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About A. Gavazzoni
A. Gavazzoni is the Brazilian author of a trilogy named Hidden Motives (Behind The Door #1, Lara´s Journal #2 and The Brilliant Game #3), and the Where The Road Goes Series: Sketches of Life #1 and just released Life Has Other Plans #2.
For her first book Behind The Door A. Gavazzoni won four Gold Medals: The Golden Book Award 2017- Readers Choice; Book Excellence Award 2017; B.R.A.G Medallion 2019 and eLIT Book Awards 2019; one Bronze Medal on Inpedependente Publisher Books Award 2018; two Honorable mentions at Paris Book Festival 2017 and Reader's Favorite Award 2017 and was a finalist to the Independent Author Network 2019, Top Shelf Magazine 2018 and Indie excellence Awards 2019.
The second Book, Lara's Journal won a Honorable Mention at Reader's Favorite 2018 and Paris Book Festival 2018; and was a finalist on: Eric Hoffer Award 2019, Top Shelf Magazine 2018, Book Excellence Awards 2018, Independent Author Network; 2018; The IAN Book of The Year 2018 and American Fiction Awards 2019.
The Brilliant Game, Hidden Motives' final book, got a gold medal on Book Excellence Awards 2019, received a Honorable Mention at Paris Book Festival 2018 and was a Finalist on Readers Favorite 2018.
Sketches of Life is a Pinnacle Book Achievement Award Winner and Book Excellence Awards 2020, Da Vince Eye and Best Book Awards Finalist.
A. Gavazzoni has been a lawyer for 30 years, a former professor of law and a writer of novels and legal books, but she is also a voracious reader.
She speaks four languages: English, French, Portuguese and Spanish. When she is not practicing law or writing, she enjoys many interests and is a very active person. She loves to dance (Tango) and workout.
She loves to travel, loves good wine, and has been studying astrology for fifteen years. She paints and loves to cook for her friends.
She has two poodles -Juno and Charlotte -and loves all animals. She is an aunt of four nieces who enjoy to paint and cook alongside their aunt. She lives in Brazil and is in the process of writing her next novel. She invites readers to visit her website/blog anytime for updates of upcoming books and events. www.agavazzoni.com and check my blog agavazzoni.com/blog and my twitter account for news @a_gavazzoni
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A careless girl. A survivor alone in the world. A world in turmoil.
In the middle of WWII, France has surrendered to Germany, and young Lily, half French and half American, has her life turned upside down. A careless girl full of dreams, Lily must leave France and go to her father’s homeland, taking her mother with her.
Lily’s mother becomes completely dependent upon her teenage daughter, and Lily is forced to grow up quickly. Trying her best to support them both, balancing work and dreams of continuing her studies, Lily meets her first love and discovers passion and betrayal on her way.
Ninon is a survivor. Alone in the world, she works as an exotic dancer in a French cabaret called Le Passioné, where she moves her hips to put food on her plate until a new and dangerous opportunity is presented to her. Although Ninon has lost faith in love and God, life will show her surprises can be found around every corner.
France, the United States, Spain, Austria, and Argentina present the backdrops for an epic tale of people trying to adapt to a world in turmoil—one that’s filled with secrets and surprises…
What readers are saying about Sketches of Life: ★★★★★- “I would recommend Sketches of Life to anyone looking for a warm heart felt, heart wrenching story of a girl coming of age in a war torn world.” ★★★★★ "If you want to read a good book, look no further."
Ninon works for a covert organization and travels around the world chasing criminals. She loves the adventurous nature of her career, and she doesn´t want things to change. The thought of giving it all up to marry and have a passel of kids gives her hives. But when her former lover disappears during a secret mission, she begins to question her goals and her feelings for him.
In an underworld full of psychotic government officials performing dark experiments, she will have to use all her abilities to survive and to discover who she really is, and maybe find a way back to love.
5X AWARD WINNING BOOK
A sudden death
An inexplicable crime
A serial killer on the loose
When Lara dies at the hands of a Manhattan lawyer during a sex game, he needs help to prove that Lara’s death was accidental.
Simone, a brilliant psychiatrist and the author of books on sexual behavior, is hired to analyze the detailed account of the lawyer’s steamy, year-long relationship with Lara.
While she evaluates the presumed killer’s writing, Simone continues to receive patients with sexual disorders and unusual fantasies.
Meanwhile, Simone’s clinical partner, friend and research colleague, Edward, is working with the police to capture a serial killer who is torturing and killing women.
From hot and unusual sex to the swing houses of New York and Paris, this fast-paced page-turner is a blend of mystery, suspense, humor, romance and erotica.
With a shocking twist at the end that no one sees coming, the murder culprit may not be who you think...
What readers are saying about Behind the Door:
★★★★★ - “The story was fast paced, intense, and very well written. It was intense and simply too entertaining to put down!”
★★★★★ - “A psychological suspense thriller that kept me guessing right up until the end. There is twist after twist which kept me hooked.”
★★★★★ - “It grips you, holds you down and sets your mind on fire. A brilliant first novel. I am so impressed and I absolutely loved it. Well Done!”
Para ajudar a elaborar a defesa e sustentar sua tese de que a morte de Lara foi acidental, Carl, o advogado de Mark, contrata Simone, uma psiquiatra, professora e autora de livros sobre comportamento sexual.
Simone recebe de Carl um relato detalhado - escrito por Mark, sobre o relacionamento passional dele com Lara - e passa a estudá-lo.
Enquanto analisa o texto do suposto assassino, Simone continua a atender pacientes psiquiátricos, com perturbações de ordem sexual e fantasias não usuais, ao mesmo tempo em que pesquisa comportamentos sexuais sadomasoquistas para seu próximo livro.
Edward, amigo, sócio e parceiro de pesquisas de Simone, trabalha ajudando a polícia na investigação de um assassino serial que vem torturando e matando mulheres.
Sexo incomum e ardente, pacientes psiquiátricos hilários, romances tórridos - que têm como cenários Nova Iorque e Paris - este livro é uma combinação de mistério, erotismo, suspense, humor e romance.
Carl, o advogado charmoso, está de volta, novamente pedindo a ajuda de Simone, desta vez para analisar os diários de Lara, descobertos por seus irmãos depois de sua morte.
Nos diários, Lara conta seus segredos mais íntimos e revela uma vida dramática de traições, paixões e os mais inusitados comportamentos sexuais, que permearam sua vida.
Enquanto Simone analisa o conteúdo dos assombrosos diários de Lara, um dos seus pacientes se vê envolvido em problemas legais, o que obriga Simone a retornar de suas férias.
Apesar de estar feliz pelo retorno ao lar, Simone se vê cercada de problemas e novas tragédias.
Um assassino está à solta e desta vez ele parece estar atrás das pessoas com as quais Simone mais se preocupa. De repente, pessoas a volta de Simone estão morrendo de forma misteriosa e para complicar, um admirador inconveniente começa a perseguir Simone, aparecendo sempre nas horas erradas.
Edward, amigo e sócio de Simone tem uma nova namorada, o que força Simone a enfrentar seus sentimentos por ele, em conflito com sua atração por Carl.
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