The Italian Girl


Format: Paperback, eBook
608 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781447257073
Published: 3rd July 2014

Nothing sings as sweetly as love, or burns quite like betrayal

Rosanna Menici is just a girl when she meets Roberto Rossini, the man who will change her life. In the years to come, their destinies are bound together by their extraordinary talents as opera singers and by their enduring but obsessive love for each other – a love that will ultimately affect the lives of all those closest to them. For, as Rosanna slowly discovers, their union is haunted by irreversible events from the past . . .

Rosanna’s journey takes her from humble beginnings in the back streets of Naples to the glittering stages of the world’s most prestigious opera houses. Set against a memorable backdrop of Lucinda Riley’s trademark evocative locations, The Italian Girl unfolds into a poignant and unforgettable tale of love, betrayal and self-discovery.

*First published as Aria under the name Lucinda Edmonds, now extensively rewritten*


The Italian Girl


Fast-paced, bathed in the sunlight of Italy and the bright lights of celebrity, and dripping in glamour, intrigue and romance, The Italian Girl is the perfect summer read.

The Leigh Reporter


Take a whirlwind tour of the world’s most stunning opera houses and enter in to the musically crafted world of Lucinda Riley. Rapturous applause.

The Book Trail

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