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Adjustments by Vic Fortezza Rick Caso, a high school football coach, struggles with the way life ought to be rather than how life has turned out. Between Courses: A Culinary Love Story by Karla Clark A funny and touching love story that offers a peek into the lives of a spirited Italian-American family of “foodies.” Beyond Bagheria by E. P. Vallone Orphaned in Bagheria, Sicily, with few prospects for a bright future, Isabella Zanni accepts an offer of marriage that takes her first to New Jersey and then to New Orleans. Close to the Edge by Vic Fortezza Set in an Italian-American community in Brooklyn in 1978, the lives of two men and one woman collide. Con Amore by Janice Therese Mancuso A modern day romance combining a bit of suspense, interwoven with the history of Italy, the foods of each region, maps of Italy, and recipes, most developed especially for the book. Dino’s Story: A Novel of 1960s Tuscany by Paul Salsini A coming-of-age tale about a boy who goes to Florence to study art, and how his life is changed by a devastating flood. The Duke's Amulet by Phyllis Martino-Nugent Transported back in time to the mid-1400s in Urbino, Italy, a woman must decide if she will return to present-day America and resume her previous life or remain in Renaissance Italy with the man she loves. Family Secrets: A Vengeance of Tears by R.A. Siracusa Set in post-WWII Sicily, a story filled with deception, passion, and love in a world where nothing is as it seems. For Jennie by Donna L. Gestri Jennie must choose between the affections of two very devoted men and a luxurious new life in Boston or a comfortable living in her hometown of Brooklyn. Germanicus Roam the Empire by Nicholas G. Stangarone Encounter danger and intrigue along Rome's pagan highway, from the highlands of Britannia to the sands of Mesopotamia, on a journey with a Roman soldier. Gina by Joseph M. Barone  A kidnapping in Newark, New Jersey is explained through events that took place in Italy many years before. I Still Love Joni James by Jack Bilello A successful, middle-aged businessman attends his father's funeral, and while rummaging through his belongings, is overwhelmed by a flood of memories that take him back to his old neighborhood and to a memorable summer when he was fifteen.   Innocent War by Susan Violante Told from a young boy’s point-of-view, a story about the beginning of World War II in the Italian Colony of Libya.    I Venti Corni (The Twenty Horns) by Salvatore Robert Froio A secret Calabrian organization—its sole purpose to help Calabrians—enlists a young Italian American, who finds his whole life changing through the unique workings of the secret society.   Killing by Vic Fortezza The saga of an Italian American family in Brooklyn, with a Vietnam veteran seeing his son off to the Gulf War.   Morning Glory by Bernadette Carson Set in the real-life town of Ogunquit, Maine, a series of events include a friendship and business partnership with an Italian American restaurant owner. Odyssey of An Etruscan Noblewoman by Rosalind Burgundy Forced into an unwanted journey, Larthia uses her charm, sex, and scribing tools to outwit her enemies.   Plumbing in Harlem by Joe Benevento Conflicts in love and thoughts about immortality confront a professor of English working a summer job as a plumber in 1980.   The Poet, The Count, and The Peddler by Anthony Bottagaro Sicilian immigrants face discrimination in 1920s New York, and decades later, driven by a strong sense of heritage and love of la famiglia, a man takes on the fight against power, greed, and corruption in business, government, religion, and society.   Powers of Fate by Mono D’Angelo A sweeping family saga that covers the turbulent fifteen-year period between 1930 and 1945.   The Rosselli Cantata by A.S. Maulucci In this novel of a man's search for his father's murderer, an Italian immigrant breaks a cycle of vengeance. Royanna: An Extraterrestrial Affair By Raphael Ferraro Mystery, adventure, and a touch of romance in this science fiction tale about an encounter between a human and an alien.   Sardinian Silver by A. Colin Wright Roman ruins, exotic scenery, and local customs form the backdrop for a love story that takes place in the 1960s.   The Spear of Lepanto by Leon J. Radomile An epic tale of adventure, romance, and heroism, that takes place during the sixteenth century as Europe is fragmented and embroiled in religious turmoil.   The Strega and the Dreamer by Theresa C. Dintino The story of a man who is willing to sacrifice everything for a dream, and a passionate woman questioning the confining roles allowed to 19th century women.   Sweet Figs, Bitter Greens by Donna L. Gestri Against a backdrop that shifts from Italy to the streets of Brooklyn, through two wars, and with an unforgettable cast of characters, the power of friendship, loyalty, faith and family endures.   Tuscan Intrigue by Rosalind Burgundy Ancient Etruscans are brought to life in a modern archaeological escapade through the Etruscan countryside.
Con Amore by Janice Therese Mancuso A modern day romance combining a bit of suspense, interwoven with the history of Italy, the foods of each region, maps of Italy, and recipes, most developed especially for the book. Royanna: An Extraterrestrial Affair By Raphael Ferraro Mystery, adventure, and a touch of romance in this science fiction tale about an encounter between a human and an alien. The Strega and the Dreamer by Theresa C. Dintino The story of a man who is willing to sacrifice everything for a dream, and a passionate woman questioning the confining roles allowed to 19th century women.
The Long Count by Frank Megna A private investigator, who stages a boxing comeback, finds himself on an underworld odyssey into a confrontation with a sinister organization known as The Ninth Society. Royanna: An Extraterrestrial Affair by Raphael Ferraro Mystery, adventure, and a touch of romance in this science fiction tale about an encounter between a human and an alien.
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