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Far from Home by T A Williams #Review #BeneathItalianSkiesBook3

  As ever, I am delighted to feature another romance by T A Williams , set in beautiful Italy. Far from Home was published by Canelo on May 9th. The secrets of the past will unlock her future… Working in the fast-paced foreign exchange market in Canary Wharf, Amy never expected her job to drive her to collapse. With her doctor advising she take a month off work, when Amy receives a solicitor’s letter informing her of a surprise inheritance in Italy, the timing couldn’t be more perfect. But who on earth has left her a house in the sleepy Tuscan hills? As she gets to know the town and its inhabitants, Amy discovers more about the mysterious man who named her in his will. Shocking family secrets come to light, leaving Amy questioning the life she knew. The town of Sant’Antonio holds more than just secrets. Here, Amy meets Adam, a renowned TV journalist whose documentaries take him to dangerous places. But as their attraction grows, so do Amy’s worries. Her life is in England,

Ten Years by Pernille Hughes #Review


Today I have a real blockbuster of a romance for you. Pernille Hughes' Ten Years will certainly take you on an emotional journey! It was published by One More Chapter on August 31st.

Becca and Charlie have known each other since university.

Becca and Charlies have also hated each other since university.

Until now. Until Ally’s bucket list. The death of their loved one should mean they can go their separate ways and not look back. But completing the list is something neither of them can walk away from.

And sometimes, those who bring out the worst in you, also bring out the very best…

Over the course of ten years, Becca and Charlie’s paths collide as they deal with grief, love and life after Ally.

Not since Emma and Dex in One Day and Will and Lou in Me Before You will you root for a couple as much.

 My Thoughts

From the start you sense the chemistry between Becca and Charlie but can also see that it is buried under years of a complicated web of friendships. Grief is very raw at the beginning following the death of Ally, who was Becca's best friend and Charlie's fiancee. Ally seems to be a strong presence even though she is no longer alive. Her memory is very real to her friends and family. What you slowly begin to realise is that this influence might be not always a positive thing.

    The story takes you over the years as Becca and Charlie try to follow ally's instructions each year. Her tasks throw them both together and as their lives criss cross, you can see their friendship developing.  This is a romance with poignant moments but also humour. Over the years they meet new people but their shared love for Ally keeps them together. Their banter reconnects them when they meet up again. It is a lovely read which I can visualise as a delightful film. 

In short: laughter and tears

About the Author

Before she moved to writing full-time, Pernille (pronounced Pernilla) Hughes studied Film & Literature at university. After graduating she went into advertising and later on to market Natural History films before working in Children’s television, which meant living in actual Teletubbyland for a while! From 2011–2015, she was a regular contributor for the Sunday Times column ‘Confessions of a Tourist’. She has two novels published to date PROBABLY THE BEST KISS IN THE WORLD and PUNCH-DRUNK LOVE (formerly published as Sweatpants At Tiffanie's). Her next book TEN YEARS will be out in August 2022.

Pernille lives in Buckinghamshire and while the kids are at school she scoffs cake and writes stories in order to maintain a shred of sanity.

You can follow Pernille here: ( There's a free story to be had!)  |  Twitter  |  Instagram  |  Pernille Hughes Author page 

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Thanks to Pernille Hughes, One More Chapter and Rachel of Rachel's Random Resources for a copy of the book and a place on the tour.


  1. Thank you for reviewing and taking part in the blog tour! x


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