Escape to Italy with The Olive Branch. The irresistibly romantic new novel from Jo Thomas, award-winning author of e-book runaway best-seller The Oyster Catcher.
It's amazing what you can buy online these days: memorabilia, fashion accessories, a crumbling Italian farmhouse...
After a Prosecco-fuelled girls' night in gets out of hand, Ruthie Collins awakes to discover that she has bid for her dream Italian home online - and won. Recently out of a relationship, a new start is just what she needs. Anything is better than sleeping on her mum's settee.
But arriving in Southern Italy, Ruthie doesn't know the first thing about running an olive farm. And with new neighbours - the tempestuous Marco Bellanouvo and his fiery family - to contend with, all Ruthie wants is to go back home.
Life can change with the click of a mouse. But all good things - friendship, romance, and even the olive harvest - take time to grow. Can Ruthie finally put the past to rest and find her own piece of the Dolce Vita along the way?
©2015 Jo Thomas (P)2015 Headline Digital