Pre-publication review and apart of the blog tour.
In the little village of Whistling, with its butterscotch cottages and rolling green hills, snow is beginning to fall. Christmas is coming, and Emma Halloway is on her way home.
When thirty-year-old food writer Emma Halloway gets dumped then knocked off her bike, she’s broken in more ways than one, and returns to her family’s cosy cottage in the Yorkshire Dales. Emma hasn’t been back in some time, running from her crazy relatives and her childhood sweetheart, Jack Allen.
Emma’s grandmother is determined to bake her back to health and happiness, as the Halloways have done for generations. Surrounded by old friends and warm cinnamon buns, Emma starts to believe in her family’s special talents for healing again. But then in walks Jack with his sparkling hazel eyes, stirring up the family feud between them.
As the twinkly lights are strung between the streetlamps, Emma remembers just why she fell for Jack in the first place… and why a Halloway should never date an Allen.
The infuriating new lodger, Sandro, doesn’t believe anyone should have to choose between love and family. With a little bit of Christmas magic, can Emma and Jack find a way to be together, or will Emma find herself heartbroken once more?
Review: I adored a Christmas book by Lily Graham last year so when I got the chance to review and be apart of the blog tour for this book I jumped at the chance.
This is a quirky read, with family history which courses drama over christmas and a new lodger that makes even the oldest pulses race. A new romance or an old romance which will be the happy ending for Emma.
I enjoyed cozying up with this book. Lily has a gift and can create the most eccentric of characters that leave a warm cosy feeling inside.
For me Lily Graham equals Christmas.