Karen, welcome to Romance Lives Forever. I’m Kayelle Allen, author and owner of this blog. Happy to have you here! Please tell us about The Boardwalk.
The Boardwalk by Karen Cino
Book heat level (based on movie ratings): PG17
After an accident at work, Brooklyn DeMelli walks every day down at the boardwalk as a way to keep active and have a semi normal social life. She meets up with the regular morning walkers, while enjoying the beauty of the beach and the scent of the ocean. To keep busy she started her own company, making beaded jewelry for parties and flea markets. Mario Morales is the hippy that plays acoustic guitar every morning at different ends of the boardwalk. The music captivates Brooklyn. Following the muse, she meets Mario who turns out to be a narcotics detective working undercover on a huge investigation. When Mario finds out Brooklyn is inadvertently involved in a drug trafficking ring, it leads to a series of events, which puts Brooklyn’s life in jeopardy, while forming a romantic bond between them.
What’s your favorite book?…
Lovers and Gamblers by Jackie Collins and the Stephanie Plum Series by Janet Evanovich.
What’s a genre you want to write?…
I love writing Women’s Fiction, Cozy Mysteries and Romance, but I would like to try a historical romance.
Best writing advice you ever heard?…
Write everyday, be it ten words or two thousand words and write what you love.
What’s the title and genre of your first book, and where can we find it?
My first novel was Roses, a contemporary romance. It can be found on Amazon and all other publishing platforms.
Coffee or tea? Coffee
Sit down dinner or drive through? Sit down dinner
Fold laundry immediately or let it sit? Folded immediately
Unload dishwasher right away or use dishes from it? Unload dishwasher right away
Driving for pleasure or avoid driving anywhere? Diving for pleasure
Talk or text? Talk
Emoji or smilie? Emoji
Where to buy The Boardwalk
Publisher Mandolay Press
Barnes and Noble https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/the-boardwalk-karen-cino/1111937264?ean=9781523432813
Karen Cino Social Media
Karen Cino is a multi-published author who has been writing since she was fourteen years old. She started her career by writing poetry, short stories and writing articles for her high school newspaper. After reading Jackie Collin’s Lovers and Gamblers and Jacqueline Susann’s Valley of the Dolls, Karen found her niche. Karen loves writing about local places that people can relate to.
Karen loves the summer, loves the beach. Her previous books were written and took place in various locations in Staten Island. Her Cookie Cutter Cozy Mystery Series takes place at the New Jersey Shore.
Karen is a member of Women’s Fiction Writers Association and Sisters in Crime and Romance Writers of America.
Karen has two adult children, Michael Giordano, singer, songwriter and producer, and Nicole Giordano who works in Retail Management and is also a photographer. In 2015 Karen moved to the Jersey Shore.
Amazon Author Page https://www.amazon.com/-/e/B008LCG31Y
Facebook Author Page https://www.facebook.com/Karen-Cino-296585170371401/