About Annabelle

Annabelle Costa is a physical therapist who loves the following things, not necessarily in this order:

--Chick lit (both reading it and writing it)

--Cupcakes (both making them and eating way too many of them)

--British accents (both listening to them and pretending to have one)

--80s movies (both watching them and quoting them out of context while her friends frown in confusion)

--Pop music (both listening to it and singing it very, very badly in the car and/or shower)

Things I hate:              

Men who are too perfect.  In most romance or chick lit novels, the male love interest is tall, dark, and handsome, with abs of steel, buns of steel, and eyes as blue as the waters of Aruba.  All that is a big turn-off to me.  The "wounded heroes" have not gotten everything they want in life, and have a humility that I have always found appealing.

If you have any questions or comments, feel free to drop me a line at razberripie(at)gmail.com! We can talk about how much you also love making and eating cupcakes. (Admit it!)  


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  2. I like how you wrote about a love story with a person who has a special need Because you don't read it in a normal everyday love story I wish more and more book writers take the time to write a love story about a person with a special need after all we are people to you know

  3. I'm in love with your books; "The Boy Next Door" and "Harvard Hottie". There just the kind of story I was looking without being so cliche. I'm happy I found your work through Ruth Madison.

  4. hello Annabelle i am a fan of your work, i'm 19 yrs old and your works opened my eyes that we are so caught up with the image of a perfect guy and that's what we want to be involved with but those who hav disabilities have been taken for granted and we don't get to see their love story or how they can be a hero in their own simple way. With this, I thank u. Godspeed and i hope to read more of your works!

  5. Hello ! I'm paraplegic myself and I have to say that is first time I read something like that but I like the way you open the interest for other people to pay attention and look inside our "Disability" Style of life. I do prefer to be exposed rather then ignored. Understud rather then prejudged. Nice work. (Any works like this in fresh or spanish ? ) Carlos Thomas cthjohn@ymail.com

  6. I love all your books with the main characters having severe disabilities. Thank you for writing about these tough situations, that there can and is love for all out there and for bringing joy and hope in your work. It uplifts my spirit to read these beautiful stories, I need all the joy and laughter I can get and your works bring that. Please continue writing about life changing disabilities and inter-abled couples <3