**THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER**
THE SWEEPING, SUN-DRENCHED STORY OF LOVE, FAMILY AND UNTOLD SECRETS SET AGAINST THE BACKDROP OF WWII, FROM THE MULTI-MILLION COPY BESTSELLER
'Adriana is a storyteller second to none' HEATHER MORRIS, bestselling author of The Tattooist of Auschwitz
'Trigiani never fails to sweep you away . . . an emotional and beautiful tale of family, love, and loss' TAYLOR JENKINS REID, bestselling author of Malibu Rising
'There is a reason Adriana Trigiani is so beloved by her millions of devoted readers . . . gorgeous' SARAH JESSICA PARKER
'A big, beautiful, wonderful book; romantic, moving, transporting, affecting I will do everything I can to encourage everyone to read it' LOUISE DOUGLAS, bestselling author of The House by the Sea
Domenica Cabrelli had two great loves of her life.
The first, her childhood sweetheart: a boy from the same small, sun-drenched Italian town of Viareggio. A romance born out of yearning and shared history.
Then, on an idyllic French coastline in the shadow of war, Domenica's second great love affair: a mysterious captain, with a future on the front line.
Many decades later, as her daughter, Matelda, starts to unpack her mother's legacy, she realises there is much Domenica left untold.
About what kept her away from Italy for so long. What ultimately brought her home again.
And the secret that bound her two great loves together . . .
'An unforgettable historical epic. This rich family story is magnificent in the telling' Lisa Jewell
'At once epic and intimate . . . A delightful novel' Jess Walter
'This beautiful, sweeping historical epic paints an exquisite portrait of love, loss, the ravages of time and the price a family pays for its secrets. Brava! Kristin Hannah
'Beautifully written, immersive . . . Sweeps you up and takes you on an epic journey. A must-read for 2022' Sarah Pearse
'An exquisite gem of a novel. No one does historical fiction better than Trigiani' David Baldacci
'This is a sweeping story of the complexities of love and family . . . A beautiful historical romance, this book manages to be epic and intimate at the same time' Sun