The Witch of Little Italy by Suzanne Palmieri

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In Suzanne Palmieri’s charming debut, The Witch of Little Italy, you will be bewitched by the Amore women. When young Eleanor Amore finds herself pregnant, she returns home to her estranged family in the Bronx, called by “The Sight” they share now growing strong within her. She has only been back once before when she was ten years old during a wonder-filled summer of sun-drenched beaches, laughter and cartwheels. But everyone remembers that summer except her. Eleanor can’t remember anything from before she left the house on her last day there. With her past now coming back to her in flashes, she becomes obsessed with recapturing those memories. Aided by her childhood sweetheart, she learns the secrets still haunting her magical family, secrets buried so deep they no longer know how they began. And, in the process, unlocks a mystery over fifty years old—The Day the Amores Died—and reveals, once and for all, a truth that will either heal or shatter the Amore clan.


About Suzanne Palmieri

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SUZANNE PALMIERI is co-author of I'll Be Seeing You (as Suzanne Hayes) and her essays have been published online in Life Learning Magazine and Full of Crow: On The Wing edition. She lives with her husband and three daughters in New Haven, Connecticut.
Published March 26, 2013 by St. Martin's Griffin. 320 pages
Genres: History, Romance, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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When Eleanor Amore was ten years old, she spent a magical summer in the Bronx, NY, with her aunts, playing hide-and-seek, exploring Far Rockaway beach, and meeting her first love. Unfortunately, she has no memory of that time, the bonds she made, or anything else from before her last day there. Y...

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