Set in the countryside around Montepulciano in beautiful Tuscany These Tangled Vines is partly a love story and partly a story of forgiveness and healing It s written in two timelines the first in 1986 the ear Fiona Bell was conceived
The second is 2017 the ear Anton Clark the biological father she didn t know she had died and left second is 2017 the ear Anton Clark the biological father she didn t know she had died and left his massively successful vineyard and wine business Through Fiona s eyes we see the horror of Anton s two legitimate children Sloane and Connor who expected to inherit the vineyard themselves As she gets to know the vineyard the people who ve and work there and the business that her father built up Fiona discovers that she shares many of the same passions as her father had particularly for the beauty of the landscape In the earlier timeline we learn about how Fiona s mother Lillian and Anton fell in love and about what tore them apart Author Juliana Maclean skilfully weaves the two timelines together so that this story flows seamlessly I loved the characters she created but I think what I loved most about this book was the way it drew me in so that I experienced for myself the it drew me in so that I experienced for myself the food the atmosphere and the beauty of this gorgeous part of the world This book is very definitely one for the keeper shelf It was breathtaking stepping over a threshold into a story that takes Jane and Julio you to a peaceful place in Italy You will be immensely awed by the welcoming people and the beautiful setting while takingou to two different time lines But then heartless deceit and secrets will knock Cruel Fae (The Dark Fae you completely off balanceFiona is a kindhearted 30ear old women but has hidden a secret from her father since she was 18 Some shocking news has Fiona traveling to mysterious vineyards in Tuscany Italy She is left with an incredible inheritance What a tangled mess she falls into when she discovers her life has been a lie The key is to unravel the story from when her parents spent the summer there 30 The Cambridge Handbook of Sociolinguistics years ago These Tangled Vines by Julianne Maclean was my first book by this author I know it won t be my last as she has many novels for me to discover She is a gifted writer her stories enjoyed by many Don t hesitate to pick up this novel along with a glass of wine to be immersed into a story that will grab atour emotions profoundlyThis Advanced Reader s Copy was given to me through a giveaway by the author in exchange for a fair and honest review Julianne Maclean is a wonderful writer and brings us stories that tug at the heartstrings This one is no different and exposes us to love loss and secrets The characters were brought to life and they were relatable A winery a will some secrets had me right from the beginning I have to be honest I had seen how the plot was goingsecrets and allbut it was engaging as I got to the parts that I had predicted A wonderful storysadnew hope and opportunitiesforgiveness We all can take something away from this journey and look at our own livesI received a digital ARC from Netgalley to read and review I love this author and love when her newest book is released I always learn an important piece for my life Thanks Julianne I received an ARC from the author Julianne MacLean and Lake Union Publishing through NetGalley for an honest review Julianne takes us on a journey where we sometimes go back in time and sometimes we see what is happening in the present Fiona lost her mother when she was 18 and just before she died. From the USA Today bestselling author of A Curve in the Road comes a sweeping and captivating tale of one woman’s journey to the lush vineyards of Tuscany and into the mysteries of a tragic family secretIf Fiona has learned anything in life it’s how to keep a secret even from the father who raised her She is the only person who knows about her late mother’s affair in Tuscany thirty ears earlie. She told Fiona that her father wasn t her biological father and asked her not to tell her father because it would kill him She kept the secret and when she was 30 she received a phone call "From An Attorney Who Said Her Biological "an attorney who said her biological had passed away and asked her to come to Italy for the reading of the will She made the decision to go and when she arrived in Italy she learned she had a half sister and a half brother After the reading of the will her siblings were going to contest the will but somewhere there were letters from Fiona s mother to Anton and she had to find them Her siblings were also trying to find them for other reasons but Fionna is the one who got the letters Through the letters we learn of a love that lasted 30 ears even though Fiona s mother and Anton never again saw each other because they kept a promise We learn the sacrifices that were made because of that love After reading the letters Sloane Fiona s half sister started to cry and her brother got mad still thinking Fiona or her mother had forced his father to change the will or had his signature forged Sloane said I am not crying about the inheritance I am crying had his signature forged Sloane said I am not crying about the inheritance I am crying I never knew a love like that existed and she had never felt a love like that This is a journey that will inspire Faire l'amour de manire divine you asou are reading Je mourrai pas gibier you feel it because it is like it is coming straight from within their hearts After reading the letters Sloane knew why her father changed his will and she accepted it She wouldn t have to live with the regret of not going to see her father or spend time with him because Fiona showed her that even though she had never met her father they both could get to know their father through stories photos and the wineryWe can t go back and change anything but this book to me said accept what happened learn from what happened and the things they didn t do and when Sloane said I couldn t imagine if my kids did what I did to my father try to do better asour journey continues MeravigliosoHave Il est temps d'agir (IC.ESSAIS) you ever wondered what if or what could have been hadou taken a different path What would our life have been likeThis sweeping tender love story by Julianne Maclean captured my curiosity and eager to read on after a couple of paragraphs I was totally drawn in by the unexpected phone call the main character Fiona received A call from Tuscany Italy that would the unexpected phone call the main character Fiona received A call from Tuscany Italy that would her life forever The story line as it unfolds bounces back and forth between the past and present day and unlocks a secret of the first order one that shocks a family to it s core I love how Ms Maclean drew the reader in with unexpected twists the artistry of a beautiful landscape and the Italian language spoken here and there throughout As ou indulge further ou will learn about true love Italian pride family loyalty financial greed survival selfishness unexpected friendships and most of all the fruit of forgiveness This book will dig deep into our soul and stay with Vie des douze Csars (Intgrale) Sutone you a long time afterou have read the last page These Tangled Vines demonstrates once again why Julianne MacLean is such an accomplished storyteller When Fiona receives a massive inheritance from a man she d only learned about when her mother was dying everything she thought was true began to crumble Readers go with Fiona as she travels to Italy meets her half siblings and uncovers the truth about her biological parents This is a book about the many faces of love about dep. R and she intends to keep it that wayuntil a lawyer calls with shocking news her biological father has died and left her an incredible inheritance along with two half siblingsFiona travels to Italy where the family is shocked to learn of her existence and desperate to contest her share of the will While the mystery of her mother’s affair is slowly unraveled Fiona must navigate through tricky family.
Summary These Tangled VinesEndency about truth about deception and ultimately about forgiveness of self and others It s one of those stories that won t soon be forgotten and that will be re read with an even greater enjoyment and appreciation I voluntarily reviewed an advance copy of this book from NetGalley Most highly recommend Set in stunning Tuscany this story follows Fiona Bell who s been holding onto a family secret since she was eighteen But that secret is threatened Fiona learns that her biological father has died secret since was eighteen But that secret is threatened when Fiona learns that her biological father has died she s a beneficiary in his will She must travel to Tuscany
AND MEET THE FAMILY SHE NEVERmeet the family she never and who never knew SHE existed While there the truth about her mother s relationship with Anton Clark one fateful summer is slowly unraveled and Fiona learns that there is truly no going back Julianne always throws in some sort of twist and she got me with this one too though I m not telling Rich descriptions and attention to detail will have EnochDialogues avec dieu et les anges you living and breathing the Tuscan air and the tangled vines of truth and lies will haveou uestioning what is right and wrong I recommend Catamount, Tome 3 : La justice des corbeaux you curl up with a glass of Italian wine and savour every page Fiona lives with her uadriplegic father Her mother died 12ears ago and on her death bed revealed that the man she knew as her father her whole life wasn t her biological father She s been keeping that secret for 12 Building Performance Analysis years Then she gets a phone call from Italy Her biological father has died and she is a beneficiary in his will She goes to Italy to find out what her father left her The story goes back and forth between present day and when her mother and father were in Italy one summer 30ears ago The writing and character development are excellent The characters are real and flawed The descriptions of Ita Do Read This If You Want to Take Great Photographs you have secrets inour family Most do and Fiona s family is no different Fiona s Mother passed many Web Marketing For Dummies For Dummies ComputerTech years ago asking that she keep a secret and never tell her Father the man who raised her and is in her care in the United States However a phone call from a lawyer in Italy explaining that her Father has just passed and she is named in the will has her wondering who he was This novel is full of twists and turns of surprise as Fiona goes to Tuscany to discover who her father was Why did her mother make her keep a promise that held so many secrets This is an evocative story of love new experiences forgiveness and becoming whole The descriptions of landscape Italian food and interesting multi faceted and flawed people make this book unforgettable Juliane Maclean tells a terrific and tender story that packs a punch I could not put it down and I now want to visit Tuscany Another great read from Julianne MacLean She never disappoints In this tangled story her main character Fiona is written in the first person with the others in the third person With the way I read this brings me directly into Fiona s brain I feel her feelings I see what she sees She even does what I would do I become the main character in my head when I read books like this This book is written spanning decades as it covers all parts of the storyline to bring it all together Lillian another main character takes us into her life loves happinesses and tragedies All to bring Fiona life You will love the characters in this story and root for them all This book will stay with me for a long time Now I want to go to Tuscany I highly recommend this one Happy readin. Relationships and tense sibling rivalries Fiona both fears and embraces her new destiny as she searches for the truth about the fateful summer her mother spent in Italy and the father she never knewSpilling over with the sumptuous flavors and romance of Tuscany These Tangled Vines takes readers on a breathtaking journey of love secrets sacrifice courage and most importantly the true meaning of famil.