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Gina Fava

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GINA FAVA, author of the acclaimed international suspense thrillers THE RACE (the first in her HELL Ranger series) and THE SCULPTOR (voted Best Mystery/Suspense Ebook by Indie Book Awards,) thrives on a solid adrenaline rush. Her thrills kick into high gear with her latest mystery, FORMULA: Another HELL Ranger Thriller. Her foray into relaxing non-fiction is UN MOMENTO: A TASTE OF ITALIAN-AMERICAN PASTIMES, a collection of family recipes and personal essays on tradition, family, food, wine, travel, and art, which is a perfect companion when strolling down cobblestone streets.

Even after enduring armed car chases and bomb scares while living in Rome years ago, she continues to travel back to Italy to hunt down hard-core grappa. She lives for
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Gina Fava I'm finishing the next novel in the HELL Ranger series. After that, I'm involving Mara Silvestri in another dangerous mystery. So, please stay tuned!…moreI'm finishing the next novel in the HELL Ranger series. After that, I'm involving Mara Silvestri in another dangerous mystery. So, please stay tuned!(less)
Gina Fava In one way or another, personal experiences always infiltrate the pages of whatever I'm writing, but never more so than in my latest suspense thriller…moreIn one way or another, personal experiences always infiltrate the pages of whatever I'm writing, but never more so than in my latest suspense thriller, The Sculptor. Graduate student, Mara Silvestri, meets her love interest in much the same way that I met my husband, while studying abroad in Rome, Italy. Also, every riveting scene that plays out in this fast-paced mystery is based almost entirely on real life events. From skiing off a cliff in the Swiss Alps, to being chased down and shot at by the Italian Secret Service in the streets of Rome, to joyriding in a borrowed Venetian gondola, to ducking out of an opera in search of a plate of tortellini and romantic conversation--these things really happened! But to what end? It's a mystery...(less)
Average rating: 4.33 · 63 ratings · 22 reviews · 6 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Sculptor

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The Race

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