Under a Sardinian Sky

by Sara Alexander

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LoveReading Expert Review of Under a Sardinian Sky

An expressive and heartfelt relationship tale set in a gloriously evocative 1950’s Sardinia. Carmela is engaged to the son of the town’s wealthiest family, however finds herself questioning his overbearing nature when she meets a Captain from the nearby army base. Sara Alexander sets the scene and surroundings so deftly, Sardinia vibrantly comes to life around you. The countryside, villages, culture and people create an intimacy and beautiful backdrop that allows the tale of Carmela to unfold. Carmela is a delight, thoughtful and kind, she constantly strives for greater understanding, will she allow herself happiness? ‘Under a Sardinian Sky’ is an engaging, yet emotional tale, settle in and find yourself transported to another era, a different world.

May 2017 Debut of the Month.


Under a Sardinian Sky Synopsis

Sometimes a family's deepest silences hide the most important secrets. For Mina, a London-based travel writer, the enigmatic silence surrounding her aunt Carmela has become a personal obsession. Carmela disappeared from her Italian hometown long ago and is mentioned only in fragments and whispers. Mina has resisted prying, respectful of her family's Sardinian reserve. But now, with her mother battling cancer, it's time to learn the truth.In 1952, Simius is a busy Sardinian town surrounded by fertile farms and orchards. Carmela Chirigoni, a farmer's daughter and talented seamstress, is engaged to Franco, son of the area's wealthiest family. Everyone agrees it's a good match. But Carmela's growing doubts about Franco's possessiveness are magnified when she meets Captain Joe Kavanagh. Joe, an American officer stationed at a local army base, is charismatic, intelligent, and married. Hired as his interpreter, Carmela resolves to ignore her feelings, knowing that any future together must bring upheaval and heartache to both families.As Mina follows the threads of Carmela's life to uncover her fate, she will discover a past still deeply alive in the present, revealing a story of hope, sacrifice, and extraordinary love.

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ISBN: 9781470821364
Publication date: 25th April 2017
Author: Sara Alexander
Publisher: Blackstone Audio Blackstone Audio
Format: Ebook
Primary Genre Romantic Fiction
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About Sara Alexander

Sara Alexander attended Hampstead School, London, and went on to graduate from the University of Bristol, with a BA hons in Theatre, Film & TV. She followed on to complete her postgraduate diploma in acting from Drama Studio London. She has worked extensively in the theatre, film and television industries, including roles in much loved productions such as Harry Potter & the Deathly Hallows, Doctor Who, and Franco Zeffirellia's Sparrow. She is based in the London.

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