"Bouquet", the third book in "The Trilogy of the Rose" continues the journey of ‘the crying rose', Samantha Carter (aka Sami), and psychiatric therapist, Dr. Mark Stevens. The contents of the fifth cedar chest provide the answers to Sami's reasons for hiding her emotional sufferings. Empowered by the revelation, Dr. Stevens continues his quest to gather the shattered pieces of her past. A chance encounter with a link to her past uncovers a vital, missing piece which causes Sami to withdraw inward to escape. Once again faced with the unresponsive Mrs. Carter, Dr. Stevens must travel the path through the thorns. This time, he is aided by a familiar voice from Sami’s past – the keeper of her history. Together, they provide Sami the encouragement to face the past and open the door to her future. ...