Gift of Diamonds: (Transylvanian Trilogy #1)

· Transylvanian Trilogy Book 1 · Wayzgoose Press
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Seventeen-year-old Mica is a determined aspiring actress living with her parents in Romania as Nicolae Ceausescu begins his reign. Her parents are covertly political and influential, which makes them a perfect target for the Secret Police. They’re soon arrested, and Mica flees the country with her father’s rare—and possibly cursed—diamonds. With her parents imprisoned, it’s up to Mica to investigate the terrorism involving Ceausescu and his nuclear business partners.
6 reviews
Third-party review
Romania, post-WWII, was ruled by a Communist and dictator, Nicolae Ceausescu, who was responsible for mass surveillance as well as severe repression and human rights abuse. Mica, the novel's ...
Third-party review
This was a pretty good story about a young girl and her escape from Romania, special diamonds, and getting her family back. I enjoyed the story, background, and history that was included. ,However my ...
Third-party review
Roberta Seret portrays the perils of Romanians during the reign of Nicolae Ceausescu. This trilogy follows the lives of four teenaged girlfriends during this reign of terror. Book 1 of this trilogy ...

About the author

ROBERTA SERET, Ph.D. is the founder and executive director of the Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) at United Nations, International Cinema Education Organization and the Director of ESL and Film for the Hospitality Committee of the United Nations. She is an adjunct instructor at New York University in English and has published various articles in film review for the Journal of International Criminal Justice and Oxford University Press. Her work in the United Nations Global Classroom has been praised by various influential Americans, including Michelle Obama, Mike Bloomberg, and Caroline Kennedy.

The Transylvanian Trilogy is her first fiction series. She resides in New York City with her husband, and has two sons. Learn more about the Transylvanian Trilogy at and connect with Roberta on Facebook.

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