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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.
Rome, Florence and Venice
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 25,650. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This guide covers a visit to the major Italian destinations of Rome, Florence and Venice. There are extensive descriptions and color photos of the attractions. The three cities are covered individually with information on how to get to each one of them as well as how to go from one to the other. The guide is ideal for use on your smart phone or your tablet.
Venice & the Veneto
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 15,580. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This is a guide to Venice, to its lagoon and to nearby Veneto cities of Verona, Vicenza and Padua. There are extensive descriptions and color photos of the attractions. It is ideal for use on your smart phone, it contains active links to the web sites of train, navigation companies and museums, so you can with a click from the guide check the latest schedule and even buy the tickets.
Pietra
Price: Free! Words: 9,770. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
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When a mortally-ill traveller arrives in Venice, he finds that a string of inexplicable deaths and disappearances have caused a wave of panic in the city. These events pale into insignificance, though, when he encounters a mysterious woman - Pietra - one night. He soon becomes aware, however, that a malign being has singled him out for attention - and that Pietra might not be all that she seems.
In Hemingway's Room
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,270. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2016 by Fountain Blue Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
In Hemingway's Room is not a literary overview of Hemingway's work nor is it a definitive biographical study, it is a collection of stories about one of the most adventurous hotel lovers the world has ever known gathered by a fellow hotel lover who could never get enough of Hemingway hotel stories when he heard them.