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Voted one of the best Long Island authors for two consecutive years, Dina Santorelli is the author of Baby Grand, a best-selling organized crime thriller on Amazon Kindle. She has been a freelance writer for over 17 years and has written frequently about travel, entertainment, bridal, and pop culture. Dina currently serves as the Executive Editor of Salute and Family magazines for which she has interviewed many celebrities, including Norman Reedus, Vince Vaughn, James Gandolfini, Tim McGraw, Bryan Adams, Ashanti, JR Martinez, David Cook, Angela Bassett, Mario Lopez, Gary Sinise and Kevin Bacon, among others. She has collaborated on a variety of nonfiction book projects, including Good Girls Don't Get Fat (Harlequin, 2010), The Brown Betty C ...more


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Dina Santorelli Hi, Stacy! Yes! There WILL be a sequel to BABY GRAND. I'm finishing up my second thriller now -- a stand-alone book titled IN THE RED -- and then I'll…moreHi, Stacy! Yes! There WILL be a sequel to BABY GRAND. I'm finishing up my second thriller now -- a stand-alone book titled IN THE RED -- and then I'll be writing the sequel to BABY GRAND. I can't wait to see what happens! :) Thank you so much for reading BABY GRAND and for stopping by! Happy reading!!(less)
Dina Santorelli Oh, there are so many ways I combat writer’s block, depending upon the day. I’ll take a shower, or go for a walk, or watch TV — just to get away from…moreOh, there are so many ways I combat writer’s block, depending upon the day. I’ll take a shower, or go for a walk, or watch TV — just to get away from the computer. I have a favorite spot on my living room sofa, right by the window, where I like to go to to think. But other days I don't have the luxury of puttering around, because I have deadlines to meet. And on those days I try to barrel through, hoping that the block will break before I do. :)(less)
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Very much enjoyed this. Full of suspense and intrigue. You weren't sure who was good and who was bad except for the main characters of course. Written well, so read it quickly."
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