Emma met her at her side of the car. She was a little taller than Tina, her bright green eyes running over her lips as if Tina's was the first face she had ever seen. Their faces drew closer together until Tina could feel her breath on her skin and for a moment they just stayed like this, in some strange trance-like state. Emma's lips met Tina's gently. They kiss deep and warm and like none Tina had ever experienced before. Emma's arms around her waist felt strong yet gentle and she smelt like incense and sugar.
Always fascinated by magic, 11-year-old Charlie Wainwright buys a book of wizardry from the village hall car boot sale. It is an old book, written hundreds of years before he was even born and as soon as he takes the volume home he sets out to discover if the spells it contains really do work.
Kerry's embarrassment at reversing her car into a Mercedes owned by a good-looking stranger increases when she learns that he is an inspector on the local police force. She is even more disconcerted when he takes the flat above hers, but then compassion softens her heart when she discovers he has a paralyzed daughter. She soon realizes, however, that Ross Curran is a difficult man to care about.
Lily and Jack were not looking forward to leaving the big city of London to move to Pickworth Lodge which was, in their view, in the middle of nowhere. Convinced there would be nothing to do, no one to play with, and nowhere to go, the two children were surprised when they made friends with Naomi and her animals. They were even more surprised when Art and his family came to stay in the area, which led them to a most unexpected adventure.