When Carrie Stowe unexpectedly inherits her eccentric grandmother's Italian villa, she sets her heart on escaping the suffocating and toxic reality of life with her repressive husband, Arthur.
But after arriving late at night during a violent storm, she discovers that she is not alone. Waiting for her in the darkness is Leo, a mysterious figure from her past.
As Carrie sifts through the secrets of her grandmother's diaries, she finds herself increasingly drawn to Leo. Entangled in a vice of obsession, she must ask herself: is he really who he claims to be?
The Italian House is a spellbinding saga perfect for fans of Victoria Hislop and Elena Ferrante.
'A wonderfully rich web of intrigue and romance, love and betrayal' Barbara Erskine
Teresa Crane had always wanted to write. In 1977 she gave herself a year to see if she could, and since then has published numerous short stories and several novels published in various languages.