The Apple Tree

The Apple Tree

11 Part Story 5.9K Reads 74 Votes
Lynette Sofras By ManicScribbler Completed

Escaping from your past is never easy, as young hospital doctor Juliet discovers when she tries to start afresh, leaving both her marriage and her career behind.  

Love blossoms rapidly when she meets the mysterious and forthright ‘gardener’, Nicholas, who seems to herald the new beginning she craves.  The past quickly dissolves into insignificance as their all-consuming romance propels them forward but Juliet has to learn the price of happiness in the cruellest way possible.  

Will she be able face the painful roots of her past in order for her future to grow strong and healthy?The young doctor is forced in more ways than one to reappraise her past and her future before she can find the rightful place for herself in a world now turned upside down.

LeanneL1985 LeanneL1985 Sep 01, 2011 05:25PM
LOL@ Liz - she sounds a bit like my mother!  This is a nice story.
ManicScribbler ManicScribbler Aug 16, 2011 10:06AM
@katythefluteplayer - Thanks, Katy.  I'm glad you like Julie.  However she will have to go through all the usual suffering and heartache before there's a chance of things working out for her!!  Am really pleased you can feel for her, though.
ManicScribbler ManicScribbler Aug 10, 2011 06:52PM
Oh thanks.  I'm so happy that you are enjoying it.  I really hope you'll carry on and I really appreciate your comments.
diabound diabound Aug 10, 2011 02:27PM
Still enjoying it.  The characters (particularly Julie and Liz) have really drawn me in; looking forward to reading the rest.
ManicScribbler ManicScribbler Aug 10, 2011 11:59AM
Thank you, I really appreciate that comment and I hope you won't be disappointed with the rest.