Tree Love: A Romantic Short Story

Cassandra O'Leary
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Praise for Cassandra O'Leary's books:

"Cassandra O'Leary's writing is captivating." -- Readers' Favorite review of Girl on a Plane

"Wonderful, sweet short story" -- review of Tree Love (in Taste of Romance anthology)

"Cassandra O'Leary brings her characters to life in a small amount of pages. She is witty and clever." -- review of Heart Note


 If your first love fell out of a tree. . . would you catch him? 

Natalia Bianchi is a botanical artist, who finds herself accidentally working for the city's Parks Department in admin and also accidentally engaged to her boss. It's not what she had planned. 

One day she checks on 'her' tree in the botanical gardens, and her first love, Dan "The Man" Mancini falls at her feet. Literally. Almost like it was meant to be. But that's what she thought ten years ago when they were friends at university. 

Should Natalia shake up her entire safe, convenient life to climb Dan like a tree? Could this be her second chance at love that could last forever? 


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About the author

Cassandra O'Leary was the winner of the global We Heart New Talent contest, HarperCollins UK. Nominated for Best New Author in the 2016 AusRom Today Reader's Choice Awards celebrating excellence in Australian romantic fiction.

Cassandra's debut novel, Girl on a Plane, was published by Avon Books/HarperCollins UK in 2016. She is also a freelance writer/communications specialist, mum of two mini ninjas, wife to a superhero and a rampant Aussie. You'll find her drinking coffee in Melbourne, Australia, buying shoes on the internet and oh yes, writing. 


Read more at cassandraolearyauthor.com 

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Publisher
Cassandra O'Leary
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Published on
Feb 13, 2018
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Pages
8
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Language
English
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Genres
Family & Relationships / Love & Romance
Fiction / Contemporary Women
Fiction / Romance / Contemporary
Fiction / Romance / General
Fiction / Romance / Romantic Comedy
Fiction / Short Stories (single author)
Humor / General
Humor / Topic / Men, Women & Relationships
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