The Olive Branch (Paperback)
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The Olive Branch (Paperback)

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Paperback 400 Pages / Published: 02/07/2015
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Can love bloom in the groves of Italy?

Escape to Italy with The Olive Branch - the irresistible new novel from Jo Thomas, author of ebook bestseller The Oyster Catcher.

'I loved it!' Katie Fforde

You can buy almost anything online these days. For Ruthie Collins, it was an Italian farmhouse.

Yet as she battles with a territorial goat and torrential rain just to get through the door of her new Italian home, the words of Ed, her ex, are ringing in her ears. She is daft, impetuous and irresponsible.

But Ruthie is determined to turn things around and live the dream.

First, though, she must win over her fiery neighbour, Marco Bellanouvo, and his family... Then there's the small matter of running an olive farm. As the seasons change and new roots are put down, olives and romance might just flourish in the warmth of the Mediterranean sun.

What readers are saying about The Olive Branch:

'Characters that come to life and each chapter comes with a smile. An uplifting and thoroughly enjoyable read providing a little escapism, a little romance and a lot of determination'

'A heart-warming book you will find hard to put down'

'A feel-good book. Great for a holiday read'

Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
ISBN: 9781472223708
Number of pages: 400
Weight: 278 g
Dimensions: 197 x 132 x 26 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
Romantic and funny, this is a great addition to any bookshelf * Sun *
Warm, funny, romantic with a terrific sense of place. I loved it! -- Katie Fforde
Sun, good food and romance, what more could you want? * Heat *
Set in a beautiful landscape with lovable characters, it's a lovely story and a real page-turner * Candis Magazine *
A perfect pearl of a story. I loved it -- Milly Johnson
Best read with a glass of Prosecco. Salute! * Bella *
Perfect for those who dream of a new life in the sun! * My Weekly *
This is just a beautiful story . . . a great book to curl up with -- The Dark Dictator blog
It is escapism at its best -- Book Addict Shaun blog
Lots of twists and turns along the way and a couple of huge surprises, go ahead and treat yourself -- Nat's Reading Cloud blog
A world you long to live in with characters you love -- Katie Fforde

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“A heart warming relaxing read”

You can buy almost anything online these days. For Ruthie Collins, it was an Italian farmhouse. Ed her ex husband thinks that she is daft, impetuous and irresponsible. As Ruthie arrives in the rain at her farmhouse... More

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Helpful? Upvote 56

“The Olive Branch is a 'sunshine' read”

I was attracted to this novel by the blurb and the cover. I have a soft spot for stories set in Italy, and the cover design on The Olive Branch is really inviting. It's an incredibly easy read, I finished it... More

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“The olive branch , such a fab book to read in the sun with a glass of wine ”

I really enjoyed Jo last book but this one I was so gutted when i got to the end . Its a lovely story and set in a beautiful place . I don't want to tell you the story because you can read that on here . so buy... More

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