The Christmas Wish List By Heidi Swain

The Christmas Wish List By Heidi Swain

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After being let go from her job in a swanky hotel just weeks before Christmas, Hattie is feeling lost. Even more so when her high-flying boyfriend announces he’s landed his dream job in Abu Dhabi and asks her to move with him. Luckily, Hattie’s long-time friend Dolly is on hand to help and invites Hattie to spend one last holiday in the small, festive town of Wynbridge, determined to give her a Christmas to remember . . .

Upon Hattie’s arrival, holiday preparations are in full swing. But for Hattie, whose Christmas cheer has long since run out, it’ll take more than mince pies and mistletoe to open her heart to the season once more. Relishing the task of reigniting Hattie’s Christmas spirit, Dolly suggests they create a wish list of all the things the season can offer, and with the helpful hands of Wynbridge’s resident handyman, Beamish, Hattie finds her frosty exterior is starting to thaw.

As Wynbridge prepares for its most spectacular Christmas yet, will Hattie leave snowy England behind for life in a sunnier clime, or will she in fact realise that her heart’s desire lies much closer to home?

My Thoughts:

Make sure to snuggle up with this festive read where we meet some fantastic characters that will warm your heart. If you go to Wynbridge I am sure you will feel the Christmas spirit that the locals become involved in. I loved Dolly she melted my heart and reminded me of my gran. So kind and caring. A lovely romantic and festive read, you are in for a real treat.

Get your copy here:

kindle edition

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Christmas-Wish-List-Heidi-Swain-ebook

paperback

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Christmas-Wish-List-Heidi-Swain

Those People By Louise Candlish

Those People By Louise Candlish

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MEET THE NEIGHBOURS YOU’LL LOVE TO HATE

Until Darren and Jodie move in, Lowland Way is a suburban paradise. Beautiful homes. Friendly neighbours. Kids playing out in the street. But Darren and Jodie don’t follow the rules and soon disputes over loud music and parking rights escalate to threats of violence.

Then, early one Sunday, a horrific crime shocks the street. As the police go house-to-house, the residents close ranks and everyone’s story is the same: They did it.

But there’s a problem. The police don’t agree. And the door they’re knocking on next is yours. 

My Thoughts:

I am a big fan of Louise’s books, I have loved every single one of them, but this one was slightly different and didn’t hold my attention as much. I loved the storyline, it was original and quirky but it just lacked something, when reading the end I just felt a bit deflated and had hoped for a better ending.

Get your copy here:

kindle edition

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Those-People-Louise-Candlish-ebook

hardcover

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Those-People-Louise-Candlish

A Perfect Cornish Christmas By Phillipa Ashley

A Perfect Cornish Christmas By Phillipa Ashley

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Christmas in Cornwall is just around the corner…

But after last Christmas revealed a shocking family secret, Scarlett’s hardly feeling merry and bright. All she wants this Christmas is to know who her real father is.

So Scarlett heads to the little Cornish town of Porthmellow, where she believes the truth of her birth is hidden. She just didn’t bargain on being drawn into the Christmas festival preparations – or meeting Jude Penberth, whose charm threatens to complicate life further.

Everything will come to a head at Porthmellow’s Christmas Festival … But can Scarlett have the perfect Christmas this year, or are there more surprises on the way?

My Thoughts:

Who doesn’t like a festive read at this time of the year, here we see Scarlett getting drawn into Christmas festivities in Portmellow. It sounds such a lovely place to visit and meet some of the charming characters that live there. This is the second book in the series and i am really looking forward to the third book. This one felt as though I was coming home.

Get your copy here:

kindle edition

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Perfect-Cornish-Christmas-heartwarming-youll-ebook

paperback

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Phillipa-Ashley-Untitled-Book-2

Christmas at Rachel’s Pudding Pantry By Caroline Roberts

Christmas at Rachel’s Pudding Pantry By Caroline Roberts

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The first snow is falling over Primrose Farm, the mince pies are warming, and Rachel can’t wait to share a kiss under the mistletoe with her gorgeous new flame, Tom.

If only it was all comfort and joy . . . The arrival of Tom’s ex brings an unwelcome chill to the farm. And despite Master Baker Mum Jill’s valiant efforts, the new pudding pantry business is feeling the pinch.

With a spoonful of festive spirit, a cupful of goodwill with friends, and her messy, wonderful family by her side, can Rachel make this a Christmas to remember?

My Thoughts:

If your in for a festive read, this is the book for you. This one follows on from Rachel’s Pudding Pantry which you should read first to get an idea for all the characters, also it has some fantastic bakes in there too. I love how before each chapter there is a festive bake it makes it more homely. I loved the story and what goes on between Rachel and Tom. You can just imagine pulling up a seat at Primrose Farm for a wonderful Christmas dinner. Its times like this that families should be together and pull together.

Get your copy here:

kindle edition

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Christmas-Rachels-Pudding-Pantry-Book-ebook/

paperback

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Christmas-Rachels-Pudding-Pantry-Book

Rachel’s Pudding Pantry By Caroline Roberts

Rachel’s Pudding Pantry By Caroline Roberts

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Primrose Farm is Rachel’s very own slice of heaven. Come rain or shine there’s always a pot of tea brewing by the Aga, the delicious aroma of freshly baked puddings, and a chorus of happy memories drifting through the kitchen.

But the farm is in a spot of trouble. As the daffodils spring, Rachel must plant the seeds of change if she wants to keep the farm afloat, and it’s all resting on a crazy plan. She’ll need one family cook book, her Mum Jill’s baking magic – and a reason to avoid her distractingly gorgeous neighbour, Tom . . .

Swapping their wellies for aprons, can Rachel and Jill bake their way into a brighter future? The proof will be in the pudding!

My Thoughts:

What a lovely read, what more can you want when there is romance, cakes and puddings to dream about. Rachel and her family live on Primrose farm and when things get tough she and her family have to decide how to put things right so they set up the pudding pantry, you can just imagine going in there every day to see what delights they have come up with( like Frank does). Also thrown into the mix is their gorgeous neighbour Tom, will love blossom between the two? If your reading this book make sure you have a sweet treat to eat otherwise you will become very hungry.

Get your copy here:

kindle edition

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Rachels-Pudding-Pantry-gorgeous-bestselling-ebook

paperback

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Rachels-Pudding-Pantry-gorgeous-bestselling/

Twas The Nightshift Before Christmas By Adam Kay

Twas The Nightshift Before Christmas By Adam Kay

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Christmas is coming, the goose is getting fat . . . but 1.4 million NHS staff are heading off to work. In this perfect present for anyone who has ever set foot in a hospital, Adam Kay delves back into his diaries for a hilarious, horrifying and sometimes heartbreaking peek behind the blue curtain at Christmastime.

Twas the Nightshift Before Christmas is a love letter to all those who spend their festive season on the front line, removing babies and baubles from the various places they get stuck, at the most wonderful time of the year.

My Thoughts:

After previously loving This is going to hurt Adam’s previous novel I knew I was in for a real treat with this one. Some of the stories you just can’t believe people would do certain things, but hey they do! If you want an hour or two of escapism and lots and lots of laughs this is the book for you, the only downside for me that it is a short book and I could of done with a lot more stories as Adam writes them so well.

Get your copy here:

kindle edition

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Twas-Nightshift-Before-Christmas-million-copy-ebook/

paperback

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Twas-Nightshift-Before-Christmas-million-copy

A Wedding in December By Sarah Morgan

A Wedding in December By Sarah Morgan

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In the snowy perfection of Aspen, the White family gathers for youngest daughter Rosie’s whirlwind Christmas wedding.

First to arrive are the bride’s parents, Maggie and Nick. Their daughter’s marriage is a milestone they are determined to celebrate wholeheartedly, but they are hiding a huge secret about their own: they are on the brink of divorce. After living apart for the last six months, the last thing they need is to be trapped together in an irresistibly romantic winter wonderland.

Rosie’s older sister Katie is also dreading the wedding. Worried that impulsive, sweet-hearted Rosie is making a mistake, Katie is determined to save her sister from herself. If only the irritatingly good-looking best man, Jordan, would stop interfering with her plans…

Bride-to-be Rosie loves her fiance but is having serious second thoughts. Except everyone has arrived – how can she tell them she’s not sure? As the big day gets closer, and emotions run even higher, this is one White family Christmas none of them will ever forget.

My Thoughts:

I am always happy when I read another of Sarah Morgan’s books, they are just utter bliss. You can just get snuggled up with a hot chocolate and escape to a world of beautiful scenery and settings. The story is set around the White family and each chapter is a different member of the family. I felt as though I was getting three stories in one which was good. I look forward to Sarah’s next book.

I received an ARC copy of this book for an honest review.

Get your copy here:

kindle edition

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Wedding-December-Sarah-Morgan-ebook

paperback

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Wedding-December-Sarah-Morgan