Vicki Pettersson

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Vicki Pettersson
Born Vicki Pettersson
(1972-11-26) November 26, 1972 (age 44)
Las Vegas, Nevada
Occupation writer
Education B.A. in English, 1994[1]
Alma mater University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Genre Urban fantasy
Notable works Signs of the Zodiac novel series; "Celestial Blues' trilogy
  • daughter
  • son

Vicki Pettersson is an American author known for her Signs of the Zodiac urban fantasy series and Celestial Blues trilogy, both set in modern-day Las Vegas. The Zodiac series follows casino heiress Joanna Archer, who discovers on her 25th birthday that she has superpowers.[2] The Celestial Blues features a P.I. angel and a rockabilly reporter who join forces to fight crime in a noir/paranormal hybrid fiction.[3] As of 2013, she is actively writing straight thrillers.


Pettersson was born and raised in Las Vegas, Nevada and was a showgirl for “Les Folies Bergere” for 10 years at the Tropicana before giving up show business to be a mother and author.[4][5]

Pettersson chose Las Vegas as the setting for her Zodiac series because she says, "it's the best possible place in the world for strange characters, and because I know it well."[6][7]



Sign of the Zodiac Series

Celestial Blues Trilogy



  1. ^ Barnes & Noble - Meet the Writers: Vicki Pettersson
  2. ^ a b Przybys, John (June 26, 2011). "Exit 'Sign'". Las Vegas Review-Journal. Las Vegas, NV. p. 3J. 
  3. ^ a b Przybys, John (June 21, 2012). "Writer's palette brims with noirs and 'Celestial Blues'". Las Vegas Review-Journal. Las Vegas, NV. p. 2E. 
  4. ^ Padgett, Sonya (February 5, 2002). "The Strip: The Naked Truth". Las Vegas Review-Journal. Las Vegas, NV. p. 1E. 
  5. ^ White, Ken (June 7, 2007). "Ex-showgirl finds success with books". Las Vegas Review-Journal. Las Vegas, NV. p. 1E. 
  6. ^ "Official Website". Vicki Pettersson. Retrieved July 18, 2009. 
  7. ^ a b Przybys, John (January 11, 2009). "Nothing NEW". Las Vegas Review-Journal. Las Vegas, NV. p. 3J. 

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