Angela M. Herst is an accomplished author, writer and producer of award-winning literature. Her first book, Tunnel Vision received critical acclaim and rave reviews. Tunnel Vision is about the story of the great Union Carbide chemical disaster that occurred in Bhopal, India in 1984. Nearly three decades later, English and French dignitaries are preparing to celebrate the opening of the Channel Tunnel. Not known to them is the surprise they are about to face. This is a must-read sensational suspense building moment that recaptures thrilling history.
Angela’s second novel, Vendetta, is the recipient of the Kirkus Prize for one of the best 100 fiction books of 2016. The Kirkus Prize is awarded in the categories of fiction, nonfiction, and young readers’ literature and was chosen out of 1,154 titles that year. It is amazingly prescient and was published long before the ‘me too’ movement really began to gain traction. Vendetta is about a woman who suffers humiliating indignities at the hands of her husband, an unsavory Hollywood producer, and who leaves him to begin a new life in France with an old childhood sweetheart. For a while they are blissfully happy until she becomes the innocent pawn in a lethal vendetta and is forced to pit herself against powerful adversaries in a desperate race against time.
Angela’s background includes professional property management positions including heading up one of the largest homeowner association networks in So. California. Her interests are many and include traveling to far off places, particularly when it adds authenticity to the locations in her books. She is an accomplished chef, having taken a Cordon Bleu cookery course, and loves fine art and fine wines.
Angela was born and grew up in the United Kingdom receiving her formal education in both England and France and is fluent in French and Spanish.
She was married to her late husband, Perry S. Herst, Jr., for more than 33 years. She has two children, four grandchildren and two dogs – all of whom she adores. She resides in the lovely and quaint town of San Juan Capistrano on the coast of California where she is always finding new inspiration for her next book.