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Vincent B " Chip" LoCoco on Blog Tour for: A Song for Bellafortuna - August 17 - 31




A Song for Bellafortuna



A Song for Bellafortuna
by Vincent B. “Chip” LoCoco

Publication Date: May 14, 2015

Publisher: Cefalutana Press

Formats: Ebook, Paperback, AudioBook

Pages: 284

Genre: Historical Fiction

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SHORT LIST FINALIST IN THE WILLIAM FAULKNER-WILLIAM WISDOM WRITING COMPETITION.

A Song for Bellafortuna is an inspirational Italian Historical Fiction novel concerning a young man’s desire to free his Sicilian village from the domination of one family’s long reign. For years, the beautiful, yet secluded, hilltop village of Bellafortuna, Sicily, was a great producer of wine and olive oil.

 The entire village prospered. However, after the arrival of the Vasaio family, production dwindles and the villagers soon find themselves in crushing debt to the Vasaios. Only one family in the village remains outside the control of the Vasaios, but the reason haunts Antonio Sanguinetti every day of his life.

 Antonio is determined to erase this legacy by offering financial and emotional support to his fellow villagers. He introduces them to the choral song from Verdi’s opera, Nabucco, which becomes the rallying cry for the villagers and offers them hope for a better life.

When Antonio’s only son, Giuseppe, discovers his family’s past, he becomes determined to take on the Vasaios and remove them from power. Led by the young Giuseppe, a plan is hatched that could result in either complete freedom for the villagers, or if it fails, forever solidifying the Vasaios’ control.

Find out what happens in A Song for Bellafortuna, a sweeping epic historical fiction tale of love, drama, sacrifice, and redemption, set among the beautiful landscape of Sicily. Already listed by Amazon as a Top New Release in Historical Fiction and Italian Historical Fiction.

PRAISE

“Vincent B. LoCoco writes a heartwarming piece of historical fiction . . . He captured the essence of the Sicilian culture, especially regarding the value of ancestry and music . . . A Song For Bellafortuna is a beautiful tale of antiquity.” – Readers Favorite 5 Star Review
“The book was a joy to read. It is a wonderful story, told in a magical way.” -Cavaliere Ufficiale Aldo Mancusi, President of the Enrico Caruso Museum of America in New York
“An inspiring story of an Italian village threatened by commerce and saved by opera.” -John Biguenet, author of The Torturer’s Apprentice and Oyster

Paperback Available at Amazon | Audio Book Available at Audible.com


ABOUT THE AUTHOR




Award winning and bestselling author, Vincent B. “Chip” LoCoco, lives in New Orleans. His first novel, Tempesta’s Dream – A Story of Love, Friendship and Opera, became an Amazon bestselling novel and was awarded the 2014 Pinnacle Achievement Award in Historical Fiction. Amazon also has named his book as a Top Rated Novel in Italian Historical Fiction.

Visit him at www.vincentlococo.com, or follow him on Facebook, Twitter, and Goodreads.


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Monday, August 17

Tuesday, August 18
Spotlight & Giveaway at Unshelfish
Spotlight & Giveaway at Raven Haired Girl

Wednesday, August 19
Review at Book Nerd
Spotlight at A Literary Vacation
Spotlight & Giveaway at View From the Birdhouse

Thursday, August 20
Spotlight & Giveaway at Peeking Between the Pages

Friday, August 21

Monday, August 24

Tuesday, August 25
Spotlight & Giveaway at Passages to the Past

Thursday, August 27
Interview at Books and Benches

Friday, August 28
Spotlight at The Never-Ending Book

Monday, August 31




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