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The Sicilian Inheritance

A Novel

by Jo Piazza

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The Sicilian Inheritance by Jo Piazza
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    Apr 2024, 384 pages

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A multigenerational journey through Sicily, where a woman investigates the possible murder of her great-aunt.

Sara Marsala is going through a rough patch, to say the least. In the process of divorcing from her husband and battling for custody of her four-year-old daughter, being forced to close her restaurant that she poured her heart and soul into, and now learning of the news of her beloved great-aunt Rosie's death, Sara feels as though she's in the process of losing everything she once held dear. When she receives instructions from Rosie to travel to the family's homeland in Sicily to claim a deed of valuable land that possibly belongs to the Marsala family, Sara only reluctantly agrees out of affection for her late great-aunt. It's only when she arrives in Sicily that she receives another missive from Rosie in which the real purpose of this trip is made clear: she wants Sara to investigate the death of Rosie's mother and Sara's namesake, Serafina Forte.

Serafina is a figure that holds a ...

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