The book, "The Capture of Art," takes the reader inside the life of a young girl whose love saves a life.
According to the publisher, the story takes you through the life of the main character, Olivia Anne Webster, from the quiet farmlands of Kansas in the early 1900s to the busy life of New York.
As a teenager, when her mother is incapable to care for her son, Webster tends to her baby brother, bringing her a great personal reward.
Later in life her inner beliefs are tested when she is forced to sacrifice her way of living to save a life.
About the Author
Villani was born in St. Louis. She was the second child of August and Rosemary Eimer. She has five sisters and four brothers.
She attended St. Paul's Elementary in Fenton and graduated from Bishop DuBourg High School in St. Louis.
She is married to Ronald Frank Villani.
She is part owner/member of Laser Pace Technologies, LLC, an information technology provider located in St. Clair. Her novel "The Capture of Art" began through a dream after the death of her father in 1989 and was completed 12 years later.
She resides with her husband, Ron, and their German shepherd, Rex, in Sullivan.
The book is available for purchase at the following locations:
* Laser Pace Technologies, 90 N. Main;
* Steven Broadbent CPA, 920-G Plaza Drive; and
* Office Emporium, 1560 N. Commercial.
* Moody's Meat Market, 202 N. Clark;
* McCulloch's Radio Shack, 235 N. Clark;
* Office Emporium, 16 Community Plaza;
* Hoot Owl, 344 E. Springfield; and
* Hoppy Interiors, 9 Wildwood Terrace.
* Joe Fassi's on The Hill, 2323 Sublette.
* The Berryman General Store, 1790 E. Highway 8.
More information is available at www.laserpace.com/donnav.