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A Year in Review for “Who She Left Behind”

Updated: Dec 31, 2023


Conception & Congratulations June 29, 2023 Her author opened a letter that would be the exciting catalyst of her publishing journey. It read “We are pleased to let you know that we would love to publish your book under our Historium Press imprint. Thank you for your submission, and we congratulate you on your journey to becoming a published author.” 

Celebration October 17, 2023 She was born and was immediately presented and passed around to a large crowd of eager readers who embraced everything she brought to the world.  A dream come true, a testament to persistence, passion, and never giving up, a homage to the author’s ancestral roots, a tribute to the untold stories of resilient women from the Armenian Genocide, and the timely fresh start for a new author. Read more.

On a Wing and a Prayer October 22, 2023 Bathed in red wine, she was blessed in a traditional Armenian book blessing ceremony.  Additionally, she received a beautiful poem from a dear friend written by Billy Collins, Poet Laureate of the United States. Read >>>>>>>>>>>>

First Steps October – December 2023

In a matter of months, she was adored by many, received extraordinary reviews, and was moved to deep emotion by many more.  Highlight of esteemed reviewers:

The Historical Fiction Company

  • Highly Recommended 5-Star Award. A Heartbreaking Story of Survival - an Editorial Review of "Who She Left Behind". Read here.

  • Long listed for the 2023 Book of the Year Award!


The Coffee Pot Book Club Book Cover of the Year 2023

"Victoria's sumptuous writing and uncommon wisdom about the human spirit will haunt readers as much as it beguiles them." Aline Ohanesian

The Armenian Weekly Review by Esther Kaljian

"Who She Left Behind" captures the soul and strength of the Armenian woman

Included in the IALA Holiday Book Guide 2023

International Armenian Literary Alliance

Readers Voices Matter!

Amazon Rating 4.9 out of 5 Stars Goodreads Rating 4.8 out of 5 Stars   

If you enjoyed reading or were moved by her story, please write a review on Amazon, Goodreads, or wherever you purchased the book. Read how

2024 Exciting Developments in Progress: Who She Left Behind is entering the new year with a surreal appreciation of the warm welcome to this world and has vowed to take the fatherly advice from Billy Collins's poem above and talk to as many strangers as she can!

  • Paperback to release in April.

  • Audio book to release in spring.

  • Exciting events.

  • and much more...

Sat, Jan 20, 9am - Warwick, RI. Register here.

Tues, Jan 23, 6pm - Watertown, MA. Register here.

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Thank you for your interest, love, and support. Continue to tell their stories and pray for peace.



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