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An unforgettable story set off the sun-soaked coast of Sicily for fans of Dinah Jefferies, Faith Hogan 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...



'An impeccably researched and deftly written narrative that kept me hooked until the end' Kathryn Hughes

'Loved it from start to finish. A brilliant holiday read' *****

'Perfect for fans of Santa Montefiore, Victoria Hislop and Leah Fleming' Candis

'On so many levels a fantastic read' *****

'A fascinating story with engaging themes' Dinah Jefferies, bestselling author of The Tea Planter's Wife

'Warm, enthralling, one of my favourite authors' *****

The Villa Paperback edition by Rosanna Ley

The Villa: A Captivating Tale of Love, Family and Secrets

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