Davide Mana


Davide was born in Turin, Italy, 1967.
He studied science in Turin, London, Bonn, Urbino.
He served in the Air Force.
He got a BSc in Geology, and a PhD in Earth Sciences.
Davide has been a call center operator, language teacher, scarecrow, university researcher, freelance researcher, post-doc course teacher, translator, author, content crafter, art show coordinator, editor, lecturer, game designer, fantasy writer, teacher of Taoist Philosophy, book reviewer, web designer, bicycle repairman.

He lives in Castelnuovo Belbo, a 900-souls community in the hills of the Monferrato area of Northern Italy.

Davide has been writing – both for the fiction and gaming markets – since the mid ’90s, and his works have been featured in a number of fiction anthologies and gaming books.
As of now, he is an author/publisher and has two distinct writing hats.

In Italian, he writes non fiction, dealing mostly with history and/or science.
In English, he writes imaginative fiction: science fiction, fantasy, supernatural horror, adventure.

In his spare time he listens to music, plays at tabletop roleplaying games, cooks and watches old movies.
He’s currently waiting for the dealer to deal him the next hand of cards.


Living in a trailer in the Italian wine country of Monferrato, Buscafusco is a quiet guy that makes end meet by doing odd jobs, leading a frugal life on his own. But if you are in trouble, and nobody will stand by you, you can call him. He's one of the good guys. BUSCAFUSCO is a series of hard-boiled thriller stories set in the vineyard hills of Northern Italy, and featuring small odd crimes and strange unusual circumstances in beautiful, off-the-beaten-track places.


Terroir, il Sapore della Terra
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,750. Language: Italian. Published: March 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Wine, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Earth sciences
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"Terroir, il Sapore della Terra" è un breve saggio divulgativo per cercare di capire cosa sia il terroir, come venga utilizzato a livello legislativo, comerciale, turistico e scientifico.
Cynical Little Angels
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,070. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » General
Tientsin, January 1935. Freshly cashiered from the Royal Italian Air Force, Felice Sabatini is looking for a job. Stalked by a dangerous would-be paramour, Grand Duchess Helena Theodora Saratova is looking for a way out of town. But there's more going on.
Buscafusco: Women & Children
Series: Buscafusco. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,820. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Nizza Monferrato, cuddled in the wine hills of Northern Italy, is not a place for crime and violence. But if you are in trouble, you can try and call Buscafusco: he’s one of the good guys. Women & Children is the first Buscafusco novelette, and it introduces the characters and places of the series.

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