Monday, November 14, 2016
Kissing Father Christmas...Review
A year-and-a-half ago, Anna flew from Minnesota to Carlton Heath to attend the wedding of her cousin, Ian, to an American woman named Miranda. The beautiful event ended with Anna receiving an unexpected, unforgettable kiss from groomsman Peter. Now Anna is delighted to be invited back for Christmas with her family, dreams of romance dancing in her head. But when she finally sees him again, Peter insists his only interest in Anna is as a friend. Anna is hurt, and becomes even more confused when Peter takes her on a romantic tour of London. Is Anna's heart misleading her, or is there a reason Peter is denying what he feels?
Having attended her cousin Ian's wedding the year before, Anna returns to England for a Christmas visit. Because her first visit ended with a magical kiss from Ian's best friend Peter, Anna is hopeful that there might be a future for the two of them.
It was so fun to revisit Carlton Heath and favorite characters from the Father Christmas series. The Whitcombe and MacGregor families are just as charming here as they are in the first two books. Anna is sweet and Peter's behavior is confusing until he finally shares his secret with her. The story is a quick, easy read and, like the ones before it, a pleasant way to spend an afternoon in front of the fireplace.
A sequel to Engaging Father Christmas, the story does stand alone just fine.
Thanks to Netgalley for the opportunity to review this book. You can learn more about Robin Jones Gunn on her website and find her on Facebook and Twitter.
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