Ellie returns to States via New York to visit Alice. Ellie promises take her to Boston as soon as she's a bit more financially secure.
Ellie returns to Boston and sets up a store of her own, helped by Zak. The store takes off and she is asked by Mr Samuel to design his new range and go to Paris. Zak who is on business in London arrives and there may be romance on the cards.
Business flourishes, the designs are a wow, but Alice, who has lost patience waiting to go to Boston runs away. Ellie feels she must search for her.
Johnny Sheerin comes to visit and Ellie finally has to choose. Is she meant to be with Johnny or is Zak, who's always been there for her, the one who holds her heart?
Joan O'Neill is a well-established, best-selling author of adult fiction both in Ireland and the UK. Originally published over in Ireland, the Daisy Chain trilogy has been in print since 1990 and the reissues have proved to have enduring appeal to readers of 10 and above. Joan has three grown up daughters and lives with her husband in idyllic County Wicklow in Ireland. In between writing she is a keen water-colourist and travels frequently to Italy to gain inspiration and paint. Connie herself is based on Joan's aunt, who ran away from home to pursue her dreams, only to roll up one day outside her young neice's school in a limousine!