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A Snowy White Christmas byJosie Riviera Book Blast and Giveaway
A Snowy White Christmas
GENRE: Contemporary Romance (sweet)
Margaret Snow doesn’t believe in fairy tales, but as a devoted mother
she’s determined to give her five-year-old daughter a Christmas filled with
successful LA swimsuit model returns to her small upstate New York town to buy
back the foreclosed trailer she once called home. Her menagerie of rescue
animals travel with her.
doesn’t expect to see her former high school sweetheart, the athletic,
ever-popular, and decisive Fernando Brandt.
fly when she realizes that the teenage hockey star is now a successful Realtor
who is also interested in her dilapidated trailer for reasons of his own.
But can she resist the handsome, charismatic Prince
Charming a second time?
she surrender her insecurities and accept the true gift of Christmas, finally
feeling worthy of unconditional love?
Sometimes Margaret Snow’s guilt would go away for a
few minutes. But it always returned. Insistent. Dull. Intense.
She was a
terrible mother. Check.
never amount to anything. Check.
thought about herself. Check.
These negative thoughts chattered incessantly,
tucked ever so slightly behind everyday activities. Like uncaged wild animals
waiting to pounce at the first opportunity.
She glanced out her office window. Despite the wind
and ice, city workers were adding cheery red bells and silver holiday trimmings
to the streetlights. It didn’t help. November in upstate New York promised gray
skies, bitter sleet, and not an ounce of cheeriness until spring. Today was no
What was the weather like in California? She
checked the weather app on her phone. As expected, sunny skies in Los Angeles
she whispered. “How could two places be so different?”
was she stuck in the least desirable of the two?
daughter Amelie seemed content, and only Amelie mattered.
A short easy to read Christmas story filled with familiar themes. Margaret and Fernando are a great pair who were together early in their lives. Margaret left and forgot to let Fernando know they had a daughter. Now Margeret is back, Christmas is coming and it is the season for old flames to re-discover what they once had. Both Margaret and Fernando are great characters and their daughter just adds to the charm.
Bio and Links:
Bestselling Author, Josie Riviera, is a member of Romance Writers of America
(RWA). She writes contemporary and historical sweet and Christian romances.
She’s a transplanted New Yorker now living in the sunny Carolinas. She has
three grown children and shares the empty nest with her husband and the family
an expert at board games and a compulsive reader of every genre, especially
romance. In her spare time, she eats Peppermint Patties because they're lower
in calories than other chocolate candy.