For most of the residents, The Coach House Trailer Park is the last lonely stop on the road of life. But on a crisp January breeze, a new girl sweeps into the neighborhood, charming them all with her wild nature, her elderberry gifts, and her outrageous laughter. What brings the mysterious Willow Goodhope of Elderberry Croft to this dead end place?
©2013 Becky Doughty (P)2014 Becky Doughty
There's a new girl in town, and she's breathing life into The Coach House Trailer Park, starting with the tiny cottage she christens, Elderberry Croft. Kathy Kekoa isn't so sure about this wild child living across the way, with her generous nature, and exuberance for life. What's a vibrant, young thing like Willow Goodhope doing in a place like The Coach House? From what-or whom-is she hiding?
Richard and Patti Davis have slipped into the shadowlands of hopelessness, where their days stretch out endlessly ahead of them. Lately, though, Richard has been sitting up and taking notice of the new girl down the way; Willow Goodhope, with her red curls and her wild laugh. Will Patti lose the only man she's ever loved to the green-eyed earth girl? Or will Willow steal both their hearts?
Joe Sanderson has been around long enough to know that living simply is simply better living. He gardens, he cooks, he entertains Vivian. Everything is going just fine…then along comes Willow Goodhope, with her whispering shadows and her elderberry pie, reminding him of what it means to be a man. Will he rise to the occasion, or dig in his heels?