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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: 90,000. 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.
Love Among the Ruins
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,050. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013. Category: 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.
Simon Eady
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Price: Free! Words: 70,540. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Simon Eady and his mother have been on the run for many years. He lost his father at an early age and he has no other family or close friends. Within the span of a few hours, he will find himself involved in a kidnap attempt, discover that his mother is terminally ill, and be informed that his father is in fact alive and hiding somewhere on the opposite side of the world. Simon needs to find him.
Smart Guide Italy: Central Italian Cities
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Series: Smart Guide Italy. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,770. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Smart Guide Italy: Central Italian Cities is a practical guide to three of Italy's most fascinating cities. It features useful information on major monuments, museums, events, parks and transportation. The guide provides essential details about what to see and do in each city as well as suggestions on where to shop, eat and sleep in order to experience the best of Rome, Florence and Bologna.
Smart Guide Italy: Central Italy
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Series: Smart Guide Italy. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 170,280. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Smart Guide Italy: Central Italy is a practical guide to Italy's most fascinating regions. It features useful information on major sights, towns, beaches and parks. The guide provides essential background details as well as suggestions on where to shop, eat, sleep and experience Central Italy. Regions covered include: Tuscany, Lazio, Umbria, Le Marche, Abruzzo, Emilia Romagna and Molise.
Love Is Not Proud
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,030. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2013 by eTreasures Publishing, LLC. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Love Is Not Proud is a suspense-filled historical romance and a murder mystery set in Renaissance Florence, Italy.
Artemisia Gentileschi: Her Life, Her Genius, Her Due
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,600. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2013 by Bettie Youngs Book Publishers. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » European / Italian
In the 17th century when being an artist was strictly for men; few female artists were accepted. This changed during the 1600’s with one of the most accomplished painters, Artemisia Gentileschi. Honored as the first woman to gain membership into the Florentine Accademia delle arti; her art was overshadowed by violence and a trial that transformed her into an icon of female liberation.
The Dome of Florence Cathedral
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,490. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
This book covers the history of the Florence Cathedral and the design, development, and construction of the great cathedral. This book is an excellent brief of the origins of the Renaissance in Italy as well.
Death at Elysium
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Price: Free! Words: 49,400. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Florence is an Elite, respected by the entire Martian colony, but she wants none of it. Nevertheless, she is forced to use her influence to save her colony from the doom that comes by the true powers on Mars...