New Men: Bonds of Brotherhood

A Romantic Journey of Self-Discovery Inspired by True Stories.

by Mario Dell'Olio


Three passionate young men travel to Rome eager to begin an exciting new chapter of their lives. International studies amid ancient ruins and romantic fountains expose them to an extraordinary new world.

Wonderment, homesickness, and adventure transform into the need for human touch and comfort. In the shadow of the Vatican, Anthony falls in love with Kevin leading to a passionate affair that can only endure in secret. Fearing the consequences of being discovered, they cling to each other and their newfound love.

Often the third wheel of the trio, Miguel can think of no one but the enchanting Maria. Letting go of his plans for the future, he throws caution to the wind as he quakes in her thrall. Does Maria return his affections? Can these clandestine love affairs survive the foolishness of youth? Will their newly discovered passions win out over their ambitions?

Journey with the New Men as their Bonds of Brotherhood are tested by passion, prejudice, and ambition.

New Men: Bonds of Brotherhood - A Romantic Journey of Self-Discovery Inspired by True Stories. - LGBTQ+ fiction romance by Mario Dell'Olio, published by 5310 Publishing.

NEW MEN: BONDS OF BROTHERHOOD - A Romantic Journey of Self Discovery Inspired by True Stories
Mario Dell'Olio

308 Pages

Adult Fiction
Romance | Coming of Age
LGBTQ+ Romance
LGBT Fiction

Paperback ISBN: 9781777151713
Ebook ISBN: 9781777151720

Published by 5310 Publishing
Publication date: 2020-12-08

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Praise & Reviews

"It was heartbreaking and tender, packed with real and raw emotion that just pulled at your heartstrings and gave the reader a lot to think about. Such an inspired story that I couldn't put down!" — Starred Review 5/5

Mario Dell'Olio

About Mario Dell'Olio

Mario Dell’Olio has published five books, two were finalists for the Wishing Shelf Book Awards.

His latest release, Forbidden Rome, is a complex and timeless journey of beautiful self-discovery between faith and identity, full of passion, prejudice, and ambition. Mario's previous release, New Men: Bonds of Brotherhood, is a romantic journey of self-discovery inspired by true stories. Filled with romance, hope, and desire.

Mario's first book is a memoir, Coming About: Life in the Balance, about a sailing adventure going terribly wrong. The second book, Body and Soul, is an LGBTQA+ fiction that explores the strife of coming out during the 1980s.

Books by Mario Dell'Olio

Forbidden Rome

Forbidden Rome

Cappuccino: A Romantic Short Story

Cappuccino: A Romantic Short Story

New Men: Bonds of Brotherhood

New Men: Bonds of Brotherhood