Ronnie H. Terpening

Professor Emeritus of French and Italian (Italian section)
Department of French and Italian
University of Arizona
Tucson, Arizona 85721

For suspense and literary fiction, see (includes reviews of over 195 thrillers for Library Journal).

Interested in contemporary art? See the very affordable, original oil paintings by a leading figure in the New York school known as Feral Art.

Published Books

Literary Criticism

Anthologies of Italian Literature

(readings in Italian, notes in English)

(suspense and young-adult)






Fiction titles are available in hardcover editions and as
e-books at, Apple iStore/iTunes, Barnes & Noble, Google Play, Kobo, Sony, and in the UK from Gardner's and Waterstone's.
Novels by Ron Terpening


Visit these web sites
for more information
on fiction titles:
Cliff Edge Publishing
Desert Bloom Press
Pointed Fir Books


Curriculum Vitae (partial) (PDF file, opens in a new window)

See these links for general information on the State of Arizona and Tucson. (pages open in new window)

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