Fratelli e Sorelle
Due fratelli e due sorelle rimasti orfani negli anni 80. Dalla vita studentesca a quella lavorativa, amici, amori e altre catastrofi. Un narratore onniscente per i Castelgrande e i loro amici.
A collection of stories previously published as B.G. Hope with a few new contemporary titles.
“Rapture”: From a Stephen King prompt about a stalking ex-wife.
“Best of Friends”: A famous pop-rock band experiences success, friendship and love on their cross-country tour.
“Choices”: Money and happiness don’t always get along. It’s all a matter of choices.
Carl is a winner. He has money, success, a rich young wife. But his past is catching up. He might not feel like Scrooge, but the Ghosts of Christmas Past force him to question his life. Mud might never turn to gold, but gold itself might actually be pyrite…
The new stories
“Openings”: Three short stories written from writing prompts
“Changes”:The day Rick turns forty, his wife dumps him. And the kids.
He tries to recover from the shock of the breakup with the help of a nice babysitter and friendly colleagues. But life changes for everyone. Is there love after forty? Can he trust a woman ever again?
Cover art by Marta Baroni.
Racconti di Famiglia
Tre fratelli cresciuti all’estero e con madre straniera tornano in Italia alla fine degli anni 70. Istantanee della loro vita dall’adolescenza all’età adulta. Un romanzo a episodi con la storia di Beniamino, Marilena e Ludovico nell’Italia della fine del secolo scorso.
Six Months and Other Love Stories
A collection of love stories previously published as B.G. Hope (2012).
“The Photographer”: an ugly duckling transforms into a swan for love.
“Obsession”: two brothers in love with the same woman. Tragedy looms.
“Love and Prejudice”: good old Cinderella story in the present.
He is a happy workaholic bachelor.
She doesn’t believe in fairy tales anymore.
The difficulties on being single after 40 – and having to find a relationship to conform to peer pressure. A romantic novella.
Cover art by Marta Baroni.
Variations on a Theme
One is blond and blue-eyed, the other has dark hair and eyes. Names change, situations change, but it’s all variations of the same love story. Short stories of m/m romance.
“Dismissed Gay” – meeting again ten years after participating to a reality show
“Band-mates” – being asked to join the best band of the school and win the Battle of the Bands
“Heartbreaker” – seduced and abandoned wants revenge
“Gardener” – handsome new gardener to steal rich young man’s heart
“Legacy” – a dying man leaves a small apartment and his son to his lover
“Rock stars” – it’s not just rock ‘n’ roll
previously published as B.G. Hope. Cover art by Marta Baroni.
Kilig e Hakeem
Kilig la Spada – parte seconda
I regni del sud non ci sono più, la la gilda degli assassini c’è ancora. Uomini d’onore che non farebbero mai del male a donne o bambini. Saif ha vissuto come taglialegna per 15 anni, ma sul letto di morte chiama il suo ex apprendista, Kilig. L’eredità di Saif, suo figlio Hakeem, lo vendicherà e forse curerà il cuore spezzato di Kilig.
La storia completa dell’amore di Kilig e Hakeem.
Copertina di Cristina Fabris, mappa di Federico Distefano.