A child's view of the Montessori world.
'What he thought he had discovered, in place of the joyful candour that she usually displayed, was an irony which was neither less cheerful nor less childish, but which troubled him . . . He wondered now if his exultation wasn't down to the fact that she was playing a part, not just to deceive him, not just to hide something from him, but for the pleasure of acting a part'
'Room in Your Heart' is a collection of twelve romantic short stories byWendy Clarke, a regular writer of fiction for national magazines.
All of these stories have previously been published in 'The People's Friend' magazine and if you like stories with emotional depth and a satisfying ending, then this collection is for you.
What Shirley Blair, Commissioning Fiction Editor for 'The People's Friend', says about the author:
'In less than three years Wendy Clarke has become one of The People's Friend's most valued writers, offering our readers a range of themes and a level of emotional satisfaction that is rare in the short story format.'
Read These When I've Gone: Mark wonders whether it is a good idea to meet up with Rachel after two years - until she hands him a bundle of letters.
The Girl in the Photograph: A cottage in the Lake District opens Cassie's eyes to where her real love lies.
The Courting Cake: Will a family recipe help Lorna find the man of her dreams?
Those things You Never Told Me: They thought love would last for ever but should Robert and Yasmin have been more honest with each other?
Let's Start Again: A missing suitcase helps Claire to regain her confidence but will it save her marriage?
Every Time We Say Goodbye: Paula finally sees what really matters when she is invited to a murder mystery evening.
For Your Eyes Only: Willow wouldn't be seen dead in her mother's yellow 2CV but the little yellow car helps her to find love.
A Bicycle Made for Two: Since they were children, Cathy has always taken the lead but maybe it's time to let Matthew make some choices.
Second Chances: A visit to the hotel she stayed in as a child, helps Annie see that regret is a wasted emotion.
I See Her Beauty Every Day: Through her grandmother's memories, Leanne discovers that not all beauty is skin deep.
One Step at a Time: The school reunion brings back memories Carole would rather forget but, during the evening, she also discovers some truths.
Room in Your heart: Will a holiday in Porlock help Julia make an important decision or just bring back painful memories?
Guilty was the cry of the gavel in the courtroom that April day of 1995. A slender redheaded girl hung her head and was escorted out of the courtroom in handcuffs. Still, it was hard to see from my side, as an investigative reporter, how a judge could give a juvenile seventy-three and a half years in prison. In the next few months, I really wanted to dig further in what happened in this case.
From the "Wild & Hexy" imagination of a "New York Times" bestselling author
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