When Poppy Shilling's bike-besotted, Lycra-clad husband is killed in a freak accident, she can't help feeling relieved. At long last she's free from a controlling and loveless marriage.
Throwing herself into village life, she's determined to start over. And everyone from Luke the sexy church-organist to Bob the resident oddball, is taking note. Yet the one man Poppy can't take her eyes off seems out of reach - why won't he let go of his ex-wife?
But just as she's ready to dip her toes in the water, the discovery of a secret about her late husband shatters Poppy's confidence. Does she really have the courage to risk her heart again?