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Nina Romano

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Nina Romano's latest novel, The Girl Who Loved Cayo Bradley, a Western, Historical Romance with a great deal of Native American research in it, has been released February 2019 from Prairie Rose Publications.

Her Wayfarer Trilogy has been published by Turner Publishing. Book #1 of the Historical Saga: The Secret Language of Women was a Foreword Reviews Indie-Fab Book Award Finalist. The novel won the Independent Publisher 2016 IPPY Gold Medal in the Historical/Romance Book Awards. Book #2 of the series, Lemon Blossoms appeared 2/16/16 and, Book #3, In America, was released 7/19/16 and is a finalist in the 2016 Chanticleer Media's Chatelaine Book Awards for Romance.

Nina Romano earned a B.S. from Ithaca College an M. A. from Adelphi University
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I was a poet before I started publishing my ficiton. I submitted many poems before I started getting acceptances for my collections. And the same is true for my short stories. Once I started getting acceptances from literary journals and magazines, I began working toward a collection.

With my novels, bsically, it's the same. So my advice is : KEEP WRITING! and keep submitting.(less)
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Montana. Early 2oth Century. Mining town. The set-up is terrific and I immediately became entrenched in the story! The author didn’t let me down for a single solitary second! The Plot is intricate and well-developed. The characterization, meaning the physical descriptions, actions, inner thoughts, reactions, and speech of each character hit the nail on Read more of this blog post »
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"Let me start by saying I never read westerns or romance. Except for the occasional Elmore Leonard, I read almost exclusively literary fiction or YA/Middle Grade. This one took me far outside my normal reading zone and wow, I'm glad I went. This is cl" Read more of this review »
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The novel’s setting is Hurricane Holler, Tennessee, and the time frame of this story is the 1940s until the 1950s. I love to read Historical Fiction because it’s communing with those who lived in the past. I don’t like retellin
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In her mystery novel Blood Alley, author K. D. McNiven nails the seamy, corrupt, sordid, and sleazy side of New Orleans. This is a good, solid murder story replete with all the elements of a police procedural—detec
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“Ma, no—please.” “Stand tall, boy, and remember the important things of life: you’re from strong stock, you have an angel beside you, and everything in this world can be righted with love and forgiveness.” She took his face in her hands and kissed his forehead and each of his wet cheeks. “Now, go.”
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Nina Romano Nina Romano’s The Secret Language of Women is a fascinating saga that takes place at the turn of the 20th century, just as the boxer rebellion gets underway in China. This historical novel is a love story, a cross-cultural feast including recipes from a sea-faring Italian chef, Chinese herbal medicine and beautiful descriptions of China’s flora, the clash between classes and religions of the time, and the challenges faced by a strong, young, Eurasian woman attempting to determine her own fate. Romano is a poet, and her skill is evident in the imagery of the characters’ interior lives, their spiritual quests, and the every day world through which they travel. The secret language of the title is not only the language that Zhou Bin Lian, the main character records her diary in and shares with the few women who work to save her, but also a metaphor for the timeless things that women of heart share. Nina Romano is such a woman. The Secret Language of Womenis a complex, broad-reaching and memorable read.

Barbara Stark-Nemon, author of Even in Darkness


Hargitai Fiuedu Thanks, Nina.
I'm a retired FIU prof (University Park Campus from 1990-2012, too. have a recommendation of a book that may be quite interesting for you. It's my translation Antal Szerb's "Traveler and the Moonlight." The novel is set in Italy, and it's about a 36-year-old man who escapes his wife on their honeymoon, and wanders from Umbria to Rome searching for the "gate of the dead" and obsessing about his adolescent sex games that become all too real and fatally erotic as he nears is abyss. Last year, the New York Times Review of Books designated the British version of the book "Journey by Moonlight" as a "Classic." I am stunned. The British version is offensive to women and the language could not be any more stilted. I'd love to have your take on it. Best Wishes, Peter
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