Escape to Sicily with the Number One Bestseller
By Rosanna Ley
THE #1 KINDLE BESTSELLER. An unforgettable story set off the sun-soaked coast of Sicily for fans of Dinah Jefferies, Veronica Henry and Santa Montefiore.
THE #1 KINDLE BESTSELLER. An unforgettable story set off the sun-soaked coast of Sicily for fans of Dinah Jefferies, Victoria Hislop and Santa Montefiore.
'The perfect holiday companion' - Heat
'The ultimate feel-good read' - Candis
'Sun-soaked escapism' - Best
When Tess Angel receives a solicitor's letter inviting her to claim her inheritance - the Villa Sirena, perched on a clifftop in Sicily - she is stunned. Her only link to the island is through her mother, Flavia, who left Sicily during World War II and cut all contact with her family.
When Tess goes to Sicily, Flavia realises the secrets from her past are about to be revealed and decides to try to explain her actions. Meanwhile, Tess' teenage daughter Ginny is stressed by college, by her blooming sexuality and filled with questions that she longs to ask her father, if only she knew where he was...
SEE WHAT EVERYONE IS SAYING ABOUT ROSANNA LEY:
'An impeccably researched and deftly written narrative that kept me hooked until the end' - Kathryn Hughes, bestselling author of The Letter
'Loved it from start to finish. A brilliant holiday read' - Amazon reviewer
'Perfect for fans of Santa Montefiore, Victoria Hislop and Leah Fleming' - Candis
'On so many levels a fantastic read' - Amazon reviewer
'A fascinating story with engaging themes' - Dinah Jefferies, bestselling author of The Tea Planter's Wife
'Warm, enthralling, one of my favourite authors' - Amazon reviewer
Rosanna Ley works as a creative tutor and has written many articles and stories for national magazines. Her writing holidays and retreats take place in stunning locations in Spain and Italy. When she is not travelling, Rosanna lives in West Dorset by the sea.
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31 May 2012
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A gorgeous, mouth-watering dream of a holiday read — Red magazine
The Villa will stay with you long after you've devoured this tale of family feuds, secrets and passion, Sicilian-style...Romantic, escapist and mouthwatering, it has everything you could wish for in a summer read. Delicious — Veronica Henry, author of High Tide
Vividly written with a compelling storyline, this is top escapism — Closer
This summer read will keep you enthralled — Bella
A warm and passionate story that is as beguiling as the aromatic tastes and scents of Sicily itself . . . Richly written, always engrossing. The perfect summer read — Kate Furnivall, author of The Italian Wife
Beautifully written, warm and romantic...The perfect holiday read — Rachel Hore
This story about three women of different ages makes a great summer holiday read! — Star magazine
Rosanna Ley is a wonderfully talented writer who will appeal to fans of Cathy Kelly, Rachel Hore and Rosamunde Pilcher. I can't wait to read more from this author — Lisa Books
It is rare to find a book that offers mystery, adventure, romance and self-help, but somehow Ley has managed it perfectly — Chick Lit Club