Maeve Binchy once again brings us an enchanting book full of the wit, warmth, and wisdom that have made her one of the most beloved and widely read writers at work today.
When a new highway threatens to bypass the town of Rossmore and cut through Whitethorn Woods, everyone has an opinion about whether the town will benefit or suffer. Father Flynn is most concerned with the fate of St. Ann's Well, which is set at the edge of the woods. Not knowing which faction to favor, he listens to all those caught up in the conflict, and these are the voices wehear in the stories of Whitethorn Woods - men and women deciding between the traditions of the past and the promises ofthe future . . .