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Twelve Days of Christmas by Trisha Ashley
  

Twelve Days of Christmas

Trisha Ashley

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November 2010 Book of the Month.

Holly, a widow, is looking for a quiet Christmas away from festivities and so is Jude whose brother has run off with his fiancee. They both end up in the same village, which soon after they arrive is cut off by a snow storm. Can romance ensue? Trisha writes with great comedy and a down-to-earth humour that will appeal to any reader who wants a feel-good book to curl up with on those long winter evenings in particular.

If you like Trisha Ashley you might also like to read books by Katie Fforde, Kate Long and Fiona Neill.

Synopsis

Twelve Days of Christmas by Trisha Ashley

Christmas has always been a sad time for young widow Holly Brown, so when she's asked to look after a remote house on the Lancashire moors, the opportunity to hide herself away is irresistible -- the perfect excuse to forget about the festivities. Sculptor, Jude Martland, is determined that this year there will be no Christmas after his brother runs off with his fiancee and he is keen to avoid the family home. However, he will have to return by the twelfth night of the festivities, when the hamlet of Little Mumming hold their historic festivities and all of his family are required to attend. Meanwhile, Holly is finding that if she wants to avoid Christmas, she has come to the wrong place. When Jude unexpectedly returns on Christmas Eve he is far from delighted to discover that Holly seems to be holding the very family party he had hoped to avoid. Suddenly, the blizzards come out of nowhere and the whole village is snowed in. With no escape, Holly and Jude get much more than they bargained for -- it looks like the twelve days of Christmas are going to be very interesting indeed!

Reviews

Praise for Sowing Secrets, A Winter's Tale and Chocolate Wishes: 'Trisha Ashley writes with remarkable wit and originality - one of the best writers around!
Katie Fforde

'A lovely warm book, full of down-to-earth humour - and top tips on restoring a stately home!'Sophie Kinsella 'Full of comedy and wit.'
Closer

'Trisha Ashley! makes for enjoyable reading.'
The Times

'Fresh and funny.'
Woman

's Own 'Searching out something indulgent for curling up with as the nights draw in? Look no further ! with this Cinderella tale of love complete with handsome (natch) hero.'
Publishing News

'Packed with romance, chocolate and fun, this indulgent read is simply too delicious to put down.'
Closer

About the Author

Trisha Ashley

Trisha Ashley gave up her fascinating but time-consuming hobbies of house-moving and divorce a few years ago in order to settle in North Wales, though her only claim to the area is a Welsh grandmother. After many years puzzling over which quarter of her is Welsh, she's decided it's probably her writing arm. She has had many part-time jobs over the years, but her current one as a seasonal worker for the National Trust neatly combines three of her greatest interests: historic houses, gardens and meeting people.

Author photo © Robin Ashley

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Book Info

Publication date

28th October 2010

Author

Trisha Ashley

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Publisher

AVON, a division of HarperCollins Publishers Ltd an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers

Format

Paperback
416 pages

Categories

Relationship Stories
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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

ISBN

9781847561152

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