Starr Gardinier Reina
A paralegal by day, she’s an author by night. Apart from being an award winning author for her short story “Cut”, Reina has appeared in a blaze and made her mark on the literary world with her Ivanovich Series. The first is “In the Name of Revenge”, the second, “Deadly Decisions” and the third, “One Major Mistake” was released July 10, 2012. Having studied and obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Literature/Creative Writing, she has found her unique style and is known for her works’ distinctive voice, making every character stand out.
Reina is the artistic creator of the Ivanovich series featuring Pavel Ivanovich. Flanking Ivanovich’s side in “Deadly Decisions” is Teresa Mancini, who vies with Ivanovich for readers’ attention. According to J.M. LeDuc, who was “raised in an Italian family”, Teresa “is perfect...like all your characters”. Reina is also the author of young adult novella “Cruel Whispers” and its sequel novel “Cruel Past”.
Reina is an executive editor for Suspense Magazine. She has been interviewed in the newspaper and on the radio with relation to her fiction work. She has been a co-host on Suspense Radio.
Reina is a member of International Thriller Writers (ITW) and of Sisters in Crime, Los Angeles Chapter and nationally. She has won three Best Speaker awards as well as Best Evaluator at the Voice Ambassadors chapter of Toastmasters. She has always been active in events. As co-chair and main coordinator for the West Coast Author Premiere, she arranged the weekend-long event to help authors from all over network, learn and share their work with the public. Reina has also been instrumental in compiling authors and planning a local author event at Barnes and Noble in Ventura, California along with the store’s event manager.
Please read more about Starr at www.QueenWriter.com or visit her blog at www.qw-blog.blogspot.com.
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VideosOne Major Mistake
Pavel’s life is filled with problems. Murder propels him into his latest case. He leads a team to dethrone Guillermo Diaz, the leader of a drug gang. And a new agent joins the team. Pavel has trust issues. Then there’s Teresa. She receives a substantially large check from an anonymous benefactor, and insists that Pavel deal with it. But finds she cannot wait for him and uses her iron-willed determination to figure it out, even if it means breaking into her attorney’s office looking for ans
The Other Side: Melinda's Story
If I tell you the story, will you believe me? Melinda’s father is dead. He tries to warn her from the ‘Other Side’ that his killers are coming for her. They want something only she has. Does the ‘Other Side’ exist or is it all in her mind? As portals open and close, Melinda must find a way to understand the warnings and she’s out of time.
One Major Mistake
Pavel’s life is filled with problems. Murder propels him into his latest case. He leads a team to dethrone Guillermo Diaz, the leader of a drug gang. And a new agent joins the team. Then there’s Teresa. She receives a substantially large check from an anonymous donor, and insists that Pavel deal with it. She can’t wait, even if it means breaking and entering.
Trouble can be part of life, but for Ivanovich and Mancini it’s an everyday concern. Pavel Ivanovich is trying to find a new direction. Instead, his days are upended with drama from Teresa Mancini thrown in the mix. Bullets fly, bombs explode and people get hurt. Ivanovich's existence is encircled by murder, mayhem and narrow escapes while Mancini tries to become involved in all Pavel’s cases.
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