By Malena Lott

"Funny. well timed. absolutely identifiable." - Sharon Sala, manhattan occasions Bestselling Author

"Malena Lott's fascinating, heartfelt novel approximately how grieving widow Ramona Elise will get her groove again can have you cheering bravissimo as she reports her personal Renaissance, courtesy one highly regarded Leonardo da Vinci." - Jenny Gardiner, award-winning and bestselling author

Picking up the items of her lifestyles after the dying of her loved husband, linguist and instructor Ramona Elise can not help yet be charmed through her new pupil, a stunning 25-year-old immigrant named Leonardo da Vinci. Her ally Anh had lately informed her the Seven Dwarfs she such a lot resembled have been Sleepy, Bashful and Grumpy. As she finishes her dissertation at the Language of affection, she shall we da Vinci's zest for all times rub off on her. Did she dare date a person ten years more youthful who slightly spoke the language? may possibly she circulate earlier her grief to discover happiness and love back?

Dating da Vinci used to be first released in 2008 and is now being re-published with a brand new hide and contains the 1st bankruptcy of Lott's 2013 novel, relations Charms. a narrative for someone trying to find los angeles dolce vita - the candy existence.

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A handsome Italian cooking me dinner every night? This I could get used to. When Cecelia had found out da Vinci was living in the studio, she had passed along da Vinci’s skills sheet to assess job opportunities at the temp agency also owned by Panchal. ” Cecelia had asked as we reviewed the sheet. More than a hundred items on the sheet and da Vinci had checked more than half of them. 38 Malena Lott “He says he’s very good with his hands,” I had told her. Cecelia, who looked like a church lady but gossiped like a desperate housewife, had chewed on the end of her glasses and shook her chest.

Just because I was a widow did not make me unfriendly, though Anh would probably take me to task on that one. She had said the Seven Dwarfs I most resembled were Sleepy, Bashful, and Grumpy. I told her to try raising two boys on her own and grieving a soul mate and see if she came up any different. Rachel flicked her golden hair, giving me the puppy-dog stare she often did her viewers when she looked into the camera and told them she knows how hard it is to get off that couch. “It’s okay, sugar.

I thought of her standing in the back of the crowd at his funeral, dressed impeccably in an expensive black suit, her silky black hair cut in a sharp bob about her refined features. Just like in her pictures, she looked like a model who never left the photo shoot. Even in my anger, I could see that she was in pain. She had loved him as much as I had. Seeing her in person after only seeing pictures of them together had made my doubt resurface. Was their connection greater than ours? She was the one thing that kept me from believing our love was eternal.

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