Niina Mero (b. 1982) has written romance novellas for over a decade. Her novel, the 2019 work The Death of Romance, proved a commercial success, with so far close to 20,000 copies sold. Her second novel, Wounds of Love, was published in 2021. Mero is currently working on a PhD thesis on Finnish commercial romance fiction at the University of Tampere.
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