Coronation Street Books by Glenda Young
Summary by day:
Monday 30 April
EVA’S TRAPPED WITH NOONE TO HELP HER Simon helps Toyah carry a cot from the car into the pub leaving her keys in the car. Tyler spots this and persuades Simon to let him take the car for a spin. When Toyah facetimes Eva and notices she looks unwell she tells her she is coming over but panics when her car keys are missing. Simon returns with the car but says he found a direct debit in the car for a cottage in Lymm, she tells Simon it was a surprise for Peter but Leanne is suspicious when Toyah covers for Simon with Peter. Meanwhile at the cottage Eva has gone into labour but has got herself locked in the bathroom without her phone. Toyah arrives to hear Eva’s screams coming from the bathroom.
AUDREY AND YASMEEN GO TOE TO TOE Sally and Yasmeen argue over the cost of the bird feeder but Yasmeen is distracted by Geoff asking her to meet him at the Bistro. Yasmeen confides in Rita who encourages her to go for it. When Audrey meets Rita in the bistro she spots Geoff and unaware he is waiting for Yasmeen asks him to join them.
JUDE IS ALARMED BY A SURPRISE VISIT Jude is shocked when he spots Angie arriving at the Marine life Centre. Panicking he sets off a nearby fire alarm.
ELSEWHERE Beth hits on a money making scheme for Kirk when she overhears Amy charging Ken £21 a week to walk Eccles. Kate tells Rana to stop giving Zeedan false hope after Rana tells her about him kissing her.
EVA IS LEFT HOLDING THE BABY Toyah manages to break into the bathroom and calls 999. An operator talks them through the birth and Eva gives birth in the bathroom before being taken to hospital. Eva tells Toyah that they will have to come up with a plan as her surrogate is supposed to be in Dubai. Having avoided holding the baby, left alone in hospital Eva has no choice but to pick up her daughter and she stares down at her little face in awe!
YASMEEN MEETS THE IN LAWS Yasmeen, Geoff and Audrey’s lunch date starts to feel a little awkward prompting Yasmeen to leave. When Audrey spots Geoff looking wistfully after her she disappointedly realises it is Yasmeen he wants and encourages him to go after her. Yasmeen is delighted but Sally is horrified to discover that Yasmeen and Geoff are an item!
MARY CALLS IN SOME EXPERTS TO HELP JUDE As everyone assembles for the fire alarm Jude slips out of his shop uniform and meets Angie who says she has come to speak to his bullying workmates. Jude tells her there is no need they have agreed to come for dinner. When Jude tells Mary what he has done she comes up with a solution.
ELSEWHERE Rana tries to tell Zeedan she doesn’t love him. Beth steals Eccles from outside Speed Daal and takes him to Ken saying Amy can’t be trusted and Kirk is a better dog walker.
Wednesday 2 May
JUDE’S FISHY TALE IS PUT TO THE TEST In the flower shop Mary coaches the two people she has booked to play Seth and Philippa. Meanwhile at the Marine Centre the real Seth and Philippa are sacking Jude after seeing CCTV footage of him setting off the fire alarm. Jude gets back to the Rovers and tells Mary to abandon the plan but Angie arrives and ushers them all to number 3 for dinner. Will the meal go to plan?
REALITY BITES FOR TOYAH Toyah spins Peter a yarn about the surrogate being in Tamworth visiting a relative and says she is going to see her. Peter is disappointed she is going alone. When Eva tells the hospital photographer she doesn’t want a photo Toyah is relieved.
SALLY AND YASMEEN PREPARE TO BREAK BREAD Sally asks Tim to get Geoff over for dinner so they can put him off dating Yasmeen. Tim aso invites Dev and Gina but Sally is aghast when Geoff arrives with Yasmeen in tow.
ELSEWHERE Beth and Kirk are chuffed when David employs them to walk his dog as well as Eccles. Whist walking Peanut, David and Eccles, Kirk helps a woman who is having trouble controlling her dog, impressed she hires him for dog training sessions.
HOW WILL ANGIE REACT TO JUDE’S BETRAYAL? A gobsmacked Angie is furious with Jude and heads over to the solicitors office where she pours her heart out to Adam over a few whiskies.
TOYAH BREAKS THE NEWS Peter is excited to get a text from Toyah saying the surrogate is in labour. Eva then hides in another room in the cottage whilst Toyah video chats Peter to show him his daughter, they agree to call her Susie. Peter announces the news to the bar. Simon watches it all unfold with mounting jealousy. Toyah watches over the baby and promises Eva she will always look after her.
TIM’S DAD WORKS HIS MAGIC As everyone tries to reconcile Sally and Yasmeen without success Geoff takes matters into his own hands and miraculously fixes the broken bird feeder. Sally shakes hands with Yasmeen to Tim’s amazement.
ELSEWHERE Johnny tells Aidan that for some reason Jenny has postponed their leaving party. Summer asks Aidan if she can clean the factory to earn some money. On Tyrone’s advice Kirk lies and tells Beth that Sharon, the lady who’s dog he is training, is in her sixties.
Friday 4 May
IT’S HOMECOMING DAY FOR TOYAH AND THE BABY Toyah arrives back in Weatherfield with the baby and Peter is instantly smitten but Simon is unimpressed and tells Leanne that he thinks Toyah has been having an affair.
JOHNNY URGES JENNY TO COME CLEAN Johnny confides in Liz that Jenny has been behaving strangely and Liz urges him to speak to her. When Johnny implies to Jenny that he thinks she might be cheating how will she react?
JUDE SWALLOWS HIS PRIDE When Angie sees Jude is lying on his application for the council job she offers to help him. Adam offers Angie more accountancy work and Norris offers Jude a temporary job at the Kabin whilst he waits to get another job.
ELSEWHERE Aidan tells Summer he can’t give her a job but Maria is going to take her shopping with his credit card for a new outfit for the party she is going to. Whilst looking after Liam, Aidan spots him admiring his watch. Josh winds David up about Emma whilst Shona confronts David about his new relationship.
TOYAH’S LIES BEGIN TO SNOWBALL Simon tells Leanne about the cottage Toyah was renting and about how she covered for him when he was bunking off school. Leanne confronts Toyah who says the cottage is for a friend who is escaping an abusive relationship but she confides that she does have a secret - Eva is not coming back to Weatherfield. Troubled by her lies Toyah takes Susie out in the pram but Aidan notices Toyah’s awkwardness when he stops to say hello to the baby.
JENNY REVEALS HER SECRET Jenny takes Johnny to the children’s playground where she scattered her son Tom’s ashes and explains it is the anniversary of his death. One of the reasons that she wanted to leave the country was to escape the memories.
MARIA AND BILLY ARE GRATEFUL TO AIDAN Maria goes round to Aidan’s to collect Liam and is surprised to see Eva’s engagement ring on the side. Aidan tells her he is glad they have reached a stage where they can be friends. She finds Aidan’s watch in Liam’s pocket but Liam assures her Aidan gave it to him. Billy thanks Aidan for buying the new outfit for Summer.
ELSEWHERE Craig discovers he has passed his police assessment. Jude starts at the Kabin. Emma is shocked when David shouts at Max and Lily. Imran tells David he should plead guilty.