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A Rose of Midsummer and other stories
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,740. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A summer rose, a valuable heirloom, chance meetings in Rhodes and Florence - and a panda collecting for charity. Light holiday reading with the romantic touch.
Embryo In The Womb
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,690. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense
Embryo in the Womb is a short story (4,600 words) inspired by the historical rumors that some art subjects may have been exhumed and stolen by grave robbers.
Smart Guide Italy: Florence & Tuscany
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Series: Smart Guide Italy. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,920. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Museums of the World
Smart Guide Italy is the only digital travel guide that covers all of Italy's regions and is written, researched, and investigated by full-time residents. Each title in the series provides insights to the most important monuments and useful information for eating, drinking, sleeping and having a good time in Italy.
Leonardo's Lion
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Series: What Man Hath Wrought, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,010. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2011 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
In 1515, Leonardo da Vinci built a mechanical lion to entertain the King of France. The fate of that strange clockwork creation, and its real purpose, have remained unknown...until now.
The Return
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,330. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Daniel is an American expat living in Italy. After a business deal gone sour, he loses himself in the Italian Summer where he will confront his past and find the way to make amends with his present. The Return takes the reader on an emotional road trip from Milan to Florence to Spoleto through the critical and passionate eye of its author.
Venice in History, The Remarkable Story of the Serene Republic for Travel ers
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,150. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Venice in History, the Remarkable Story of the Serene Republic for Travelers is a fresh, engaging introduction to Venice's glorious past. It will appeal to anyone who is planning to visit or who has already visited this captivating place. It will also appeal to anyone who is simply interested in history well written.
The Lost Journals of Michelangelo: Volume I
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,770. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Classics
This journal is Michelangelo's record of his life: from an eleven year old wrenched out of his secure life with his foster parents in stone-cutter haven, to his arrival the year before in Florence, to his young adulthood of thirty-two years. It details the things that shaped him, his friends, his family and how he felt as he sculpted the Rome Pieta and David. Of course, no one really knows.
Smart Guide Italy: Grand Tour Rome, Florence, Venice and Naples
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Series: Smart Guide Italy. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,560. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Grand Tour Rome, Florence, Venice and Naples combines four of Italy's most fascinating cities in one practical guide. Now travelers with the time and energy to set-off on their own Grand Tour can get useful sight, entertainment, dining, accommodation, and transport information. Grand Tour is written by full-time residents, features a convenient TOC and provides plenty of insight into Italy.
Girl from the Gulches
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 79,210. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012 by Montana Historical Society Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This detailed memoir recalls a young pioneer’s journey from the Great Plains to childhood on the Western frontiers to life on the Flathead Indian Reservation as wife of the Indian agent. A forbidden sled ride, the creaking of the hangman’s rope, her father giving the last of their water to his dying mule; Ronan recounts her experiences with vivid clarity and warmth.
The Starry Message
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Price: Free! Words: 103,720. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
Revised Edition: When Professor Paul Woodbridge receives a call from Contessa Antonietta Floridiana, she queries, “Suppose Galileo wrote a secret encoded message at the end of his life. Would the professor perhaps be able to decode it?” The quest for the solution to The Starry Message will lead the pair on a search across Italy that is destined to profoundly alter the course of humankind.