The Rome Affair

The Rome Affair
Publisher Pan Macmillan
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Category Fiction
Total Pages 350
ISBN 9781509838035
Rating 4/5 from 21 reviews
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The glamorous capital city of Italy is brought to startling life in The Rome Affair, a compelling novel by Karen Swan. 1974 and Elena Damiani lives a gilded life. Born to wealth and a noted beauty, no door is closed to her, no man can resist her. At twenty-six, she is already onto her third husband when she meets her love match. But he is the one man she can never have, and all the beauty and money in the world can't change it. 2017 and Francesca Hackett is living la dolce vita in Rome, leading tourist groups around the Eternal City and forgetting the ghosts she left behind in London. When she finds a stolen designer handbag in her dustbin and returns it, she is brought into the orbit of her grand neighbour who lives across the piazza – famed socialite Viscontessa Elena dei Damiani Pignatelli della Mirandola. Though the purse is stolen, Elena greets the return of the bag with exultation for it contains an unopened letter written by her husband on his deathbed, twelve years earlier. Mutually intrigued by each other, the two women agree to collaborate on a project, with Cesca interviewing Elena for her memoirs. As summer unfurls, Elena tells her sensational stories, leaving Cesca in her thrall. But when a priceless diamond ring found in an ancient tunnel below the city streets is ascribed to Elena, Cesca begins to suspect a shocking secret at the heart of Elena's life.

The Rome Affair
  • Author : Karen Swan
  • Publisher : Pan Macmillan
  • Release Date : 2017-07-13

The glamorous capital city of Italy is brought to startling life in The Rome Affair, a compelling novel by Karen Swan. 1974 and Elena Damiani lives a gilded life. Born to wealth and a noted beauty, no door is closed to her, no man can resist her. At twenty-six, she is

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The Rome Affair
  • Author : Karen Swan
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Release Date : 2017-04-26

The glamorous capital city of Italy is brought to startling life in The Rome Affair, a compelling summer novel by Karen Swan. 1974 and Elena Damiani lives a gilded life. Born to wealth and a noted beauty, no door is closed to her, no man can resist her. At twenty-six, she

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The Rome Affair
  • Author : Addison Fox
  • Publisher : Harlequin
  • Release Date : 2014-03-04

Two security experts must work too closely for comfort in Addison Fox's The Rome Affair Jack Andrews has once again snatched a covetable job from the House of Steele. But now that the assignment has gotten complicated, he must call upon the last person he wants to ask for help:

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The Rome Affair
  • Author : Laura Caldwell
  • Publisher : Harlequin
  • Release Date : 2012-10-15

It was an affair...to regret. Rachel Blakely's charmed life is significantly tarnished after her husband Nick's infidelity, but she wants to give her marriage a second chance. Then a business trip to sun-drenched Rome with her best girlfriend Kit leads to a night of passion with a stranger — a

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The Greek Escape
  • Author : Karen Swan
  • Publisher : Pan Macmillan
  • Release Date : 2018-07-12

Set on a lush Greek island, The Greek Escape by Karen Swan is a Sunday Times bestseller, and the perfect getaway for fans of Victoria Hislop and Santa Montefiore. Before every new beginning, there must be an ending . . . Running from heartbreak, Chloe Marston leaves her old life in London for

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The Secret Affair
  • Author : Gill Paul
  • Publisher : HarperCollins UK
  • Release Date : 2017-12-26

LOVE. GLAMOUR. SECRETS. A stunning historical love story from the bestselling author of The Secret Wife.

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When in Rome     A Novel of Piazzas and Passion
  • Author : Gemma Townley
  • Publisher : Ballantine Books
  • Release Date : 2005-03

Daydreaming about her flirtatious ex-boyfriend, Mike, in spite of her affection for her current, more dependable boyfriend, David, Georgie impulsively goes on a weekend holiday in Rome with Mike and finds her romantic ideals turned upside-down when David unexpectedly shows up. A first novel. Reprint.

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The Hidden Beach
  • Author : Karen Swan
  • Publisher : Pan Macmillan
  • Release Date : 2020-07-09

From internationally bestselling author Karen Swan comes The Hidden Beach, an addictive story of heartbreak, loyalty and hope, set in the historic city of Stockholm and along the beautiful archipelagos of the Swedish coast. In the oldest part of Stockholm, Bell Everhurst is working as a nanny for an affluent

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Mistress of Rome
  • Author : Kate Quinn
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2010-04-06

The first in an unforgettable historical saga from the New York Times bestselling author of The Alice Network and The Rose Code. “So gripping, your hands are glued to the book, and so vivid it burns itself into your mind’s eye and stays with you long after you turn

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The Raphael Affair
  • Author : Iain Pears
  • Publisher : HarperCollins UK
  • Release Date : 2007

When English art historian Jonathan Argyll is caught breaking into a church in Rome, he has an astonishing story to tell. He claims that the church contains a genuine Raphael, hidden under a painting by Mantini. Further investigation reveals that the painting has disappeared...to reappear later in the hands

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SPQR  A History of Ancient Rome
  • Author : Mary Beard
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release Date : 2015-11-09

New York Times Bestseller A New York Times Notable Book Named one of the Best Books of the Year by the Wall Street Journal, the Economist, Foreign Affairs, and Kirkus Reviews Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award (Nonfiction) Shortlisted for the Cundill Prize in Historical Literature Finalist for

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A Regimental Affair
  • Author : Allan Mallinson
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2010-03-30

Another riveting Matthew Hervey adventure from the Sunday Times bestselling author Allan Mallinson, combining hero, history and drama to perfection. If you like Patrick O'Brian, Bernard Cornwell and CS Forester, this will not disappoint! "Assured and capable...a fine read" - The Times "Matthew Hervey has now joined Bernard Cornwell's

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My Time in the Affair
  • Author : Stylo Fantome
  • Publisher : CreateSpace
  • Release Date : 2015-04-12

~Mischa~ I made a conscious decision to cheat on my husband. Now, before you judge me, hear my story. Hear how much I'm like you, how similar my thoughts are to your own. Yes, I'm a horrible person. Yes, I've done horrible things. Yes, I don't deserve forgiveness. Yes, bad

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Roma
  • Author : Steven Saylor
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Press
  • Release Date : 2007-03-06

Spanning a thousand years, and following the shifting fortunes of two families though the ages, this is the epic saga of Rome, the city and its people. Weaving history, legend, and new archaeological discoveries into a spellbinding narrative, critically acclaimed novelist Steven Saylor gives new life to the drama of

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The Christmas Lights
  • Author : Karen Swan
  • Publisher : Pan Macmillan
  • Release Date : 2018-11-01

Indulge in the perfect winter's day treat and escape to the snow-fringed fjords of Norway with The Christmas Lights, a delicious tale full of drama and mystery, heartache and hope by Sunday Times bestseller Karen Swan. Bo lives a life most people can only dream of. She and her boyfriend

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