And the book short-listed for a Short Contemporary RITA is
I used the US cover this time, so that you'd have something different to look at. And because it is soooo much better!
HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY!
I know, in the UK we're out of step with Hallmark, but here we celebrate Mother's Day or what, when I was a little girl, was called Mothering Sunday, on the 4th Sunday in Lent (which means it's not on the same day each year, either!)
Mothering Sunday is based on an old tradition when girls "in service" were allowed to go home to visit their mothers. They baked a cake and took it home with them and on the way picked wild flowers -- traditionally primroses. .