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What a gorgeous festive read this proved to be, With an eight year old lass who's so cute, you'll see! She's instrumental in healing two broken hearts Whose first love for each have departs. They've both suffered grief for lost hopes and chances And neither were seeking future romances. Edward and his daughter have recently moved home Looking for a fresh start where they're not known, Christmas House needs a lot of work but still Getting is sorted to make it home is what they will. A new school for Eliza, a new job for Edward Both are hopeful of reaching a new accord. Holly Hanwell is Eliza's new teacher at school. She's fun, loves drama and Eliza thinks she's cool. Get ready for festive fun and good cheer As Christmas itself is drawing near. There's festive crises, with surprises and dread With family dramas also coming to a head. With inspirational folks helping both to heal, The sense of community and family feel so real. The characters are easy to relate to, too, Making this a delightful read I highly recommend to you. I read a complementary copy of this read And this is my honest review, hope it's what you need!
In gorgeous Hopley Village twinkly lights are going up, snow is falling and the delicious smell of gingerbread is in the air. Will two broken hearts find their happily-ever-after this Christmas?
The most wonderful time of the year is approaching but thirty-year-old Holly Hanwell doesn’t really feel like celebrating… notafter the bombshell news that her boyfriend was leaving her to have a baby with someone else. But she still has her adorable little house in Hopley Village with its bright yellow front door and her job teaching at the village school. And she’s planned a cosy, quiet Christmas, focusing on the little things in life that she loves.
Until she bumps into Edward, the handsome single father of her newest pupil. He’s moved to Christmas House, at the edge of pretty Hopley, to give his eight-year-old daughter Eliza a fresh start. Sheltering from the snowy weather in the warm village café, Holly and Edward start to bond over delicious mugs of hot chocolate, topped with cream and sprinkles.
Despite the spark between them, Holly knows she needs to protect her already fragile heart and she’s determined NOT to fall in love this Christmas. But holiday magic works in mysterious ways when a festive crisis at Christmas House brings them together. Yet just as Holly starts to realise her feelings are growing for kind but complicated Edward she discovers a secret from his past which makes her question everything she thought she knew…
Will Holly and Edward’s December romance be over before it’s begun? Or will this be a Christmas to remember?
Curl up with this magical, feel-good Christmas read! Perfect for fans of Trisha Ashley, Sarah Morgan and Carole Matthews.
Tracy Rees was the winner of the Richard and Judy ‘Search for a Bestseller’ Competition and her books are paperback, ebook and audio bestsellers. A Cambridge graduate, she had a successful eight-year career in nonfiction publishing and a second career practising and teaching humanistic counselling before becoming a writer. She lives in Wales.