'Malena Lott's charming, heartfelt novel about how grieving widow Ramona Elise gets her groove back will have you cheering bravissimo as she experiences her own Renaissance, courtesy of one very hot Leonardo da Vinci.' - Jenny Gardiner, award-winning author of Sleeping with Ward Cleaver A gorgeous young Italian, with nowhere to go . . . His name just happens to be Leonardo da Vinci. When he walks into Ramona Elise's English class, he's a twenty-five-year-old immigrant, struggling to forge a new life in America - but he's lonely, has nowhere to live, and barely speaks English . . . She knows she shouldn't take him home . . . Picking up the pieces of her life after the death of her beloved husband, linguist and teacher Ramona Elise can't help but be charmed by her gorgeous new student. And when he calls her 'Mona Lisa' she just about loses her heart . . . 'Delightfully affirming romance!' - Booklist WHAT READERS ARE SAYING ABOUT MALENA LOTT: 'Sweet and funny, and very real.' 'Funny and refreshing.' 'I was hooked from the first page.' 'I couldn't put it down. It was amazing!'
Widowed English teacher Ramona Elise is consumed by grief until she rents out her dead husband's studio to charming young Italian student, Leonardo da Vinci.