Not all Otto Viti stories are about dead bodies... When Jill D’Angelo agrees to join her two sisters on an Italian vacation, she only hopes the three of them can go the whole week without driving each other crazy. Little does she know that the getaway will be full of traveling mishaps and uncovered family secrets. But the biggest surprise of all? Meeting Nico. (Before the Otto Viti Mysteries: a Prequel Novella with Light Mystery)
Livy Green always thought going away to college in Los Angeles was what she wanted. Finally, she'd be able to get away from Stratford with its ridiculous Shakespeare festival and small-town quirks. Unfortunately, moving away came at a price: saying goodbye to her best friend Hunter-in more ways than one. Now, two weeks before college graduation, Livy is ready to continue on with her life in Los Angeles as an independent young adult. But when she's called back to Stratford to see a gravely-ill friend, she suddenly finds herself having to face Hunter and the reasons she left home in the first place. Remembering her summers growing up in Stratford might be the only way to figure out what she really wants for life after college-that is, if she's ready to face the truth. (Young Adult Contemporary Fiction)
Jill D'Angelo is looking forward to spending a quiet holiday at her family's vineyard in Otto Viti, but then tragedy strikes. An employee from a local business is found strangled to death, and now everyone in the small community is worried about local law enforcement finding the killer. Jill can't stop thinking about what happened, but she knows it's best to leave the investigation to the police. This time, she's not getting involved. Well, not on purpose at least.
Amy Winthrow is shocked when her grandmother dies--not because Elizabeth Hathaway's death is unexpected but because her existence had always been hidden. Ever-inquisitive and prone to letting her imagination get the best of her, Amy embarks upon a journey with an unlikely friend to unravel the mysteries of the elusive Lizzie Hathaway. As she follows the trail of broken dreams and promises of her grandmother's life, Amy finds herself on a path of accidental self-discovery--a path that she chases all the way to Paris where Lizzie's story ends and Amy's begins.
Mother Nature has gotten sick, and her sister Sarafina must step in to keep the Plant and Animal Kingdoms running smoothly. Will she and her best friends be able to do it? Find out how their adventures unfold in books 1-4 of the Sarafina series: #1: Sarafina and the Mixed-up Rainbow Sarafina has always admired nature, but she never wanted to be in charge of it! That's exactly what happens, though, when her sister-who happens to be Mother Nature-gets sick. Sarafina has to take care of the plants and animals, and there sure is a lot to learn. It's not long before she starts making mistakes, like mixing up the colors of the rainbow. With the help of her two best friends, will she be able to fix...
Sarafina and her friends are off to meet the first Grandmother of Nature! Their journey takes them to Egypt where they find Grandma Neffie protecting a very important pyramid. Will they convince Grandma Neffie to take a break from her job and help them find a cure for Aurelia? Or will they come back to the castle empty-handed?
Jill D'Angelo never dreamed scandal could unfold at her family's winery-that is, not until a wine tasting guest turns up dead in a vat of fermenting wine. Now the winery is at the center of an investigation, and Jill isn't so sure the blustery detective assigned to the case will figure out what really happened. Is it up to Jill to solve the mystery? Probably not. But will anyone be able to keep her from trying? That's even less likely.
Jill D'Angelo plans to spend spring break playing with her new puppy and pouring wine at her family's winery, but when a local teacher is found dead in an abandoned old farmhouse, those plans change fast. There's something oddly familiar about the teacher's death, but maybe that's just Jill's overactive imagination getting the best of her. Could the killer really have taken inspiration from a famous Edgar Allan Poe story? And if so, will Jill be able to convince Detective Fitts to take her theory seriously?
What is The Yoga of Cleaning? These are two activities that don’t usually go together. Or do they? Yoga means union or yoking of the mind, body and spirit. When these three aspects of us are brought to the task of cleaning (which is the art of purification) a greater expansion of well-being is created. When cleaning is combined with the technologies of yoga and its sister philosophies - ayurveda, meditation and vastu the result is the cultivation of sacred space within our homes and within our lives. You do not need to practice yoga to read this book and you need not be a germ-a-phoebe either. This essential guide will show you how to spiritualize your cleaning routine, take back your life...