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The 40-Year-Old Vespa Virgin
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Price: Free! Words: 3,230. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
In the summer he turned 40, Peter Moore bought a Vespa as old as he was and rode it from Milan to Rome. It was a trip that took him through medieval stone towns, patchworked fields and into the hearts of all the Italians he met. This is an abridged version of Peter's book about the trip, Vroom with a View, published by Random House. It first appeared in the Lonely Planet anthology, Flightless.
Thug Guard
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 43,380. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Thug Guard - Book One of The Cozy Cash Mysteries - is all about gettin’ “cozy”...as in Cozy Mystery cozy...with all your fave Bootscootin’ Books Characters. Think The Rachel Zoe Project meets Bond, James Bond and a Madoff-style, Ponzi-scheming King. Oh, and The Bootscootin’ Books Mom Squad has now morphed into a blue-haired version of Charlie’s Angels.
Leonardo: Masterpieces in Milan
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Series: The Travels of da Vinci, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,450. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Leonardo da Vinci came to Milan a broke, unemployed artist. He left Milan 16 years later as a broke, unemployed artist, fleeing the French. But in the years in between he worked for Duke Lodovico, painting the Last Supper, designing an Equestrian Monument, planning several wedding festivities, and much more. If you enjoyed Leonardo the Florentine, you will enjoy Leonardo: Masterpieces in Milan!
Smart Guide Italy: Milan & Lombardy
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Series: Smart Guide Italy. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,680. Language: English. Published: October 2, 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. Visitors no longer have to lug around heavy guides with unrelevent chapters.
La Cicala di Italia: War of the Space Dragons (The Society On Da Run #1)
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Series: The Society On Da Run Mini Stories, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 73,870. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
This book was updated on 6/10/13 Note: this is a short story/chapbook series. This little e-chapbook is the first issue in a series of many. The Society On Da Run (portmanteau of working titles The Society and On Da Run) is about the first stages of the Dragon War. The dragons have become tired of how humans treat them and have called their Empire from space to go to war with humanity. Ad Astra
The Tempest in Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
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Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 28. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,440. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Classics
The Tempest is a short play...and a confusing one. There is no one single central plot (there are three main plots that alternate throughout the story). Long story short: it's easy to get lost! And the Shakespearean language doesn't help. If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then BookCaps can help you out. This book is a modern translation of The Tempest.
A Borgia Daughter Dies
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,290. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
The saga of the Borgias and the lives of Leonardo da Vinci and the young Machiavelli form the accurate historical background of this murder mystery, set in the opulence of Renaissance Rome and Milan. Machiavelli's illegitimate daughter and his bewitching ex-mistress will solve three murders with help from da Vinci and Lucrezia Borgia--including the murder of Lucrezia's real-life half sister.
Glory Nights: From Wankdorf to Wembley
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Price: $6.42 USD. Words: 54,750. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Tottenham Hotspur returned to play in the European Cup for the first time in 49 seasons in 2010/11. Mel Gomes followed them over land and sea on their journey, staying on the Champions League Gravy Train for one of the epic series of Clasicos as Barcelona played Real Madrid four times in sixteen days, and then onto Barca's Final against Manchester United at Wembley. This books tells that story.
Have Treno Will Travel: a month in Italy
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,190. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
In 2011,Ally Hayes headed south to do a modern day version of the grand tour - by train. Her account of her experiences is a cocktail of lively anecdote with a splash of history, a dash of culture and a slug of humour,all served up with an immense affection for Italy and her people.
Loving Roberto
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,150. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012 by Whimsical Publications. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
When Marcie moved to Milan, Italy, she met her co-worker Roberto, who is bound to a wife he no longer loves. She wasn’t sure she wanted any part of such an illfated affair, until she herself falls in love. She awakens the next morning to discover she is in Roberto’s body. And he in hers. Is it a dream? Or were they really in each other’s bodies? And if so, can forbidden love truly be that strong?