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Private Universe

By Cornelia Feye

Private Universe

Private Universe is a mystery and a coming-of-age novel about a spiritual quest - a story of survival and self-discovery. Young Vega Stern works on a cruise ship traveling through the Mediterranean to escape a traumatic relationship and a guilty secret.


On her journey she experiences danger, hardship and confusion. But along the way she also encounters great art and people from various cultures who help her find herself and her inner strength.

'As with her previous books, Feye includes art history and a glimpse into our world as soon by artists. In all, a thoroughly enjoyable read by a talented writer.' - Tamara Merrill, Award-wining Author of the Augustus Family Saga Trilogy

Additional Information:

Published 2017 (Konstellatino Press) – ISBN: 9780998748207– Paperback - 224 pages

Rights: World

Cornelia Feye is an author, a publisher, and an art historian with a MA from the University of Tübingen. After a career in museum education at the Mingei, the San Diego Museum of Art, and the Athenaeum in La Jolla, and teaching at several colleges, she founded Konstellation Press in 2017, an indie publishing company for genre fiction, giving a voice to independent writers and create a supportive community for local authors.


Feye’s first Vega & Greg Stern mystery novel, Spring of Tears, an art mystery set in France, won the San Diego Book Award. House of the Fox, set in the Anza Borrego desert, and Private Universe, a coming-of-age mystery and travelogue followed. During the pandemic in 2020, she finished her fourth novel Death of a Zen Master, a mystery set in a remote Zen Monastery. Her new near-future, post-apocalyptic mystery and survival story, Refuge on the Mountain, is set at a remote mountain cabin. Feye is represented by Blackbird Literary Agency. Cornelia lives in Ocean Beach, San Diego, where she finds inspiration in her garden and always looks for the green flash.

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