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The Misconception of Mia

The Connected Series Prequel
by Theresa Papa
Publication Date: September 19, 2021
Genres: Adult, Contemporary, Mafia Romance

If the Mafia Don finds out her secret, nothing can save her.

Have you ever played that game where you must choose between impossible, unthinkable scenarios? Imagine that is your reality.

It’s Mia’s wedding day, but she is in love with another man. Can she keep up the farce for a lifetime? Or will the day come when all is revealed, and she must make a deadly choice.

Both men are in line to take over their respective families as Dons. Alberto and Gino want Mia as their own. The rivalry is real.

Mia has no control over her destiny. Her true love is in danger if she gives in to her desire for him. After graduation, she chooses to marry the other to please her father and save her man. That choice puts her own life at risk.

Find out what happens when your life is not your own. And death is the price you pay for the disrespect.

Full Disclosure: This story ends in a cliffhanger tied up in a sweet little bow at the end of The Connected Series. See how it all ends up for Mia and download today!

The Deleted Heir

The Connected Series, Book 1
by Theresa Papa
Publication Date: September 29, 2021
Genres: Adult, Contemporary, Mafia Romance

The past should never define us… Let the good parts support us and the bad fall away.

A haunting childhood memory keeps Marco paralyzed in his relationships. For most of his life, he’s felt displaced. Until the one he cared for and loved since the day she was born returns.

But she is forbidden…

They grew up as pseudo brothers and sisters. Now his attraction to her has surfaced since her return. He can’t face his best friend with a hard-on for his little sister. How long can he keep the secret? Will, she let him?

Amelia had the perfect childhood, a loving family, protective brothers, and the one person she could always turn to for attention or advice, Marco. Recently out of college, she struggles with what direction her life should take. In the interim, Marco gives her a job. She never imagined he would be so hot. Can she talk him into a relationship despite their age difference?

Can Marco let go of guilt and become the man Amelia needs? Or will trepidation keep him running in the opposite direction?

About the Author

Theresa Papa is a writer and author of a new fiction Romance collection of novels. The Connected Series begins with The Misconception of Mia, serving as a prequel to the three novels that follow. The Deleted Heir, Consigliere, and Not So Wiseguy round out the set of four books in all based on a family under the thumb of the Chicago mafia.

Theresa is blessed to be married to her main man for thirty-five years. She knows what it takes to have a loving, lasting relationship. Her husband keeps her laughing after all this time. Tips on keeping the sparks alive along with the witty banter appear in her writing regularly. Her tagline “Add some spice to your life, read Romance” is a clever way of describing the feelings her writing evokes.

Love stories, a little suspense, and the happily ever after are Theresa’s prescription to keep you smiling. She is ecstatic to share her characters with the world and entertain her readers. Her big Italian family extends throughout the country with a rich and flavorful history. Much of that history spurs ideas for the stories she creates. Make sure you visit the Art Imitates Life in the back of every one of her books. It’s fun to see where ideas are born.

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