All the Way to Heaven (The Fallout Series Book 1)
Ani Tomlin cashes in her graduation gift to herself a little early―a trip to Tuscany―but from the moment she boards the wrong train in Pisa, her plans for solitude and self-indulgence begin to unravel around her. Sometimes help comes from the most unlikely of hands, and sometimes getting lost is the surest way to be found…
Sometimes help comes from the most unlikely of hands, and sometimes getting lost is the surest way to be found...
After learning shocking news about the man she's been planning her future around, Anica Tomlin cashes in her graduation gift to herself a little early - a trip to Tuscany. But from the moment she boards the wrong train in Pisa, her plans for solitude and self-indulgence begin to unravel around her.
When a bicycle accident thrusts Ani into the skilled hands of the dashing Dr. Cosimo Lazzaro, she reluctantly accepts his invitation to recover in his family's country villa perched on a hilltop surrounded by the Lazzaro olive groves. But it's been a black year for olive growers all over Italy, and generations of tradition are being put to the test like never before.
Ani is swept up in the drama of life in Tuscany, the convergence of old and new, and the passions that drive people to pursue the desires of their hearts. Just as she begins to get her feet under her again, an unexpected turn of events leaves her doubting the very existence of happily ever after...unless she can learn to trust the desires of her own heart.
All the Way to Heaven is a multicultural romance with themes such as family life, Italian culture, and coming of age.
Although All the Way to Heaven can be read as a stand-alone novel, it is the first book in The Fallout Series, a collection of sweet contemporary romances that follow characters featured in the first book.
For fans of Coming of Age Romance authors Stephanie Perkins, Susan Meissner, and Kasie West.
Themes and Topics: Clean romance, Multicultural romance, Contemporary romance, College romance, International romance, Italian romance, Holiday romance, Second chance romance, Inspirational romance, Romantic suspense, Olive groves, wealthy bachelor, family life, vacation, broken heart, coming of age, student and professor romance, international student life, ESL students.
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