On the magnificent isle of Capri, an epoch event in the life of Esmeralda Pembrooke, heiress to Italy's largest biotech conglomerate, takes place: she is blackmailed and exposed as an imposter exactly as she launches an international blockbuster film. Bella Figura ($20.89) follows Esmeralda's life as it erupts like a volcano, revealing prejudices of class, religion, race and nationality. Jojo Capece's brilliant cameos of guests at Esmeralda's Villa entwines everyone in a gripping tale of love, greed and intrigue with a finale that will stir the reader long after you have finished the last page.
Jojo Capece is the author of All Roads Lead to Rome. She has received the distinction of Honourable Seref Uyeligi from the Turkish-American University, Master's of Art diploma from Heatherley's Art College, London, Member of President Reagan's Task Force for the Initiative on Women's Business Ownership and was the only American advisor to Prime Minister Thatcher's Committee on Women Into Business.