Maggie, a short story by Alicia Hope

A story that tugs at the heart, MAGGIE is set in a small farming community in Western Australia 

"A symbol of love and compassion," he whispered, pressing something small and cool into her hand.
Blinking away the haze of tears, she glanced at her open palm and saw a dark gem float into view. It was a garnet, her garnet. The precious gift intended to bring comfort during his absence, the reminder he would return for her. The gift she'd lost but which had somehow found its way back to her ... the way he never had.


Maggie is available in paperback, e-book, and as an audio book from a number of outlets including Amazon, Apple Books, and Smashwords.


  1. Hey Alicia, just downloaded 'Maggie' from Smashwords. What a great story, keep them coming! PS Love the red shoes

  2. Oops! I meant to say thanks Genista, I'm thrilled you enjoyed 'Maggie', & that you like my lovely red shoes!
    A x