Donna Jean Kimel was born 10 November 1947 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA, daughter of Eva Lee Smith and Terry T. Kimel. She studied English at Appalachian State University. In 1969, she married Richard John Vitek, and they had two children: Marie Vitek (Monroe) and Thomas Richard Vitek.

She wrote 34 romance novels as Donna Alexander, Donna Vitek, and Donna Kimel Vitek from 1979 to 1987. She was member of the Author's Guild and Romance Writers of America. Donna Jean Kimel Vitek passed away on 18 October 2003 at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center.

Book List in Order: 4 titles

  • "I want to marry you... for business reasons." Julia couldn't believe her ears when Ric proposed to her. But how could she accept the comfort and security of life at Jacaranda Point, when the love she longed for -- Ric's love -- wasn't part of it?...


  • Suzanne was glad to help her uncle, even if it meant working as a secretary for the glamorous Erica Allen. Then she learned that part of her job would be spying on Alex Vincent and reporting his romantic interests. There was no way to avoid the task,...


  • Jason Caldwell was her professor, Eve often reminded herself. Cold one moment, irresistibly charming the next -- she couldn't let Jason continually upset her. Eve know that she loved him deeply, but could he ever return her feelings? Did she dare hop...


  • She loved Jared Noiret -- loved him with all her heart. And Demetra despised herself for loving the very man who treated her twin sister with such cruelty. His most tender embrace meant nothing, Demetra rushed to remind herself. After all, he believe...