An enchanting, feel-good story about love, family secrets, and a little piece of heaven...
A story about love, family secrets, and a little piece of heaven . . .
In the beautiful village of Vernazza, the Mazzone family have transformed an old convent overlooking the glamorous Italian Riviera into the elegant Lemon Tree Hotel. For Chiara, her daughter Elene and her granddaughter Isabella, the running of their hotel is the driving force in their lives.
One day, two unexpected guests check in. The first, Dante, is a face from Chiara's past, but what exactly happened between them all those years ago, Elene wonders. Meanwhile, Isabella is preoccupied with the second guest, a mysterious young man who seems to know a lot about the history of the old convent and the people who live there. Isabella is determined to find out his true intentions and discover the secret past of the Lemon Tree Hotel.
Sun-soaked escapism - Best
Unabashedly romantic . . slips down like easy-drinking vino infused with Mediterranean sunshine - Saga
The ultimate feel-good read, perfect for fans of Santa Montefiore, Victoria Hislop and Leah Fleming - Candis
I loved this wonderful tale of forbidden love and mysterious family secrets . . . completely beguiling and beautifully told - Kate Furnivall
A gorgeous, mouth-watering dream of a holiday read!
- Red Magazine
This wonderful family saga has it all: the irresistible temptations of love long-denied, burgeoning secrets from the past, the gorgeous background of the Italian Riviera. A perfect summer read - Rachel Hore
Beautiful, evocative writing
Evocative prose adds to the novel's charm. You can almost smell the lemons on the tree in the hotel grounds - My Weekly