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“Romo wonderfully immerses the reader in an unusual and exciting place and time to tell a moving story of the secrets that both bind families together and tear them apart.”

—  Megan Chance, author of THE VISITANT


“A charming, quirky family saga like no other, WHISTLING WOMEN is a totally relatable, endlessly surprising, and masterfully written gem of a novel. I loved it from the first page, and hated to see it end!”

—  Molly Cochran, author of MIREILLE

"I was fully invested in the well-drawn family of this sparkling period novel. It's 1935 the tail end of the depression and the World's Fair has come to San Diego. Secrets, courage, small town life and a passionate teen determined to unravel family secrets kept me turning the pages to see what would happen next.”

—  Consuelo Saah Baehr, author of THREE DAUGHTERS

"Readers who love Lisa See’s Shanghai Girls (2009) and the work of Kate Morton will enjoy the intriguing and multi-layered Whistling Women."

—Stephanie Turza from BOOKLIST, the Review Journal of the American Library Association