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“THIS BOOK LEFT ME BREATHLESS”

  “Bridge of Sighs and Dreams is a stirring and evocative portrait of Italy under the Fascists and the Nazi occupation. I’ve visited Italy several times and the elegant descriptions made me feel as if I had returned. This book … Continue reading

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“DYNAMIC ACHIEVEMENT”

“This book absorbed me fully from the first chapter, and the suspense grew steadily throughout. If you want a riveting glimpse of the confusion, chaos, horror, and poignant humanity of war (in this case, World War II Italy), this book … Continue reading

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FESTA DELLA LIBERAZIONE

Today is one of Italy’s most celebrated holidays: Festa della Liberazione (Liberation Day Celebration). It marks the fall of Mussolini’s Italian Social Republic and the end of the Nazi occupation in Italy in 1945. For a deeper insight into life … Continue reading

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NEW INTERVIEW

NEW INTERVIEW I was honored to have Ronesa Aveela at Bendideia Publishing invite me for a featured interview in the Cultural Diversity section of their website. I feel privileged to be included alongside so many accomplished authors who feel deeply … Continue reading

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“IT WAS AMAZING”

What a fabulous way to end the year! Thank you to noted author M.P. Tonnesen for taking the time to write such a lovely review.  “A gripping, beautifully written story of love, war, and human nature set in Italy during … Continue reading

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“MESMERIZING”

“MESMERIZING” Thank you so much to novelist Marina Osipova for taking the time to write such a lovely review. I am grateful to you for your kindness. “Bridge of Sighs and Dreams is everything that readers who enjoy historical fiction, … Continue reading

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“BREATHTAKING”

“BREATHTAKING”   Many thanks to USA Today Best Selling Author, Ellie Midwood, for writing such a lovely review. “Fans of the historical fiction genre will definitely enjoy this novel set in pre-war and WWII Italy. It’s a complex tale with … Continue reading

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BACK-STORY

My most sincere thanks to WritersWeekly and the staff at Booklocker for publishing the “Back-Story” to my novel Bridge of Sighs and Dreams. For those of you who have already read the book and for others who have not yet … Continue reading

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WW2 AND ART IN FICTION

“WW2  & ART IN FICTION” I am honored to have BRIDGE OF SIGHS AND DREAMS added to this prestigious directory: “WW2 & ART IN FICTION.” Thank you to celebrated author, Jennifer Alderson for your consideration and generosity. Click on this … Continue reading

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NEW INTERVIEW

Mille grazie to award-winning author Kathryn Gauci for featuring my interview on her website. I am honored to be included alongside such gifted authors. I also appreciate Kathryn’s consideration to my interests beyond writing. Click here to view the entire … Continue reading

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“FANTASTIC BOOK”

“FANTASTIC BOOK” “I love books that are thoroughly entertaining but where I learn something at the same time (in this case, life in Italy under Mussolini and the Nazi occupation). ‘Bridge of Sighs and Dreams’ scores top marks on both … Continue reading

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ABSOLUTELY BRILLIANT

ABSOLUTELY BRILLIANT “A brilliantly written book is set in rural Italy and Rome during World War II. The writer has a great talent for drawing the reader in from the very beginning. This incredible story tells of the atrocities of … Continue reading

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“A PACE THAT WILL KEEP YOUR HEART RACING”

“A PACE THAT WILL KEEP YOUR HEART RACING” The sun shines brighter each time a new 5-star review appears on Amazon. I offer my most sincere thanks to noted author Marina Osipova for taking the time to write such a … Continue reading

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“ONE OF THE BEST WWII NOVELS”

“ONE OF THE BEST WWII NOVELS” My heartfelt thanks to the Amazon reader for writing such a lovely review. I am delighted that you enjoyed the novel and appreciate your kindness. I’m sorry that your name was not listed so … Continue reading

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MOTHER’S DAY GIFT

What an amazing Mother’s Day gift coming all the way from France, these beautiful words and review written by noted author, Laurette Long. Merci` beaucoup, Laurette. La vita e` veramente bellissima! “I’ve just read Pamela Allegretto-Franz‘s wonderful novel ‘Bridge of … Continue reading

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