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A New Life - An Italian Romance
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,320. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Anne has just been acquitted of murder due to lack of evidence and hopes to build up a new life in Florence, Italy. Through family connections, she obtains a job in the prestigious Garibaldi Hotel, but the attractive hotel manager Peter is not pleased to have a secretary foisted onto him who has no working experience in a hotel and doesn't even speak Italian.
Dear Alessandra............
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 52,630. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Category: 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
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 73,650. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
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
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 118,650. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Category: 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
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,500. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2012. Category: 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
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Price: Free! Words: 2,610. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,740. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
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
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Series: Agatha Larsen mystery, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 26,660. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2012. Category: 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
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Series: 15-Minute Books · Miss Jones, The Time Travelling Teacher. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,090. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » 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
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Series: Temptation in Florence, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 90,200. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
What do you do when you find your grandfather dead half an hour before your cousin's wedding? You hide him in his bed and tell everyone he didn't feel like coming. Delayed Death is an entertaining mystery set in Florence, Italy. When Carlina finds her grandfather dead on the day of her cousin's wedding, she decides to hide the corpse until after the ceremony.