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Tony's Wife

: the perfect romantic novel from the author of Big Stone Gap

'Tony's Wife does not disappoint . . . Adriana's books are full of humour, warmth and passion' SANTA MONTEFIORE

The brand new novel from the bestselling author of The Shoemaker's Wife, a Richard and Judy Book Club pick


When Chi Chi Donatelli and Saverio Armandonada meet by chance on the Jersey shore, the two form a duo that takes the music industry by storm. Together they navigate the glamorous world of show business, from Hollywood and Las Vegas to New York City and beyond, but after a dream wedding they quickly realise that one of them will soon have to make a choice: who will put their professional ambition aside to build a family, and who will remain in the spotlight?

As they juggle the demands of their public lives, secrets will be revealed, promises will be broken and loyalty will be tested . . . 

The newest romantic novel from Adriana Trigiani, beloved author of Big Stone Gap and The Shoemaker’s Wife. Featuring feisty women, frantic families and fabulous friendships, Adriana Trigiani always warms the heart.

‘Rich and compelling… fascinating, thoughtful and moreish.  I couldn’t put it down’  DAILY MAIL

'Tony's Wife is an immersive experience with well-rounded, warm characters, pre-WWII fashion, Jersey accents, and homemade pasta. Moving and delightfulBOOKLIST

‘Trigiani fills this novel with the musical delights of the big band era and a love that lasts a lifetime . . . Packed with melodies, memories, humor, and love and loss, this effortlessly plotted novel is an emotional page-turner’ PUBLISHERS WEEKLY
 
‘Here’s a big, sweeping family novel to soak into’ ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY  


Praise for ADRIANA TRIGIANI:

'Stylishly written, this is a wide-ranging romp of a read about friendship, family, love and loyalty' DAILY MAIL

‘The author of Big Stone Gap triumphs again’ HEAT magazine

'A gorgeous piece of escapism . . . Plenty of the warm, earthy humour that is this author's calling card' THE TIMES

'A rich, sweeping epic... If you're meeting her work for the first time, get ready for a lifelong love affair. Splendid'  KATHRYN STOCKETT, author of THE HELP 

A tender tale of being torn between family, career and love’ COMPANY magazine 

'A comedy writer with a heart of gold' NEW YORK TIMES

 

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Adriana Trigiani is the author of fifteen bestsellers, including the blockbuster epic The Shoemaker's Wife; the Big Stone Gap series; Lucia, Lucia; the Valentine series; the Viola series for young adults; and the bestselling memoir Don't Sing at the Table. She is also the award-winning filmmaker of the documentary Queens of the Big Time. Trigiani lives in Greenwich Village with her family.

  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK (May 16, 2019)
  • Length: 496 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781471136443

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