Author profile Luca Tarenzi

Luca Tarenzi was born in 1976. He has a degree in History of Religions and was an editor and a tourism journalist before discovering his true calling as a fully committed daydreamer. Today he lives in Arona, Piedmont, with a veterinarian wife and numerous animals on a lakeshore infested with feral-looking swans and adorable river rats.

He is a part-time writer, part-time translator, part-time literature and religion lecturer, and full-time geek as well as an avid roleplayer and a shamanic practitioner. His novels are among the most acclaimed urban fantasy books in Italy, and some have been published in other countries.

In 2012, his novel Quando il diavolo ti accarezza (“When the Devil Strokes You”) won Italy’s prestigious Premio Italia fantasy and SF literature prize in the "Best Fantasy Novel" category.

Luca Tarenzi was born in 1976. He has a degree in History of Religions and was an editor and a tourism journalist before discovering his true calling as a fully committed daydreamer. Today he lives in Arona, Piedmont, with a veterinarian wife and numerous animals on a lakeshore infested with feral-looking swans and adorable river rats.

He is a part-time writer, part-time translator, part-time literature and religion lecturer, and full-time geek as well as an avid roleplayer and a shamanic practitioner. His novels are among the most acclaimed urban fantasy books in Italy, and some have been published in other countries.

In 2012, his novel Quando il diavolo ti accarezza (“When the Devil Strokes You”) won Italy’s prestigious Premio Italia fantasy and SF literature prize in the "Best Fantasy Novel" category.

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  1. Demon Hunter Severian

    Demon Hunter Severian

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    A.D. 394. Milan, new capital of the Roman Empire, is in grave danger. Citizens from all walks of life die horribly in their sleep. Mysterious beings wander through the necropolis. A small statue, whose look is so grotesque it is intolerable to view, summons back an ancient pre-Christian deity whose name was better forgotten. Only Severian, the Demon... Learn More

  2. Poison Fairies 1

    Poison Fairies 1

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    Life in the landfill is hard. Between the ever-present danger of the deadly seagulls, problems with finding enough food, and the fights with other fairy tribes like the fearsome Boggarts, it’s a challenge just to make it day by day. Learn More

  3. Poison Fairies 2

    Poison Fairies 2

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    Dalla penna di uno degli autori più rappresentativi del Fantasy Italiano, Luca Tarenzi, arriva "I Re delle Macerie": l'esplosivo, secondo romanzo della trilogia "Poison Fairies"! Learn More