Bone Meal for Roses by Miranda Sherry
9781784973001 Head of Zeus
Her mother destroyed her. The garden saved her. Poppy was six years old when she was rescued from her abusive mother and taken to her grandparents' farm to recover.
There, under a wide South African sky, Poppy succumbs to the magic of their garden. Slowly, her memories fade and her wounds began to heal. But as Poppy grows up into a strange, fierce and beautiful young woman, her childhood memories start to surface.
And then a love affair with a troubled older man explodes her world...