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Luciana Cavallaro

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Historical fiction novelist and a secondary teacher, Luciana Cavallaro, likes to meander between contemporary life to the realms of mythology and history. Luciana has always been interested in Mythology and Ancient History but her passion wasn’t realised until seeing the Colosseum and the Roman Forum. From then on, she was inspired to write Historical Fantasy.
She has spent many lessons promoting literature and the merits of ancient history. Today, you will still find Luciana in the classroom, teaching ancient history and promoting literature. To keep up-to-date with her ramblings, ahem, that is meaningful discourse, subscribe to her mailing list at http://www.luccav.com.


This is the final leg of the journey Evan and his intrepid adventurers embark on. The images I have chosen for this short PPT wasn’t easy. I have amassed some amazing photos, paintings, and maps over the number of years to help me write the Search for the Golden Serpent. The ones I have selected … Continue reading All aboard! Ship leaving port… Read more of this blog post »
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Average rating: 4.32 · 136 ratings · 85 reviews · 7 distinct worksSimilar authors
Accursed Women

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Aphrodite's Curse

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The Curse of Troy: Helen's ...

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Search for the Golden Serpent

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The Labyrinthine Journey

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A Goddess' Curse

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A Goddess' Curse (Literature & Fiction)
1 chapters   —   updated May 13, 2015 06:36PM
Description: Hera, Queen of the Gods, is the most powerful goddess on Mount Olympos. Beautiful, sensual, and merciless, she is a goddess renowned for her jealous rages and for inflicting horrors on hapless victims. She’s the protector of women, virtue, family and marriage yet her husband, Zeus, has had countless affairs. She puts up with it. Why? Is she really malicious or a product of circumstance?
Boxed in a Curse (Literature & Fiction)
1 chapters   —   updated May 13, 2015 06:35PM
Description: She was created by the gods as a gift to humanity. Then there was the urn. Pandora, the first woman on Earth, was endowed with many gifts: beauty, intelligence, domesticity, and curiosity. She was at once lover, sympathiser and nurturer. Zeus presented an urn as her wedding dowry. Neither she nor her husband, Epimethos knew what it contained inside, and Hermes, the Messenger, warned them never to open it.
The Curse of Troy (Literature & Fiction)
1 chapters   —   updated May 13, 2015 06:34PM
Description: Helen of Troy! The most beautiful woman in the world. Her face launched a thousand ships. Betrayal, greed and power unfold in this compelling Greek tragedy. It was a war renowned throughout times gone by as the greatest and bloodiest of them all. It was a romance between two star-crossed lovers. Helen, Queen of Sparta, home-wrecker and whore, flees with her lover Paris, Prince of Troy… That’s the story known to history. But is this all true? History is told by the victors, and facts can be changed to twist the truth. Is it possible Helen of Sparta never went to Troy? Could she be a scapegoat in a devious plan and organised by the power hungry Agamemnon? Perhaps. This is Helen’s story in her words, as told to a wandering historian.
Aphrodite's Curse (Literature & Fiction)
2 chapters   —   updated Dec 20, 2012 09:41PM
Description: A powerful family is brought to ruin, the consequences unforeseen and irreparable.
Aphrodite's Curse (Literature & Fiction)
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Description: Aphrodite's Curse is about a dynasty’s fall from grace, unrequited love and retribution.
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Dark magic, familial revenge and an illicit romance. This story packs a punch and the author doesn’t hold back on the intrigue or the mystical power of the druids. You may have heard the phrase ‘absolute power corrupts absolutely’, then this story ha ...more
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Teenage angst, family issues, heartbreak and friendship on a collision course… in a parallel world! These are the underlying issues YA author, Michael S. Fedison has written in his latest Sci Fi novel and sequel The Singularity Wheel.
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The Labyrinthine Journey by Luciana Cavallaro
"A WISHING SHELF BOOK REVIEW
23rd July 2018
TITLE: The Labyrinthine Journey
AUTHOR: LUCIANA CAVALLARO
Star Rating: 5 stars
Stats: Editing 9/10, Story 10/10, Writing Style 9/10 Cover 9/10

‘A truly epic saga written with a gold-tipped pen!’ A ‘Wishing Shel..." Read more of this review »
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" Thank you so much for the wonderful review, Karen. I am so very grateful to you for your time reading and for the review. :D "
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"This book continues the journey of Evan/Evandros Chronis and his fellow travellers. While Evan still dreams of returning to the 21st century, their search for the relics is disrupted by a certain someone who has different plans for the future.

With..." Read more of this review »
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