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  1. Ravello series

    A series of dramatic stories about teenagers discovering and coming to terms with their sexuality, set in the beautiful surroundings of Italy's Amalfi Coast.


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  1. The Summer of the Firefly 1. Ravello series

    By James Carnarvon, in Fiction. 07/29/2019 (Updated: 08/10/2019)

    Genres: General Fiction, Romance
    Sub-genres: Drama, Coming of Age, Contemporary Romance
    • teen
    • europe
    • no sex
    • coming of age
    • modern
    • love
    • suicide
    • death

    After a tragic accident brings his old life in London to an end, shy teenager Gianni is sent to live with his estranged grandparents in the beautiful surroundings of Italy’s Amalfi Coast.

    There, he meets the irrepressible Angelo, who promises to show him his world and, as the long, hot summer days unfold, slowly helps Gianni to heal.

    Gianni’s new life in the sun brings him friendship of a kind that he has never known and, with it, important discoveries about himself. But what will the future hold when the summer of the firefly comes to an end?

    • 12 Chapters
    • 78,698 Words
    • 33,193 Views
    • 118 Comments
    • Mature
    • Complete
  2. Toto 2. Ravello series

    By James Carnarvon, in Fiction. 03/14/2021 (Updated: 03/17/2021)

    Genres: General Fiction
    Sub-genres: Drama, Coming of Age
    • teen
    • europe
    • no sex
    • coming of age
    • coming out
    • serious
    • modern
    • friendship

    A short story in four chapters set on the mountainous Italian coast. Seven years after ‘The Summer of the Firefly’, another teen struggles with his identity following a bust-up with his father and his best friend.

    • 4 Chapters
    • 14,368 Words
    • 7,221 Views
    • 36 Comments
    • Teen
    • Complete
  3. Michele 3. Ravello series

    By James Carnarvon, in Fiction. 03/18/2021 (Updated: 03/21/2021)

    Genres: General Fiction
    Sub-genres: Drama, Coming of Age
    • teen
    • europe
    • no sex
    • coming of age
    • serious
    • modern
    • hate
    • friendship

    A short story in four chapters set on the mountainous Italian coast. Michele’s life spirals after a misplaced kiss from his best friend.

    • 4 Chapters
    • 12,156 Words
    • 6,179 Views
    • 33 Comments
    • Mature
    • Complete
  4. Together We Can Fly 4. Ravello series

    By James Carnarvon, in Fiction. 06/03/2021 (Updated: 06/24/2021)

    Genres: General Fiction
    Sub-genres: Drama, Coming of Age
    • teen
    • gay
    • europe
    • coming out
    • modern
    • love
    • friendship

    Toto is sixteen and in love with his best friend. Michele doesn’t seem to mind, but he never seems to have felt the same way.

    It’s the end of the school year, and Toto is looking forward to spending a long, languid summer together, exploring the hills around their home town of Ravello, but the arrival of new friends brings unexpected twists and turns in their lives.

    Follow Toto and Michele through a summer of decision as they face tough choices about their future.

    • 12 Chapters
    • 74,912 Words
    • 15,568 Views
    • 131 Comments
    • Mature
    • Complete
  5. Dani the Hero 5. Ravello series

    By James Carnarvon, in Fiction. 10/27/2021 (Updated: 01/08/2022)

    Genres: Action/Adventure, General Fiction
    Sub-genres: Adventure, Drama
    • teen
    • europe
    • no sex
    • modern
    • friendship

    A novel in twelve chapters.

    It’s springtime in the Italian mountain town of Ravello, and the community is just starting to wake up for the new tourist season. But something isn’t quite right: businesses are being attacked, and the police are nowhere to be seen.

    Into the midst of all this comes twelve-year-old Daniele Ferrero, a kind and gentle boy who dreams of being a hero but really just wants a friend his own age. One night, when he follows a boy he sort of likes, he gets caught up in a dangerous game that will test his faith in humanity.

    • 12 Chapters
    • 78,206 Words
    • 9,277 Views
    • 140 Comments
    • Teen
    • Complete
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