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From Siobhan Daiko, international best-selling author of The Girl from Venice, comes a hauntingly epic listen that will sweep you away to the beauty of the Italian Riviera and the rugged mountains of its hinterland. The Girl from Portofino is a story of heart-wrenching loss, uplifting courage, and secrets untold.

In 1970, Gina Bianchi returns to the beautiful Italian resort of Portofino to attend her father’s funeral, accompanied by her troubled 24-year-old daughter, Hope. There, Gina is beset by vivid memories of World War II, a time when she joined the Resistance and her identical twin sister, Adele, worked for the Germans.

In her childhood bedroom, Gina reads Adele’s diary left behind during the war. As Gina learns the shocking truth about her sister, she’s compelled to face the harsh realities of her own past.

Will she finally lay her ghosts to rest, or will they continue to haunt her and the family she loves?

For fans of Dinah Jefferies, Rhys Bowen, and Angela Petch.

©2021 Siobhan Daiko (P)2022 Siobhan Daiko

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An emotional WWII love story

An emotional WWII love story.
Moving back and forth in the timeline between 1944(45) to 1970, we hear Gina's story.
A story of war, love, loss, and family.
It is deeply moving as well as thrilling and sweet.
The book was well written and enthralling. I found myself spellbound.
The narration was great and I can see myself listening to this story again.
I definitely recommend this audio/book.

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  • 25-04-22

Wonderful!

Siobhan has written a wonderful story that everyone should read or listen too. She has embedded much history and emotions of what happened in WW11.
Marie-Pierre did an amazing job narrating it! She brought out all of the emotions of each character.

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