Thursday, November 26, 2009

Book Available in US and UK

Just a quick note to say "From Barcelona Vol.1" - stories behind the city is available on Amazon in the U.S. and U.K. and on other sites soon. As for all of you waiting for a free electronic version, sorry for the delay, I'll hopefully be sending it to you this week or next at the latest.

Thanks again for all your support-

From the jacket

One Unique City, Ten Revealing Stories... A contemporary collection of short stories inspired by Barcelona, its history, its legends and its people including:
First Impressions: Exploring the metro, Las Ramblas and the labyrinthine alleys of the Barrio Gotico you go in search of an elusive Spanish beauty in a white dress and meet a gruff book seller who introduces you to the legend behind the city.
Senyor Jordi i el Drac: In this quirky retelling of the classic story of Saint George, an old knight and his squire battle a bat-winged beast, saving a village and a princess, on their way from to the kingdom of Barcelona where their friend, Don Quixote, awaits.
A Book for A Rose: Meet Johnny - a long term American expat who wonders if it will be the first Sant Jordi the sun doesn't shine - and Elena - the Spanish beauty who breaks his heart, giving him something more valuable than romance in the process.
CSI Barcelona: The death of an English man has Dr. Josep Caldet searching for the killer. His investigation uncovers a hidden underworld that lurks beneath the beautiful city as he discovers the price some are willing to pay to live in Barcelona.
Running the Gauntlet: A motley crew of locals and expats decide to take back Barcelona's streets from the pickpockets and thieves. They grab a drink or two along the way, in some of the city's most famous bars, before the night ends with a bang.
The Crypt of Colonia Güell: Barcelona's most famous architect, Antoni Gaudí, is being crushed by his designs for La Sagrada Familia until his benefactor, Eusebio Güell, offers him a commission that challenges their friendship.
Barcelona Gothic: Based on true events, Urquinaona 4 is a mysterious building located in the famed L'Eixample district of the city where its newest tenant, Alex, soon discovers that the cheap rent and great room comes at a terrifying price. ...
From Barcelona offers a fresh and unique literary perspective on this popular Catalan city, while fulfilling the interested visitor's desire for information about places to go and things to see. Described as "City-Lit" by the author, the goal of this book is to entertain, inform and inspire you to live and breathe your own Barcelona adventure.

1 comment:

  1. Hello! Thank you so much for visiting my blog.

    And I'd definitely like to read your book. Very intrigued. I like Europe and Barcelona. Reminds me of Carlos Ruis Zafon's The Shadow of The Wind! :)