Books by Cecilia Velástegui

PARISIAN PROMISES by Cecilia Velástegui
Released: March 18, 2014

"An elusive tale of love, sex and mind games."
In Velástegui's (Trace of Bliss, 2011, etc.) novel, an American girl studying abroad in 1970s Paris finds herself risking her safety as well as her heart. Read full book review >
Released: Sept. 4, 2013

"Fortified by vibrant characters and a tenacious plot; it packs a mean punch when readers least expect it."
A hike on the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu leads a group of Ivy League women into the crux of deceit and debauchery in Velástegui's novel. Read full book review >
TRACES OF BLISS by Cecilia Velástegui
Released: March 24, 2012

"Though the book is at times difficult to follow, it is nevertheless a beautifully written story of love, loss and opportunity. "
Velástegui's psychological thriller is a dark tale of angst and redemption spanning centuries. Read full book review >
Released: Sept. 27, 2011

"This richly rendered but unfocused novel needs more action and less art history to keep readers intrigued."
A coveted painting of the Immaculate Conception connects the lives of women past and present in Velástegui's ambitious debut novel. Read full book review >