#AuthorDIY with S.T. Young



Italian Style Puff Pastry



8 squares of readymade puff pastry dough (5” diameter)

8 thin slices of zucchini

½ sliced/diced onion

½ bell pepper in thin strips, 1-2 inch long

100 gr grated cheese (of choice, but go for one that melts well. I like Gouda)

25 gr grated parmesan

Italian herb mix + salt/pepper


Preheat the oven to 420.

Cover your oven tray with a sheet of wax paper.

Lay out your squares of dough and pinch a small handful of the mixed cheese onto each one. Just evenly divide all your cheese between the eight pastries. Add a slice of zucchini to eaxh pastry, then three or four strips of bell pepper, and some strips of onion. Make neat little piles on one half of the dough squares (we’re aiming for triangles, like sandwiches). Then a pinch of Italian herbs on each, salt and pepper to taste and fold the empty half of your dough over your little piles.


Pinch the dough shut and place them about an inch apart on the sheet of wax paper. Take care that you close the pastry well, otherwise your cheese will run out. Also yummy, but a bit of a pity. Next, place your tray in the pre-heated oven and bake for about 15 minutes, or whenever the dough has turned a nice golden brown.


Serve hot with a meal, or as appetizers, or as snacks.








A taut psychological thriller from S.T. Young…

Infamous for infiltration and becoming her undercover identities, Nina Hernandez disappeared without a trace. Three years later, Naval Intelligence agent Rory O’Donnell finds her in a tortuous mental hospital. He’s unsure if it’s really Nina, or if she’s undercover and faking it. Either way, he’s pretty sure something sinister is going on…

Rory springs Nina, and together they elude their determined pursuers. He needs to get her to safety…all while keeping his hands off the beautiful, mysterious young woman. As he works to convince her to trust him and share her darkest secrets, he wonders if he can trust her not to betray his…

Between her mercurial changes, sexy come-ons, and her exasperating independence, a protection assignment has never been so hard. On a dangerous trek across the country as they tumble from one danger into the next, Rory finds that resisting Nina might just be his toughest task yet.




Dutch siblings Samaya and Taffin spent the majority of their childhood traveling, only to eventually settle in Southern Spain with their family in their late teens. In 2008 they started on the adventure of writing romance together, considering it was a genre they both enjoyed for years…and still do. As the years past and their cooperation improved, they worked out an effective way to bring a story to life to both their satisfaction. Now, based once more in their country of birth, Girl in the Mist is only the first of many more to come.

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