Sicily: an island full of secrets both personal and mystical. The Bastard of Saint Genevra is a story of family secrets revealed. It is a sweeping tale of three women that spans half the world and nearly a thousand years. Elena steps off a plane in Trapani in search of her birth mother. Genevra undertakes a spiritual journey that begins with an unexpected pregnancy. Cristiana gives up her child and leaves her half a world away to return to
her life and family in Sperlinga. What is the common thread tying these three women together?
“All three of the protagonists in Diane Gallagher’s latest novel rekindled my faith in the healing power of unconditional love…For any reader who has or wishes to explore the road to generational healing, I would highly recommend this novel.”
The Times of Sicily