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Winter Encounter by Karen Cino
Genre Contemporary Romance
Book heat level (based on movie ratings): R
Alexandra Scaronni and Billy Davidson met each other by accident, not realizing they had gone to preschool through junior high together. They share a wonderful relationship until a secret Billy is keeping unravels right in front of them. While locking up their cafe, a car stops in front and shot are fired, which sends them into a tailspin. Will they be able to unravel the secret that has haunted Billy for years while keeping their relationship together?
Do you write more than one genre? If so, what are they?…
Yes I do. I write Women’s Fiction, Cozy Mysteries and Contemporary Romances.
How do you come up with ideas?…
Most of my ideas are fragments of my dreams.
What is the single most important part of writing for you?…
It’s important to me that I start out with a solid outline.
When did you write your first book?…
I wrote my first unpublished book in sophomore year of high school My first published book I wrote in 1989 and it didn’t get published until 2012.
Leather or lace? Lace
Black or red? Black
Satin sheets or smooth cotton? Smooth cotton
Ocean or mountains? Ocean
City life or country life? City life
Party life or evening at home? Evening at home.
Dogs or cats? I love both!
Where to buy Winter Encounter
Publisher Mandolay Press
Karen Cino Social Media
Karen Cino is multi-published and 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. Her daily walks down at the boardwalk are what gets her muse going. It clears her mind and helps her find realistic plot ideas and the characters boosting up her muse. Karen loves writing about local places that people can relate to.
Karen loves the summer, loves the beach. Her previous books were written and take place in various places across Staten Island. Karen relocated to Barnegat, New Jersey in 2015. She traded in the Staten Island Boardwalk for the shoreline in Long Beach Island. Her Camp Mirage Series takes place in Barnegat, NJ.
Karen is a member of Romance Writers of America, Women’s Fiction Writing Association and Liberty States Fiction Writers. She was Vice President of the New York City Chapter for four years and President for three.
Karen has two adult children, Michael Giordano who’s a singer, songwriter and producer and Nicole Giordano who works in Retail Management and is also a photographer. In 2014 Karen married John Gatti. Her husband is an actor, teacher and attorney.
Amazon Author Page https://www.amazon.com/-/e/B008LCG31Y
Facebook Author Page https://www.facebook.com/Karen-Cino-296585170371401/