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Of This Earth By David Bontumasi
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OF THIS EARTH is a story of a common man living an uncommon life. It is 1919 on the western coast of Sicily and from a simple misunderstanding on a barren hilltop, Francesco “Cicciu”... More > Catanzaro’s world begins to unravel beyond his control. His dissent is prompted by accusations from a landowner whose sheep has gone missing and is propelled forward, away from the only life he has ever known. He finally lands on a ship, crossing the ocean to America, determined to secure his rightful revenge.< Less
Haggard Gentle By Nancy Henshaw
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Clementia, Countess of Catanzaro. Beautiful, haughty, and dangerous enough that she must be brought to heel by the King of Sicily and his scheming Chancellor. The man for the task is the warrior... More > Matteo Bonnello. In this charming, audacious adventurer Clementia may have met her match, but Matteo has ambitions of his own. She discovers a man who may be enemy, captor, ally and lover all at once. In a royal court swamped by plots and power plays, an assassin's dagger lurks behind every column. To seize a future together, Matteo and Clementia must defy history itself.< Less
The Fruit Peddlers By N. Lynn Schofield
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In the Gulf of Termini off the coast of Sicily, three brothers cast their nets into the water, hauling up the day’s catch. Sons of a long line of fishermen, these men lead a poor and simple... More > life in the town of their ancestors. Soon, though, the call of opportunity reaches them from across the Atlantic. One by one, the brothers depart for America, leaving their families behind. Is this a siren song, luring them to destruction, or a true trumpet of hope? Follow this story of immigrants as they undertake the great journey, starting with nothing and eventually working their way to prosperity in the small city of Richmond, Indiana. No longer fishermen, they become . . . The Fruit Peddlers. < Less
Eurymedon By Gavin Rudgley
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Tom Banks and his father, Alistair, leave England to cruise the Mediterranean on their yacht, Genie, to experience history first hand. In Malta, they meet Helena, a librarian, and together they... More > travel to Sicily. There, Helena relates the tale of the battle of Syracuse, a turning point in the Peloponnesian War. Tom questions the story related by Helena so they seek out a historian, a rich recluse living in the Sicilian countryside to resolve the matter. No sooner than having made Doctor Porcini's acquaintance, they find themselves embroiled in the theft of an ancient and valuable relic, Eurymedon's jewel encrusted sword. Matters take a turn for the worse when Alistair unexpectedly encounters the gang. Presumed guilty by the police and Doctor Porcini, and with his father missing, Tom is forced to go on the run with Helena and face up to the criminal mastermind in order to rescue Alistair and prove their innocence. A chase that takes them back to Malta and a final dramatic encounter.< Less
Eurymedon By Gavin Rudgley
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Tom Banks and his father, Alistair, leave England to cruise the Mediterranean on their yacht, Genie, to experience history first hand. In Malta, they meet Helena, a librarian, and together they... More > travel to Sicily. There, Helena relates the tale of the battle of Syracuse, a turning point in the Peloponnesian War. Tom questions the story related by Helena so they seek out a historian, a rich recluse living in the Sicilian countryside to resolve the matter. No sooner than having made Doctor Porcini's acquaintance, they find themselves embroiled in the theft of an ancient and valuable relic, Eurymedon's jewel encrusted sword. Matters take a turn for the worse when Alistair unexpectedly encounters the gang. Presumed guilty by the police and Doctor Porcini, and with his father missing, Tom is forced to go on the run with Helena and face up to the criminal mastermind in order to rescue Alistair and prove their innocence. A chase that takes them back to Malta and a final dramatic encounter.< Less
My Life With The 52nd Fighter Group By Col. Thomas L Thacker (Ret)
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My Life with the 52nd Fighter Group is the first-hand view of a young supply officer's experiences during WW II, in and around the Mediterranean Sea. This book is rich with facts and details,... More > romance, humor and tragedy. From northern Michigan through North Africa to Sicily and Rome, from troop ships and C-rations to moonshine stills and slit trenches, these stories will tell you everything you wanted to know about how the troops were fed and moved and how the planes were kept flying. In these pages you'll encounter HRM King George, Generals Eisenhower and Patton, the US Table Tennis Champions, “Camelman” Montour, and Duckworth the squadron dog. You'll meet pilots, support staff, visiting celebrities, ladies of the night, and prisoners of war. You'll hear the stories behind the 52nd Squadron's impressive record of victories and the heartbreak of losses.< Less
The Cappuccino Trail By Justin Humphrey
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Three motorcyclists take 14 days ride through Europe, covering some 5000 miles, chasing a fast fading sun, living off cappuccino and little else...
The Secret Power By Marie Corelli
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Marie Corelli (/kɔːˈrɛli/; 1 May... More > 1855 – 21 April 1924) was a British novelist. She enjoyed a period of great literary success from the publication of her first novel in 1886 until World War I. Corelli's novels sold more copies than the combined sales of popular contemporaries, including Arthur Conan Doyle, H. G. Wells, and Rudyard Kipling, although critics often derided her work as "the favourite of the common multitude. "Mary Mackay was born in London to Elizabeth Mills, a servant of the Scottish poet and songwriter Dr. Charles Mackay, her biological father. In 1866, eleven-year-old Mary was sent to a Parisian convent to further her education. She returned to Britain four years later in 1870.Mackay began her career as a musician, adopting the name Marie Corelli for her billing. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marie_Corelli< Less
Antonino Reggio (1725-ca1800) - Thematic Catalogue By Anthony Hart
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This publication contains the thematic catalogue of the works of the eighteenth century Sicilian harpsichordist, violoncellist and composer Antonino Reggio. It is intended to be a companion to the... More > biography, description of the works and further details of the sources; ‘Eminent For His Skill in The Art, And Learning in The Science Of Sound: the life and music of Antonino Reggio’ (Edizione Antonino Reggio, Valletta, 2013).< Less
Blood On The Shamrock By Ned Burke
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Blood on the Shamrock is Ned Burke's memories of the Mediterranean theater of WW2 battles with his Royal Inniskilling Fusilier Regiment. In the book Ned delves deep into the life of the infantry... More > soldiers and officers who served so valiantly for their cause.< Less