Title: Operation Snowball - A Dickens Holiday Novella
Author: Kathryn Hills
Genre: Holiday Romance
Can the perfect Christmas tree and a missing cat bring two lonely hearts together? John Gridley hasn’t set foot on the family Christmas tree farm in years. He walked away from his legacy and the quaint New England town of Dickens. But when his father looks to end their private war and reaches out for help with the hectic holiday season, John agrees to return home. He expects to work hard and to face the reasons he left in the first place. What he doesn’t expect is to crash into love at first sight. Heather Murphy has been a widow and single mother for five years. She’s busy raising a rambunctious ten-year-old girl and running The Library Cat Bookstore. Yet an annual visit to Gridley Meadows Farm to find “the perfect Christmas tree” sparks more than holiday spirit. Can the handsome Army veteran with tattoos and rough edges truly heal her heart? And will the townsfolk cheer on the drifter and the pretty widow? Or will their meddling cause the relationship to flicker out like a bad string of lights? A homecoming story of hope and redemption, where love hangs on holiday wishes and the fate of a missing cat named Snowball.
Can a veteran come home only to find what he's been searching for? John hasn't returned home back on his family's Christmas tree farm in eons. The rift with his father kept him away but after his father asks for help this holiday season, John can't refuse. It's hard work but nothing John can't handle. When single mom Heather crashes into him on the tree lot, he's unsure what to make of the way she makes him feel. Heather's daughter is heartbroken over her missing cat, Snowball, so he offers his help to find the cat before Christmas. It's Operation Snowball but without realizing it, John's fallen in love with Heather. Can he heal the rift between him and his father? Can he confess his love to Heather, or will he leave after the holidays?
Operation Snowball is a heartwarming small-town holiday romance from start to finish. From the beginning, I connected with Heather. It's hard being a single mom, especially when a pet goes missing. John is an edgy hero, but he has a soft side, too. Kathryn Hills weaves a delightful holiday romance with plenty of feel-good moments. Operation Snowball is all about family, coming home, falling in love, and an adorable cat. If you're looking for a heartfelt holiday romance, you'll love Operation Snowball. Highly recommend!
My Rating: 5 stars
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The rich history and many mysteries of New England are the perfect backdrop for many of KATHRYN’s books. Winding roads lined by old stone walls, forgotten cemeteries, grand homes with shadowy pasts... All sparks for her imagination. Whether it’s a quaint seaside town or the vibrant city of Boston, it’s easy for this “hauntingly romantic” author to envision the past mingling with the present. No surprise, some of Kathryn’s favorite stories include ghosts. Sprinkle in some magic, and you’re off on a great adventure!
When not writing, this best-selling author is reading, researching, gardening, or cooking up something special in her chaotic kitchen. She shares her colonial home in the north woods with those she loves most – her wonderful husband, daughter, and three crazy dogs.
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Reviewed by: Mrs. N