Sue fills a room with white carnations to celebrate her twenty-first wedding anniversary. Yvonne looks forward to the garden party and gets hot and bothered by charming Dr Mathews’ bedside manner. Maria dreads Valentine’s day with all those red roses to remind her of past hurts.
Maddie longs to visit her brother’s wonderful English garden. Dare she go? Luisha Summer was once Lucy Winterbottom, almost everything about her has changed. Does she still love flowers and remember those who aided her success? Old Myrtle promises the kids a trick along with their treats, but they’re too greedy to hear the warning.
Adam has the chance to help his hero, PC Mark, and prove himself a worthy deputy if he can only discover who’s responsible for stealing a prize-winning marrow and three old roller skates. Will the mystery caller persuade Beverley to make time to smell the flowers? Gran’s forget-me-not brooch will lead Mazie to true love… eventually.
Gardens, plants and people all have their stories. Lean over my garden fence and I’ll tell you a few.
stories are equally unexpected in different ways. Read them and see for yourself.
I read it all in one sitting. A great collection of stories.
A mixture of stories, some scary, some funny, some sad from one of my favourite short story writers.