A small town girl. A Portuguese flight attendant. Two lost hearts, searching for more than just love and coming dangerously close to finding it.
Maya Wells is an adventurer in waiting and when she cancels her wedding and jumps on a plane to a vineyard in Portugal she has no idea how much her life is about to change. All it takes is Cristiano Lazaro's soft, inviting accent, the unexpected friendship of an American journalist and a young, beautiful viper to turn Maya's first adventure upside down before it even begins.
When Cristiano sees Maya sitting on the waiting room floor, covered in a cup of tea, his heart slams against his chest. Mystified and intrigued by his body's reaction to her, he is driven to find out why she is so different and how with one smile he could start feeling alive again. In response, he slips a note into her journal, hoping she'll find it, hoping she'll read it, hoping ...
The Girl in the Peach Tree is the first book in Michelle Oucharek-Deo's contemporary romance trilogy. If you like a story filled with genuine emotion, a search for personal truth and a touch of magical charm then you'll love how this tale of food, wine, friends and passion comes together with just a dash of secrets and betrayal. It is sure to ignite all your senses and have you booking a flight to Portugal before you even finish.
Michelle Oucharek-Deo was born in British Columbia, Canada and continues to reside in BC with her family. In addition to being an author Michelle is a Registered Art Therapist and has been practising in the field of counselling for over two decades. She is a dedicated gardener and is always looking for ways to add a little color into her life and her writing.