Although Bethany is more interested in her career than her family and friends she left 10 years previously, she is compelled to return to her hometown to care for her grandfather as he recovers from a heart attack. Also bidding her home, is her childhood friend, Robin, whose husband is dying. Whatever happened in Bethany’s earlier life has affected her relationships in her small hometown. She dispises her mother and fears letting her feelings come out of the controlled status she has kept them under. Wildflowers from Winter by Katie Ganshert is a story of hurting, fleeing, returning and healing. Ganshert’s characters are well described and you will find yourself becoming part of their lives and situations.