The Winter Garden by Heidi Swain #BookReview #ChristmasRead

Will love bloom this winter?  Freya Fuller is living her dream, working as a live-in gardener on a beautiful Suffolk estate. But when the owner dies, Freya finds herself forced out of her job and her home with nowhere to go. However, with luck on her side, she’s soon moving to Nightingale Square and helpingContinue reading “The Winter Garden by Heidi Swain #BookReview #ChristmasRead”

The Christmas Ghosts by G. Lawrence #RBRT #BookReview

  “Now I know what a ghost is. Unfinished business, that’s what.” Salman Rushdie “The muses are ghosts, and sometimes they come uninvited.”  Stephen King   This book of 5 short stories is a surprise. Yes, each story has a ghost, who appears at Christmas, but they are not horrifying. The protagonist may feel fearContinue reading “The Christmas Ghosts by G. Lawrence #RBRT #BookReview”

A Holiday By Gaslight: A Victorian Christmas Novella by Mimi Matthews #NewRelease #RBRT

A Courtship of Convenience Sophie Appersett is quite willing to marry outside of her class to ensure the survival of her family. But the darkly handsome Mr. Edward Sharpe is no run-of-the-mill London merchant. He’s grim and silent. A man of little emotion—or perhaps no emotion at all. After two months of courtship, she’s readyContinue reading “A Holiday By Gaslight: A Victorian Christmas Novella by Mimi Matthews #NewRelease #RBRT”