By Liz Curtis Higgs
“A outstanding tale of redemption and recovery that might hot your center through the Christmas season—or any time of year!”
—Francine Rivers, best-selling writer of Redeeming Love
Wrapped in a cloud of steam, the engine rolled to a cease, the screech of steel opposed to steel filling the frosty air. Snow blew around the railway platform and round Meg’s calfskin jogging boots. the elements certainly used to be no longer enhancing.
She ordered tea with milk and sugar, eying the currant buns and candy mincemeat truffles displayed underneath a bell jar.
Later, probably, whilst her urge for food back. for the time being her belly was once twisted right into a knot.
“Anything else for you?” the cashier requested as she passed over the tea, steaming and fragrant.
Meg used to be stunned to discover her hands trembling whilst she lifted the cup. “All i would like is a secure trip home.”
“On an afternoon like this?” the round-faced girl exclaimed. “None however the Almighty can promise you that, lass.”
“A Wreath of Snow glows with heat, appeal, and charm. a superb read.”
—BJ HOFF, writer of The Riverhaven Years series
Christmas Eve 1894
All Margaret Campbell wishes for Christmas is a secure trip domestic. while her plans for a festive vacation along with her kin in Stirling collapse underneath the burden of her brother’s bitterness, the younger schoolteacher desires not anything greater than to come back to the scholars she loves and town residence she calls domestic.
Then an unforeseen detour locations her within the course of Gordon Shaw, a good-looking newspaperman from Glasgow, who struggles less than a burden of regret and disgrace.
whilst the key in their shared heritage is printed, will it go away them tangled in a knot of remorse? Or could their previous carry the threads that would bind their destiny together?
As hot as a woolen shawl on a chilly winter’s eve, A Wreath of Snow is a young tale of affection and forgiveness, wrapped in a party of all issues Scottish, all issues Victorian, and, specifically, all issues Christmas.
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