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Diana Giovinazzo

Biography

Diana Giovinazzo

Diana Giovinazzo is the co-creator of "Wine, Women and Words," a weekly literary podcast featuring interviews with au­thors over a glass of wine. Diana is active within her local literary community as the president of the Los Angeles chapter of the Women’s National Book Association. THE WOMAN IN RED is her debut novel.

Diana Giovinazzo

Books by Diana Giovinazzo

by Diana Giovinazzo - Fiction, Historical Fiction

Maria Carolina Charlotte knows her position as a Habsburg archduchess will inevitably force her to leave her home, her family and her cherished sister, Antoinette. But not yet. The Habsburg family is celebrating a great triumph: Charlotte’s older sister, Josepha, has been promised to King Ferdinand IV of Naples. After visiting the family crypt, Josepha contracts smallpox and dies. Shocked, Charlotte is forced to face an unthinkable new reality: she must now marry Ferdinand. Bereft and alone, Charlotte finds that her life in Naples is more complicated than she could ever have imagined. In a time of political uprisings and royal executions and with the increasingly desperate crisis her favorite sister, Queen Marie Antoinette, is facing in France, how is a young monarch to keep hold of everything she loves? 

by Diana Giovinazzo - Fiction, Historical Fiction

Destiny toys with us all, but Anita Garibaldi is a force to be reckoned with. Forced into marriage at a young age, Anita feels trapped in a union she does not want. But when she meets the leader of the Brazilian resistance, Giuseppe Garibaldi, in 1839, everything changes. Swept into a passionate affair with the idolized mercenary, Anita's life is suddenly consumed by the plight to liberate Southern Brazil from Portugal --- a struggle that would cost thousands of lives and span almost 10 bloody years. Little did she know that this first taste of revolution would lead her to cross oceans, traverse continents and alter the course of her entire life --- and the world.