Books tagged: florence

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Dear Alessandra............
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 52,630. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
this is a story of deception. an old man receives an unsolicited email from a young woman in italy looking for friendship. he recognizes it as being a scam but replies to her to see what would happen. however a friendship of sorts develops after her requests for money are refused. unexpectedly he comes into some money and goes to italy and they meet. however there are surprises for both of them.
A Paradigm Shift Novel: The Legacy
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 73,650. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
(4.75)
There is a secret that lies at the core of the human race. Lena is writing a thesis on the three Masters of the Renaissance: Leonardo, Michelangelo, and Raphael. In her quest to uncover the essence of genius, she stumbles upon something far greater than she has ever imagined. Lena and her friends embark on an extraordinary journey and unearth a secret that changes their lives forever.
The Plague Ship
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 118,650. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
In the mid fourteenth century the only escape from the beseiged city of Caffa where plague dead are flung over the wall, is the last of twelve Genoese galleys. The captain, a cardinal, the daughter of a Jewish doctor are joined by a Byzantine lord. Rivalries and hatred travel with them throughout the Mediterranean. So too does the Black Death.
Blood is Water
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,500. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The story of a family, or better of families, told in an original way. It rebuilds uses, habits, ideas and education in the Italian aristocratic world between 1800 and the first half of the twentieth century. Written with irony and without prejudices, this autobiographical novel deals with Italian, British and Russian ancestors, and it is set between Florence and Lucca in Tuscany and also Venice.
Favorite Experiences in Florence, Italy
Price: Free! Words: 2,610. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(4.00)
Margaret Cowan's Favorite Florence Experiences highlights nearly four decades of her journeys to Florence, Italy; including the food, art, architecture and the people. Margaret's company "Italy Cooking Schools" takes people on guided food tours to Italy twice a year. If you've never been to Italy this book will transport you there, and if you have it will bring back wonderful memories.
Dunbar's Oregon Coast
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,740. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Camping and RVing
Having traveled up and down the Oregon Coast over a span of thirty years, J.T. Dunbar has written an altogether different travel narrative filled with personal anecdotes, natural and historical facts, and practical advice for the contemporary visitor drawn to this Pacific Northwest wonderland of secluded coves, towering headlands, quaint seaside villages and endless miles of pristine beaches.
Murder Under the Mistletoe
Series: Agatha Larsen mystery, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 26,660. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When Mayor Max Mueller is murdered at the Christmas tree lighting ceremony, Agatha Larsen and her granddaughters get involved with the investigation. They discover secrets that some of the townsfolk want kept quiet. The story is set against a backdrop of the annual Christmas carnival in 1946, a time of peace interrupted by murder.
Miss Jones and the David
Series: 15-Minute Books · Miss Jones, The Time Travelling Teacher. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,070. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Meet Miss Jones, the time traveling 2nd grade teacher. Whenever she finds something “not quite right” in history, she goes back and fixes it! In this adventure Miss Jones discovers that Michelangelo’s great sculpture only shows David from the waist up! What could have gone wrong? She quickly travels back to Michelangelo’s studio, only to discover that the marble he is working with is too short!
Delayed Death - Temptation in Florence #1
Series: Temptation in Florence, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 90,190. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
(4.50)
Delayed Death is Book #1 in the Temptation in Florence Series, a cozy murder mystery romance series with a strong dose of humor and romance. When a crisis occurs, right at the beginning of Delayed Death, and Carlina gives in to her domineering cousin's wishes, Carlina sets herself on a collision course with police Commissario Stefano Garini, and her eccentric Italian family doesn't help at all.
Love Among the Ruins
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,050. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A World War II love story, and a true story. Arthur Robinson serves in the US Army in North Africa and Italy. Silvana Rigacci is a young woman living in Florence. When they meet by chance, love manages to bloom among the horrors of war.