One Summer in Italy

One Summer in Italy

Book 2: The Waratah Inn
Lilly Mirren Founding author
A long-buried family mystery that leads Reeda to Italy & a path to healing. A poignant and uplifting story.
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Reeda Summer is running from a troubled marriage and a truth she can't face.

When the Summer sisters discover their grandmother's journals after her death, they unlock a mystery that shakes their family to the core. Who is Charlie Jackson? Is he their grandfather? And if so, what happened to him?

Reeda leaves the Waratah Inn and returns to Sydney, her husband, and her thriving interior design business, only to find her marriage in tatters. She's lost sight of what she wants in life and can't recognize the person she's become. Instead of facing her problems, Reeda embarks on a journey to discover more about the grandfather she never knew, leaving her troubles behind her.

Her search takes her to Italy, where a trail of clues leads her across the country with few answers to satisfy her burning curiosity about the past. And instead of helping her to forget, her pilgrimage reminds her of everything she loves and what she's left behind.

Under the Italian sky, Reeda discovers that the joy she was searching for was hidden inside her, all along. And instead of running from her problems, she embraces the healing she needs to face them.

Listeners who enjoyed Inglath Cooper, Rhys Bowen, Lisa Wingate, Debbie Macomber, and Lauren K. Denton will love taking this healing journey through delightful Italy.

Praise for the book:

"If you love historical mysteries and all things Italian, you’ll want to live in the pages of this book.” (Bookbub)

This is the second audiobook in an ongoing series of four. 

Listen to the series in order:

  1. The Waratah Inn
  2. One Summer in Italy
  3. The Summer Sisters
  4. Christmas at the Waratah Inn

Release date: September 17, 2019

Publisher: Black Lab Press

Print pages: 332

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One Summer in Italy
Lilly Mirren
Brigid Lohrey
315.13 MB
May 6, 2020
Black Lab Press




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