We need to petition Netflix as I would love to see these books come to life on our screens

— Jodie, Good Reads

Linnell vividly and beautifully captures small town living, from the landscape, wildlife, amazing local produce (to) the friendships and affection within the community.⁣

— Lola and Puki

Maya's novels are completely the way I treechange vicariously...they’re such wonderful reads

— ReadAPod podcast

Comfortable and so very much like returning home ... Maya Linnell has once again transported readers into the very essence of country living

— Blue Wolf Reviews

A pitch-perfect rural romance from the bestselling author of 

Magpie's Bend - out in all good book shops May 31.

Diana McIntyre and her four boys have had a tough eighteen months but with the love and support of her family, she believes their lives are finally back on track. Diana's dream of starting a flower farm has been the perfect diversion, with an elderly dahlia expert showing her the ropes. She won't have to do this alone.

Locum pharmacist and single dad Ned Gardiner hasn't called Victoria home for years. However his father's death forces Ned to return to the family farm, a place that holds few happy memories for him. Dealing with his estranged mother and sorting his father's affairs, he plans on leaving as soon as possible, but what will it take for Ned to put down roots?

With six children between them, can this pair juggle families, farms and an unlooked-for romance?

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