You'll Be Saying "That's Amore" After Reading 7 Books About Italy
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Romantic Books About Italy
Between the beautiful countryside, the delicious food, and the language, Italy is known for being one of the most romantic countries in the world. It isn't exactly a shock that there are a lot of romantic books about Italy or that take place in Italy.
There's something about Italy that makes romance books all the more romantic, books in which people slowly (or even quickly) fall in love while traversing the cities and dining on mouthwatering food. In many of these novels, an American travels to the country and falls in love with a local. It doesn't matter how many times we read that particular trope, we continue to love it.
Let us know your favorite books set in Italy, particularly the romantic ones!
1. Rosamanti by Noelle Clark
In Noelle Clark's Rosamanti, Sarah is seeking peace after her husband's death. She sees an ad in the newspaper for a place called Villa Rosamanti, a "400 year old dwelling nestled into the hillside of Monte Tiberio on the Island of Capri." Sarah finds herself really resonating with the house, and especially with the former owner's grandson, Pietro. The handsome, passionate man turns out to be just as compelling as the house itself, their love blossoming in the gardens of Rosamanti.
2. Tuscan Heat by Deborah Fletcher
In Deborah Fletcher's Tuscan Heat, Donovan Boudreaux has been writing world-reknowned author Gianna Martelli in secret. When he gets an invitation to teach in Tuscany, giving him the chance to finally meet Gianna. When he arrives at the Martelli wine chateau, he discovers he's been deceived by Gianna's matchmaking twin sister. Wanting to make amends, Gianna comes to discover just how sweet Donovan can be. Their friendship quickly blossoms into something much more, but will it last with a vindictive rival thrown into the mix?
3. In Wild Lemon Groves by Selina Kray
For the last three years, Sébastien Osaki has mourned his husband. When Seb lands in Italy on what would have been their tenth anniversary, he struggles with his husband's memories. Seb's goal in Italy is to try and find himself again. Instead, he finds Andrea Sorrentino, a "chauffeur, part-time pet whisperer, a Bernini statue in a soccer tee and tight shorts." Right away, Andrea is kind and knows how to soothe Seb, but will it be enough for him to finally open his heart?
4. Letters to Cupid by Miranda MacLeod
A statue of Cupid resides in a small Tuscan village, said to have the power to foretell a person's true love. Letters to Cupid by Miranda MacLeod is the tale of single mother and struggling chocolate shop owner Valentina, trying her best to create the best life she can for her daughter. American celebrity chef Andie shows up in town to hide out during a PR crisis. With little to do, she spends her time flirting up the local chocolatier. Soon, feelings get involved, but their relationship can't go anywhere with Andie leaving in a few weeks, can it?
5. Her Pregnancy Bombshell by Liz Fielding
When pilot Miranda Marlowe becomes too sick to fly in Liz Fielding's Her Pregnancy Bombshell, she has to accept the truth that she's pregnant with her boss' baby. Cleve Finch is still grieving for his wife, so Miranda decides to stay with her sister at Villa Rosa, her new inheritance in Italy. The palazzo on the Mediterranean is beautiful and Miranda loves, but then Cleve shows up. He proposes a marriage of convenience, but will be enough for Miranda?
6. A Taste of Pleasure by Chloe Blake
For Chef Danica Nillson, Italy is the perfect place to launch her new career. She sees single dad Antonio Dante Lorenzetti and her plans of keeping romance at bay goes right out the window. Antonio wants stability for his child, not this passion that makes him lose his mind. But could Danica actually be the one he's been waiting for all along?
7. Roman Crazy by Alice Clayton and Nina Bocci
Looking for a fresh start, Avery Bardot, heads to Rome in Roman Crazy by Alice Clayton and Nina Bocci. With her divorce soon to be finalized, she plans to spend a fun summer with her friend Daisy. During Avery's welcome party, she's shocked to see Italian architect Marchello Bianchi, her first love. When Avery isn't spending her days exploring the city, she's reconnecting with her old love. But is this her new life or just a temporary reprieve?
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