‘Enthralling… An Italian Affair snares us in an ever-tightening circle of love and despair, secrets and forgiveness’ Joanna Lumley
A passionate story of love and betrayal, set in war-torn Tuscany – perfect for fans of Rachel Hore and Santa Montefiore
It’s 1937 and the threat of war hangs heavy in the air. Longing for a new start, recent widow Alessandra Durante moves from London to her ancestral home in Italy with her daughter Diana and sets about rebuilding her life.
But when Davide, a young man hiding the truth about who is is, arrives at their home, Diana finds her heart going where her head knows it must not.
Her brother, Robert, is marked out by his bravery as a pilot – but soon he is being sent deep undercover and further into danger than ever before…
The Durante family will love and lose, but will they survive the war…?
‘Thoroughly engrossing’ Julian Fellows, creator of Downton Abbey *** Readers are being swept away by An Italian Affair:
‘An excellent novel’
‘Takes the reader on a journey of passion and fear, love and bravery…a sumptuous tale’
‘The setting is wonderfully created…that rare thing – a great read that has something for everyone’
‘An epic story that has you swept up in the lives of the characters…a gripping read’
‘Such a rich, carefully crafted and adventurous read’
‘Such a beautiful novel that I struggled to part with it’
A beautifully written, wonder story…a gem of a book’