Press and Reviews


midnight in the piazza – reviews

"It's a charming love letter to Rome with an exciting mystery at its core."    Publisher's Weekly

"Just like gelato: dense tasty fun you can eat with a spoon."    Kirkus Reviews

A cross between E. L. Konigsburg’s From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler and Dan Brown’s The Da Vinci Code.    Booklist

"[It ]will create a frisson of excitement in readers with its promise of a secret passageway to a hidden room, a mysterious stranger and a long-lost diary. Even more irresistible is Midnight in the Piazza’s setting: Rome."   BookPage

"Full of facts and intrigue, this gentle mystery would be the perfect book to take on a Roman holiday."   Caroline Lawrence, author of The Roman Mysteries

[A] compelling girl-power mystery…Armchair travel detectives and fans of Balliett’s Chasing Vermeer and its sequels will delight in this.”   The Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books

"[A] lavish tale of secrets and synchronicity."   School Libary Journal

"This is a story that pulls you in with full force and makes you feel as if you are walking the streets of Rome right along with Beatrice.A Bit Fairytale

"I was hooked the minute I read page one! And what’s not to love: lush images of Rome, ancient artifacts and…a secret room, never mind stolen art."   R J Julia Independent Booksellers

"Like a vacation in a book...Midnight in the Piazza is a terrific read for anyone who's in the mood to uncover a mystery—and to do a little sightseeing.  Mable's Fables Raves



"Tiffany's Turtle Fountain Mystery"   Mozzarella Mamma

"Midnight in the Piazza – Interview and Giveaway"    From the Mixed-up Files of Middle Grade Authors

"The Best and Worst of Tiffany Parks"    Kate J. Foster

From Seattle to Montréal to Rome: The Pines of Rome”     BlogExpat

X-pat Factor: Tiffany Parks”     Reading Italian Maps

What's it Like to Be an Expat in Rome?”     The Iceberg Project


THE BITTERSWEET LIFE PODCAST – Reviews and recommendations

Depression, Opportunity, and that Life Abroad – Podcasts of the Week”    The Guardian

Love, Italian Style, in 'Bittersweet Life' Podcast”     Seattle Magazine

10 Podcasts Every Italophile Needs in Their Life”     A Merry Feast

3 Podcasts about Italy You NEED to Download”     Ciaone Italia

Top 10 Expat Podcasts”     Lori-Lee Emshey

The Best Italy Podcasts: Now Listen Up”    Girl in Florence

Super, Pretty, Funny, N°50”    Jess-on-Thames

Podcast Recommendation Monday – The BitterSweet Life”   GadgeTechnica

Podcast: The BitterSweet Life”   The Curious Autodictact


The Pines of Rome – Guest Posts

Getting Married, Italian Style”      The Beehive