Back to One was recognized as a Finalist in the Chick Lit category for the National Excellence in Indie Literature, and shortlisted for the Chanticleer International Book Award.  

Back to One: Take 2
Ambient Light

By Antonia Gavrihel

The second novel in the Back to One Series 

The story of Back to One heads in a different direction in Back to One: Take 2 Ambient Light.  Cate and Kyle continue their journey in Hollywood, building careers to new heights while striving to live an everyday life with their children. Yet the world of gossip and scrutiny is ever-present, fueling the public’s interest in the pair in more invasive and dangerous ways. How can happiness be so hazardous to your health?


Publisher’s Cataloging-in-Publication Data

Names: Gavrihel, Antonia, author.

Title: Back to one / Antonia Gavrihel.

Description: McCall, ID: Hidden Shelf Publishing House, 2021.

Identifiers: LCCN: 2021913729 | ISBN: 978-1-955893-00-8 (paperback) | 978-1-955893-06-0 (ebook)

Subjects:  LCSH Man-woman relationships–Fiction. | Marriage–Fiction. | Friendship–Fiction. | Love stories. | BISAC FICTION / General | FICTION / Family Life / Marriage & Divorce | FICTION / Friendship | FICTION / Romance / Contemporary


Categories: Fiction, Marriage, Friendship, Romance




2021, pp. 266, paperback
ISBN: 978-1-955893-00-8


2021, ebook
ISBN: 978-1-955893-06-0


2021, Kindle ebook
ISBN: 978-1-955893-01-5


“A story of complex relationships, expertly told in a memorable and beautiful read … leaves a desire to know more after the last page has been turned.”Torey Malatia, journalist and CEO of Rhode Island Public Radio

“Captivating … I’ve never read a novel with such a twist on love.”—Sevim Whitaker, Educational Specialist

“Gavrihel’s words flow effortlessly through her pen. She has a gift and I predict that all her books will be treasures. “—Dr. Lisa Anne Wilson, University of Alabama at Birmingham

Meet The Author

Antonia Gavrihel

Born to an entertainment family — her father a comedian and actor, her mother a big band singer — Antonia was placed in front of a camera at an early age. She loved acting yet dreamed of being a writer. Words, along with the visuals and stories they form, became her passion.

Back to One was created when she was raising a young son, building a career, and managing the everyday hurdles of life. After work, after settling her son to sleep, she would write into the late hours of the night.

Back to One is the first in the forthcoming series of books capturing Cate and Kyle’s story.

Learn more at


Hidden Shelf Publishing House - P.O. Box 4168 - McCall, ID 83638