If you’re looking for some feel-good festive cheer then this is definitely a book to bump up your Christmas reading list. There were some predictable elements but there’s rarely a festive romance that doesn’t these days. Christmas traditions, heart-warming community spirit – what more do you need?
I initially started off disliking both of the main characters and when they met I felt that they sort of morphed into completely different people. The build up therefore was a bit furstrating. Both seemed to feel they were entitled in their own way. However it was completely different as the book progressed.
Olivia Berg’s charity, Christmas from the Heart, has helped generations of families in need in Pine River, Washington, but this year might be the end of the road. Hightower Enterprises, one of their biggest donors since way back when Olivia’s grandmother ran the charity, has been taken over by Ebenezer Scrooge the Second, aka CFO Guy Hightower, and he’s declared there will be no more money coming to Christmas from the Heart.
When Guy’s Maserati breaks down at the edge of the Cascade foothills, he’s relieved to be rescued by a pretty young woman who drives him to the nearby town of Pine River. Until he realizes his rescuer is none other than Olivia Berg. What’s a Scrooge to do? Plug his nose and eat fruitcake and hope she doesn’t learn his true identity before he can get out of town. What could go wrong?
The book was published on 24th of September by MIRA Books. It’s available from Amazon in hardback, paperback, kindle and audiobook. Huge thanks to Harlequin/Harper Collins for an advanced copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.