The Tuscan Contessa by Dinah Jefferies #TuesdayBookBlog #WorldWarTwo

ONE WAR. TWO WOMEN. WILL THEY BE ABLE TO SAVE THE ONES THEY LOVE? In 1943, Contessa Sofia de’ Corsi’s peaceful Tuscan villa among the olive groves is upturned by the sudden arrival of German soldiers. Desperate to fight back, she agrees to shelter a wounded British radio engineer in her home, keeping him hiddenContinue reading “The Tuscan Contessa by Dinah Jefferies #TuesdayBookBlog #WorldWarTwo”

The Girl from Venice by Siobhan Daiko #amreading #BookReview

Lidia De Angelis has kept a low profile since Mussolini’s laws wrenched her from her childhood sweetheart. But when the Germans occupy Venice in 1943, she must flee the city to save her life. Lidia joins the partisans in the Venetian mountains, where she meets David, an English soldier fighting for the same cause. AsContinue reading “The Girl from Venice by Siobhan Daiko #amreading #BookReview”

The Dark Angel by Elly Griffiths #BookReview #Italy #Crime

It’s a change of scene for Dr Ruth Galloway when she is invited to help an archaeologist she knew many years ago, at a dig in a hilltop village near Rome. Dr Angelo Morelli provides Ruth, her daughter Kate and Ruth’s friend Shona with a convenient apartment and they are soon enjoying a holiday alongsideContinue reading “The Dark Angel by Elly Griffiths #BookReview #Italy #Crime”

One Summer in Tuscany by Domenica de Rosa #FridayReads #BookReview

Rivalries and romance in a Tuscan paradise. A relaxing writers’ retreat? If only! Perfect holiday reading from Domenica de Rosa, author of the bestselling Dr Ruth Galloway series under the name Elly Griffiths. Previously published as SUMMER SCHOOL. My Review I chose this novel because it looked like a light, entertaining read in an excitingContinue reading “One Summer in Tuscany by Domenica de Rosa #FridayReads #BookReview”