Poggibonsi: An Italian Misadventure

Narrated by: Kimberly Loftus
Length: 10 hrs and 30 mins
Categories: Fiction, Humor
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When family man Mike Torino lands a project in Italy, home of naked art, Valentino, and taxi-crashing yoga pants, he brings along his wife, hoping to rekindle their marriage. But romance gets derailed by head colds, constant bickering, and assaults from ankle-breaking cobblestone streets. Their daughter develops a gelato addiction. Mike's Italian partner has a coronary. And as for amore...Mattie tells Mike to handle things himself - and storms back to America.

Mike is trapped. Leaving Italy will blow a promotion; staying might cost him his wife and family.

While reeling from Mattie's frantic departure, a replacement liaison is assigned - a top-notch, beautiful young Italian woman who is instantly smitten with Mike and determined to reveal the passions of her homeland - whether he wants to see them or not! Normally immune, Mike is tempted - but is headstrong, voluptuous Julietta worth the risk?

©2017 Dan Alatorre (P)2018 Dan Alatorre

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Enjoyable read, highly recommend!

My first read/listen from author Dan Alatorre was amazing! I don't restrict myself to a particular genre. I'm a sucker for anything with memorable characters and a story that keeps me guessing and a plot that keeps me turning the page. and this book did! Narrarator Kimberly Loftus’ talented narration added greatly to the book’s enjoyment although it was a little odd having a woman narrate a book written from the man’s point of view. I was given an Audible copy of this book & am voluntarily reviewing it. (RIP Marley January 20, 2014 - July 24, 2018).

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The mediocre plot was entertaining enough. The narration was horrible, FYI, the main character Mike is male, one could never tell from the poor narration. Don't waste your credit!