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Pellegrino, Nicky

Overview
Works: 41 works in 250 publications in 11 languages and 5,089 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Romance fiction  Domestic fiction  History  Sagas  Chick lit  Biography  Historical fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR9639.4, 823.92
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Most widely held works about Nicky Pellegrino
 
Most widely held works by Nicky Pellegrino
When in Rome by Nicky Pellegrino( Book )

20 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rome in the 1950s, there's nowhere quite like it. The narrow stone streets, the fountains and piazzas full of life in the heat of the day, the cafes and bars full of music and desire by night. This is where Serafina calls home
The Villa Girls by Nicky Pellegrino( Book )

16 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Escape, celebration, recovery - everyone goes on holiday for their own reasons. For Rosie and her friends, their snatched days in the sun are a break from the worries of their normal lives. But of all the Villa Girls, it's Rosie whose life is changed the most by these stolen days. For Enzo, getting away isn't an option. The heir to an Italian olive estate, his destiny is clear. But when he uncovers a secret that tears his family apart, he has some of the toughest choices of his life to make. As the years go by and the girls grow up, each has their own journey to make - but for Rosie and Enzo, time will lead them back to the same question: what will they do for love?
Recipe for life by Nicky Pellegrino( Book )

22 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Escape to Italy with this sumptuous story of secrets and friendships under Mediterranean skies
Een zomer in Venetië by Nicky Pellegrino( Book )

16 editions published between 2015 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Addolorata Martinelli knows she should be happy. She has everything she thought she wanted - her own business, a husband, a child. So why does she feel as if something is missing? Then when her restaurant, Little Italy, is slated by a reviewer, she realises that she's lost the one thing she thought she could always count on, her love of food. So Addolorata heads to Venice for a summer alone, aiming to find the ten things that make her happy. Once she's found them, she'll construct a new life around her ten things, but will they include her life in London?
The food of love cookery school by Nicky Pellegrino( Book )

13 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Luca Amore runs a cooking school in the baroque Sicilian mountain town of Favio. He's taught many people how to cook the dishes passed down to him by generations of Amore women. As he readies himself for yet another course he expects it to be much like all the others. He will cook, he will take his clients to visit vineyards and olive groves, they will eat together, become friends, and then, after a fortnight, they will pack up and head home to whatever corner of the globe they came from. But there is a surprise in store for Luca. This time there are four women booked in to The Food of Love Cookery School. Each one is at a turning point in her life. Each one is looking for something more than new cooking skills from her time in Sicily. A divorcee, a widow, an exhausted working mum and an unfulfilled top London barrister come together for this idyllic escape into the sun-drenched Sicilian hills, and a tantalising culinary adventure. Sparks fly, friendships are made and secrets and stories are shared. Luca doesn't realise it yet but this group of women is going to change his life. And for Moll, Tricia, Valerie and Poppy, after this journey, nothing will ever be the same
Delicious by Nicky Pellegrino( Book )

37 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An irresistable Italian saga, about the eduring love affair between Italy and England, about three very different generations of Italian women, and an old kitchen in Campania which binds them all together
The Italian wedding by Nicky Pellegrino( Book )

21 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pieta Martinelli's sister is getting married. Since she is a bridal designer it falls to her to make the wedding gown. But Pieta is distracted by a series of unanswered questions. Why is her father feuding with another Italian in the neighborhood? Why is her mother so faded and sad? And could the man she's always held a torch for really be getting married to someone else? As Pieta stitches and beads her sister's wedding gown she uncovers the secrets that have made her family what it is and that stand between her and happiness
Terug naar Villa Rosa by Nicky Pellegrino( Book )

16 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stella has life under control - and that's the way she likes it. For twenty-five years, she's been trusted assistant to a legendary fashion designer, but after her boss dies suddenly, she's left with nothing to do apart from clear the studio. It seems as though the life she wanted has vanished. She is lost - until one day she finds a house swap website and sees a beautiful old villa in a southern Italian village. Could she really exchange her poky London flat for that? But what was intended as just a break becomes much more, as Stella finds herself trying on a stranger's life. As the villa begins to get under her skin, she can't help but imagine the owner from the clues around her. She meets his friends, cooks the local food he recommends and follows suggestions to go to his favourite places. But can an idea of someone ever match up to the reality? As Stella wonders if she can let go of the safety of her past, perhaps there's a chance for her to find a way into her future
The gypsy tearoom by Nicky Pellegrino( Book )

12 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is the story of Raffaella Moretti, by far the most beautiful girl in the southern Italian town of Triento who is about to marry the only boy she has ever loved. It seems that nothing but happiness lies in store for Raffaella. So the last thing she expects is to find herself a widow, one short year later, down on her hands and knees, scrubbing the layers of dirt from the floor of a strange house. As Raffaella struggles to recapture her own lost happiness she starts looking for ways to help those around her to do the same. As the lives of the villagers interweave, Raffaella is pulled into the centre of a conflict that threatens not only to divide Triento but also to destroy all she holds dear. Filled with food, love and longing, reading [this book] is like taking a seat in the piazza of Triento, somewhere between the bustle of the market stalls and Silvana's sweetly-scented bakery, and becoming a tiny part of the endless spectacle of life there
Summer at the Villa Rosa by Nicky Pellegrino( Book )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Raffaella Moretti, by far the most beautiful girl in the southern Italian town of Triento, is about to marry the only boy she has ever loved. It seems that nothing but happiness lies in store for Raffaella. Yet, just one year later, she is a widow, and has had to take a job as housekeeper in the Villa Rosa, for the young American who is temporarily working in Triento. As Raffaella struggles to recapture her own lost happiness she starts looking for ways to help those around her to do the same. There is Silvana the baker's wife, her passion barely hidden; Carlotta the gardener's daughter with her mysterious grief, and the kind and gentle owner of the Gypsy Tearoom who offers Raffaella friendship. As the lives of these villagers interweave, Raffaella is pulled into the centre of a conflict that threatens not only to divide Triento but also to destroy all she holds dear. Filled with food, love and longing, SUMMER AT THE VILLA ROSA is like taking a seat in a sun-drenched piazza, and becoming a tiny part of the endless spectacle of life there
A year at Hotel Gondola by Nicky Pellegrino( Book )

4 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Kat has never wanted to live a small, everyday sort of life. She's an adventurer, a food writer who travels the world visiting far-flung places and eating unusual fare. Now she is about to embark on her biggest adventure yet - a relationship. She has fallen in love with an Italian man and is moving to live with him in Venice where she will help him run his small guesthouse, Hotel Gondola. Kat has lined up a book deal and will write about the first year of her new adventure: the food she eats, the recipes she collects, the people she meets, the man she doesn't really know all that well but is going to make a life with... Still, as Kat ought to know by now, the whole point of adventures is they never go exactly the way you expect them to"--Publisher information
The Italian wedding by Nicky Pellegrino( Recording )

7 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Settled in London & with their own delicious slice of home in the form of Beppi's restaurant, 'Little Italy', the Martinelli's are a typical Italian family; fighting, eating & loving in equal measure. Now, Pieta's sister Addolorata is getting married
When in Rome by Nicky Pellegrino( Recording )

8 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Serafina and her sisters long to meet their matinee idols and Serafina daydreams of Mario Lanza. But the sisters will grow up quickly and for Serafina, a choice opens between the world she knows and the life she dreams of
Summer at the Villa Rosa by Nicky Pellegrino( Recording )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Raffaella Moretti is the new housekeeper at the Villa Rosa in the Italian town of Triento. But this is not the life she imagined for herself. Just over a year ago she married the only boy she ever loved - now she is still-beautiful widow, attracting both pity and suspicion from her neighbours. But, as Raffaella struggles to recapture her lost happiness, those around her discover their own problems
Angela by Angela D'Audney( Book )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the story of Angela D'Audney's life, but also the story of New Zealand's television industry. Hired, fired and rehired on several occasions, Angela returned each time with renewed vigour. Assisted by Nicky Pellegrino she describes the highs and lows in her life and her extraordinary reaction to news of her life-threatening brain tumour
Delicious by Nicky Pellegrino( Recording )

5 editions published in 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Italy, 1964. Maria Domenica is the eldest daughter in the Carrozza family from the tiny southern village of San Giulio. At sixteen, Maria's life is limited to the confines of her mother's rural kitchen and the Caffe Angeli, a place of friendship and strong espresso. Her parents have high hopes for Maria, but she has other plans. She runs away to Rome but, a year later, she returns to in disgrace - pregnant, with the identity of the father a mystery
Recipe for life by Nicky Pellegrino( Recording )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A recipe for life should be a simple thing: love and happiness, family, friends and a little food. But life is rarely straightforward ... Alice wants to make the most of life - after all, she knows how fragile it can be - and knows she never feels more alive than when she's cooking. Babetta has spent a lifetime tending the garden of her tiny house on the Italian coast, growing food to feed a family now grown and gone. One summer these two women are brought together in a crumbling Mediterranean villa, with the shared language of food and the soil they grow it from. There, under the heat of the Italian sun, or the shade of the pomegranate tree, secrets will be spoken, fears and hopes shared. But life's lessons are not learnt easily. RECIPE FOR LIFE is a novel about discovering how life never stops surprising us, and about how, with a little love and courage, its flavours can be richer than we ever imagined
Under Italian skies by Nicky Pellegrino( Recording )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For 25 years, Stella's been trusted assistant to a legendary fashion designer, but after her boss dies suddenly she is lost. Then she finds a house swap website and sees a beautiful old villa in a southern Italian village. Could she really exchange her poky London flat for that? But what was intended as just a break becomes much more. As the villa begins to get under her skin, she can't help but imagine the owner from the clues around her. But can an idea of someone ever match up to the reality?
The villa girls by Nicky Pellegrino( Recording )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Escape, celebration, recovery - everyone goes on holiday for their own reasons. For Rosie and her friends, their snatched days in the sun are a break from the worries of their normal lives. But of all the Villa Girls, it's Rosie whose life is changed the most by these stolen days. For Enzo, getting away isn't an option. The heir to an Italian olive estate, his destiny is clear. But when he uncovers a secret that tears his family apart, he has some of the toughest choices of his life to make. As the years go by and the girls grow up, each has their own journey to make - but for Rosie and Enzo, time will lead them back to the same question: what will they do for love?
The Food of Love Cookery School by Nicky Pellegrino( Recording )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Luca Amore runs a cooking school in the Sicilian mountain town of Favio. As he readies himself for yet another course he expects it to be like all the others. But there is a surprise in store for Luca. This time there are four women booked in to The Food of Love Cookery School, each at a turning point in her life. Each one is looking for something more than new cooking skills from her time in Sicily. Luca doesn't realise it yet but this group of women is going to change his life and theirs
 
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