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Special Delivery

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Free flowers every month for a year! Recently widowed Amy was delighted to find that she had won. Flowers have always been a big part of her life. But delivery driver Dave brings more than just bouquets. Can he help Amy find happiness again? Will Amy get even more than she bargained for?
ebook, 7 pages
Published (first published June 11th 2011)
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A wonderful, fully realized short story. Amy is a young widow trying to find her way. Dave delivers a boquet of flowers to her each month. Slowly, a connection builds. Can they find love? Sit down with a cup of tea and savor this short story.
Lady Raven RAVE!
This was a very very very short read but also very cute. Amy was delighted to know she has won flowers to be delivered once a month for a year. It came at a time when she lost her husband so they did cheer her up. Dave delivers the flowers to Amy each month; he also looks forward to seeing her. As time goes on Amy and Dave enjoys each others company until the last month of her delivery. At the end of the delivery period Amy discovers a secret.

This was so cute, I would probably read this each tim...more
Rute Canhoto
“Special Delivery”, de Lia Fairchild, é adorável. Trata-se de uma pequena história que aborda questões como a continuação da vida após a perda de um ente querido. Ultrapassar essa dor por vezes é complicado, mas a personagem Amy Johnson irá conseguir fazê-lo através das flores. A verdade é que não são apenas as flores que a trazem de volta à vida e ao campo dos sentimentos, mas também Dave, o homem das entregas. Se fosse uma história um pouco mais longa, creio que teria resultado na perfeição e...more
Donna Brown
Special Delivery is a touching short story by Lia Fairchild about a widow who finds that in the year following her husband’s death her life remains full of the flowers he so often presented her with. Amy wins a competition to have a bouquet delivered every month for a year and – in the aftermath of her husband’s untimely death – finds comfort in the regular deliveries, not only in the form of the flowers but also in caring delivery man Dave.

The story intersects the point at which Amy’s year of f...more
Read, Run, Ramble
I read two books by Lia this February and both were GREAT choices for Feb/Valentine reads!

This story is fun, sweet, touching, and short - what more could a reader want from a romantic, short story?

Something that equally struck and impressed me while reading this story is the ability of a romance writer to take something different, something that in real life might even seem weird and make it romantic and cute. Lia does that in this story and I think it takes a talented writer and great imaginati...more
Flowers seem intended for the solace of ordinary humanity. - John Ruskin

Special Delivery is about a 39-year old woman coming to terms with the death of her husband and entertaining the possibility of welcoming someone new in her life.
this short story by Lia Fairchild is sweet and poignant with a surprise twist at the end! i loved it!
This is such a beautiful and touching story. Exactly what romance should be. Sweet, melting chocolate, where's my Kleenex kinda love story. What a daydream. I really enjoyed it.
This was a cute novel. Very short, would have enjoyed even more if the author would have made longer. Romantic
Sherri needs a twin
Short story. Very sweet and romantic for the length. Left me with a smile on my face.
This was such a sweet short story. It made me smile.
Aug 15, 2011 Jaime rated it 3 of 5 stars
Shelves: 2011
Short & sweet.
Very short read on my Kindle. Also VERY predictable.
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Lia Fairchild is both a traditionally published and independent author who writes contemporary fiction, chick lit, romance, and mystery/thriller. Fairchild was born and raised in Southern California and holds a bachelor's degree in journalism and a multiple-subject teaching credential. She is a wife and mother of two teenagers.

Watch for her new release, Circle in the Sand, due out January 7.

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