Wednesday, April 24, 2013

A Mafia Don and Gold Medal Figure Skater


The niece of a mafia don, Gina is a gold medal hopeful in figure skating. When tragedy happens Gina has no support group or coping skills, and loses her identity. Lonely and despairing, Gina becomes an alcoholic. The two people who love her and never give up on her are able to help her out of her abyss and back to the Church of her childhood where she discovers she is still God's beloved daughter.

Deanna K. Klingel lives in the mountains of western North Carolina with her husband and golden retriever. Their seven children are grown and scattered in the southeast. She travels a lot with her books. Her website is Her new blog, Selling Books has just started and will post Mondays and Thursdays. "Authors probably aren't going to learn anything new, but they'll smile at my bungling attempts to sell books."