This collection of five short stories explore the themes of love and loss.
The Ticking Clock - a young married woman explores the decision her and her husband made to forgo having a family.
The Engagement - a young man returns to India to do his duty and marry the girl his family has chosen for him.
Not Quite Perfect - a teenage girl falls pregnant and must deal with the repercussions.
Beneath The Silver Birch - an adult travels to a country she lived in as a child, to find the grave of her baby brother.
Grief Is A Hungry Business - a woman attends a funeral, but doesn't want to make her presence known. So why is she there?
Please note this book also contains introductory chapters to the novels 'Transplanting Holly Oakwood' and 'Meeting Miss Mollie'. This book is approximately 45 pages in total, but the short stories account for about half of that.