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Last Voyage of the Valentina Santa Montefiore

Last Voyage of the Valentina By Santa Montefiore

Last Voyage of the Valentina by Santa Montefiore


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Summary

A tale of war-time intrigue and absorbing romance from the Sunday Times bestselling author.

Last Voyage of the Valentina Summary

Last Voyage of the Valentina by Santa Montefiore

A tale of war, of Italy, of a beautiful young woman and a terrible tragedy from the number on bestselling author of Songs of Love and War.
Italy, 1945. The war is over but its shadow still lingers. And deep in the lush countryside an eccentric aristocrat is savagely murdered in his beautiful palazzo.
London, 1971. Years later, this unsolved crime touches the life of Alba, a hedonistic girl who lives on a houseboat in swinging Chelsea.
Between these two distinctive times runs a thread of love, decadence and betrayal that takes Alba to the olive groves of the Amalfi Coast, rich with the scent of figs, the drama of wartime and the lingering decay of tragedy.
The past unfolds revealing a secret web of partisans and Nazis, peasants and counts and in the centre of it all, an alluring woman of mystery: her mother...

Last Voyage of the Valentina Reviews

`This is Santa Montefiore at her best - an enchanting read overflowing with deliciously poignant moments. If you love a heartfelt, epic trilogy this is for you. I loved it and can't wait for more' -- Dinah Jefferies, author of The Tea Planter's Wife, on Songs of Love and War
`Nobody does epic romance like Santa Montefiore. Everything she writes, she writes from the heart' -- Jojo Moyes
`A multigenerational banquet of love: falling in, falling out, rediscovering,rekindling. The Beekeeper's Daughter features sophisticated, irresistible backdrops and brilliantly drawn characters that made it one of the most engrossing reads of my year' -- Elin Hilderbrand, author of The Matchmaker, on The Beekeeper's Daughter
`I raced through this feel-good romantic story, which spans continents and decades' -- Fanny Blake * Woman & Home on The Beekeeper's Daughter *
`This deeply romantic saunter is an ideal summer read. Laced with secrets and forbidden liaisons, it is sure to keep you turning the pages' * The Lady on The Beekeeper's Daughter *
`Santa Montefiore is the new Rosamunde Pilcher' * Daily Mail *
`A superb storyteller of love and death in romantic places in fascinating times' * Vogue *
`A gripping romance . . . it is as believable as the writing is beautiful' * Daily Telegraph *
`Anyone who likes Joanne Harris or Mary Wesley will love Montefiore' * Mail on Sunday *
`One of our personal favourites and bestselling authors, sweeping stories of love and families spanning continents and decades' * The Times *
`Engaging and charming' -- Penny Vincenzi

About Santa Montefiore

Born in England in 1970, Santa Montefiore grew up in Hampshire. She is married to writer Simon Sebag Montefiore. They live with their two children, Lily and Sasha, in London. Visit her at www.santamontefiore.co.uk.

Additional information

GOR006197671
9781471132001
1471132005
Last Voyage of the Valentina by Santa Montefiore
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Simon & Schuster Ltd
2014-10-23
416
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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