Written by Peter Lismer, whose great aunt was Stella Patterson, the author of Dear Mad'm, and his wife Elizabeth Lismer. Naturegraph Publishers has received many hundred fan letters about Dear Mad'm most of whom were curious to know what she did after the year in which she had vowed to live on her mining claim. We suggested they might find some answers. The result, after several years of research, was this book. Included are eight of Stella's original captivating short stories, each engrossing like her book, Dear Mad'm.