The Boardwalk

The Boardwalk

by Karen Cino


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This is the second edition, revised with a different cover than the original. After an accident at work, Brooklyn DeMelli walks every day down at the boardwalk as a way to keep active and have a semi normal social life. She meets up with the regular morning walkers, while enjoying the beauty of the beach and the scent of the ocean. To keep busy she started her own company, making beaded jewelry for parties and flea markets. Mario Morales is the hippy that plays acoustic guitar every morning at different ends of the boardwalk. The music captivates Brooklyn. Following the muse, she meets Mario who turns out to be a narcotics detective working undercover on a huge investigation. When Mario finds out Brooklyn is inadvertently involved in a drug trafficking ring, it leads to a series of events, which puts Brooklyn's life in jeopardy, while forming a romantic bond between them.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781523432813
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 01/15/2016
Pages: 222
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.47(d)

About the Author

Karen Cino went with her childhood dream of becoming a writer. She's a member of Romance Writers of America New York City Chapter, Women's Fiction Writing Association and Liberty States Fiction Writers. She loves hearing from her fans. Visit her at

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The Boardwalk 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
romancenovelsincolor1 More than 1 year ago
                                                                                           fantastic and rich story Having a suspense/romance novel about drug dealers using innocent people is so played out until you read The Boardwalk. Undercover cops falling for the story female character are so over written until you read The Boardwalk. This book was a refreshing change, all the characters, Mario and Brooklyn and their friends and foes work so well together. It all works! There is nothing overdone in this book. From the the way even the drug traffickers are written to the building relationship of Mario and Brooklyn-this all adds up to a fantastic, rich story I loved all the way to the ending. Yes it is an HEA, but everyone needs that. Karen Cino is a rich storyteller who drops you in to this seaside town by vividly describing details until you can smell the tangy salt air and hear the ocean waves while tasting the delicious food they are eating-the bread and eggplant parm!! I think I might have gained weight!! But it’s all good, right? She can also remind you of the nastiness of things and how clever and evil that part of life is, makes me want to look at almost everything in a whole new light. Brooklyn and her best friend Lynn are like a modern era Lucy and Ethel, they stick by each other through it all pain, sadness, and yes, even unwittingly being involved in drugs. Oh did I mention Lynn hitting it off with Mario’s partner? Or maybe that is for another story. Fantastic job, Ms. Cino! -Reviewed by Khriste
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Just finish reading The BOARDWALK for the second time. This book is a must read. It is funny and about true great friends who are there for each other with a touch of great romance and mystery. A book that cannot be put down. A book for everyone to read. Go buy it today... Diane Reems