The Language of Flowers: A Novel (Google eBook)
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The Victorian language of flowers was used to convey romantic expressions: honeysuckle for devotion, asters for patience, and red roses for love. But for Victoria Jones, itís been more useful in communicating mistrust and solitude. After a childhood spent in the foster-care system, she is unable to get close to anybody, and her only connection to the world is through flowers and their meanings. Now eighteen and emancipated from the system with nowhere to go, Victoria realizes she has a gift for helping others through the flowers she chooses for them. But an unexpected encounter with a mysterious stranger has her questioning whatís been missing in her life. And when sheís forced to confront a painful secret from her past, she must decide whether itís worth risking everything for a second chance at happiness.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - PhilipJHunt - LibraryThing
A surprise delight. The fundamentals are unexceptional, but the execution is superb. Broken girl tries to overcome her disadvantages. Many setbacks on the way to redemption. Seems a common enough plot ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - JoStARs - LibraryThing
Troubled former foster child Victoria Jones has a unique relationship with flowers and the meanings they convey. This relationship helps her navigate life after the foster care system. Victoria is a ... Read full review