Other Published Books
Drop of Fire
RC Marlen finished Drop of Fire in 2009:
A Drop of Fire:
A Story of Gypsies and A Firefighter
Granada, Spain: Among the caves of Sacramonte where the Gitanos
live, the gypsy Carmensita is murdered while wearing a ruby necklace
on her wedding night. Her grandmother names the necklace - The Gypsy's
Teardrop - and places a curse on it seconds before the Italian bridegroom
Regalito snatches it and flees.
Milan, Italy: Unknown to Regalito, his brother Antonio watches
him, as he buries the necklace after three women die because they wore
it. Antonio takes the cursed ruby and disappears from his family.
St. Louis, Missouri in USA: Soon after arriving
in United States, Antonio walks into the Great Fire of St. Louis to discover
his destiny of firefighting, but The Gypsy's Teardrop causes untimely
deaths and he can't rid himself of this curse. Finally his wife Ilse suggests
a solution; Antonio thinks it works, but he will have the surprise of
his life ... as will the reader.
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