The second in Catherine Jones's wonderful series about the goings-on behind the facade of the market town of Little Woodford.
The market town of Little Woodford seems peaceful and beautiful, with its thriving high street, ancient church and immaculate allotments. But behind this facade, troubles are brewing.
Olivia Laithwaite has come down in the world, thanks to her gambling husband. she hates the modern showbox they've moved into and knows she must now humble herself to apply for a local job.
Miranda Osborne has arrived with a flourish in Little Woodford and bought Olivia's beloved Grange. Now she starts to throw her weight around – objecting to everything, from the church bells to the local market stalls. It isn't long before the town is in turmoil.