It’s always nice to hear about the success of someone like Larry Maisner, an engineer and technical writer who chose to nurture his more creative aspirations on the side, via the esteemed UCLA extension writer’s program.

The Encino-based British native has just published his third novel, The Glorious Whore of Milan. Set in Renaissance era Italy, it tells the tale of a plucky heroine who takes on the suffering caused by the indifference of the Catholic Church.

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