“Until Death Do You Part: An American Family Meets Their Sicilian Cousins”: A Captivating Tale of Love, Adventure, and Intrigue Unveiled by Author Wm. Hovey Smith
Author Wm. Hovey Smith, drawing upon his diverse background and rich life experiences, presents his first novel, “Until Death Do You Part: An American Family Meets Their Sicilian Cousins.” This compelling story takes readers on a thrilling journey alongside a third-generation Louisiana family of Sicilian origin, as they embark on a vacation to their ancestral homeland, only to find themselves entangled in a life-or-death situation.
Set against the backdrop of the enchanting island of Sicily, the novel immerses readers in a world of unexpected twists, intense emotions, and a race against time. The central characters, two brothers from Louisiana, are suddenly faced with an ultimatum upon their arrival: their sons must be married by Friday, or their entire family will meet a grim fate.
As an exploration geologist, decorated combat engineer officer, outdoorsman, art enthusiast, and skilled storyteller with a deep interest in archaeology, Wm. Hovey Smith brings a unique perspective to his writing. Through his vivid storytelling, he weaves a tapestry of characters, each with their own distinct personalities and backgrounds. The two brothers find themselves paired with two contrasting Sicilian ladies, who happen to belong to a generations-old Mafia family.
Amidst the chaos and cultural clashes, the family encounters further complications when a rival gang attacks them, drawing the attention of both Italian and American law enforcement agencies. With each passing moment, the family’s desire to escape grows stronger, but they soon discover that love and lust have intertwined their fates, forging unbreakable bonds despite the looming threat of a catastrophic end on Sicily’s blood-soaked soil.
“Until Death Do You Part: An American Family Meets Their Sicilian Cousins” is a masterfully crafted tale that seamlessly blends elements of suspense, romance, and familial bonds. With his gift for storytelling, Smith paints a vivid picture of Sicily, taking readers on a captivating journey through its landscapes, traditions, and hidden secrets.
This compelling novel is set to captivate readers from all walks of life, inviting them to experience the thrill of the unexpected and the power of enduring love. “Until Death Do You Part” is a testament to Wm. Hovey Smith’s literary prowess and his ability to transport readers to the heart of a gripping narrative.
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