The House by the Sea

The House by the SeaWhen Edie s mother in law, Anna DeLuca, dies, she is relieved Edie blames Anna for the accident that destroyed her family So, when her will lures Edie to Sicily and the long abandoned Villa della Madonna del Mare, she sees through Anna s games n nSuspecting Anna is meddling from beyond the grave to

Beneath a Scarlet Sky

Beneath a Scarlet Skyn Based on the true story of a forgotten hero, Beneath a Scarlet Sky is the triumphant, epic tale of one young man s incredible courage and resilience during one of history s darkest hours nPino Lella wants nothing to do with the war or the Nazis He s a normal Italian teenager obsessed with music,

The Tuscan Child

The Tuscan ChildA novel about a woman who braves her father s hidden past to discover his secrets n nIn 1944, British bomber pilot Hugo Langley parachuted from his stricken plane into the verdant fields of German occupied Tuscany Badly wounded, he found refuge in a ruined monastery and in the arms of Sofia Bartoli.

From Sand and Ash

From Sand and Ashn Italy, 1943 Germany occupies much of the country, placing the Jewish population in grave danger during World War II nAs children, Eva Rosselli and Angelo Bianco were raised like family but divided by circumstance and religion As the years go by, the two find themselves falling in love But the c

Love & Gelato (Love & Gelato, #1)

Love & Gelato (Love & Gelato, #1)I made the wrong choice n nLina is spending the summer in Tuscany, but she isn t in the mood for Italy s famous sunshine and fairy tale landscape She s only there because it was her mother s dying wish that she get to know her father But what kind of father isn t around for sixteen years All Lin

Trace Elements (Comissario Guido Brunetti #29)

Trace Elements (Comissario Guido Brunetti #29)When Dottoressa Donato calls the Questura to report that a dying patient at the hospice Fatebenefratelli wants to speak to the police, Commissario Guido Brunetti and his colleague, Claudia Griffoni, waste no time in responding n n They killed him It was bad money I told him no, Benedetta Toso gasp

The Secret Messenger

The Secret MessengerThe highly awaited new novel from the internationally bestselling author of The German Midwife also published as A Woman of War.Venice, 1943The world is at war, and Stella Jilani is leading a double life By day she works in the lion s den as a typist for the Reich by night, she risks her life as

The Seven or Eight Deaths of Stella Fortuna

The Seven or Eight Deaths of Stella FortunaIn this stunning debut novel, a young woman tells the story behind two elderly sisters estrangement, unraveling family secrets stretching back a century and across the Atlantic to early 20th century Italy nFor Stella Fortuna, death has always been a part of life Stella s childhood is full of strang

The Dark Angel (Ruth Galloway, #10)

The Dark Angel (Ruth Galloway, #10)Dr Ruth Galloway is flattered when she receives a letter from Italian archaeologist Dr Angelo Morelli, asking for her help He s discovered a group of bones in a tiny hilltop village but doesn t know what to make of them It s years since Ruth has had a holiday, and even a working holiday to Italy i

Messy, Wonderful Us

Messy, Wonderful UsWhat if loving someone means keeping a secret that will break your heart n nIn late 1983, a letter arrives from Italy, containing secrets so unthinkable that it is hidden away, apparently forever More than three decades later, it is found by the last person who was ever supposed to see it n nWh

Once Night Falls

Once Night FallsA harrowing historical novel of the extraordinary acts of ordinary people in Nazi occupied Italy n nItaly, 1943 Luca Benedetto has joined the partisans in their fight against the German troops ravaging the shores of his town on Lake Como While risking his life to free his country, Luca is also stru

La Tresse

La TresseSmita, Julia, Sarah Trois femmes, trois vies, trois continents Trois chemins que rien ne destine se croiser Trois histoires pourtant li es.Inde Smita est une intouchable Mari e un chasseur de rats, elle nettoie a mains nues les latrines de son village, comme le faisait sa m re Son r ve vo

From Scratch: A Memoir of Love, Sicily, and Finding Home

From Scratch: A Memoir of Love, Sicily, and Finding HomeA poignant and transporting cross cultural love story set against the lush backdrop of the Sicilian countryside, where one woman discovers the healing powers of food, family, and unexpected grace in her darkest hour.It was love at first sight when Tembi met professional chef, Saro, on a street in Fl

The Road Beyond Ruin

The Road Beyond RuinFor some people in post World War II Germany, the battle is not over n nAugust 1945 As Stefano, an Italian POW, heads toward home across war ravaged Germany, he encounters a young child beside his dead mother Unable to leave him to an unknown fate, Stefano takes the boy with him, finding refuge in

My Brilliant Friend (The Neapolitan Novels, #1)

My Brilliant Friend (The Neapolitan Novels, #1)A modern masterpiece from one of Italy s most acclaimed authors, My Brilliant Friend is a rich, intense and generous hearted story about two friends, Elena and Lila Ferrante s inimitable style lends itself perfectly to a meticulous portrait of these two women that is also the story of a nation and

The Name of the Rose

The Name of the RoseThe year is 1327 Benedictines in a wealthy Italian abbey are suspected of heresy, and Brother William of Baskerville arrives to investigate When his delicate mission is suddenly overshadowed by seven bizarre deaths, Brother William turns detective His tools are the logic of Aristotle, the theolog

The Story of a New Name (The Neapolitan Novels, #2)

The Story of a New Name (The Neapolitan Novels, #2)In 2012, Elena Ferrante s My Brilliant Friend introduced readers to the unforgettable Elena and Lila, whose lifelong friendship provides the backbone for the Neapolitan Novels The Story of a New Name is the second book in this series With these books, which the New Yorker s James Wood described as

Beautiful Ruins

Beautiful RuinsThe story begins in 1962 On a rocky patch of the sun drenched Italian coastline, a young innkeeper, chest deep in daydreams, looks out over the incandescent waters of the Ligurian Sea and spies an apparition a tall, thin woman, a vision in white, approaching him on a boat She is an actress, he so

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