When Posy planned her wedding, she assumed that she would be at the altar, not skulking in the last pew wishing premature death on the bride.
Lola planned her happily-ever-after for twenty-eight years. When a sudden death makes her homeless and jobless, she must leave the fancy biscuit trade without so much as a custard cream for the journey.
The village of Steeple Fritton appears to be their only salvation. They have to utilise their assets or go under. But when the assets are a showman s traction engine, an ailing pub and a village full of eccentrics, the new life plan is not immediately obvious to either of them.
Christina Jones has written all her life (as well as having millions of Proper Jobs including factory worker, secretary, nightclub dancer, blood donor attendant, barmaid, waitress, civil servant and fruit picker) and is the best-selling and award-winning author of 27 books.
Christina first had a short story published when she was just 14 years old. She has written for teenage and women s magazines fiction and non-fiction for a number of years, had her own humour column in The Oxford Times, and has contributed to national newspapers.
She is currently writing novel number 28 - Summer at Sandcastle Cottage.