Little wishes / a novel[ Book - Adult ] Edition statement:First edition. Physical details: 392 p. 20 cm ISBN:9780063019560; 0063019566.
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"Originally published as Little wishes in the United Kingdom in 2020 by Trapeze ... First William Morrow hardcover published November 2020"--Copyright page.
Tom Hale and Elizabeth Davenport were teen sweethearts torn n apart by circumstance who both went on to lead separate happy lives. Still, each year Tom leaves a blue crocus and a wish for what could have been between them on Elizabeth's doorstep to celebrate the anniversary of their first kiss. Elizabeth saves each one as a treasured sign of Tom's continued love, despite their absence in each other's lives. But on the 50th anniversary, there is no gift. Fearing the worst, Elizabeth tracks Tom down in London and discovers he is suffering from lung cancer. Elizabeth slides into his life as though no time has passed, and the couple begins fulfilling all the wishes Tom left for Elizabeth over the years. The story alternates between the present day and Tom and Elizabeth's tumultuous youth, slowly revealing the circumstances of their separation.