diamonds,” Worry remembers.

She thought, “Oh, that may make an fascinating story” and started researching colored diamonds on-line. 

This analysis led to a narrative concept and a personality shaped in Worry’s thoughts. Among the story is ready in Croatia, close to the place Worry was born. 

The collection, Blue Water Mysteries, has 5 books, with one to be launched yearly. 

Worry has completed writing the books, noting she wrote the fourth e book first and wrote the remaining whereas querying for an agent. After 15 months looking for an agent, Worry bought a name providing illustration. 

“It’s improbable, an ideal feeling” to obtain the supply, she stated. “I nonetheless can’t imagine that is taking place.”

Worry is now engaged on a second collection – the primary e book is named The place is my Husband? and the “tentative title” for the collection is Jake and Mallory. 

“As you write an increasing number of the idea is you’re imagined to be getting higher,” she stated – and he or she’s hopeful this sixth e book is “the magic one.”  

She’s written the primary two books in Jake and Mallory and for the third she stated she has “a protracted strategy to go however will hopefully be completed inside the subsequent few months.” 

The place is my Husband? Is because of be launched in October. 

Worry, who has lived in Moorefield since 1982, famous,  “I’ve been right here so lengthy I don’t actually bear in mind being wherever else.” 

She taught with the Higher Grand District College Board for 34 years, retiring about eight years in the past. 

For many of her educating profession, Worry taught at Centre Peel Public College. She additionally taught at public faculties in Arthur and Drayton. 

“Since retiring I’ve had time to pursue hobbies,” Worry stated. “Writing was one thing I’ve wished to do ever since I used to be a baby. I cherished to learn and write.” 

She started writing poetry and quick tales, which have been printed in on-line and print magazines. 

“After discovering success with that, I made a decision to pursue one thing I’d at all times wished to do – to put in writing a novel,” she stated.

“The pastime has happily grow to be a second profession for me.”

The Useless Lie is offered as an book at, and the print model can be “out there in Canada in all probability in just a few weeks on Amazon,” Worry stated. 

The Blue Water Mysteries collection can even be out there as audiobooks. 

To buy The Useless Lie regionally, Worry recommends ordering it by way of an area bookstore.