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“5 YEAR ANNIVERSARY”

Bridge of Sighs and Dreams was published five years ago this week. My goal was to entertain and inform. Sales, interviews, newspaper and magazine articles, and lovely reviews have exceeded any expectations I might have had. An unforeseen benefit has … Continue reading

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“I COULDN’T PUT THE BOOK DOWN!”

  “I have always been infatuated with WWII History and the Holocaust. I was so impressed with the details and the character’s determination for survival and dreams of the future. Pamela Allegretto did an amazing job capturing the history, the fear, tension, and intimidation of the times. … Continue reading

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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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“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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“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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“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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