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T. Rafael Cimino

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T. Rafael Cimino (born Todd Rafael Cimino, June 4th, 1963 Wayne, NJ, USA) is an American novelist and screenwriter. He grew up in Key Largo, Florida in the Florida Keys, attending the Island Christian School in Islamorada, Florida where he graduated from in 1981. He then attended the University of Florida and the Florida Atlantic University where he graduated with a Master’s degree in Naval Architecture. While in South Florida, Cimino was heavily involved in water sports, including offshore powerboat racing. In 1982, Cimino became the youngest competitor to win the coveted APBA (American Powerboat Association) Offshore U. S. National Championship. He later won numerous National and World Championships.

Cimino is the son of Peter Cimino and
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Last weekend my wife and I had the opportunity to see the New York Metropolitan Opera’s performance of Don Carlo, a riveting display of power, government and it’s marriage to the Catholic Church during the period we know as the Spanish inquisition. While my first impression was to lament at how far we have slipped as a nation towards the goal of a church run state, my second thought was to real... Read more of this blog post »
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T. Rafael Cimino Mid Ocean is on SALE right now for Christmas - $15 at Amazon. ALL copies are signed FIRST editions and include a collectable Mid Ocean bookmark. Buy yours today or get one for that special person in your life.

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Jennifer Thompson Rafael,
I am so happy to be able to finally write this and tell you that after four years of ups and downs, tears and milestones, THE SCENT OF A SOUL is ready for reading consumption! :-) It has been quite the journey, but well worth it. Please feel free to visit my blog at http://jenniferthompsonbooks.blogspot... to see if my book is a perfect fit for you, or you can find my book at Amazon.com. (I am working at getting the Kindle version up and running, but it might take a while.) Sharing this with you is a highlight for me; I hope you enjoy!
Jennifer


Jennifer Thompson Rafael, I wanted to thank all who might have voted and/or visited my blog to participate in some way with my book cover voting for THE SCENT OF A SOUL. The votes were cast, and I am excited to invite everyone back to view the winner at http://jenniferthompsonbooks.blogspot.... I hope to see you there.
Jennifer


T. Rafael Cimino Jennifer wrote: "Rafael,
Thanks for adding me as a friend. I always find it interesting to learn what others are reading and what they think and recommend. Looking forward to yours. Have a great one.
Jennifer"


Thanks Jennifer!!


message 18: by Jennifer (last edited Sep 13, 2012 12:42PM)

Jennifer Thompson Rafael,
Thanks for adding me as a friend. I always find it interesting to learn what others are reading and what they think and recommend. Looking forward to yours. Have a great one.
Jennifer


T. Rafael Cimino Eric wrote: "Thank you for becoming my Goodreads friend.
Eric"


No... Thank You Eric!


message 16: by Eric

Eric Birk Thank you for becoming my Goodreads friend.
Eric


message 15: by Robert

Robert Thanks for accepting my friend request, T. Rafael.


message 14: by Belinda

Belinda Nicoll Thank you for connecting. What great accomplishments!


T. Rafael Cimino Monique wrote: "Thank you so much Rafael for the friend invite. I look forward to chatting with you."

The pleasure is all mine. Have a great day.


Monique ~ Sinfully... Addicted to All Male Romance Thank you so much Rafael for the friend invite. I look forward to chatting with you.


~ Becs ~ Thanks for the friend invite - looking forward to talking with you.


T. Rafael Cimino Jillian wrote: "Thanks for the add!"

No... Thank you!


Jillian Peery Thanks for the add!


Avry15 Hi Mr. Rafael, Thanks so much for the friend request..
It's an awesome thing to have author friends..:)


T. Rafael Cimino Christine wrote: "your welcome


how long have you been writing books?"


I actually started in Film.. 2001, and then my first book came out in 2009. Thanks for asking..


Christine Hatfield your welcome


how long have you been writing books?


T. Rafael Cimino Christine wrote: "thanks for being my friend"

Thank you also Christine.


Christine Hatfield thanks for being my friend


VampireNovelFan Thanks for the friendvite, T. Rafael! If you ever need a Paranormal/Urban Fantasy fix then I recommend you check out my blog! I've started doing giveaways for great series to my followers:

http://vampirenovelfan.wordpress.com/

Happy reading!


Lidush Hi T. Rafael! Thanks for friending :)


Kelly/yllektra Thank you for the friend invite! :)
And ...Merry Christmas!


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