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‘Oh my goodness this book is just gorgeous!!!!! I read it in an afternoon because I couldn’t put it down!!… I’m so excited for other people to read this magnificent book.’ NetGalley reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

A sun-baked terrace. The rustle of vines. And the clink of wine glasses as the first cork of the evening is popped…

Welcome to Italy. A place that holds the answer to Zia-Lucia Costa Chalmers’ many questions. Not least, how she ended up with such a mouthful of a name.

When revelations close to home turn Zia’s world upside down,she realises the time has come to search out the Italian family she’s never known.

But as she looks for answers, she can’t help but notice Piero, the vineyard owner next door – a distraction who may prove difficult to ignore…

This summer, join Zia as she sets out to uncover her past. But can she find the future she’s always dreamed of along the way?

The perfect summer read for fans of Katie Fforde and Carole Matthews.

Readers love Under The Italian Sun!

I was awake until 3.15am readingSizzling and heartwarming. I loved it.’ NetGalley reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

HOLY COW! If you want a one-way ticket to Italy without ever leaving your couch, then this is the book for you… I could not get enough.’ NetGalley reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Absolute escapist joy… I felt completely transported to Italy.’ NetGalley reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘Wonderful Italian escape!! Feel good brilliant read! Loved this book!!’ NetGalley reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Escapist perfection in a novel.’ NetGalley reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Fantastic staycation read, pure escapism.’ NetGalley reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘A charming, heartwarming read. I loved it!’ NetGalley reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Climb into the pages and soak in the sunshine – this book is wonderful!Milly Johnson

‘Packed full of love, friendship, romance and sunshine… An addictive read.’ NetGalley reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Full of sunshine and secrets.’ Heidi Swain

Utterly captivating… A must read… I loved it.’ NetGalley reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Evocative, engaging and gloriously romantic.’ Cathy Bramley

I just could not put this story downBliss!’ NetGalley reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Critics Review

  • Praise for Under The Italian Sun:

    ‘Climb into the pages and soak in the sunshine – this book is wonderful!’ Milly Johnson

    ‘Sue’s novels are the perfect escape. You’re guaranteed a warm and sunny read whatever the weather.’ Bella Osborne

    ‘A glorious adventure… perfect, sun-drenched escapism to brighten the greyest of days.’ Fiona Gibson

    ‘Full of sunshine and secrets.’ Heidi Swain

    ‘Evocative, engaging and gloriously romantic.’ Cathy Bramley

    ‘It whisked me off to sun-drenched Italy…I could feel the heat on my face and taste the wine!’ Phillipa Ashley

    ‘A magical escape to Italy with all the ingredients of a perfect romance, including a hero you cannot help but fall in love with…’ Helen Rolfe

    ‘This book has it all: gorgeous scenery, heart-warming friendships, secrets, twists and turns and a scorching romance.’ Karen King, author of The Year of Starting Over

    ’An absolute gem – I just couldn’t put it down!’ Christina Courtenay

    ‘The perfect sun-drenched romantic escape.’ Nikki Moore, author of the Love London series

    Praise for Sue Moorcroft:

    ‘Must read!’ Daily Express

    ‘I love all of Sue Moorcroft’s books!’ Katie Fforde

    ‘Effortlessly engaging…a magical must!’ Heat

    ‘A sparkly Christmas love story which had me cheering in the aisles!’ Julia Williams

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