Books tagged: sicily

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European Gangster
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 12,310. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Matteo Messina Denaro is the young ruthless underboss of the Sicilian mafia organization Cosa Nostra. He is the operational brain and strategist of the organization. Through counterintelligence, he finds out that part of his cocaine smugling operations has been infiltrated by members of the Calabrian mafia 'Ndrangheta. When five tonnes of pure cocaine disappears he is put to the ultimate test.
The Rosary
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,880. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » European / Italian, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Between prayers, as she says the rosary ("forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us"), an old woman refuses to pardon her newly widowed and destitute daughter.
Hitch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 115,760. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Sicily 1928 Mount Etna erupts, a desperate man searches for a hidden treasure before the lava or the mafia can claim it. 84 years later a shocking discovery in a long forgotten London bank vault cause past and present to collide for a film researcher and his young assistant as they defy evil forces to solve cinemas greatest mystery, what became of Hitchcocks iconic missing film The Mountain Eagle
Murder in the Dorm
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,240. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
When a Mafia princess is found dead in her dorm room, her roommate Sabby, the daughter of Pakistani immigrants, is accused of murder. Both girls were in love with the same handsome student, and Sabby is an expert in poisons. As the story moves from Pakistan to Sicily to Hollywood, international vendettas, double-crosses, and surprises abound, involving even the President and the FBI Director.
Affair in Rome
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,890. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Tania Jordan's husband, world famous author Leo Jordan, is researching political terrorism in Italy when he is blown to bits. When Tania embarks on an urgent mission to Rome to locate Leo’s final manuscript and millions hidden in his secret bank accounts, she has no idea that danger awaits, nor that she will meet the love of her life in devastating, charismatic terrorist leader Eros Falcone.
Along the Rim of Time
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,290. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
In twelve stories originally published in magazines and anthologies, characters find themselves skirting the often uncertain boundary between this world and others, by choice, by chance, or by coercion.
Eurymedon
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 102,430. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Tom Banks and his father, Alistair, find themselves embroiled in the theft of an ancient and valuable relic, Eurymedon's jewel encrusted sword. Along with Helena, a librarian from Malta, they are presumed guilty by the police, and with his father kidnapped, Tom is forced to go on the run to clear their names.
The Father
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 142,980. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
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264BC. Rome has completed her conquest of the Italian Peninsula and stands eyeball to eyeball with the ancient trading empire of Carthage. One man stands between Rome and her goal of world domination: Hamilcar Barca, father of the most famous Carthaginian General, Hannibal. This is the story of the Barca family’s pivotal role in the First Punic War and the events which flow from it.
Il mistero di Calatubo
Series: Nero di Seppia, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,870. Language: Italian. Published: January 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Piacevole giallo nel quale si rivivono, magistralmente descritte, le atmosfere della Sicilia più profonda.
Where We Land
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 82,830. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious philosophy
If we ourselves could choose how, where or when we enter this life, I'm not so sure things would be much different for us than they are. We would of course, choose nothing but the best for ourselves and then when things went wrong, as we know they most certainly could, we would not have the character, normally taught us of trying times that it takes to survive in this less than perfect life.