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flower shop

by Cynthia Chow
& Kate Collins

Despite being the owner of Bloomers flower shop, Abby Knight has never before purchased outdoor plantings. That changes with her and her husband’s recent purchase of a house, and the need for landscaping is how Abby somehow finds herself lost in the adjacent shrubbery maze of DK’s Landscape Center. That unexpectedly traumatic experience of buying pesticide-free yews and viburnums is surpassed by a desperate call from Abby’s best friend, hospital x-ray technician Nikki Hiduke.


by Cynthia Chow

If all the world’s a play, then owner of Bloomers Flower Shop Abby Knight hopes for an early curtain call. The shop is out of lilies just as they’re flooded with funeral orders, the door lock is broken, the espresso machine died, and Abby’s mother is waiting for her in the back room.


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