I’m a Buffalo, New York native, and I live with my family in New England. I’ve written award-winning short stories, and I belong to Mystery Writers of America and International Thriller Writers. I graduated from the University of Buffalo and later earned a law degree, but it was the bomb scares and armed car chases I endured while studying counter-terrorism and art history at the American University of Rome that spurred my interest in writing thrillers.
A Formula One racing buff, I’m also a die-hard Sabres hockey fan who loves movies, reading other people’s suspense novels, and roaming Italy to hunt down my characters’ favorite wines and to research settings for the perfect murder.
My debut novel, THE RACE, is the first in my series featuring the HELL Rangers, a car-racing special ops force, and it’s geared toward fans of Lee Child, Dan Brown, Matthew Reilly, and Clive Cussler who like action-packed thrillers peppered with history and mystery. I hope you enjoy reading it, and if you do, please be sure to leave a review.
I’m currently at work on the second book in the HELL Ranger series, and I plan to release THE SCULPTOR, the first in a new suspense series, in 2014. Visit http://www.GinaFava.com and connect with me via my blog, Facebook, and Twitter.
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Rome, The Eternal City. Home to Devlin “Lucky” Lucchesi, husband, father, and car racing champion, whose lucky existence makes his alter ego as a special op HELL Ranger feel far away.
Until…Ishmael Zaid, an elusive international terrorist, and a villain from Devlin’s past, masterminds a terror attack that decimates Rome’s train station and rips Lucky’s life apart.
Devlin vows revenge. He teams with his HELL Ranger crew to battle Ishmael’s “Race” of followers and to diffuse a dozen more bombs set to wipe Rome off the map by midnight. The stakes skyrocket when Ishmael kidnaps Devlin’s young son and violates the sanctity of the Vatican, robbing one of its ancient relics to use as a symbol of war on mankind. Devlin and Ishmael finally collide in a showdown that will ultimately determine the fate of the world, and there will be HELL to pay.
Excellent read! I hope for more from this brilliant new author.