Gina Iafrate writes sweeping family sagas that allow readers to escape to faraway places through engaging storylines and richly detailed narratives.
WILMINGTON, NC, February 10, 2022 /24-7PressRelease/ — Award winning author Gina Iafrate has announced the release of a new romantic fiction novel, The Professor’s Daughter. The Professor’s Daughter is the sequel to her first award winning book, The English Professor. Readers of The English Professor clamored for a sequel. Set in Italy, the new romantic fiction novel allows readers to immerse themselves in the life of Gracy and her adventures in love and the trials and tribulations she faces.
“During my signing events, many readers expressed to me how much they enjoyed The English Professor and a number of them encouraged me to write a sequel about his daughter Gracy,” Iafrate stated. “They were also very curious to know more about the island customs and wanted to know more about the sites there. Sicily is a piece of heaven surrounded by the sea – Mare Ionio, Mar Mediterranean, Mar Tirreno. I am not Sicilian, but I fell in love with the island and the people touring it on several occasions. Some artists and friends of mine, encouraged by my descriptions, were motivated to choose Sicily for their yearly summer vacation.”
Gina Iafrate’s Strong Women series features a number of romantic fiction novels that feature characters who have managed to overcome staggering odds and yet emerge from overwhelming circumstances to build lives that can serve as models for women everywhere.
Gina Iafrate writes sweeping family sagas that allow readers to travel the globe without leaving home. Like fine pieces of music, her books are layered, providing readers with intricately formed mental images, punctuated by dramatic movements. In the tradition of writers like Nicholas Sparks and John Grisham, Gina’s extraordinary story lines reveal the richness of the human experience told through the eyes of finely drawn characters. Nearly all of her story lines involve rich and tactile descriptions of exotic places, placing the reader in the very midst of those locales.
Iafrate’s travel and life experiences have set the scene for much of her writing. Known for her quick-paced narration and descriptive atmosphere, Gina’s words take the reader on unforgettable journeys, along with the characters she creates.
Books in the Strong Women series include:
The Girl From The Cornfield
It is 1950 and Giuliana Ferrante is growing up in a sleepy town deep in the Italian mountains.
In this coming-of-age saga, her young life is rocked to its core by a vicious attack that shatters the peaceful existence that she and many around her have always taken for granted.
Giuliana, determined to make a future for herself, flourishes by working tirelessly toward her education, securing a legal degree and ultimately a successful position in the business world.
She conquers all with kindness and love, managing to rise above the painful memories of her youth.
This sweeping, inspirational tale hurdles across time, countries, and characters as it explores how love can heal, reconcile, and restore.
The English Professor:
Andrew Robertson, an introverted, middle-aged professor leaves his unremarkable London life to embark on a journey to Sicily where strangers welcome him kindly. In this sensuous Mediterranean setting, he develops a burning infatuation for another man’s wife. Falling into each other’s arms, Andrew and Francesca both satisfy and heighten the emotional and physical longing they have felt all their adult lives. Their union results in a child. But Andrew must go back to London and Francesca must protect herself, Andrew and their child from the violent reach of her husband.
Bestowed By Love And Splendour:
A breath-taking story of a broken-hearted wife and mother who unexpectedly finds the universal bliss takes her away from a tormented life, far across the ocean. On the exotic island of Sardinia, she becomes hypnotized by nature’s beauty; the cloudless sky, the emerald blue hues of the sea and the gentleness of the people.
But fate strikes once more. Destiny takes over and transports her to a world beyond her imagination . . . allowing her to find peace, love, and splendour.
Due to the success of her first award winning novel, The English Professor, Iafrate is developing a new novel titled The Professor’s Daughter. The story follows the life of Gracy Robertson who, with her father Andrew, manages to evade the mobsters still in pursuit. After the death of her father, Gracy’s saga continues, guided by Andrews’s lessons in kindness and love.
Iafrate is also the author of Releases From My Soul, a new collection of anthologies, crafted through a distinctive and intriguing combination of true stories, adventures and experiences from her life.
Gina gifts us with poems drawn from the depth of her soul. Some of the factual novellas were drawn directly from the author’s interesting life experiences, events and travel. Others were drawn purely from imagination.
Gina Iafrate is available for media interviews and can be reached using the information below or by email at [email protected]. A resident of Niagara, Ontario, she has been featured in local publications such as the Niagara News. Her books are available at online retailers and traditional brick and mortar bookstores. More information is available at her website at http://www.ginaiafrate.com.
About Gina Iafrate:
Gina Iafrate is bilingual. She writes in both Italian and English. Originally from Italy, Gina Iafrate now divides her time between Hollywood, Florida; Niagara, Ontario; and Europe. Gina’s works have been exhibited at The Pier 21 Museum in Halifax, and in Phoenix Magazine, The Horizon, and Author’s Voice. She is a 2016 Book Excellence Award Finalist. She has appeared in the annual Writers Forum and Niagara Area Artists, and at numerous libraries and book clubs.
She lives with her husband in Hollywood, Florida, and Niagara, Ontario, Canada.
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