Candida Martinelli is a confirmed Italophile. To share her love of Italian culture, in 2003 she established the Italian culture website Candida Martinelli’s Italophile Site at Italophiles.com. The website has grown into a popular entertainment and reference site.
To share her love of Italy and books, she created in 2014 the Italophile Book Reviews Site which has grown quickly into an influential and respected source for books about Italy, Ancient Rome, Hyphenated Italians and Italian Culture.
Candida writes clean fiction for Italophiles, each book unique.
Women’s Fiction + Psychological Novel
Katie and Arthur Thompson begin their retirement travels in Venice, Italy. Nothing goes as planned, putting both of them in danger. Timeless Venice works its magic on the couple in unexpected ways. “On a knife’s edge, was how I felt.” – Book’s Narrator. Available in two formats: e-book and paperback.
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Romance + Satire Novel
Gina Accornero’s quiet life is threatened when the media invade her sleepy seaside town in search of a disgraced TV star, Robert Granieri. A clean, fun romantic tale, available in two formats: e-book and paperback.