Into the Groves

Rumors. Romance. And more than a little espresso.Santa Lucia has seen a lot of changes, and they've made life for the villagers harder than they ever imagined. Creating a working...

Santa Lucia

An Italian café. A barista with an eye for trouble. And a village determined to create as much as possible.Chiara has presided over the espresso machine at Bar Birbo for as long...

The Stillness of Swallows

Old secrets. New lies. An Italian village on the brink of catastrophe.Things are changing in Santa Lucia, and not necessarily for the better. As the town's residents move through...

Il Bel Centro A Year in the Beautiful Center

When Michelle Damiani dreamed of living in Italy, she imagined her family as it was in Virginia—her husband filling every moment with work, her teenage son experimenting...

The Silent Madonna

A ruined castle. A town picking up the pieces. And a mysterious stranger who could change everything.The fire may be out, but smoke and suspicion still linger in Santa Lucia....