By Liz Curtis Higgs

ISBN-10: 1400072174

ISBN-13: 9781400072170

 “A terrific tale of redemption and recovery that would hot your center in the course of 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 strolling boots. the elements certainly used to be no longer enhancing.

She ordered tea with milk and sugar, eying the currant buns and candy mincemeat brownies displayed underneath a bell jar.
Later, possibly, while her urge for food back. in the interim her belly used to be 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 shocked to discover her arms trembling whilst she lifted the cup. “All i need 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, attraction, and style. a superb read.”
—BJ HOFF, writer of The Riverhaven Years series

Christmas Eve 1894
All Margaret Campbell desires for Christmas is a secure trip domestic. whilst her plans for a festive vacation along with her kinfolk in Stirling fall apart underneath the load of her brother’s bitterness, the younger schoolteacher desires not anything greater than to come back to the scholars she loves and the city residence she calls domestic.
Then an unforeseen detour locations her within the course of Gordon Shaw, a good-looking newspaperman from Glasgow, who struggles below a burden of regret and disgrace.
whilst the key in their shared historical past is printed, will it depart them tangled in a knot of remorse? Or could their earlier carry the threads that may 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, in particular, all issues Christmas.

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Smart people had a saying: it was nice work if you could get it; all Beauty had had to do was to find a painter of genius and marry him, and to take care of him until the Germans killed him. Leese, the peasant II She was afraid that Lanny would be disturbed by all this uproar in the home which had always been his; but he told her he couldn't have stayed in any case, he had to go to London, and then to New York; the war wasn't gomg to make any difference to him, so far as travehng was concerned.

In return he told about the life of a little boy who played with the fishermen's children on They should do it to the beach at Juan, and had everything in the world that his heart could have desired. The contrast was glaring enough to require no comment, and Lanny made none, for he was surely not going to reveal his point of view to a man who would go back to Vichy and repeat every word this unusual traveler had spoken. Instead, he figured up the account he owed and had an understanding about it.

Look, dear," he pleaded, "it's much better to spit it out and get it over with. I've got to know it sooner or later. " "No, Lanny, but I'm too humiliated! " "Yes, darling, but that's all the more reason for telling me. I've got to leave pretty soon, and trouble. " "They couldn't be as bad as the "Maybe not, but they could be know. " At last she blurted it out. It was indeed terrible, and beyond any man's guessing; a woman's possibly— one of the ideas that tormented her was that the shrewd-eyed Sophie might have got some hint of her humiliation.

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