Mike Romano was born in Cleveland, Ohio where after two years moved to California, where he met his wife, and completed his education with a bachelor of science degree. Always with the dream of becoming a writer, Mike jumped from one job to another until he enrolled in a writing class. After a self published book, "Murder In Palm Springs," which recieved many positeve reviews, and an article he wrote which appeared in Palm Springs Life Magazine, he met Gianna, who had a fascinating life story to tell about her life with the mafia. Several years of diligent work resulted in "I Was A Mafia Child." Mike now resides in Palm Springs with his wife where he continues his writing career.
"He kills people," Gianna said when asked what her father did for a living. "I Was A Mafia Child",is a true story about a young girl who was subjected to some of the most violent and trecherous ways of the mafia. From a unique perspective, she tells of the inner workings of the most secretive gangland in history. Armed only with her internal strength and a faith in God,she managed to survive.