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This is my shameless promotion page. I have been at this writing thing seriously for nearly two years, but I have been writing all of my life. This page has links to my collected works for you to check out on, the only outlet where I am selling my books at the moment.

Just click on the link if you wish to learn more about a book or would like to purchase a copy.


My Newest Book – Extra Innings


Extra Innings – 

Joe McLean hates his life. A lonely, divorced, middle-aged man, stuck in a cramped apartment, the only bright spot in Joe’s life is cheering on his hometown baseball team.

Now, the local stadium, the place of many childhood and adult memories is being replaced. Joe desperately wants a piece of this iconic venue to preserve his memories and have some memorabilia from his happier past.

That’s when unusual things begin to happen, and Joe begins to rethink the direction his life has taken.

Can Joe take a different path in life? Can he use the special ability that he has acquired to change the course of his life? Will he realize the truth about old adage, you can never go home again?

Follow the twists and turns in this supernatural story, Extra Innings, to find out.

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Blood Orange – Blood Orange is

a terrorism thriller set in today’s high tension world of foreign and domestic threats against soft targets. The story begins on the night of the biggest game in men’s college basketball. Just as the two rivals are squaring off in the quest to crown a champion, tragedy strikes. A nation mourns as a team of elite specialists searches for those responsible.

Follow Navy Officer Brad Rafferty and his team through the twists and turns of this terrorism thriller to see if you can determine who is good and who is evil.


What are people are saying?

“Very well written plot that could be current. The characters are great and well developed.”

“I highly recommend this book and this author. I look forward to more.”

“Great story, many twists and turns! You don’t want to put it down! Loved the fast pace! Want to see more of Rafferty and his team.”

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Blood Match – Intelligence analyst Jake Balrich boards his Monday morning flight, as he has so many times, for routine field work. When the plane lands, a passenger fails to wake up. Jake soon realizes that the death was not accidental and is part of a murderous plot that will have Jake running for his life as he struggles with an unknown enemy that seems to guess his every move.

Blood Match is a thriller that examines the desire for gaining power with little regard for the human lives that are affected.

Follow Jake Balrich, as he enlists the help of Commander Brad Rafferty, to take down an enemy more powerful and dangerous than the United States has ever faced.


What People are Saying

“Kept me on the edge of my seat especially when the team was closing in on the bad guys & saving everyone from another home terror attack!”

“Another incredible page turner by Don Massenzio. Not only does he have his finger on the pulse of the detective genre, he delivers a perfect strike and pulls you into the pages of this corrupt government thriller!”

“This book is a page turner. Just when you think you have it all figured out a new twist develops. I. COULD. NOT. PUT. IT. DOWN. I now have a new favorite author.”

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Frankly Speaking (Book 1) – A 16 year old girl has disappeared. The police believe she is a runaway. Her parents believe she has been taken and is being held against her will. When the parents enlist the services of Frank Rozzani, a former police officer turned private detective, a series of events begins to unfold that implicates a popular local pastor and the religious stronghold of the ultra-conservative community.


What are people saying?

“A nicely woven tale with intriguing main characters. “

“Fast paced and interesting.”

“This book is great. I loved Frank, Jonesy, Nancy, and Anita. I worried about sweet Lucy. The mix of mystery and humor is delightful .”

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Let Me Be Frank (Book 2) – A young girl is senselessly murdered. The police believe the murder to be a random homeless casualty until it is discovered that she has ties to Fat Sam and his mysterious past life in The Big Easy.

Private detective Frank Rozzani, and Clifford “Jonesy” Jones travel to historic New Orleans and other Gulf Coast areas to search for clues in the girl’s trek to Jacksonville, Florida that will help them uncover evidence implicating those responsible for the murder so they can be brought to justice. They discover that things are not as they seem and will change the lives of Frank and those around him. 


What are people saying?

“Frank and Jonesy are once again doing what they do best “

“The characters in this series keep getting better and better. And yes I will be getting the next book to see what happens.”

“Excellent Read. Bought the other two books. Love love love it. Highly recommend..”

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Frank Incensed (Book 3) – The stakes are high as Private Detective Frank Rozzani races against time to save the love of his life. Will Frank rescue her from the terrible man in the trench coat or will this man end the life of yet another person that Frank is close to? Find out who survives in the new Frank Rozzani Detective Mystery – Frank Incensed.


What are people saying?

“Right from the start this book had my heart racing! Could not put it down from the first page on.”

“This was such an amazing book I was intrigued from the first page to the last. The author leaves you wanting to read the next book from this series.”

“Loved the book. Well written. The characters were brought to life and the plot kept me guessing. Couldn’t put it down. Cant wait for for another tale about Frank and Jonsey.”

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Frankly My Dear (Book 4) – Frank Rozzani, a transplant to Jacksonville, Florida from Syracuse, New York, has left his tragic past as a police officer behind for life as a private detective. Frank and his partner Clifford “Jonesy” Jones work with the local police to solve crimes that are virtually unsolvable.

In Frankly My Dear, the fourth in the Frank Rozzani Detective Series of novels, Frank and Jonesy are at it again and this time the case is one of the most bizarre that they have faced. Their latest client, arrested for domestic abuse, swears that he is the victim of one of the most vengeful women on the face of the earth.

Frank and Jonesy must determine if their client is telling the truth. As they investigate the case, they again pay a personal price for their involvement. Is their client trying to get away with his crime or is his ex-girlfriend continually coming up with new ways to damage him and his reputation?

Follow them as they navigate the twists and turns in this exciting new installment in the series, Frankly My Dear.


What are people are saying?

“This series just keeps getting better and better. Frank and Jonesy think they have a case that is pretty clear cut. But all of us know it may not be what it seems. Characters and dialogue flow well. Very good storyline with suspence that makes it hard to put down. I’ve read every book from this series and this is the best to me.”

“Another very good crime story with an excellent plot and great characters. Frank and Jonesy really know how to solve unsolvable crimes. The characters are very realistic. The story is a real page turner and provides for a very fast read. Lots of twists and turns exist. I highly recommend this book for a quick enjoyable read. Bring on the next adventure of Frank and Jonesy”

“Love reading the books by Don Massenzio. Have read every one of the books in this ‘Frank’ series and enjoyed them immensely.
They held my interest from beginning to end.”

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Frank Immersed (Book 5) – Frank and Jonesy are back. This time the case will require all of their talents. Young female passengers are disappearing from luxury cruise ships. After young twin daughters disappear during a family cruise, Frank and Jonesy must go undercover to find out what’s happening.
The stakes are high and the odds are against them. Will this case prove to be more than they can handle? Luckily, the twins’ father, Jim Mason, has special training and associates from his past that will be called upon as the search for the girls escalates.
Follow Frank and Jonesy on this ocean-going adventure as they search for the twins and dredge up powerful bad guys from one of their past cases in this latest adventure, Frank Immersed.


What are people saying?

“Don has done it again!! Another great Mystery. The adventure keeps you on the edge of your seat until the very end. The contribution from Don’s co-writer Ken Arceneaux is seamless!! They worked well together.”

“Being new to Don Massenzio’s work, I didn’t know what to expect but can honestly say I very much enjoyed this book. The characters are appealing (the good guys) and the plot well developed. There is action, suspense, family relationships and a satisfying ending. I’m looking forward to reading more of Frank and Jonesy’s adventures.”

“Very well written thriller with an excellent plot and great realistic characters. There is plenty of action and the storyline provides for a quick enjoyable read. A book that has a great conclusion. I would definitely recommend this book to family and friends.”

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The Frank Rozzani Series (Books 1-3) – Get the complete set of the Frank Rozzani trilogy for one low price.

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Random Tales – A book of collected short stories by author Don Massenzio ranging in genre from supernatural to horror to historical fiction.

What are people are saying?

“I really enjoyed this collection of short stories. They’re written in such a way that you feel you’re really there!”

“I really enjoyed this collection. Each story is entertaining and has just the right amount of suspense. Although each story was good, they were uniquely different.”

“Don Massenzio did great job in the stories. They kept my interest each page I turned.”

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Non-Fiction By Don Massenzio

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The Ultimate Guide for Independently Published Authors – This is a practical guide to help Independent Authors with everything from writing dialog to promoting your book. It’s also meant to be inspirational as it talks about such subjects as collaborating with other authors and combating the “snobbery” of traditional publishing. As an independent author, it’s your duty to put out the best quality product that you can produce. If you’re tired of self-promotion and marketing, this book has some practical advice that is tried and true.  Pick up this book today and see the results in your sales and profits!

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Check out this great children’s book by Lillie Massenzio


The Scary Tower of Doom – A princess, a prince, a witch and a dragon; This story by Lillie Massenzio has it all. The best thing is, it’s a story for kids that was written by one. Will the princess and her friends be rescued? Look inside to find out.

What are people saying?

“Adorable with great illustrations. Friends are always there for you and you can get through anything together. Highly recommend to anyone that enjoys a happily ever after. Even better that is was written by a kid for kids.”

“This was a very cute story by such a young person who has never written a book before. Lillie you did a great job and the illustrations are cute as well.”

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