Gina Fava


GINA FAVA is the author of the critically acclaimed international suspense novels THE RACE and FORMULA (of her HELL Ranger Thriller series) and THE SCULPTOR (winner of the 2015 IPPY Award for Best Mystery/Suspense Ebook,) as well as her non-fiction collection of recipes and essays on tradition, family, food, wine, travel, and art, entitled UN MOMENTO: A Taste of Italian-American Pastimes (an Amazon Bestseller.) A native Buffalonian, she lives with her family in New England. Visit Connect on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Goodreads.

Smashwords Interview

What is this "Authors Give Back Sale" everyone is talking about?
Until May 31, all Gina Fava books will be slashed 60% off! So scoop some up, and take a moment to relax. Now more than ever, the power of books is so important. In everyday life, books are used to educate, to enlighten and to escape. As the global Covid-19 pandemic continues, authors everywhere are doing their part to help mitigate the emotional and economic hardship that people all over the world are facing as they stay home and self-isolate. Deep-discounts on books is just one way to provide others with a gratifying, meaningful respite from the realities of life. Take care and stay safe.
What are your five favorite books, and why?
My five favorite books are A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Salem's Lot, Fall of Giants, Odd Thomas and Under the Tuscan Sun. Each one is important to me in terms of where I was in my life when I read them, the significance of each one, and the impact that each one had on my personal life and my writing life.
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Where to find Gina Fava online


Hell Ranger
In Gina Fava's HELL Ranger thriller series, Devlin “Lucky” Lucchesi, a Formula 1 car racing champion and special op, together with his brothers-in-arms crew of HELL Rangers, investigate and thwart international crimes, and hunt down villains of global proportions.
The Race: A HELL Ranger Thriller
Price: $4.99 $2.00 USD. (60% off!)
Formula: Another HELL Ranger Thriller
Price: $4.99 $2.00 USD. (60% off!)


Formula: Another HELL Ranger Thriller
Series: Hell Ranger, Book 2. Price: $4.99 $2.00 USD. (60% off!) Words: 85,890. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Gina Fava, the author behind the international crime thrillers, The Race and The Sculptor, serves up a brand new novel - FORMULA. The highly-anticipated sequel in her HELL Ranger series, FORMULA packs all the adrenaline punch of a shot of grappa. With robust characters and complex detail, this mystery will keep you guessing to the mouth-watering end.
Un Momento: A Taste of Italian-American Pastimes
Price: $3.99 $1.60 USD. (60% off!) Words: 20,180. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Italian, Essay » Author profile
Un Momento: A Taste of Italian-American Pastimes is a collection of personal essays on old-fashioned pastimes and family recipes that have found their way into today. Take a moment to linger over stories of tradition, family, food, wine, art, travel, and other morsels rich with heritage.
The Sculptor
Price: $4.99 $2.00 USD. (60% off!) Words: 97,500. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The serial killer known as the Sculptor is preying on Rome's graduate students. Barely thwarting the Sculptor's attacks in Rome, Venice, Tuscany, and the Swiss Alps, student Mara Silvestri must uncover the family secrets in her past that draw him to her before he claims her as his prized masterpiece. It's a thriller for fans who love Lisa Gardner, Harlan Coben, and Thomas Harris novels.
The Race: A HELL Ranger Thriller
Series: Hell Ranger, Book 1. Price: $4.99 $2.00 USD. (60% off!) Words: 98,710. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Formula One champion Devlin "Lucky” Lucchesi's life is torn apart in a terror attack. Devlin vows revenge against Ishmael Zaid, a villain from his past, whose "Race" of followers have set a dozen bombs to wipe Rome off the map. When Ishmael abducts Devlin's son and violates the sanctity of the Vatican, Devlin and his covert HELL Ranger crew must race to beat Ishmael at his own game.