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Silvia Villalobos

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in Bucharest, Romania
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Eliade, Jane Austen, Tolstoy, Catarescu, Victor Hugo

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January 2013


Silvia Villalobos, a native of Romania who lives immersed in the laid-back vibe of Southern California, is a writer of mystery novels and short fiction. Her stories have appeared in The Riding Light Review, Red Fez, and Pure Slush, among other publications. Her debut novel, Stranger or Friend, was published by Solstice Publishing in 2015. She can be found writing, blogging, and giving speeches for Toastmasters International.

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Wind sweeps raindrops across my windows — the prelude to El Nino, as we call it in Southern California, (Spanish for baby boy): a severe weather phenomena that occurs every ten years — the result of unseasonably warm ocean water miles off the west coast of the U.S.

Well, let it rain, I say.

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