Life for Lily should be a bed of roses but tripping over an ancient Roman carving in a Sydney backyard sends her dashing halfway around the world to defend her love.
As Lily farewells William, knowing she will join him soon in Rome, in rushes her newly found cousin, wildly accusing William of the theft of the carving and attempted murder. Is William guilty? Has his love for her been an elaborate lie?
Lily realises that the truth about William, and about her family, can only be uncovered by travelling to one of the world s most beautiful and menacing cities Naples.
There she discovers family secrets that will make her journey back to William more dangerous than she could ever have imagined.
A marvellous mix of mayhem, action, charm and love as Lily and William, brought together thanks to The Book of Love, look forward to a new life in Rome. - Woman's Day
From the streets of Sydney to Rome, this is an adventurous debut from an Australian author with a knack for turning the minutia of life into something delicious - Cosmopolitan on The Book of Love
This Aussie rom-com, Fioretti's debut, has a dash of mystery and suspense you'll love - NW magazine on The Book of Love
Phillipa Fioretti's debut novel is a light-hearted, fast-paced read . . . Quality chick lit - Sun-Herald on The Book of Love
Phillipa Fioretti was born in Sydney and studied Humanities, Visual Arts and Museum Studies and went on to work and exhibit as a printmaker, as well as teaching part time at tertiary level. She currently writes full time and was selected for participation in the 2008 Hachette Australia/Queensland Writers Centre Manuscript Development Program. Phillipa is married with two children and lives in Adelaide.