Christmas Secrets at the Villa Limoncello by Daisy James
Christmas Secrets at Villa Limoncello
Escape to Villa Limoncello… where dreams come true in the most unexpected ways.
With Christmas around the corner, Izzie Jenkins is ready to kickstart the new ‘Snowflakes and Christmas Cakes’ course at Villa Limoncello with chef and business partner, Luca Castelotti.
However, secrets are stirring with their latest guests and when nasty accidents keep befalling the group it looks like Izzie will have to turn detective once more to protect the Villa’s fledgling reputation.
On top of all this, Izzie’s been offered the job of a lifetime – back home in Cornwall. Will she be coming home for Christmas, or will Tuscany work its magic to keep her at Villa Limoncello with Luca?
What a gloriously interesting festive treat this was. I wasn't expecting to be immersed in the Christmas spirit while in the middle of Tuscany. The references to the traditional Italian was of celebrating the holiday were as interesting as the descriptions of the food were mouthwatering. The setting of the story benefited from a sprinkling of snow and a visit into the mountains, in keeping with the Christmas spirit, and the scenes where the characters had fun with arts and crafts were lovely.
This book, more than the other one I've read, as the title suggests, was based on the keeping and the revealing of secrets, and some of them were quite a surprise. There was also more romance in this book, and plenty of wrapping up of all the loose ends.
A fitting end to the trilogy and a delightful Christmas read.
About the Author
Daisy James is a Yorkshire girl transplanted to the north east of England. She loves writing stories with strong heroines and swift-flowing plotlines. When not scribbling away in her peppermint-and-green summerhouse (garden shed), she spends her time sifting flour and sprinkling sugar and edible glitter. She loves gossiping with friends over a glass of something pink and fizzy or indulging in a spot of afternoon tea - china plates and teacups are a must. Daisy would love to hear from readers via her Facebook page or you can follow her on Twitter @daisyjamesbooks or on Instagram @daisyjamesstories.
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