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Expectations: The Transformation of Miss Anne de Bourgh (Pride and Prejudice Continued), Volume 3
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,930. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Three years after Fitzwilliam Darcy married Elizabeth Bennet, a failing Anne de Bourgh takes advantage of peace between England and France to spend a warm winter in Naples. Accompanied by a mysterious gentleman and a doting doctor with secrets of his own, Anne flees a new war and commences a voyage home that will change forever the life of one of literature’s most famous third wheels. Vol. 3 of 3.
Expectations: The Transformation of Miss Anne de Bourgh (Pride and Prejudice Continued), Volume 2
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,780. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Three years after Fitzwilliam Darcy married Elizabeth Bennet, a failing Anne de Bourgh takes advantage of peace between England and France to spend a warm winter in Naples. Accompanied by a mysterious gentleman and a doting doctor with secrets of his own, Anne flees a new war and commences a voyage home that will change forever the life of one of literature’s most famous third wheels. Vol. 2 of 3.
Expectations: The Transformation of Miss Anne de Bourgh (Pride and Prejudice Continued), Volume 1
Price: Free! Words: 37,090. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Three years after Fitzwilliam Darcy married Elizabeth Bennet, a failing Anne de Bourgh takes advantage of peace between England and France to spend a warm winter in Naples. Accompanied by a mysterious gentleman and a doting doctor with secrets of his own, Anne flees a new war and commences a voyage home that will change forever the life of one of literature’s most famous third wheels. Vol. 1 of 3.
Maria Teresa de Filippis First Woman in Formula 1 Racing
Price: $2.75 USD. Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Sports & Recreation / Motor Sports, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
Maria Teresa de Filippis was a daredevil type of driver who had no fear of speed. Racing legend Juan Manuel Fangio took her under his wing. He worried that the diminutive young Italian woman was taking too many risks. She entered her Maserati 250F in the Grand Prix of Monaco in 1958. Failing to qualify she remained unperturbed. Maria raced in grands prix at Spa, Oporto & Monza in the '58 season.
Naples' Little Women: The Fiction of Elena Ferrante
Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 48,210. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » European / Italian, Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist
Elena Ferrante’s fiction covers the psychic landscape of women who come of age in post-WWII Italy, who struggle to escape poverty and juggle the demands of career and family. This critical study of her seven novels integrates the novelist's own thoughts on her books from "La frantumaglia" (2003) with their critical reception since 1992, illuminating Ferrante's narrative technique and themes.
Charles Lucky Luciano
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,380. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
My e-book looks at Lucky Luciano's career beginning with his arrest and conviction for compulsory prostitution in 1936.It continues until his fatal heart attack which occurred in 1962 at an airport in Naples. The text was researched in New York newspapers from the 1930s-1960s and books. Luciano was considered dangerous even in exile. At the end of his life he was planning a large narcotics ring.
Enrico Caruso
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,540. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Opera, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Enrico Caruso achieved unparalleled success as the greatest operatic tenor of his era. I have come to admire the advice he gave prospective music students when he discussed the subject. He encouraged pupils to sacrifice and work hard. He urged their parents to concentrate on the art of music instead of merely making money from it. Caruso's personal achievements resulted from devotion to his craft.
Upheavals at Cuma — an E.T. Madigan Mystery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,690. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Paranormal
Twelve-year-old Ellen Theodora Madigan doesn’t want to be a psychic. However, when her family moves to Cuma, Italy and lands her at the site of one of the renowned ancient oracles — the Cumaean Sibyl, she no longer has a choice. Her supernatural gift brings on strange dreams and the feeling that an old mystery on the Cuma hillside needs to be solved.
The Mafia Emblem
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,840. Language: British English. Published: February 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Ben finds the body of his friend Toni beside a small emblem on which is the picture of a wolf. He flies to Naples and joins the struggle between Toni´s family and the powerful Vitelli with Toni’s sister. They hear about the legend of the Wolf of Hades. They confront the godfather of the Vitelli, learn the wolf is waiting to consume its latest victims and have to flee for their lives
Naples: Life, Death & Miracles vol. 4
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 135,300. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012. Categories: Essay » Literature
This is volume 4 (S-Z) of the second edition of the four-volume encyclopedia, Naples: Life, Death & Miracles. The entire 4-volume set contains 690 separate essays, anecdotes and observations about Naples, Italy. The entries are relatively short, averaging fewer than 1000 words each.