Out For Justice Front CoverAward winning author, Vicki M. Taylor writes dramatic fiction with strong, unforgettable women characters.

She attacks the hard issues and brings them to the forefront with a deftness that outshines most other authors. Her ability to sink her teeth into these headline issues and pull the reader into the story makes her one of the best authors of this new century.

No issue is too controversial for Vicki. Murder, teenage suicide, domestic violence and more, you'll find her stories not only give you the harsh realities of the character's life but she wraps you up in their private emotional lives as well -- daring you to not care, not feel, not read.


Rookie Detective Karen Sykes is out to prove she is good at her job, finding justice for the darkness in her past through law enforcement. She gets her first chance to shine with a case that hits a little too close to home. Like her younger sister, a four-year-old boy, has been brutally murdered.  The case pairs her with Mike Connelly, an attractive crime scene technician, and sparks fly between the two of them. Mike resists the attraction and only adds more emotional conflict to the case.

When her partner becomes the latest victim and ends up in the hospital near death, Karen sets out to find the murderer before he hurts anyone else. Only the case gets trickier when the murder suspect ends up dead, leaving new clues to the real killer. Finding comfort in Mike's support, their relationship heats up, but so does the investigation. The killer has a plan. One that involves a Cat and Mouse game of hide and seek inside the hospital, where her partner struggles for his life. Karen discovers it takes more than catching a killer to make the pain of her past go away. It also takes opening her heart and learning to trust in others.

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This is a true to life story about a family of seven with parents who have a lot of love to give. The book revolves around a 14 year old girl who is both homeless and pregnant. The story is told through the eyes of the mother, Tracy Reynolds. The young pregnant teen named Megan has no family and no clue as to who her real mother was. She went from one foster home to another. No one wanted to adopt a troubled teen. Then she became pregnant. That is when she met Tracy Reynolds, a nurse at her hospital. Tracy fell in love with her at first sight and secretly wanted to adopt her and her future baby. The story goes on from there like a wild ride on a roller-coaster.
The day to day detailed story will keep your mind waiting for what's to happen next. I completed chapter 26 before I realized it was a book I was reading! The detailed description of what was occurring was like watching a movie in my mind. I think Vicki Taylor is an exceptional writer, and "Good Intentions" is a book anyone can read and enjoy. I learned a lot about what it's like to be a woman and to be pregnant as well! Something I know I will never experience in my lifetime! You will remain riveted to the book and always waiting for that shoe to fall. The shoe I'm talking about is Megan, the unpredictable one. Will she flip out? Will she run away from home? Will she get pregnant again? Will she leave her baby unattended? You just never know what to expect.
I recommend this book to anyone who enjoys reading. If you don't enjoy reading, you will once you pick up this book!
Philip LoPresti


"Can a rookie homicide detective and a hardened crime scene technician fall in love during the investigation of a little boy's murder? You bet they can! "Out For Justice" really delivers on the romance and the suspense. A very satisfying read. Highly recommended." -Leslie Halpern

"...The author did a good job of fooling us on who the killer was. As a police procedure book I though this was very well written." -- Cindy O.

"When you are ready for a great murder mystery, buy this book, pull up your favorite reading chair and get ready. And if you can, allow for enough time to read it in one sitting as you are not going to want to put it down! The details are exquisite and draw you into the story. How is she going to solve this tangled web? Is she going to solve it? That is for you to find out!" - Mary Cole Roberts


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25 February 2013

More radio interviews, another novella released. So much to tell you. Website addition: My Tweets! Look in ABOUT THE AUTHOR for links to radio interviews. I've added more reviews for GOOD INTENTIONS and OUT FOR JUSTICE.

02 February 2013

As promised, here is the link to my radio interview at Blog Talk Radio Criminal Lines. I've also posted a permanent link on my Author Info page.

Looking ahead to February 8, 2013, I'll be on PRWTALK radio from 4:00 pm until 4:30 pmwith Lillian Caldwell as the host. And, on February 11, 2013 I'll be on Reader Radio from 7:00 pm until 10:00 pm. As always, I hope you can listen, but I'll post a link to the show on my Author Info page, and here and as a reminder, these times are EST.

01 February 2013

Find me on the radio today at 9:00 pm EST. Marguerite Ashton is interviewing me today. You can log in at Criminal Lines Rado and listen in. I'll also post a link to my interview after the show.

30 January 2013

I'm guest blogging today. Find my post here atKellie Larsen Murphy's blog. I hope you enjoy it, and if so, leave a comment.

29 January 2013

I've kickstarted a Getting to Know You Blog Hop. It runs from !/29/13 - 2/1/13. Come take a look and see what I've written about myself and "hop" on over to the other authors and see what they've written.

23 January 2013

My blog post"Everything I learned about writing by reading Stephen King" has hit #3 on Google Search when you search for "Stephen King". Yay! # 3!! Woot! Woot! Look at my new banner above that was created to showcase OUT FOR JUSTICE and GOOD INTENTIONS. Pretty cool, eh?

10 January 2013

I'm hosting a blog tour on my blog. Come one, come all and read all about GOOD INTENTIONS and OUT FOR JUSTICE and then follow along with the other bloggers posted at the end.

01 January 2013

I want to wish all my readers a VERY Happy New Year and I hope you look forward to new books from me. I'm currently working on a collaborative effort with a friend that features vampires and werewolves. FUN STUFF!

11 December 2012

As the year wraps up, I have lots of book news. OUT FOR JUSTICE is available at all your favorite bookstores, both brick and mortar and online. GOOD INTENTIONS is available in both print and e-book formats.

I've released two, yes 2, e-books, titled CATCH OF THE SEASON and MARCH MADNESS.

You can find all of this exciting book news by clicking the BOOKS menu option.

Have a very Merry Christmas and Happy Holiday!

20 November 2012

When it rains, it pours. I have had two books released. OUT FOR JUSTICE by Mundania Press, LLC released today on their website. Soon it will be available in the bookstores and online at Amazon.com.

GOOD INTENTIONS recently released at Amazon.com as an e-book, and today released in trade paperback at Amazon.com. Go to the BOOKS menu option and read all about each book and how to purchase them. If you do, and you like the book contact me and send me a review. I'll make sure to put your review here, on my website.

29 September 2012

Finally, some good news about OUT FOR JUSTICE. The cover is ready and it will soon be released as a trade paperback and in e-book format.

So, as you can see, I've come out of retirement, or never really completely retired. I ventured into WordPress blogging and created a number of blogs and I took a blogging assignment with The International Bipolar Foundation. What can I say, I can't stop writing. It's way too much fun.

09 August 2011

Great news! I've ventured into the electronic publishing world! I've released FOREVER UNTIL WE MEET as an e-book. It's currently available for purchase at $3.99.

27 December 2010


To all my fans, family, and friends. I've so appreciated your support and love throughout the years as I've traveled the winding and sometimes lonely path of writer. You've put up with me not returning calls, not cooking or cleaning, and dashing to the computer at a moment's notice no matter the time of day or night with more text for my story.

It's like saying good-bye to an old friend who's passed on. I'll find things to do to fill my time. I've already discovered the fun of container gardening. I have three grandchildren now. They are keeping me rather busy! More traveling is in the works! I have a good circle of girlfriends who I adore. My dog, Jack and my parrot, Bailey are very happy that their "Mommy" gets to spend more time with them!

I've discovered the love of reading again, for the enjoyment of reading. Instead of editing all the time! What fun!

And, best of all, my husband and I get to spend more time together.

Love to you all,

Vicki M. Taylor

31 October 2009

Happy Halloween!!

Here is a badge from the EPIC organization. Vicki has been a member since 2006!

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Vicki has set up a new blog and business as a writing coach. You can find her at Your Writing Coach. Anyone who mentions that they saw this notice here and uses her services will get a $25.00 per hour discount. (Limited to the first 2 hours.)


28 March 2009

Interesting happenings on my blog lately. If you haven't been over there lately, stop by. Today's topic. Six-word Memoirs.

09 March 2009

Listen up! You can hear my interview at www.radioearnetwork.com on March 10, 2009 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EST and March 12 at 7:00 am - 8:00 am EST.

Good News! I've turned in my edits for OUT FOR JUSTICE to my publisher, Mundania Press, LLC; look for my new book release June, 2010. I'll definitely keep you updated as time goes by.

16 February 2009

Voting is underway for the Short Story Contest. You have until February 26, 2009 to get your votes in letting us know which story is the best from the four finalists chosen. Click here for more details.

01 January 2009


Short Story Contest for all to enter. No entry fee. The Theme is "If Today was Your Last Day" from the song from Nickelback on their Dark Horse album. Click HERE for more details. Hurry to enter, the deadline is January 30, 2009.

24 November 2008

Vicki and her husband are taking a break for the holidays and heading to Pennsylvania. She'll be in the Philadelphia area on December 10th and 15th if you'd like to schedule some time to meet her.

26 September 2008

Vicki is heading for Phoenix, Arizona for the Wizards of Words 2008 Conference. The conference starts October 10th and ends on the 12th. Registration is still open and will also be available at the door. Visit Wizards of Words for more information.

In November, the 14 - 16, Vicki will be attending the Florida Writers Associations 2008 Conference in Lake Mary, Florida. For more information about the conference, visit the FWA website.

14 August 2008

Two new Video Interviews of Vicki discussing her books Not Without Anna and Trust in the Wind. See them on the ABOUT THE AUTHOR page.


14 August 2008

Vicki has joined Facebook. Look for her there.

Vicki M. Taylor's Facebook profile 


1 August 2008

Vicki is hosting a full month of a Promotions class at Wizards of Words. Click the link to go the to Wizards of Words website.

28 May 2008

I'll be hosting a month long Promotion class at Coffetime Romance for the month of June, 2008.

Stop by when you get a chance. The class starts June 1st, 2008. Click the link below to enter the forum.

Promotion: Shameless or Smart Class


28 April 2008

I whisk off to Phoenix, Arizona in October the 10th through the 12th for a Wizards of Words conference. As the President of the organization, I'll be handing out awards, making speeches, and generally schmoozing with the crowd.