Reviewed Books and Authors Listed Alphabetically


Legends of the Sibilline Mountains by Giuseppe Santarelli
Letters Home by Glenda Helms
Limoncello Yellow (Franki Amato Series) by Traci Andrighetti 
Lives of the Most Eminent Painters... by Giorgio Vasari
Lives Wired by Candida Martinelli
Living in Italy, The Real Deal by Stef Smulders
Lost in the City of Flowers by Maria C. Trujillo
Love Thy Sister (Mina's Adventures Series) by Maria Grazia Swan
Loving Lucianna by Joyce DiPastena
Make Ahead Bread by Donna Currie
Mamma Mia...That's Life! by Valerie Barona
Mastering Pasta by Marc Vetri and David Joachim
Medicus (Ruso Series) by Ruth Downie
Medieval & Renaissance Cookbooks by Anonymous, Martino, Scappi, Sacchi
Messina by Liz Galvano
Michelangelo, A Life in Six Masterpieces by Miles J. Unger
Mischief in Italy by Beate Boeker
Mission Rome Scavenger Hunt Adventure by Catherine Aragon
Mister Gregory by Sveva Casati Modignani
Moonlight in Tuscany by Kate Fitzroy
Morning Colors by Sharon Timm
Murder and Marinara (The Italian Kitchen Mystery Series) by Rosie Genova
Murder in Hand (Alicia Allen Investigates Series) by Celia Conrad
Murder in Megara (John the Lord Chamberlain Mystery) by Mary Reed & Eric Mayer 
Murder, Mi Amore by Cara Marsi
Murder Most Unfortunate (Rick Montoya Italian Mystery) by David P. Wagner
Murder Under the Italian Moon (Lella/Moon Series) by Maria Grazia Swan
New Man, New Troubles (Italian Art Squad Series) by John Galavan
New Testament Basics for Catholics by John Bergsma
Nonna's House by Jody Scaravella
No Place Like Rome by Julie Moffett
Not in a Tuscan Villa by John and Nancy Petralia
Not My Mother's Kitchen by Rob Chirico
Omnibus Italian Romance and Passion by Jayne Castel
One for Sorrow by Mary Reed and John Mayer
Ontreto by Peter Crawley
Ovid (Marcus Corvinus Series) by David Wishart
Pagan and Christian Rome by Rodolfo Lanciani
Pasta, Poppy Fields and Pearls (Tuscany Quartette Series) by Sophia Bar-Lev
Pensa in Italiano! by Antonio Libertino 
Pepe & Poppy by Joe Novella


By Author


Adamson - Philosophy in the Hellenistic and Roman Worlds by Peter Adamson
Adderson - Eat, Leo, Eat! by Caroline Adderson and Josee Bisallion
Alighieri - The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri
Anderson - Smelling Sunshine by Constance Anderson
Andrews - The Country Cooking of Italy by Coleman Andrews
Andrighetti - Limoncello Yellow (Franki Amato Series) by Traci Andrighetti
Anonymous - Medieval & Renaissance Cookbooks by Anonymous, Martino, Scappi, Sacchi
Apicius - Apicius and Cookery and Dining in Imperial Rome by Apicius, Starr, Vehling
Aragon - Mission Rome Scavenger Hunt Adventure by Catherine Aragon
Arcadio - Split Symmetry by Kirsten Arcadio
Aurelius - The Meditations by Marcus Aurelius
Ayre - A Year in Tuscany by Annie Ayre
Bar-Lev - Pasta, Poppy Fields and Pearls (Tuscany Quartette Series) by Sophia Bar-Lev
Bar-Lev - Pizza and Promises (Tuscany Quartette Series) by Sophia Bar-Lev
Barona - Mamma Mia...That's Life! by Valerie Barona
Bartolomeo - Bus 64 - Rome by Umberto Bartolomeo
Beer - Culinaria Italia from H. F. Ullman by Gunter Beer
Bell - The Blood of Caesar (Notebooks of Pliny the Younger Series) by Albert Bell, Jr.
Berenson - The Florentine/Venetian Paintings of the Italian Renaissance by Bernard Berenson
Bergren - Glittering Promises (Grand Tour Series) by Lisa T. Bergren
Bergsma - New Testament Basics for Catholics by John Bergsma
Bertolotti - Florence and Me / Turin and Me by Elaine Bertolotti
Boccaccio - The Decameron by Giovanni Boccaccio
Boeker - A New Life by Beate Boeker
Boeker - Banker's Death (Temptation in Florence Series) by Beate Boeker
Boeker - Charmer's Death (Temptation in Florence Series) by Beate Boeker
Boeker - Delayed Death (Temptation in Florence Series) by Beate Boeker
Boeker - Mischief in Italy by Beate Boeker
Bosworth - Italian Venice: A History by R. J. B. Bosworth
Breem - Eagle in the Snow by Wallace Breem
Breem - The Legate's Daughter by Wallace Breem
Browning - The Complete Works of Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Bryson - Giovanni Goes to Med School by Kathy Bryson
Butler - Tried Top Class 30 Italian One Dish Recipes by Johnnie W. Butler
Camilleri - The Fourth Secret by Andrea Camilleri
Camilleri - The Shape of Water (Montalbano Series) by Andrea Camilleri
Campanale - Downtown Italian by Joe Campanale, et. al.
Caputo - Under the Lion Sun by Michael Caputo
Carillo - Shepherd Avenue by Charlie Carillo
Carlotto - Bandit Love (Alligator Series) by Massimo Carlotto
Carofiglio - Involuntary Witness (Guido Guerrieri Series) by Gianrico Carofiglio
Carter - Understanding Italian Opera by Tim Carter
Casiraghi - The Purple Room by Mauro Casiraghi
Castel - Omnibus Italian Romance and Passion by Jayne Castel
Chapman - Stargazers by Allan Chapman
Charles - All Roads Lead to Rome by Charles River Editors
Chirico - Not My Mother's Kitchen by Rob Chirico
Chiofalo - Stella Mia by Rosanna Chiofalo
Centofanti - The Night of La Befana, An Italian Legend by Maria Centofanti Pritchard, illus. by Isabella Centofanti Alexander
Clemetson - A Daughter's Promise by Christine Clemetson
Cochran - A Room With a Pew (Lucille Mystery) by Peg Cochran
Cochran - Hit and Nun by Peg Cochran
Cole - Italian Renaissance Courts by Alison Cole
Coles - The Politics of Washing by Polly Coles
Collins - The Haunted Hotel by Wilkie Collins
Collodi - The Adventures of Pinocchio by Collodi
Conrad - A Model Murder (Alicia Allen Investigates Series) by Celia Conrad
Conrad - Murder in Hand (Alicia Allen Investigates Series) by Celia Conrad
Cooper - The Devil Will Come by Glenn Cooper
Costantini - The Secrets of a Vatican Cardinal by Costantini, Pighin, Mussio
Cram - The Towers of Tuscany by Carol M. Cram
Crawford - Historical Romances by F. Marion Crawford
Crawley - Ontreto by Peter Crawley
Criswell - At Least You're In Tuscany by Jennifer Criswell
Currie - Make Ahead Bread by Donna Currie
Davis - The Garden of the Hesperides by Lindsey Davis
Davis - The Silver Pigs (Falco Series) by Lindsey Davis
De Blasi - A Thousand Days in Venice by Marlena de Blasi
De Giovanni - Blood Curse (Commissario Ricciardi Series) by Maurizio de Giovanni
De Paola - Strega Nona (Strega Nona Series) by Tomie de Paola
De Santis - Italian Canadians at Table edited by Loretta Gatto-While & Delia De Santis
Del Conte - Gastronomy of Italy by Anna del Conte
Dibdin - Cosi Fan Tutti and Dead Lagoon (Aurelio Zen Series) by Michael Dibdin
Di Felice - A Zany Slice of Italy by Ivanka Di Felice
Di Mare - The Paradise of the Devils by Franco di Mare
Dionne - An American Girl in Italy by Aubrie Dionne
DiPastena - Loving Lucianna by Joyce DiPastena
Dobbs - A Treacherous Treasure (Mooseamuck Mystery) by Leighann Dobbs
Dobbs - A Zen for Murder by Leighann Dobbs
Downie - Medicus (Ruso Series) by Ruth Downie
Downie - Tabula Rasa (Ruso Series) by Ruth Downie
Downie - Vita Brevis (Ruso Series) Ruth Downie
Dreher - How Dante Can Save Your Life by Rod Dreher
Ellison - The Green Bronze Mirror by Lynne Ellison
Erasmo - Strolling Through Rome by Mario Erasmo
Everitt - Hadrian and the Triumph of Rome by Anthony Everitt
Everitt - The Rise of Rome by Anthony Everitt
Eyre - Death of the Duchess by Elizabeth Eyre
Falaschi - The Secret Scrolls by Sonia Falaschi-Ray
Field - The Italian Baker by Carol Field
Finnis - Danger in the Wind (Aurelia Marcella Roman Mystery Series) by Jane Finnis
Fisk - Cupid and the Silent Goddess by Alan Fisk
Fitzroy - Dreams of Tuscany by Kate Fitzroy
Fitzroy - Moonlight in Tuscany by Kate Fitzroy
Forster - A Room With a View by E. M. Forster
Fortune - Alaric's Gold by Robert Fortune
Furio - Francesco's Song by C. M. Furio
Galavan - New Man, New Troubles (Italian Art Squad Series) by John Galavan
Galvano - Messina by Liz Galvano
Genova - Murder and Marinara (The Italian Kitchen Mystery Series) by Rosie Genova
Genova - The Wedding Soup Murder (Italian Kitchen Mystery Series) by Rosie Genova
Gentile - The Italian Cookbook by Maria Gentile
Gerritsen - Playing With Fire by Tess Gerritsen
Giusti - When in Rome by Amabile Giusti
Gladstone - Carving a Niche for Himself by Douglas J. Gladstone
Goldsworthy - Augustus, First Emperor of Rome by Adrian Goldsworthy
Gordon - Audrey Gordon's Tuscan Summer by Audrey Gordon
Grace - Her Italian Millionaire by Carol Grace
Green - 10 Must-See Sights: Venice by Mark Green
Green - Her Reluctant Bodyguard by Jennette Green
Gucci - In the Name of Gucci by Patricia Gucci and Wendy Holden
Guittari - A Florentine Death by Michele Guittari
Hamilton - Tino and the Pomodori by Tonya Russo Hamilton and Britta Nicholson
Harris - The Lost World of Byzantium by Jonathan Harris
Haskell - The New Deal in Old Rome by H. J. Haskell
Hawker - Vain Pursuits (Bunny Elder Series) by J. B. Hawker
Heather - The Restoration of Rome by Peter Heather
Hellenga - The Confessions of Francis Godwin by Robert Hellenga
Helms - Letters Home by Glenda Helms
Herman - A Comedy of Murders (Leonardo & Niccolo Series) by George Herman
Hewson - A Season for the Dead (Nic Costa Series) by David Hewson
Hibbert - Rome The Biography of a City by Christopher Hibbert
Hochberg - The Lost Catacomb by Shifra Hochberg
Hoffman - The Bible Doesn't Say That by Joel Hoffman
Holme - The Neopolitan Streak (Achille Peroni Series) by Timothy Holme
Hooper - The Italians by John Hooper
Hudgins - Death of an Obnoxious Tourist by Maria Hudgins
James - The Aspern Papers by Henry James
James - Daisy Miller by Henry James
Jones - Death of a Showgirl (Castagnetti Series) by Tobias Jones
Kaplan - Sinatra: The Chairman by James Kaplan
Karmel - Pizza on the Grill by Elizabeth Karmel and Bob Blumer
Kazan - The Painter of Souls by Philip Kazan
Kazmierczak - 35 Delicious Italian Dishes To Prepare At Home by Pamela Kazmierczak
Kazmierczak - 35 Italian Recipes For Your Slow Cooker by Pamela Kazmierczak
Kent - A Party in San Niccolo and Late Season by Christobel Kent
Lafferty - The Shepherdess of Siena by Linda Lafferty
Lagioia - Bringing It All Back Home by Nicola Lagioia
Lahey - The 45th Nail by Ian Leahy and Michael Leahy
Lanciani - Pagan and Christian Rome by Rodolfo Lanciani
Larmer - Words Can Kill by C. A. Larmer
Larsen - Bye, Bye Love by K.J. Larsen

Lebow - Sent to the Devil (Lorenzo da Ponte Mystery) by Laura Lebow
Lebow - The Figaro Murders (Lorenzo Da Ponte Mystery Series) by Laura Lebow
LeHoullier - Epic Tomatoes by Craig LeHoullier
Leon - By Its Cover (Commissario Brunetti Series) by Donna Leon
Leon - Death at La Fenice (Commissario Brunetti Series) by Donna Leon
Leon - Falling in Love by Donna Leon
Leotta - Giulia Goes to War (Legacy of Honor Series) by Joan Leotta
Lepore - The Bone Keepers (Mythmakers Trilogy) by James Lepore and Carlos Davis
Leslie - Beyond the Pasta by Mark Leslie
Leveen - Juliet's Nurse by Lois Leveen
Levinson - Italy Luxury Family Hotels & Resorts by Debra Levinson
Libertino - Pensa in Italiano! by Antonio Libertino
Lin - Cappuccinos, Cupcakes, and a Corpse by Harper Lin
Litwinovich - Assisi Walking Adventure Guide by John Litwinovich
LoCoco - A Song for Bellafortuna by Vincent LoCoco
LoCoco - Tempesta's Dream by Vincent B. "Chip" LoCoco
Lumbard - Angels by Alexis York Lumbard
Machiavelli - The Prince and The Discourses by Niccolo Machiavelli
Maitland-Lewis - Botticelli's Bastard by Stephen Maitland-Lewis
Marsi - Murder, Mi Amore by Cara Marsi
Martin - Tomorrow or Never by Maria Martin
Martinelli - An Extra Virgin Pressing Murder by Candida Martinelli
Martinelli - Lives Wired by Candida Martinelli
Martinelli - Rose and the Singing Bagels by Candida Martinelli
Martinelli - The Anonymous Andalusian Cookbook Edited by Candida Martinel...
Martinelli - The Hague by Candida Martinelli
Martinelli - Violet's Problem (Violet Strange Mysteries) by Candida Martinelli
Matthey - Abruzzo Intrigue (Hardy Durkin Travel Mystery) by Bluette Matthey
McKenna - Venice in the Moonlight by Elizabeth McKenna
Mead - A Very Blessed Christmas Coloring Book by Robin Mead
Meier - Her Brooding Italian Boss by Susan Meier
Miconi - Celebrate Italian Style by Jacqueline Miconi
Modignani - Mister Gregory by Sveva Casati Modignani
Moffett - No Place Like Rome by Julie Moffett
Moravia - Agostino by Alberto Moravia
Moore - The Serpent of Venice by Christopher Moore
Murphy - Reclaiming Francis by Charles M. Murphy
Myers - Classic in the Dock (Jack Colby Mystery) by Amy Myers
Myers - Interrupted Aria (Tito Amato Series) by Beverle Graves Myers
Nabb - Death of an Englishman (Marshal Guarnaccia Series) by Magdalen Nabb
Nath - Galdir - Protector of Rome (Galdir Series) by Fredrik Nath
Norwich - Sicily by John Julius Norwich
Novella - Pepe & Poppy by Joe Novella
O'Malley - The Jesuits by John W. O'Malley
Orczy - Unto Caesar by Baroness Emmuska Orczy
Patzer - The Contessa's Vendetta by Mirella Sichirollo Patzer
Patzer - The Novice by Mirella Sichirollo Patzer
Pears - The Raphael Affair (Art History Series) by Iain Pears
Pedrick - Chickens Eat Pasta, Escape to Umbria by Clare Pedrick
Pence - Cooking Spirits (Angie Amalfi Mysteries) by Joanne Pence
Pepper - Davide by Roger Pepper
Perry - A Christmas Escape by Anne Perry
Petralia - Not in a Tuscan Villa by John and Nancy Petralia
Petrarch - Sonnets to Laura by Petrarch
Pilgrim - Summer of Fire by Kitty Pilgrim
Polo - The Travels of Marco Polo - Il Milione by Marco Polo
Pope Francis - Spirit of St. Francis by Pope Francis
Prevas - Hannibal Crosses the Alps by John Prevas
Proud - A Tabernacle for the Sun by Linda Proud
Radcliffe - A Sicilian Romance by Mrs. Ann Ward Radcliffe
Reed - Murder in Megara (John the Lord Chamberlain Mystery) by Mary Reed & Eric Mayer
Reed - One for Sorrow by Mary Reed and John Mayer
Roberts - The King's Gambit (SPQR Series) by John Maddox Roberts
Roberts - The Villa by Nora Roberts
Rosett - Elusive (On the Run Series) by Sara Rosett
Rowe - The Ides of June by Rosemary Rowe
Rowe - The Fateful Day (Libertus Mystery Series) by Rosemary Rowe
Russell - 101 Places in Italy, a Private Grand Tour by Francis Russell
Russo - Wrestling with the Devil by Antonio Russo and Tonya Russo Hamilton
Saftich - Port of No Return by Michelle Saftich
Sanfey - Hotel Caruso (Victor Barnier Series) by Carina Sanfey
Santarelli - Legends of the Sibilline Mountains by Giuseppe Santarelli
Santucci - Tales of Grace by Luigi Santucci
Sarff - Italian Folly (Kissed in Italy Series) by Julie Sarff 
Sarff - Sweet Delicious Madness and the Hordes of Lidias (Kissed in Italy Series) by JulieSarff
Sarff - The Many Mysterious Deaths of Silvio Berlusconi (Kissed in Italy Series) by Julie Sarff
Saylor - Roman Blood (Gordianus the Finder Series) by Steven Saylor
Scaravella - Nonna's House by Jody Scaravella
Sciarillo - Gifts for Ugo by Joseph C. Sciarillo
Scottoline - Corrupted (Rosato & DiNunzio Legal Series) by Lisa Scottoline
Segan - Dolci:  Italy's Sweets by Francine Segan
Sklepowich - Death in a Serene City (Urbino MacIntyre Series) by Edward Sklepowich
Smith - Silence of the Lamps by Karen Rose Smith
Smith - The Girl From Venice by Martin Cruz Smith
Smulders - Living in Italy, The Real Deal by Stef Smulders
Solak - A Footpath in Umbria by Nancy Yuktonis Solak
Steedman - Knights of Art by Amy Steedman
Sutcliff - The Eagle of the Ninth (The Eagle Series) by Rosemary Sutcliff
Swan - Ashes of Autumn (Mina's Adventures Series) by Maria Grazia Swan
Swan - Bosom Bodies (Mina's Adventures Series) by Maria Grazia Swan
Swan - Death Under a Venice Moon (Lella/Moon Series) by Maria Grazia Swan
Swan - Italian Summer (Mina's Adventures Series) by Maria Grazia Swan  
Swan - Love Thy Sister (Mina's Adventures Series) by Maria Grazia Swan
Swan - Murder Under the Italian Moon (Lella/Moon Series) by Maria Grazia Swan
Sweeney - The Complete Francis of Assisi by Jon M. Sweeney
Sweeney - The Enthusiast by Jon M. Sweeney
Sweeney - When Saint Francis Saved the Church by Jon M. Sweeney
Tedesco - I Am John, I Am Paul by Mark Tedesco
Timm - Morning Colors by Sharon Timm
Tinnell - Feast of the Seven Fishes by Robert Tinnell and Alex Saviuk
Tremayne - Shroud for the Archbishop by Peter Tremayne
Todd - Sour Grapes (Claudia Seferius Mystery Series) by Marilyn Todd
Toscano - Accused by Mark Toscano
Townsend - Voices in the Dark by Lindsay Townsend
Trujillo - Lost in the City of Flowers by Maria C. Trujillo
Tubby - Gelato, Ice Creams, Sorbets by Linda Tubby
Unger - Michelangelo, A Life in Six Masterpieces by Miles J. Unger
Valjan - Roma, Underground by Gabriel Valjan
Varesi - River of Shadows (Commissario Soneri Series) by Valerio Varesi
Vasari - Lives of the Most Eminent Painters... by Giorgio Vasari
Vescovi - Eat Now; Talk Later by James Vescovi
Vetri - Mastering Pasta by Marc Vetri and David Joachim
Vichi - Death in an Olive Grove by Marco Vichi
Vichi - Death in August (Inspector Bordelli Mystery Series) by Marco Vichi
Von Arnim - Enchanted April by Elizabeth Von Arnim
Wagner - Murder Most Unfortunate (Rick Montoya Italian Mystery) by David P. Wagner
Wagner - Return to Umbria by David P. Wagner
Westland - Edited Out (Murder in Boston Series) by Cynthia Westland
Williams - What Happens in the Alps by T. A. Williams
Williams - What Happens in Tuscany by T.A. Williams
Wilson - The Greatest Empire, A Life of Seneca by Emily Wilson
Wishart - Finished Business (Marcus Corvinus Mystery Series) by David Wishart
Wishart - Foreign Bodies by David Wishart
Wishart - Ovid (Marcus Corvinus Series) by David Wishart
Wishart - Trade Secrets (Marcus Corvinus Mystery) by David Wishart
Works - City of Illusions by Judith Works  
Works - Coins in the Fountain by Judith Works