Thursday, May 14, 2015

Bianca's Vineyard by Teresa Neumann

Book Description:

Bianca Corrotti's vineyard is more than a piece of mouth-watering real estate in Tuscany. It's an inheritance; a storehouse harboring the secrets of her Uncle Egisto, a world-class sculptor, and his troubled wife -- a woman whose destiny converges with Mussolini's when WWII overtakes them all. Based on a true story, Bianca's Vineyard follows a devoted family of strong-willed men and lion-hearted women waging an epic battle against a gathering storm intent on destroying their lives.
My Review:
Copy received from Italy Book Tours 
Four Stars
I really enjoyed this story. There were many different elements that made this story a worthwhile read. First, I loved the historical information. I had a very vivid idea of Italy during Mussolini's dictatorship.  I also loved the love story between Egisto and Armida.  I wouldn't label this a love story because it was a lot about the family saga as well.  The writing was engaging and the characters felt real. 

Author's Bio:

Teresa Neumann and her musician husband live in Oregon's beautiful Willamette Valley near their three children. As well as being an author and journalist, Teresa loves to fiddle on her violin and live "la dolce vita" in Italy whenever she can talk her family into going with her.
Connect with Teresa: Website ~ Facebook ~ Twitter


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