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.
'Delicious ... A cracking story. I absolutely loved it' Emma Lee-Potter.
Catherine Jones lives in Thame, where she is an independent Councillor. She is the author of eighteen novels, including the Soldiers' Wives series, which she wrote under the pseudonym Fiona Field.