By Santa Montefiore
Exotically appealing yet desperately unsatisfied, Alba lives on a houseboat at the Thames, the place she enjoys a lifetime of rest and entertains an unending and unfulfilling succession of enthusiasts. yet then she discovers a portrait of her useless mom, Valentina—a lady she'd hardly ever recognized, whose tale has been saved from her by means of her nonetheless grieving father. made up our minds to benefit the reality approximately Valentina, Alba returns to the olive groves of the Amalfi coast of Italy. There she uncovers a mysterious story of decadence, deception, homicide, and betrayal concerning partisans and Nazis, peasants, and counts. Alba's trip leads her not just to the reality of her mother’s hidden previous yet to the potential for happiness in her personal future.
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Last Voyage of the Valentina by Santa Montefiore