Author Gail Longino Uncovers an Endearing Tale of Love and Mystery

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‘The Penta Millionaire’ tells the journey of Evelyn Grey as she copes with the changes in her life from the quiet town in New Orleans to the quaint city of Vienna.

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Amidst the abundance of money, she begins to encounter strange occurrences that freaked her out.

Sometimes, life has a funny way of disrupting one’s routine. It is especially true for Evelyn Grey. Author Gail Longino treats readers with a heartwarming read that will surely captivate their hearts with her publication, “The Penta Millionaire.” Her tale will inspire them and take them on a journey from the quiet life in New Orleans to the charming wonders of Vienna.

Ms. Evelyn Grey is near her retirement in Oakwood High School. She is prepared to continue her simple life in solitude. Robin’s Nest is more than enough for her. But her plans take a major change when she is given a generous gift by her favorite student. Jeremy Oakley presents to her a winning lottery ticket worth five million.

Fate has designed a new course for her to take. Amidst the abundance of money, she begins to encounter strange occurrences that freaked her out. She receives phone calls in the middle of the night from an anonymous caller who refuses to talk. With the help of her good friends, she seeks to find solution to her problems. It only gets worse when a grenade threat disrupted her quiet life. She decides to give in to her friend’s invitation to visit Vienna. What is in store for her in that quaint city?

With an appealing mix of cultures, desires and ages, this charming book reveals a story that readers can greatly relate to, exploring mystery subjects such as mystery, love, travel, provincial life, humor and breathtaking near-misses. They will be held captive while Evelyn struggles to get her balance in the storm.

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About the Author
Born on 1940 in Brookhaven, Mississippi, Gail Longino’s early childhood memories were in a small town surrounded by a family of adults whi gave her freedom to play for hours ooutside and inside the house using her imagination with her dolls. She was fascinated with people of other races and cultures. Living in nine different states in the US and two cities in Europe gave her not time to write but much time to experience a wealth of cultures, languages, literature, music, art and religion. She is a fifth generation Mississippian. Her debut novel is brewed in her rich life experiences. Longino is a NANOWRIMO (National November Writing Month) 2013 Winner.

The Penta Millionaire * by Gail Longino
Publication Date: April 15, 2014
Trade Paperback; $15.99; 84 pages; 9781493198832
Trade Hardback; $24.99; 84 pages; 9781493198825
e-book; $3.99; 9781493198818

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