This book continues the adventures of Marlena and Fernando as they leave Venice for Tuscany in order to find "a place that still remembers real life... sweet and salty... each side of life dignifying the other."The book is filed with the life, romance, food and weather of Tuscany. Warning: you may want to book a ticket to Italy after this one!
Historical Mystery. Inheriting a remote Suffolk cottage from actress Hester Larkspur, the godmother she barely knew, author Josephine Tey is beholden by the will to allow Lucy Kyte to take what she needs from the home -- but no one knows who or where Lucy is. As Tey investigates and sorts through Hester's papers in search of answers, she discovers that Hester was fascinated by an infamous murder that was committed on the property a century before.
. I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived.