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Growing Into Greatness: A Vintage Vineyard Novel

Tanya E. Williams

In the sun-soaked vineyards of Napa Valley, a daughter's destiny is held hostage by a father's secret.


Born amidst the dawn of Prohibition, Sofia Russo always dreamed of being her family's next winemaker. But when her father chooses her reluctant twin brother, Alonso, to carry on the family legacy, Sofia's world is upended as her hopes for a future in wine crumble alongside the relationship with her father. Feeling the intense sting of her father's rebuke, Sofia is determined to rise above inequality and the hardships of The Great Depression to prove him wrong.


As decades pass and the Russo vineyard stands the test of time and adversity, Sofia and Alonso find themselves at a crossroads when it is officially announced that Alonso will supersede their father as the next Russo winemaker. With the weight of their father's expectations pressing down upon them, Sofia must confront the ghosts of the past in order to reconcile her relationship with her father and try to claim the legacy she feels destined to inherit.


In Growing into Greatness, Tanya E Williams paints a vivid portrait of family and the enduring power of the human spirit. Set against the breathtaking backdrop of Napa Valley, this sweeping saga will take you on a journey through time, where vines whisper secrets of love, loss, and the unbreakable bond of family.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Rippling Effects
  • Publish Date: Jul 18th, 2024
  • Pages: 290
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.00in - 6.00in - 0.81in - 1.31lb
  • EAN: 9781989144282
  • Categories: WomenFamily Life - GeneralHistorical - General

About the Author

Williams, Tanya E.: - A writer from a young age, Tanya E Williams loves to help a reader get lost in another time, another place through the magic of books. History continues to inspire her stories and her insightful view into the human condition deepens her character's experiences and propels them on their journey. Ms. Williams' favorite tales, speak to the reader's heart, making them smile, laugh, cry, and think.