A romance author under contract, Anna is struggling to write her next book. When a hired consultant unexpectedly arrives to help her, things turn a little too perfect. In the idyllic setting of a cozy cottage in the woods, enjoying the company of a charming companion can easily lead one to draw some uncomfortable conclusions. Caution is advised, but rarely heeded. Hijinks are bound to ensue.Anna is a famous romance novelist who just finished her most popular series ever. Now she has a problem. Her renegotiated contract obligates her to write several more books in continuation and Anna won't see another original title on the shelves until this part is fulfilled. The trouble is, the story is done, period. Does anyone care? Nope! With the publisher pressuring her for a manuscript she has no inspiration to write, Anna is left banging her head between a rock and a hard place.Enter: Alex Smiles, a consultant for hire, sent by Anna's agent to help her meet the fast-approaching deadline. Good intentions, road to hell... yeah, things don't exactly go as planned. Stuck together in a cozy little cottage all by themselves, the blocked Anna and her relentless consultant-slash-squatter lock in a battle of wits that threatens to drive one or both of them to distraction. Alex is handsome, he's smart, and he also happens to be very, very accomplished at rescuing an author in distress by fulfilling her every need—practically speaking, of course. But what happens when one of them starts reading too much into the situation?
No one knows how or why, but all over the world, people are returning from the beyond . . . and the rising of the dead is only the beginningDo you know when my father died? He died on January 11, 1979. The day before yesterday I was in the kitchen and I saw him standing in front of me, thirty years after I arranged his funeral. He was standing there naked, as if everything were perfectly normal, looking just the way he did when I buried him.They're coming back one by one. From the nineteenth century, from the Renaissance, from prehistoric times. They're not a threat. At least not at first. They're just like us, coming back into the world as lost and ravenous as when they were first born.But what is to become of the living?Adriano Karaianni is the doctor who discovers the reborn. Maria is expecting their first child, but childbirth has now become a crime and a threat to humanity. Their story emphasizes the destiny that all the living must face with the return of the dead.In...
Edoardo Albinati's The Catholic School creates a world: a world of power, sex, violence and the threat of masculinity, of the power wielded and misused by men in groups.In 1975, three young well-off men, former students at Rome's prestigious all-boys Catholic high school San Leone Magno, brutally torture, rape, and murder two young women. The event, which comes to be known as the Circeo massacre, shocks and captivates all of Italy, exposing the violence and dark underbelly of the upper middle class at a moment when the traditional structures of family and religion are under threat.Edoardo Albinati sets his novel in the halls and corridors of San Leone Magno in the late 1960s and the 1970s, exploring the intersection between the world of teenage boys and the structures of power in modern Italy. Along with indelible portraits of teachers and pupils - the charming Arbus, the literature teacher Cosmos, and his only Fascist friend, Max - Albinati's novel...
The Ethical Way is presented here in a high quality paperback edition. This popular classic work by Joseph Farrell is in the English language, and may not include graphics or images from the original edition. If you enjoy the works of Joseph Farrell then we highly recommend this publication for your book collection.
A novel set in Tuscany during the magical years when thousands of businesses blossomed, manufacturing objects for everyday life as well-made and beautiful as the Renaissance art that inspired them Infinite Summer brings the reader back to Italy in the 1970s, a time when growth and full employment propelled smart and industrious young men to create companies devoted to design, architecture, automobiles, and more. Three men share a dream of building a textile factory from scratch. Ivo Barrocciai, the enthusiastic son of a textile artisan, embarks on an elaborate project: to build a luxurious factory that will be "the envy of the Milanese." He recruits Cesare Vezzosi, a small building contractor, and Pasquale Citarella, a hardworking foreman from the south. Their relationships with each other and with their wives, their secret passions, their ambitions, and the compromises they have to make create a comical, moving fresco. It is at once a family saga and a love...
Having spent some time in Rome, Antonio - the handsomest young man in Catania - returns to his native town with the reputation of being a playboy and with a long list of amorous adventures behind him. To please his father, Antonio agrees to marry the beautiful Barbara. A year after their marriage however - scandal erupts. Barbara is still a virgin! The bride's family attempt to annul the marriage and Antonio's honour seems irrevocably lost.
Product DescriptionConsider the possibility that the history of the human race is not as simple as what has been taught in classroom textbooks. Consider the possibility that the evolutionary scientific explanation for mankind has ignored critical facts that are buried deep within the fossils and mankind's DNA. Consider the possibility that the religious stories that have often been the core basis for mankind's understanding of where it belongs in the history of creation may actually reveal a planet occupied with tyrannical giants and an elite highly intelligent race bent on genetic mutation.As horrifying as such possibilities are, Genes, Giants, Monsters, and Men sets forth a plausible theory revealing a hidden history of mankind and a possible reason that it has remained veiled for hundreds of thousands of years. With his well-documented style and breathtaking conclusions, Dr. Joseph P. Farrell pulls back the veil and takes the reader on an odyssey behind the mysterious history and myths of the human race.Joseph P. Farrell is a recognized scholar whose credentials include a PhD in philosophy from the University of Oxford. His literary contribution is a veritable resumé unto itself covering such fields as Nazi Germany, sacred literature, physics, finances, the Giza pyramids, and music theory. A renowned researcher with an eye to assimilate a tremendous amount of background material, Farrell is able to condense the best scholastic research in publication and draw insightful new conclusions on complex and controversial subjects.About the AuthorJoseph P. Farrell is a recognized scholar whose credentials include a Doctor of Philosophy degree from the University of Oxford. His literary contribution is a veritable resume unto itself covering such fields as Nazi Germany, Sacred Literature, physics, finances, the Giza pyramids, and music theory. A renowned researcher with an eye to assimilate a tremendous amount of background material, Dr. Farrell is able to condense the best scholastic research in publication and draw insightful new conclusions on complex and controversial subjects. Dr. Farrell is also the author of Feral House's releases "Babylon's Banksters" and "The Philosopher's Stone".
On vacation with her husband in an idyllic Italian valley, Police Inspector Simona Tavianello stops at the local beekeeper's shop to buy some honey, where she finds a body lying in the entrance. Simona tries to avoid involvement—she is, after all, off-duty. But when she realizes that the murder weapon is her own gun, what can she do but take charge?The victim was an engineer at the controversial agricultural research center for Sacropiano, a biotechnology company accused of developing pesticides that are making the bees in the region disappear. At the same time Simona found the body, the local beekeepers were nearby organizing a militant sit-in to protest the company's practices. And found on the floor near the corpse was a tract entitled, "The Bee Revolution." Simona Tavianello's investigation gets her caught between the radical environmentalists and the powerful industrialists who are allied with the police. That would be complication enough, but she also needs to...
When twenty-three year old Laura Brighton moves to New York City after college, she has big dreams, just like any Midwest girl trying to make it as a writer. But life doesn't always go as planned and her pre-scripted notions for her life turn out to be nothing more than a first draft.When a captivating brunette hits on her in a coffee shop, she learns she doesn't know anything at all, especially when it comes to matters of the heart. Laura falls hard and fast for an older woman, who later vanishes without a trace and has the nerve to re-appear fifteen years later.This is a short story of a love that started innocently enough, and left one woman with more questions than answers.
Cesare is a seventy-seven-year-old widower and cynical troublemaker, a man who has always struggled to care for others and has given up trying. Aside from an intermittent fling with a nurse called Rossana, he avoids contact with his neighbours and even his own children. One day, the enigmatic Emma moves into the neighbouring flat with her strange and sinister husband. Suspecting there is more to their relationship than meets the eye, Cesare decides to investigate. This new sense of purpose awakens his appetite for life, and he soon finds himself risking everything for a future he had never thought possible.