A Reader's Opinion: DANTE'S GIFT by Aubrey Wynne


A READER'S OPINION

DANTE'S GIFT by Aubrey Wynne is a sweet, romantic story. This is a new-to-me author and I loved her style of writing. This short novella is a contemporary that includes WWII elements, though not too many, but just enough to intrigue the readers. Present day: Kathleen is expecting a marriage proposal from Dominic, a handsome Italian man. However, she didn't expect this to happen! Dominic's grandmother, Antonia, is growing old, so he proposes to her to bring her back to Chicago. Kathleen surely didn't plan to live with a third person under the same roof. Is this arrangement possible? However, when they meet, this sweet and charming grandmother will catch Kathleen hearts with her story of how she met her late husband Ken during World War II. Kathleen soon becomes fascinated by every detail since Antonia had been a war bride with a U.S. soldier. Can a new relationship bloom between Kathleen, Dominic, and Antonia. By the way, Dante is the dog that played a part during their war courtship. DANTE'S GIFT is truly about family relationships. It's a quick, easy read, so much fun, and ideal for an afternoon break!

Rating: 5 Stars | Content Rating: 1 Heart | Reviewed by: Nicole Laverdure

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BOOK SYNOPSIS

Kathleen James has put her practical side away for once and looks forward to the perfect romantic evening: an intimate dinner with the man of her dreams—and an engagement ring. She is not prepared to hear that he wants to bring his grandmother back from Italy to live with him.

Dominic Lawrence has planned this marriage proposal for six months. Nothing can go wrong—until his Nonna calls. Now he must interrupt the tenderest night of Katie’s life with the news that another woman will be under their roof. When Antonia’s sister dies, she finds herself longing to be back in the states. An Italian wartime bride from the ‘40s, she knows how precious love can be. Can her own story of an American soldier and a very special collie once again bring two hearts together at Christmas?

Genre: Sweet Romance/Holidays | Pub Date: November 9, 2015 | Page count: 100pp | Publisher: Plato Publishing

Format Read: E-Book | Source: Provided by the author or publisher.

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