Bio: Ardythe Ashley is a novelist and screenwriter who lives and works in Manhattan. She maintains a private practice in psychoanalysis, specializing in work with writers and artists. Her hobbies include watercolor painting.
From Arizona, where a Native American is on a quest to connect with her culture, to Belfast, where a mother fights to bring her children to America, the world is united by the sight of the Agincourt comet, which blazes through the sky. Even In the Country of the Great King, there is loneliness, lost identity, longing, and inspiration. Set in a variety of places in the world, Ardythe Ashley's novel takes the reader on a journey through human emotion: reuniting with one's culture, finding love, su... more info>>
Romance naturally emanates from Venice, a city of passion and eroticism. This was the case for Mara, a Nebraskan writer who emigrated from the United States fourteen years ago. One of her newly published novels brings passion to her, when the son of an ex-lover comes looking for resolution. Having read the book, which Mara based on her and her lover's real-life interlude, James finds Mara and they are instantly enamored with each other. They will encounter sensuality, love, and danger.