Terra d’Amore. An Italian Story

Part I. Sojourners all

PART I. SOJOUNERS ALL is the first book in the TERRA D’AMORE. AN ITALIAN STORY series. TERRA D’AMORE. AN ITALIAN STORY is the author’s collection of ten powerful and romantic novels set in the hills and valleys outside Bologna in the region of Emilia-Romagna. In PART I. SOJOUNERS ALL, the story begins.

This the first part of a powerful love story that chronicles three generations of an Italian family starting with the difficult and tumultuous immigration of Giuseppe Costanzo and Rosa Nicolazzo. It is the amazing love story that was their life. Their arduous and exciting journey begins in Italy at the beginning of the 20th century and ends decades later in a small town in Western Pennsylvania.

A century after they leave Italy, an American man, a writer and the grandson of Giuseppe and Rosa, meets and falls  in love with an Italian woman in the hills outside Bologna. The story of their love affair spans three decades, starting 5000 miles apart. They overcome time, distance and obstacle to eventually marry in Italy.

Terra d’Amore. An Italian Story

Part II. An Ocean Between Them

PART II. AN OCEAN BETWEEN THEM is the second book in the TERRA D’AMORE. AN ITALIAN STORY series. TERRA D’AMORE. AN ITALIAN STORY is the author’s collection of ten powerful and romantic novels set in the hills and valleys outside Bologna in the region of Emilia-Romagna. In PART II. AN OCEAN BETWEEN THEM, the story continues.

TERRA d'AMORE. AN ITALIAN STORY is una storia d'amore...a powerful love story that chronicles three generations of an Italian family. The dream is his...of a farm in Italy and a beautiful world with her. She breathes life into it and with their four seasons apart, they come together in heart and spirit. The love affair begins!

In Part II the story continues...or perhaps it is just beginning! The next generation of this wonderful family takes center stage and their beautiful dream begins to unfold. This is the story of an American man and an Italian woman, falling in love 5000 miles apart.

Terra d’Amore. An Italian Story

Part III. The Spaces Between Our Fingers

PART III. THE SPACES BETWEEN OUR FINGERS is the third book in the TERRA D’AMORE. AN ITALIAN STORY series. TERRA D’AMORE. AN ITALIAN STORY is the author’s collection of ten powerful and romantic novels set in the hills and valleys outside Bologna in the region of Emilia-Romagna. In PART III. THE SPACES BETWEEN OUR FINGERS, the story continues.

As the world becomes a more dangerous and frightening place every day and seems to be spiraling out of control and closer toward chaos, terrorism and extremists are reaching places once thought to be immune. Italy suddenly finds itself on the front lines of the war on terror when the first waves of desperate refugees fleeing the violence and uncertainty of the Middle East and North Africa come on to her shores.

Italy and all of Europe are overwhelmed and ill-prepared to deal with the inundating flood of desperate humanity. This incredible novel, based in part on true events, moves the story of this family along in such a way that you will not be able to put it down once you begin to read it.

Terra d’Amore. An Italian Story

Part IV. Tra Natura e Animali

PART IV. TRA NATURA E ANIMALI is the fourth book in the TERRA D’AMORE. AN ITALIAN STORY series. TERRA D’AMORE. AN ITALIAN STORY is the author’s collection of ten powerful and romantic novels set in the hills and valleys outside Bologna in the region of Emilia-Romagna. In PART IV. TRA NATURA E ANIMALI, the story continues..

Rich is the history of this land. To escape the violence and poverty that was Sicily in the 1860's, Girolamo Ficarra brings his family to Emilia Romagna in search of peace and a bit of prosperity. While he would not live long enough to see his dream come true, his two sons play remarkably different roles in it.

This is the story of how the little farm that would come to be known throughout all of Croara as Terra d'Amore, came to be. Every moment of this story...every paragraph you will read is filled with the colorful, endearing and compelling artistry of a great writer. The story just keeps getting better and better.

Terra D'Amore. An Italian Story

Part V. A Wedding

Coming in January 2020

PART V. A WEDDING is the fifth book in the TERRA D’AMORE. AN ITALIAN STORY series. TERRA D’AMORE. AN ITALIAN STORY is the author’s collection of ten powerful and romantic novels set in the hills and valleys outside Bologna in the region of Emilia-Romagna. In PART V. A WEDDING, the story continues.

for a man shall leave his mother and a woman leave her home...

a love like theirs comes along maybe once in twenty lifetimes. Everything they've done, every step of the way, every sacrifice made, every goal accomplished has been leading them to that rose arbor in the beautiful garden on their farm. there  they will place rings on each other's fingers and pledge the rest of their lives to one another.

part v. a wedding is an incredible love story in every sense of the word. it is the story of the beginning of this new family.  Giacomino nicolazzo romantically creates worlds of love and commitment while recreating the most vivid and memorable scenes of weddings of those who have gone before. 

Caroline & Gianni’s

Adventures On Terra d’Amore

Woodland Tails 

Part I. Uva Comes To Terra d’Amore

This first book in the WOODLAND TAILS series tells the tale of a baby deer who survives a terrible tragedy and comes to live on the terra d'amore. It is an imaginative and artfully written tale of a little girl and her younger brother who live on a small farm in Italy. They discover that the animals in the barn and  out in the woods can all talk!

The story bubbles up from the imagination of a precocious little 12 year old girl and delivers delightful entertainment as well as a strong yet age appropriate message about love and respect for the environment, family and friends. Children will also learn about Italy and its wonderful language.

The illustrations are beautiful and comforting. The books are written for readers between 6 and 14, yet all ages will love and benefit from the message. Join Caroline and Gianni on their non-stop adventures with the many new and delightful characters who are their animal friends!

all the books in the adventures on terra d'amore series have also been translated into italian

Vignettes

Stories of the inimitable human spirit

This first book in the WOODLAND TAILS series tells the tale of a baby deer who survives a terrible tragedy and comes to live on the terra d'amore. It is an imaginative and artfully written tale of a little girl and her younger brother who live on a small farm in Italy. They discover that the animals in the barn and  out in the woods can all talk!

The story bubbles up from the imagination of a precocious little 12 year old girl and delivers delightful entertainment as well as a strong yet age appropriate message about love and respect for the environment, family and friends. Children will also learn about Italy and its wonderful language.

The illustrations are beautiful and comforting. The books are written for readers between 6 and 14, yet all ages will love and benefit from the message. Join Caroline and Gianni on their non-stop adventures with the many new and delightful characters who are their animal friends!

all the books in the adventures on terra d'amore series have also been translated into italian

The Best Year Of My Life

365 days of inspiration and motivation

This first book in the WOODLAND TAILS series tells the tale of a baby deer who survives a terrible tragedy and comes to live on the terra d'amore. It is an imaginative and artfully written tale of a little girl and her younger brother who live on a small farm in Italy. They discover that the animals in the barn and  out in the woods can all talk!

The story bubbles up from the imagination of a precocious little 12 year old girl and delivers delightful entertainment as well as a strong yet age appropriate message about love and respect for the environment, family and friends. Children will also learn about Italy and its wonderful language.

The illustrations are beautiful and comforting. The books are written for readers between 6 and 14, yet all ages will love and benefit from the message. Join Caroline and Gianni on their non-stop adventures with the many new and delightful characters who are their animal friends!

all the books in the adventures on terra d'amore series have also been translated into italian

The Best Year Of My Life

My Daily Journal

This first book in the WOODLAND TAILS series tells the tale of a baby deer who survives a terrible tragedy and comes to live on the terra d'amore. It is an imaginative and artfully written tale of a little girl and her younger brother who live on a small farm in Italy. They discover that the animals in the barn and  out in the woods can all talk!

The story bubbles up from the imagination of a precocious little 12 year old girl and delivers delightful entertainment as well as a strong yet age appropriate message about love and respect for the environment, family and friends. Children will also learn about Italy and its wonderful language.

The illustrations are beautiful and comforting. The books are written for readers between 6 and 14, yet all ages will love and benefit from the message. Join Caroline and Gianni on their non-stop adventures with the many new and delightful characters who are their animal friends!

all the books in the adventures on terra d'amore series have also been translated into italian

The Regional Recipes of Terra d'Amore

Book 1

Emilia-RomagnA

This is our first book in the Regional Recipes Of Terra d'Amore series.

Diana and I have traveled extensively throughout all the regions of this beautiful country to discover, taste and come back home to Terra d'Amore with the most unique, delicious and easily-prepared italian recipes from each of the twenty regions.

 

Our journey has taken us several years but it has truly been a labor of love. Together, we had the opportunity to see the most beautiful country in the world, explore its ancient cities and meet some very talented and interesting people. The cuisines of these incredible regions are centuries old, but the recipes have remained timeless and unchanged.

We chose to begin the series in the city in which we live...Bologna, in the region of emilia Romagna. Please join us.

“Mr. Nicolazzo is an amazing writer. He has the most magical way of touching your heart...right where we all need to be touched. You feel as if he is speaking   directly to you...as if he somehow knows the  life-lesson you need in your life at this very moment. Truly Heaven sent.”

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