Sofia Rossi is a mother of four who defies her Italian culture and marries an Australian man. She visits her sick father in South Italy where she bumps into the young, handsome Peter Buckley, an Irish traveller visiting the Amalfi Coast. Sofia will take you on her travels through friendship and betrayal but will she discover the difference between lust and love?
Emma Smith grows up with a controlling and violent mother. Emma’s life is immersed in sadness and that is all she has ever experienced. Hoping to become a strong person, and wanting to pursue a career in Criminology, Emma joins a Juvenile Justice Centre as a youth worker. Her dream remains to become a mother and raise her own children one day. Will Emma ever able to leave her violent and controlling mother and become a good mother herself?
Abha Pillai challenges cultural norms to create a life for herself and her daughter. Being a divorced mum is not highly valued in Indian culture. Will Abha ever be able to forgive herself for leaving her daughter behind to create a life for both of them?
Sofia Rossi, Emma Smith, and Abha Pillai all experience life in distinct ways. Set in South Italy, Sydney, London and Mumbai, you will be taken on a memorable journey of self- discovery and will become a part of the lives of these women.
An intense and lively debut novel from an exciting new voice, Rozene.S.Narayan.