About The Book:
Written by CA Belmond Series Penny Nichols Published Year 2006
Penny Nichols is a historical researcher working on a big-budget film in the South of France when she get an urgent call. Her Aunt Penelope has just died, and Penny's presence is required in London for the reading of the will.
With only a slim recollection of her eccentryc aunt, Penny is astonished to learn that not only is she a bona fie heiress--but she's also been invited to put her research skills to work. This time, the history she's researching happens to be her very own.
What she discovers about Aunt Penelope, a pair of wills, double lives, secret histories ans a family tree of "vultures" is about to swepp Penny and A long lost relative across France over the hills of Italy, and through half of Europe on the adventure of several lifetimes. This her life, her past, her chance at love--and Penny's going to live it with the kind of passion she's always dreamed of.
It's one of those charming little books that you could read on one seating and didn't even noticed until you're on the last few pages. It's a light comedy with mystery on the side and gives a picturesque description of provincial Europe.