The Saint (Gabriella Giovanni Mystery #0.5)

The Saint (Gabriella Giovanni Mystery #0.5) They D Always Said Gabriella Giovanni Was Her Mother S Daughter In This Gabriella Giovanni Mystery Prequel Novella, We See Why Maria Was No Saint From The Time She Came Out Of Her Mother S Womb, Red Faced And Kicking, She Knew What She Wanted And Rarely Let Anything Stand In Her Way Now, On The Brink Of Adulthood, There Was Only One Thing Maria Wanted Or Rather, Only One Person She Wanted Vincenzo Santangelo The Most Exciting And Dangerous Boy She D Ever Met But Everything And Everyone Stood In Her Way The Saint Was The Only Boy In Town Her Father Had Deemed Off Limits And He Was Her Boyfriend S Best Friend.

Kristi Belcamino is a USA TODAY bestselling author, an Agatha, Macavity, Barry, and Anthony award finalist, a newspaper cops reporter, and an Italian mama who makes a tasty biscotti.She writes books featuring strong, fierce, and independent women facing unspeakable evil in order to seek justice for those unable to do so themselves.

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  • Kindle Edition
  • 84 pages
  • The Saint (Gabriella Giovanni Mystery #0.5)
  • Kristi Belcamino
  • 12 January 2017

10 thoughts on “The Saint (Gabriella Giovanni Mystery #0.5)

  1. says:

    Touching novella.Gabrielle s family history and choices she makes are very touching Maria loved and lost Bond between the two friends Good short story.

  2. says:

    I loved The Saint It was great to learn about Maria It explains where Gabriella gets her strength, courage and backbone from Also the struggles Maria went through, the turmoil of loving and losing Also the bond between friends It was a terrific glimpse into the beginning...

  3. says:

    I loved learning about Gabriella s mother It was great fun seeing where Gabriella gets her stubborn, smart and sassy attitude from

  4. says:

    A great story This novella gives the backstory for Gabriella s parents and the mysterious Vincenzo A must read for fans of Kristi Belcamino, and those who will become fans.

  5. says:

    THE SAINT by Kristi Belcamino is a prequel giving her readers a snapshot of Gabriella Giovanni s parents As is noted in all five of Kristi s books, Gabriella gains her strength and courage and commitment to never give up from her Giovanni DNA As a young woman, Maria Gabriella s mother deals with sadness, frightening experiences, and the loss of love and life Maria cherishes the bond she has with her friends and finds strength and hope in her role as a wife, mother, and grandmother Kristi shares with her readers Maria s strength in dealing with family difficulties, family secrets, and great happiness Readers learn of why Gabriella reminds herself she is a survivor We follow Maria as she deals creates an example of the Giovanni survival instinct It was great to learn about Maria It explains where Gabriella gets her strength, courage, zest for life and backbone from Kristi s prequel shows why Maria is an unforgettable character and important to Gabriella ...

  6. says:

    Prequel to the Gabriela Giovanni series, this book covers the story of Gabriela s mother, Maria She was an Italian American living in San Francisco While still in college, she had a boyfriend who was extremely kind and giving by the name of Giacomo Giovanni They had been going out for several months, but she really didn t consider him to be a long term prospect He had a very difficult life His father was a good for nothing gambler and frequent drunk while his mother was constantly suffering from headaches and was very needy Giacomo was a dutiful son and did whatever he could to help out his parents and siblings One day, Giacomo arranged for Maria to meet his best friend, Vincenzo Immediately upon seeing him, Maria s heart missed a beat When she was left alone with him when Giacomo had to leave to attend to his mother, she found that his desires and way of thinking so meshed with her own that she thought that Vincenzo had gotten background information on her and was playing a joke on her with Giacomo It was as though the two of them were soulmates Vincenzo...

  7. says:

    Few authors can capture so much passion and develop characters so fully in so few words like Belcamino A great little prequel that draws you into the series Yet, unlike so many prequels without an ending, this one leaves you satisfied and wanting Great writing, clean editing, and a ni...

  8. says:

    A PrequelI enjoyed this novella A prequel to the Gabriella Giovanni Mysteries, it left me wanting and unable to wait to jump into this mystery series I have thoroughly enjoyed other series by Kristi Belcamino.

  9. says:

    Good backstory in Ella s series, learning about her mother was fantastic and gives me as a reader insight into Ella.

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