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Book: From Tajikistan To The Moon - A Story Of Tragedy, Survival And Triumph Of The Human Spirit by Robert Frimtzis
From Tajikistan to the Moon is an inspirational, true story of the spellbinding events of World War II, the author's escape from his war-torn country, his flight to freedom, and his ultimate success in America. Told from a unique Soviet perspective, Robert Frimtzis takes you from surviving bombs of the Nazi blitzkrieg, to imminent starvation and deprivation in a mud hut in Tajikistan, to [...]
 
Book: Italy-A feast for the Senses (The Quickstart Series) by R & M Engels
This book, ITALY-A FEAST FOR THE SENSES, is part of The Quickstart Series designed to enhance your travel planning inexpensively and efficiently. It is loaded with websites, packing tips, financial information and actual in-country experiences. While many of the more expensive and expansive travel books seem to be written by and for the younger generation, our eBooks are grounded in facts and [...]
 
Book: Rising from the Shadow of the Sun - A Story of Love, Survival and Joy by Ronny Herman de Jong
This second edition of Rising from the Shadow of the Sun, A Story of Love, Survival and Joy exemplifies the power of positive thinking, of hope, of perseverance even in the most perilous and life threatening situations and of a mother's love for her children, surpassing even the tragedy of death. Jeannette Herman-Louwerse, Netty, a young mother incarcerated by the Japanese on the island of Java [...]
 
Book: VENICE - the Keys to the City (ITALY TRAVEL) by Patty Civalleri
This book will entice you with hundreds of ways to unlock the secrets of Venice, one of the most impenetrable cities in the world. While everyone else is standing around staring, you will wander away from the crowds; take a selfie with a gargoyle; sip a Spritz while standing outside a bar; fill your bottle with water from a campo well; try baccala; learn to make glass; venture into the Catacombs [...]
 
Book: FEMA Camp Parent Trap by Ilyan Kei Lavanway
As a nation, we have ignored almost two centuries of prophetic warnings. The stage has already been set by those we have allowed to hold sway in our country. Do we recognize what's coming? Will we merely react to the crisis after it happens, or will we act in time to change the course of our nation and prevent the crisis? Can we take a lesson from 1940s Austrian history and prevent a repeat? As [...]
 
Book: Lost In Italy by Stacey Joy Netzel
When a hyper-organized Wisconsin TV producer maps out her Italian vacation, getting kidnapped by a gorgeous Hollywood movie star caught up in a murder scandal isn't on the itinerary. Then again, neither is falling in love. This time the action isn't scripted...and the danger is real. Small town television producer Halli Sanders planned the trip of a lifetime to Italy. Not on her itinerary? The [...]
 
Book: A Teacher of Time Theresienstadt Concentration Camp by Mary Maxie
When German teacher Laurena Woytowicz arrives at Peter Albright's school for the new school term, Peter suddenly begins having debilitating headaches. Laurena's talented Reiki ability is the only thing that seems to help him get rid of the pain. When Laurena finds an old piano at the Phoenix Musical Instrument Museum, that has a secret drawer with a notebook in it, she invites Peter to help her [...]
 
Book: Hobbit House in Italy by Tottie Limejuice
Short, sweet and sure to make you smile. Join Tottie as she boards a high speed train and heads off for an adventure in the Apennines, staying in a Hobbit House in Italy. This little travelogue will answer your questions. Did accident-prone Tottie make it there and back? Was her limited Italian enough to cope with unforeseen circumstances? You'll find humour and local colour for a light-hearted [...]
 
Book: FLORENCE: A Traveler's Guide to its Gems & Giants (ITALY TRAVEL) by Patty Civalleri
Plunge into a non-traditional Florence Italy Travel Guide that will get you hooked before you ever leave home. In this guide book, you will not find information about food, bars or hotels in Florence. Any website or app will give you such information, right? Sure, while on your trip, you will want to enjoy great Italian meals and wine. And you will. Because amazing food is on every single block [...]
 
Book: See the Amalfi Coast by Frances M Thompson
Praise for See the Amalfi Coast: "This story surprised me. And I love when that happens..." "Absolutely loved it. A brilliantly written short story that provides excellent characterisation and sense of place together with an underlying theme of great sadness well handled." "What begins as seemingly simple tale of a couple's holiday together, has an intriguing twist which makes the story saddening [...]
 
Book: All The Way Home (Legacy Series) by Ann Tatlock
"Tatlock's rich descriptions and characterizations are unusually fresh and inventive."~Publishers Weekly From a rough section of Los Angeles during the late Depression years, to the civil rights struggles of the 1960s in the South, this novel is a searing portrayal of one family trapped by alcoholism and another living the typical middle class life. A true American story told through the eyes of [...]
 
Book: Home Street Home - The Virginia Beach Chronicles by Georgia Saunders
WHAT THE COMMUNITY IS SAYING ABOUT HOME STREET HOME - THE VIRGINIA BEACH CHRONICLES... I just finished reading the book today! I could not put it down - it was WONDERFUL! I felt like I was there with everyone & everything as it took place. It gave me different insights to things I could not imagine going on. I cried at the end; when you were talking about Little Bear as I knew who you were really [...]
 
Book: Her Sister's Keeper by Sydell Voeller
Logan Corbett, registered nurse, suddenly becomes the guardian of her 10-year-old sister, Kim. A former prizewinning gymnast, the girl was seriously injured in the same plane accident that killed their parents. Logan admits she's overly protective of Kim, but only wants what she thinks is best for her. Dr. Zachary Dellinger, a pediatrician at the hospital where Logan works, suggests that Kim [...]
 
Book: When We Were Brave by Karla M. Jay
2019 New York City Big Book Distinguished Award winner! In WHEN WE WERE BRAVE, we find a conflicted SS officer, Wilhelm Falk, who risks everything to escape the Wehrmacht and get out the message about the death camps. Izaak is a young Jewish boy whose positive outlook is challenged daily as each new perilous situation comes along. American citizens, Herbert Muller and his family, are sent back to [...]
 
Book: Memories of Evil - A World War II Childhood by Peter Kubicek
We Holocaust survivors all suffered from what is now called PTSD -- post-traumatic stress disorder. In effect, we found it difficult to live with our memories. Each of us had to make his way back to normalcy in his own way -- a long circuitous road, which some traversed better and some worse. There are many Holocaust survivors who were unable to ever speak of their experiences and ultimately took [...]
 
Book: Tuscan Enchantment by Kate Zarrelli
Librarian Antonia Gray has fled England for northern Tuscany after an unhappy love affair to work on the archive of a 17th century Italian explorer, a member of a centuries-old aristocratic family. There she meets his descendent, Lorenzo Quattromani, rich, arrogant, handsome and engaged to the beautiful and ruthless Giselle. The last thing Antonia wants is to fall in love, least of all with [...]
 
Book: The Boy Who Kissed The Sky by David Haynes
George Roberts believes that when he was nearly four years old he flew; not in an airplane, helicopter or other man made device and not exactly like a bird but he flew nonetheless. Join him sixteen years later as he takes a road trip across Europe to find the only person who can help him do it again... the only problem is, that person has been dead for three hundred years. Humour, love and kismet [...]
 
Book: The Great War - Escape To Liberty by David Wilson
"The Great War: Escape To Liberty" gives an account of four separate prisoner-of-war escape attempts and the trials and tribulations they encountered on their journeys to the frontier and how they were pushed to the extreme limits of their endurance. Miracles, luck, coincidence, Providence it doesn't matter much what you call it certainly plays an important part in successful escapes. Without it, [...]
 
Book: THE GREAT WAR - ESCAPE TO FREEDOM by David Wilson
Five successful escapes from Prison Camp during the First World War are narrated in "The Great War: Escape To Freedom". There is an element of chance and risk about an attempt to escape from an enemy's country which is bound to appeal to anyone with a trace of sporting instinct. The prisoner is often harassed by hunger, tortured by the cold, weakened by privation, depressed by misery, overwhelmed [...]
 
Book: THREE AT THE CENTER OF RAGE by Martin J. Ryan
: In scenes that shift from New York to Moscow to South Asia, this novel explores the essential natures of three ordinary men whose lives, while appearing to barely touch, will produce a butterfly effect with the explosive power of C4. New York Detective, Sergeant Frank Driscoll, is assigned to the murder of a beautiful Russian immigrant. What at first seems a bungled mugging, proves instead to [...]
 
Book: Miss Locatelli by Sheila Claydon
Arabella knows her audacious plan to save her family's century old jewelry business doesn't stand a chance without Luca Enzio, she just wishes he wasn't helping her because her grandfather asked him to but because he wants to. For his part Luca can't remember when he was last so turned on by a woman and he doesn't like it one little bit. Apart from being way too young, Arabella is the [...]
 
Book: TOUCHING THE WIRE by Rebecca Bryn
Auschwitz 1944: 'He had no way to tell her he'd saved her life: no right to tell her to abandon hope.' Walt is a doctor in the women's infirmary in Auschwitz-Birkenau, a Nazi death camp in Poland, when Miriam, a Jewish nurse, steps down from a cattle wagon and into his heart, but can he save her? Together, they fight to save their patients, joining the camp resistance and risking death daily. [...]
 
Book: Under the Silk Hibiscus by Alice J. Wisler
During World War Two, fifteen-year-old Nathan and his family are sent to Heart Mountain, an internment camp in Wyoming for Japanese-Americans. Nathan's one desire, along with hoping that the beautiful singer Lucy will notice him, is to protect the family's gold pocket watch, a family heirloom brought over from Japan. His attempts are noble, but the watch is stolen. Nathan's actions to get the [...]
 
Book: That Day at the Lake by Rachel de Vine
Adriana and Luca grew up together. They were best friends, buddies, until one day at the lake, when they realized their feelings were changing to something more. A few days later, though, the young teens were separated by circumstances beyond their control. After graduating from university, Adriana moved to New York with a girlfriend, and amazingly, ran into Luca again! He has changed though. He [...]
 
Book: Diavolino by Steve Emmett
The chance to build a dream home on a private island in Italy's most beautiful lake offers architect Tom Lupton the fresh start he's been yearning for. But when he arrives with his family on Diavolino, he finds the terrified locals dead set against his arrival. The island, whose very existence has been shrouded in secrecy for half a millennium, has a dark history that no one cares to remember, [...]
 
Book: Imperfect Pairings by Jackie Townsend
An encounter with an Italian leads a woman down a path of love and self discovery. Smart, career driven Jamie had not intended to fall in love. And to a foreigner no less, an Italian who doesn't reveal his heritage at first. Jack is short for John, he tells her, but she soon discovers that John is short for Giovanni. Insanely handsome and intense but unreadable, Giovanni is a man of few words. [...]
 
Book: Voyagers by Philip Spires
Voyagers is a set of short stories loosely based on a theme of travel. In Brunei, a teacher discovers his future, while an Australian couple are initiated into a new culture. Memories of Vietnam come all the way home, while an aid worker in Sri Lanka seeks advice. A cultural tour of Italy turns on aesthetics and a dream journey to Turkey becomes less than wondrous. In the old Yugoslavia, a group [...]
 
Book: 22 Chapters by Ioana Cosmina Miscu
Vendetta is not for the weak, it's for the great! This book gives mafia a 21st century twist. It encapsulates the struggles of the modern man in overcoming tragedies, and it brings love, passion and crime into an amalgam. All characters are moulded to create an array of personalities with contradictory traits. Their lives are studied by Elizabeth, a young psychologist that plans the course of [...]
 
Book: The Red Manor by Rene Natan
Lucio Maria de'Vigentini, Lord of the Red Manor, is loaded with years, money, memories and regrets the ancient curse cast upon his family weighing heavily on his soul. He lost his son, Rick, at sea and his wife left him, taking Rick's twin, Chris Sandcroft, to Canada. Lucio, lonely and ailing, is tortured by the prophesy predicting the extinction of the Red Manor and its occupants at the turn of [...]
 
Book: Book of John, Order of the Universe II (THE DIVINE PLAN, Order of the Universe) (Volume 2) by Gary Randall Braithwaite
JOHN WRITES THIS FIRST HAND ACCOUNT OF HIS TRIALS AND TRIBULATIONS AS HE SURVIVES ON EARTH BETWEEN 2014 AND 2018, THIS INCLUDES THE END OF OCCUPY WARS, WASHINGTON DESTROYED BY NUCLEAR BOMB, SURVIVING THE KILLING FIELDS IN GEORGIA, HIS CARPENTRY WORK AT CAMP FEMA BARSTOW, HIS EXPERIENCES ON THE WAY TO TAOS, NEW MEXICO, HIS LIFE AT SMITTY'S COMMUNE, AND THE GREY'S VISITING HIM, AND HIS TRANSFER TO [...]
 
Book: Last Eyewitnesses, World War II Memories - D-Day to 70th Anniversary by Walter Parks
This book was written to help celebrate the 70th anniversary of D-Day and to preserve the last personal voices of the truly great soldiers that went ashore at Normandy on June 6, 1944 or shortly thereafter. Soon, all these brave men will pass to another time and place. We believe that these men should never be forgotten. Their personal memories must be preserved. Paratroopers, glider pilots, [...]
 
Book: Hemphill Towers by Leona Pence
Riley Saunders has her dream job. As an art director at a leading advertising agency, she works every day with her two best friends, Stella and Birdie. All three have been assigned to ensure that the Grand Opening of the Peterson Art Museum is nothing short of a success. When a girls' night out at a hot new Italian restaurant ends with a spilled bottle of wine, it sets in motion a series of [...]
 
Book: The Olive Grove by Narcisse Navarre
GIA BRUNO impulsively books a vacation to Italy to escape her unfulfilling New York City routine. As she wanders Hadrian's ruined estate near Tivoli, Gia becomes inexplicably lost. She takes a break beneath an ancient olive tree, hoping to regain her bearings, but is soon lulled into a deep sleep by a satyr. OVIELLO THE KEEPER weaves powerful dreams to ensnare the woman who has trespassed into [...]
 
Book: BAD LIES by Rolynn Anderson
Italy's haunted caves spell danger for an American golfer and a NATO geologist. Sophie Maxwell is a late-blooming, unorthodox golfer, and mother of a precocious thirteen year-old. Determined to put divorce, bankruptcy, and a penchant for gambling in her past, Sophie goes to Italy for a qualifying golf tournament. Jack Walker turned his back on a pro golfing career to become a geologist. As a [...]
 
Book: The Sculptor by Gina Fava
"Gina Fava provides a fresh voice in a genre that can be predictable. Fava takes the reader on a ride so fast and twisted that you will be dizzy trying to figure out who to trust. You will be riveted to the page as you discover along with Mara that everything she thought was true is a lie. Come along as she races to uncover the truth before she becomes The Sculptor's next victim. Gina Fava has a [...]
 


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