By Katie Fforde
Published Jan 2010
It’s not as if Nel hadn’t enough on her plate already: organising a farmers’ market in the picturesque Paradise Fields and keeping track of her unnervingly beautiful teenage daughter – plus sorting out a houseful of animals – are quite enough to keep her busy. The last thing she needs is yet another complication in her life, but when her old friend Sir Gerald dies and his son, Pierce – accompanied by his glamorous American wife – takes possession of The Big House, it seems that preserving the Fields is not on his list of priorities.
And then there’s Jake, the infuriating yet attractive stranger who kissed her under the mistletoe. Maybe she’s been a celibate widow for a little too long…