When widower Ryan Tupper walks into the Pinwheel Plant Shop, owner Avery Wheeler is surprised to see her brother’s best friend from high school and confused by her attraction to him.
It’s only been six months since Avery’s husband died in a car accident and she’s had zero desire to date again, but Ryan knows what it’s like to be the spouse left behind.
Jamie Ward, part-time employee extraordinaire, is living the low-key single life when his boss at the Pinwheel Plant Shop asks him to attend her wedding with a plus one, her friend, greenhouse owner and mother-to-be, Meghan Day.
**Christmas Cactus is a short story best enjoyed if you have read String of Hearts, Calico Hearts, and Tangled Hearts beforehand. **
Wedding bells are ringing in Old Town Braverton! Avery Wheeler, owner of the Pinwheel Plant Shop, and Ryan Tupper, host of the popular morning radio show, Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go, are getting married at the Braverton Botanical Garden.
**Mistletoe Cactus is a short story best enjoyed if you have read String of Hearts, Calico Hearts, Tangled Hearts, and Christmas Cactus beforehand. **
After a rough few months between her former daughter-in-law, Avery, and herself, widow Tanesha Penn is attending Avery’s wedding at the Braverton Botanical Garden and trying to make her heart a judgment-free zone.
Attending her first wedding since getting sober isn’t what Pinwheel Plant Shop employee, Beatrix McCall, is nervous about. No, she’s got more pressing issues. It’s two days before Christmas and she doesn’t have the money to cover her January rent. Bea needs a roommate, like, yesterday.
Skye Perry and Lucas Lee each have their reasons for sneaking in through the back door of the Pinwheel Plant Shop to attend a macramé class.
Since her divorce, Skye goes nowhere without her dog, Rooster, and he’s technically not allowed in the shop. Lucas (a.k.a. Lee Stone), well, he’s a famous rock star lying low in Braverton until his stalker goes on trial in California.
When Pinwheel Plant Shop delivery driver, Amos Finch, who is hard of hearing, accidentally mixes up the cards on two Valentine’s Day deliveries, he ends up giving wannabe ASL interpreter Petra Dylan a heartleaf philodendron from a secret admirer who isn’t admiring her.
Which Amos thinks is a shame, because Petra is just the kind of woman he admires.
Haunted by events during his recent deployment to Afghanistan, Tom Franklin arrives home in Braverton eager to see his big sister Layla and to figure out where he belongs in the regular world after five years in the Army.
Sydney Mills, Army brat and owner of Braveheart Yoga, longs to create community and a calming environment far removed from her chaotic and transient upbringing.