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message 1: by Danielle (new)

Danielle | 125 comments I have a 124k word romance with a mafia background set in present-day New York City. I need a woman, particularly, who reads and enjoys romance and is fluent in the Italian language and culture. I want to be sure I'm using the correct Italian phrases. I'm willing to swap MS's or pay for this beta. Please send me a message if interested!


She's a romantic at heart, living in the most unromantic of worlds . . .

Elena has always crossed her t's and dotted her i's. Nicknamed The Sweet Abelli for her docile nature, she smiles on cue and has a charming response for everything. She's the favored daughter, the perfect mafia principessa . . . or was.

Now, all she can see in the mirror's reflection is blood splattered against her dress like crimson paint.

They say first impressions are everything . . .

In the murky waters of the underworld, Elena's sister is arranged to marry Nicolas Russo. A Made Man, a Capo. A cheat-even measured against mafia standards. His reputation stretches far and wide and is darker than his black suits and ties. After his and Elena's first encounter ends with an accidental glare on her part, she realizes he's just as rude as he is handsome.

She doesn't like the Capo or anything he stands for, though that doesn't stop her heart from pattering like rain against glass when he's near, nor the shiver that ghosts down her spine at the sound of his voice.

And he's always near. Telling her what to do. Making her feel hotter than any future brother-in-law should. Elena may be The Sweet Abelli on the outside, but she's beginning to learn she has a taste for the darkness, for rough hands, cigarettes, and whiskey-colored eyes. Having already escaped one scandal, however, she can hardly afford to be swept up in another.

Besides, even if he were hers, everyone knows you don't fall in love with a Made Man . . . right?

F.K. Nightingale (OFNightingale) | 2 comments I am a native Italian speaker and i can help with this project.

message 3: by Rachel (new)

Rachel | 14 comments Hi!

If you are still looking for someone, please let me know. I would be interested in this project. I'm not entirely fluent in Italian, but I am an Italian from the northeast and am very familiar with the NY Italian culture because it is the culture I grew up in.

Either way, good luck with your project!


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