Author Fernanda Castillo Najera Celebrates the Power of Love in Her Debut Novel

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“One Gray Autumn Afternoon” lets readers unlock the meaning of one of the heart’s greatest mysteries through the experiences of novel’s richly drawn characters.

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In her exciting debut novel, Fernanda Castillo Najera lets readers explore the meaning of love in light of some of life’s greatest questions. One Gray Autumn Afternoon follows the extraordinary journey of two flawed but very real people to find what it truly means to love and live.

When twenty-three-year-old Matthew moves to the city of Alexandria to finish his studies, he becomes drawn to Alice, a thirty-six-year-old photographer with a troubled past. As the two slowly get to know themselves and each other, they begin to fall in love and also face the harsh realities of a world that refuses to accept their relationship. Will their love be able to prevail over her fears and insecurities about the age difference between them and the odds that lay against it?

Celebrating the power of one of heart’s greatest mysteries, One Gray Autumn Afternoon is a universal tale of humankind’s quest for love and redemption. It is a richly told story that transcends the romance genre and will undoubtedly leave an indelible mark on the hearts and souls of those who read it.

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About the Author

Fernanda Castillo Najera was born in Mexico City. Raised in a family of diplomats, she lived her early teenage years in San Francisco, California, when her father was assigned to work at the Mexican Consulate. She studied junior high school and later went back to her homeland of Mexico, where she currently resides.

One Gray Autumn Afternoon * by Fernanda Castillo Najera
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