A Sicilian Farewell – Book 2: The Italian Chronicles Trilogy
A young woman, a new land, and a dream that threatens to destroy her, her marriage, and her family . . .
When Maria Landro Tonetta reluctantly follows her husband Luca to the New World, she encounters obstacles unlike anything she could ever have imagined. Not only does she meet with rejection and isolation, but when Luca is unjustly accused of a crime, her whole world falls apart. Will she be able to trust God to see her through?
About MaryAnn Diorio (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Author)
Dr. MaryAnn Diorio is a widely published, award-winning author of fiction for both adults and children. Her latest novel, In Black and White, won First Place in Historical Fiction in the 2020 Christian Indie Book Awards Contest. Her novella, A Christmas Homecoming, won the Silver Medal for Fiction in the 2015 Illumination Book Awards Contest. Her children's picture book, The Dandelion Patch, won the 2017 Pinnacle Book Achievement Award for Juvenile Fiction, and her first picture book, Who is Jesus? won a National Indie Excellence Award in the 2014 NIEA Contest.
MaryAnn holds a Ph.D. in French with a concentration in Comparative Literature from the University of Kansas and an MFA in Writing Popular Fiction from Seton Hill University. A former university professor, she now writes full-time.
MaryAnn has been married to her wonderful husband Dom, a retired ER physician, for 50 years. They have two amazing adult daughters, a very smart son-in-law, and six rambunctious grandchildren. When not writing, MaryAnn loves to paint, play the piano, and make up silly songs with her grandchildren. You may reach her at firstname.lastname@example.org.