The Four Corners
The Four Corners, a Sicilian Story, is Peter’s first full length novel. This fiction tale is a memorable, true-to-life, prohibition-era, gangster story, with unforgettable, relatable and likeable characters, starring the charismatic and powerful main character Big Pete Carissimo. The Four Corners is currently available through Creatspace, Amazon and through his web site.
In 2012, Peter’s fiction short story, of the same genre and characters as The Four Corners, called Lucky Says Hello, was published by MuseItUp Publishing. This story is the sequel to the full length novel. Lucky is currently available for just $1.25 on Amazon; as well as other e-book stores and formats.
Besides a fiction author Peter is also a published freelance writer, specializing in sports. He has been published several times on the web-magazine the Bleacher Report featuring stories on the New York Football Giants and the Professional Bowlers Association.
From February of 2011 through March of 2012, Peter was a lead writer for the print publication Sports Life Magazine. He authored numerous feature stories for each issue, specializing in one-on-one interview pieces.
Peter has also been a book reviewer for the New York Journal of Books. He published several reviews between December 2012 and July 2015.
Over the years, he has also had numerous stories and articles published on various content web sites featuring pieces on sports, real life experience, the paranormal and others.
Often told he has a “unique voice”, Peter’s specialty is bringing the human element into everything he writes.
Published writer /author Elyse Draper on Peter: “Peter has a genuine talent for creating real characters; not only characters that smack of reality, but ones people develop an attachment to. His talents are remarkable. It is only a matter of time before his work is on the New York Times BSL.”
Peter has had a fascination with the mafia world since he was a teenager. He has an entire library of mobster and mafia books that he draws from to add historical and reality touches to his stories.
He is also currently working on a nonfiction opportunity involving a well known hit-man that worked for the mafia.
Born and raised in New Jersey, Peter now resides in Naperville, Illinois with his wife Wendy and two young sons Matthew and Nicholas.
Peter is also the owner and CEO of the National School of Baseball in Naperville, NJ. He also coaches several youth baseball teams every year.
For more information about Peter and his work please visit his web site at www.peterciminoauthor.com
You can find him on: FaceBook, Twitter, Pinterest, Linked In, Amazon Author Pages, Word Press, Goodreads, Google+, Smashwords, Authorsdb, & Bibliocracy Nation
Awards & Accomplishments
Authorsdb “Top 100 Authors List” – November 2nd, 2013