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Othello (Director's Playbook Edition)
Price: Free! Words: 26,890. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2017. Categories: Plays » Shakespeare
William Shakespeare's classic, the tragedy of Othello, Moor of Venice, joined in an interracial marriage and driven to jealousy by his maleficent officer.
Orcus Unchained
Series: The Spirit Winds Quartet. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,770. Language: American English. Published: July 2, 2017 by IFWGPublishingAustralia. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Venice, Italy. Not the place Kim Yoshima thought she'd end up in. Yet, after the battle with the mythical yokai at Spirit Winds, Inc., she discovers the temporal displacement tremor she had summoned has transported her to the City of Masks. Coincidence? Or has Kim been sent there because her friends, Lazo and Jenny Sibulovich, are also there and in grave danger?
The Other Sister
Series: Hearts around the Harbor. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,870. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2017 by Kris Pearson. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
In this tender ‘second chances’ story of family relationships and long-time unrequited love, attraction simmers between Fiona and Christian when they met on the day he marries Jan, her beloved sister. Fiona copes by hiding on the far side of the world. Christian copes by leaving on business whenever she visits her family back home in New Zealand. Then they're thrown together - no chance of escape.
Love Poison No. 13
Price: Free! Words: 30,750. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Born under the 13th sign, she dances as entrancingly as the serpent, he creates venomous potions. She becomes the citizens’ darling, he the elite’s secretive aid to wielding power. Her love is reserved for her art. His finest concoction poisons the mind against those you love. So, just how much will he give her to make her his?
To Paris, Venice and Rome
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,260. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I had to get out of New Zealand. I had to go somewhere far, far away. Paris was my first stop. Then Venice. Then Rome. I mostly travelled alone, meeting with old and new friends along the way. I encountered the magnificent sights, observed the French and Italian culture, lived through unexpected moments and tried to figure out my future.
Island of Glass: The Age of Magic:The Glassmakers Book 1
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,680. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Seventeen-year-old Chiara Dragoni is a glassmaker of Venice, a position that is both a privilege and a trap. The glassmakers are forbidden to ever leave the islands of the Venetian lagoon — landing her beloved uncle in jail. Chiara creates a gift to appease the Prince which has unintended consequences, and she must decide whether to give up everything she knows and loves to save her dream.
The Italian Quartet
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,020. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Sara Marcello, a writer with roots in Italy, is invited to the island villa of Ugo and Olivia Bellini, two wealthy and worldly antiquarians. In this place of myth, belonging as much to Homer and Prospero as to the present, Sara discovers that she is at the center of Olivia's obsessive desire to possess the secret of creative genius.
A Living Memory: Immortality for Sarra Copia Sulam
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,470. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
Venice contains many remarkable historical figures. One deserving recognition is Sarra Copia Sulam, a Jewish writer who was publicly attacked by the men who benefitted from her learning and generosity. The only Jewish woman to host a literary salon in the seventeenth century, Sarra overcame such censure to remain true to her faith and to produce writings that have ensured her "living memory."
The Curse of Dr. Cagliari
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 81,520. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
February 1900, Venice. Watson & the Countess are investigating the curious death of a husband in a locked room, on his wedding night. Doctor Cagliari is assisting our two sleuths as Mardi Gras draws closer, madness mounts, and a hidden history of violence and suffering are revealed on the island-asylum... Can they solve this evil eye mystery or will they succumb to its power?
I Pulled Out My Wallet Faster Than James Bond Could Draw His Walther PPK!
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,430. Language: Australian English. Published: July 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
I was shaken and stirred when I got into a row with a topless barmaid at Bottom's Up in Hong Kong. I'd heard that James Bond even got away with murder there. It was serene sailing up the Nile and playing the piano in Luxor. I listened to Bud Powell show how jazz should be played in Paris, but was surprised when a vagrant offered me a blowjob in San Francisco after I tipped him $100.