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‘The Coniston Case’ By Rebecca Tope

“I won’t care if I never see another red rose,” Simmy muttered to herself, while carefully arranging a bouquet comprising ten of the things. It was her eleventh Valentine’s tribute of the day, and the sense of being swamped was becoming unbearable. “And still another day and a half to go,” she sighed.

” Talking to yourself?” Melanie asked coming through from the back room, holding another armful of blooms. 

“Why are people so unimaginative ?” Simmy wailed “Why not send a bunch of freesias for a change?”

“Symbolism,” said Melanie briefly, making it plain she knew full well that her boss already understood the way her romantic customers were thinking. “At least they’ve placed their orders in good time. Imagine trying to do all this on the actual day!”

“It would kill me. As it is, I’ll be out for hours delivering them all.” ……..

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