Category Archives: Fiction

“PAGE-TURNER EXTRAORDINAIRE”

  “PAGE-TURNER EXTRAORDINAIRE” Mille Grazie to Burton for this lovely review. “Pamela Allegretto does a masterful job of leading her readers into the horrors of the German oppression of Italy from 1943 to 1945. She accomplishes this through the eyes … Continue reading

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“PAGE-TURNING SUSPENSE”

“PAGE-TURNING SUSPENSE” Thank you to journalist Tom Soboleski for your lovely review. I am grateful to you for your generous words. “I just finished reading this book for the second time in three years. This is page-turning story telling at … Continue reading

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“IT WAS AMAZING”

Mille grazie to noted author Kathryn Gauci for writing such a lovely review. “Set during WWII in Italy, this book takes us through worn-torn Italy in a heart-wrenching story of betrayal and hope. Betrayal by Italians against Italians, and then … Continue reading

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PAINTING IN NAPLES

The Neapolitan “soul” is guaranteed to squeeze your heart into submission. “Goethe wrote: “Naples is Paradise. Everyone lives in a state of intoxicated self-forgetfulness, myself included.” No painting excursion into the Campania region is complete without a visit to Naples. … Continue reading

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“COMPELLING WORLD WAR TWO NOVEL”

“COMPELLING WORLD WAR TWO NOVEL” A thousand thanks to noted author Pat Camalliere for taking the time to write such a lovely review. “If you liked Kristin Hannah’s The Nightingale, you will have to love Pamela Allegretto’s Bridge of Signs … Continue reading

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“NON-STOP PAGE TURNER”

“NON-STOP PAGE TURNER” “Pamela Allegretto’s latest novel “Bridge of Sighs and Dreams” is a non-stop page turner that will have you riveted and deeply involved from beginning to end. They say it’s best to write “what you know” and the … Continue reading

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“GRIPPING STORY WITH LOTS OF SUSPENSE!”

“GRIPPING STORY WITH LOTS OF SUSPENSE!” Thank you so much, Airman Pankdawg, for taking the time to write such a lovely review. “I could not put this book down. It’s a beautifully written ww2 story about a woman and her … Continue reading

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“It Was Amazing”

La vita è bella! I am humbled and grateful for every review, and those international reviews are always a special treat. I’ve had reviews from Italy, Australia, New Zealand, Austria, France, Spain, Netherlands, Greece, Germany, Great Britain, and Canada. Now, … Continue reading

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Nazi’s, Fascists, Greed, and Revenge

“Nazi’s, Fascists, greed, and revenge, “Bridge of Sighs and Dreams” has it all. A suspenseful story of survival that will keep the reader on the edge of their seat. I really enjoyed this book that was so unpredictable. Pamela Allegretto … Continue reading

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IL PRIMO SETTEMBRE/SEPTEMBER FIRST

by Luciano Somma  On this first day of September, I felt it appropriate to share the poem SEPTEMBER FIRST written by Luciano Somma. As in all of Luciano’s poetry, we feel the sentimental spirit of one of Italy’s foremost poets. … Continue reading

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FUSSY LIBRARIAN

THE FUSSY LIBRARIAN When THE FUSSY LIBRARIAN contacts you for an interview, you know there is a God, and She likes you, She really likes you. Sadye Scott-Hainchek aka THE FUSSY LIBRARIAN takes the time to write a lovely introduction … Continue reading

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GREAT HONOR

GREAT HONOR – To have acclaimed author Mandy Eve Barnett interview me was indeed a great honor. I felt privileged to be included alongside so many accomplished authors. In addition to my personal background, the interview highlights my novel Bridge … Continue reading

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OVERDRIVE

OVERDRIVE A little bit of good “personal” news to end a week of disturbing “national” news. I am delighted to announce that Bridge of Sighs and Dreams is now listed on Overdrive. Overdrive is the leading digital reading platform for … Continue reading

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Mithraism in Ancient Rome

Mithraism in Ancient Rome While conducting research for my World War 2 novel Bridge of Sighs and Dreams, I wanted to incorporate some of the ancient underground caverns used by the Resistance to smuggle Italian Jews out of Rome in … Continue reading

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EVOCATIVE AND RESONANT

EVOCATIVE AND RESONANT When noted historical fiction author Chrystyna K. Lucyk gives your novel a 5-Star review, it makes for one beautiful day. Mille grazie, Chrystyna, sei molto simpatica! “Evocative and resonant. I stumbled on Allegretto on Goodreads and picked … Continue reading

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