Branche Olive: Free Novellas & Chapters
These novellas and chapter are available in a variety of formats. Please select the one that suits your ereader or computer. Click on the icon at right to download your FREE file.
Martin is a prequel to the Branche Olive trilogy, setting the stage for the world we discover in Fleur de Lis. Martin’s story reveals the contrasting misogynistic and Madonna complexes that dominate his relationships. As a bastard child he struggled without a male role model, giving him an unbalanced view of women. This shortcoming is at the core of all of Martin’s encounters. When he meets Olivia he tries desperately to break free of his old habits and establish a real relationship.
Martin is a standalone chapter. It can be read before or after Fleur de Lis and the Branche Olive Trilogy. Loyal readers will remember Martin and gain insight in to his life with Olivia before she meets Henry. For newcomers to the series this chapter will give you an emotionally fraught introduction to the Branche Olive trilogy.
Olivia Girardin is a young impressionable woman, the proud owner of a successful flower shop in Paris. Her relationship with her philandering boyfriend Martin isn’t as successful. She naïvely makes excuses for his behavior, convinced that he does truly love her. When Henry walks into her shop and her life, everything changes in ways she could never imagine.
Olivia is the beginning chapter of Fleur de Lis, book one in the Branche Olive Trilogy. This introduction will set the stage for the emotional roller coaster ride of Olivia’s story. New people, unconventional relationships and exotic locations combine; sometimes sweeping Olivia along, sometimes sweeping over her.
Donna Tripathi first appeared in Fleur de Lis and her story continues in Baby's Breath.
This short prequel reveals a secret that continues to affect her life. She is, by all external appearances, a well-adjusted, stable professional woman. She does her best to maintain healthy relationships but inevitably manages to break someone’s heart.
When Donna falls in love with Satish Patani, Rajesh’s brother and Simon’s old college friend, will she be able to let go of the past and make a future?
Satish Patani first appeared in Fleur de Lis where he played a key role in his brother Rajesh’s relationships. In gratitude Rajesh gave Satish the family’s NYC apartment. His story continues in Baby’s Breath.
In NYC Satish struggles to find a balance between a busy career and an active social life. His wealth and independence make him a very attractive catch. When he becomes disheartened with casual dating will he be able to find the commitment he’s looking for?
This is a prequel to Baby's Breath.
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