Petra March


Petra March is the Award Winning Author of the A Touch of Cinnamon Series, and of the stand-alone novel, A Different Kind of Lovely.
Her book, All the Skies I will not See, is a Library Journal SELF-e Selection. The book won the 2016 Pacific Book Awards for Best Short Story, and was a Gold Medal Winner (Fiction - Short Story) in the 2016 Readers' Favorite International Book Awards. In 2015, the book was a Finalist in the 2015 Wishing Shelf Independent Book Awards, won the Pinnacle Book Achievement Award for Best Novella, earned the Literary Classics Seal of Approval, and received a 5-Star-Review Seal from Readers' Favorite. The literary magazine Shelf Unbound listed All the Skies I will not See amid the 2015 Top 100 Notable Books.
The multi-award winning All the Skies I will not See features characters from Petra March's other works: A Veil of Glass and Rain (Special Edition), A Dream of Lilies: A Novella, and A Different Kind of Lovely: A Novel.
A Veil of Glass and Rain (Special Edition) was a Finalist in the 2016 I Heart Indie Contest (New Adult), organized by the Las Vegas Romance Writers of America, and was featured in the June 2015 issue of the literary publication, InD'tale Magazine; Book Riot listed A Veil of Glass and Rain amid the 100 Must-Read Books by International Romance Authors.
A Different Kind of Lovely won the 2018 Elit Book Awards and received the Bronze Medal in the Literary Fiction category. The book was also a 2018 Readers' Favorite International Book Awards Honorable Mention in the Literary Fiction genre, and won First Place in the Fiction: Novel eBook category of the 2018 Royal Dragonfly Book Awards. The novel was also a 2018 SOMERSET Book Awards Semi-Finalist. A Different Kind of Lovely: A Novel is a BiblioBoard's Indie International selection.
Petra March (aka Petra F. Bagnardi) graduated summa cum laude in Theater and Cinema Studies at University of Rome 3, and earned a MA degree from the Catholic University of Milan. She studied Screenwriting and History of American Cinema at UCLA and NYU, and worked as screenwriter in Italy and France, where she also taught Creative Writing in elementary schools and junior high schools.
Presently, she keeps traveling and dreaming through her novels and stories; just like Petra, her characters are deeply in love with Europe and the USA.

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A Touch of Cinnamon
Stories about love and friendship. Tales of loss, heartache and forgiveness, set in Europe and the United States.


A Different Kind of Lovely: A Novel
Price: $5.40 USD. Words: 63,630. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2017 by Petra F. Bagnardi. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
“A man with a damaged soul fell in love with a ballerina with a broken body.” When Neal Medwin glimpses Mina Automne for the first time, he's a man whose soul is darkened with memories of a painful past, whereas Mina is a vibrant, strong, young woman who's carefully painting the path of her life. Neal steps into her existence and threatens to shatter Mina's plans with an impossible request.
A Dream of Lilies: A Novella
Series: A Touch of Cinnamon. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,020. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2016 by Petra F. Bagnardi. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Nicholas Baudin lives in Toulouse, France, where he owns a small coffee place, Le Petit Café. His life is apparently tranquil, and made of small joys and simple habits. In truth, though, this young man's soul is troubled with memories of a painful event. Then, on a bright spring day, Nicholas meets a strange, enchanting young woman with white hair, and pale blue eyes. Her name is Lily Brightwell.
All the Skies I will not See: A Novella
Series: A Touch of Cinnamon. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,060. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2015 by Petra F. Bagnardi. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Award Winning eBook, and Library Journal SELF-e Selection. It takes 7 seconds to crash.It takes 3 seconds to fall in love.It takes an infinite moment to let go. David Medwin's life is fading away,and all he can think about is what it means to be alive. An intense story about life, death and, most of all, love
A Veil of Glass and Rain:Special Edition
Series: A Touch of Cinnamon. Price: $4.30 USD. Words: 48,690. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2015 by Petra F. Bagnardi. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Coming of age
2016 I Heart Indie Contest Finalist: New Adult A friends to lovers story set in the beautiful Rome. Brina and Eagan meet for the first time when she's nine and he's fourteen. They like each other from the very beginning, though their bond isn't immediate, but it grows over the years. Then Brina becomes a teenager, and her feelings for her friend start changing and deepening.

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