I’m pretty sure I’ve mentioned that I am a huge fan of Nora Roberts.
The thing about her books is that, you kind of feel like you know where things are going to go. They are in that sense, a tad predictable. However, what allows her to have such a vast readership around the world is her ability to create beautiful scenic stories, structure them around a fabulous location, good humour and strong independent characters.
The plot in The Villa is simple really. The book is centred around the Giambelli family that has been producing wines for over three generations. A murder or two are committed and as the main characters in the book find love in one another, you also find out who the killer is. Short and simply put, that’s just basically what it is all about. However, if you’re a fan of readying about wines…
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