Biography

Nina Darnton

Nina Darnton is the author of the critically acclaimed novels AN AFRICAN AFFAIR and THE PERFECT MOTHER, as well as RISKING IT ALL. She has written for The New York Times, Elle, House and Garden, Travel and Leisure, the New York Post and Newsweek. She has a BA from the University of Wisconsin, an MS in Psychology from the New School of Social Research, and an MFA from Columbia University. Nina and her husband John Darnton have three children and four grandchildren, and live in New York City and New Paltz, New York.

Nina Darnton

Books by Nina Darnton

by Nina Darnton - Fiction, Women's Fiction

When Marcia, a driven, successful editor in New York with a loving husband, finds she can’t conceive a child, it rips the heart out of her seemingly perfect life. Her desire to be a mother has become her obsession, and after trying and failing to become pregnant by every known method, she focuses all of her energy on her one remaining option: surrogacy. Her husband resists and tries to convince her that they can be happy without a child. But faced with her unyielding determination, he relents and reluctantly goes along with the idea. Everything looks good…until an unexpected tragedy occurs that changes their plans, their marriage and their lives forever.

by Nina Darnton - Fiction, Psychological Suspense, Psychological Thriller, Suspense, Thriller

A midnight phone call shatters Jennifer Lewis’ carefully orchestrated life. Her daughter, Emma, who’s studying abroad in Spain, has been arrested after the brutal murder of another student. Jennifer rushes to her side, certain the arrest is a terrible mistake and determined to do whatever is necessary to bring Emma home. But as she begins to investigate the crime, she starts to wonder if she ever really knew her daughter.

by Nina Darnton - Fiction

After the assassination of a prominent Nigerian politician, New York journalist Lindsay Cameron moves to Lagos to follow a trail of corruption, drug smuggling and murder.