PUBLICATION DATE: October 13th, 2020
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Thank you to the publisher for a gifted hardcover copy of this book.
ABOUT THE BOOK:
Kaylee Sloan’s home in Southern California is full of wonderful memories of the woman who raised her. But the memories are prolonging her grief over her mother’s recent death. A successful author, Kaylee hoped she could pour herself into her work. Instead she has terrible writer’s block and a looming deadline.
Determined to escape distractions and avoid the holiday season, Kaylee borrows a cabin in Virgin River. She knows the isolation will help her writing, and as she drives north through the mountains and the majestic redwoods, she immediately feels inspired. Until she arrives at a building that has just gone up in flames. Devastated, she heads to Jack’s Bar to plan her next steps. The local watering hole is the heart of the town, and once she crosses the threshold, she’s surprised to be embraced by people who are more than willing to help a friend—or a stranger—in need.
Kaylee’s world is expanding in ways she never dreamed possible. And when she rescues a kitten followed by a dog with a litter of puppies, she finds her heart opening up to the animals who need her. And then there’s the dog trainer who knows exactly how to help her. As the holidays approach, Kaylee’s dread turns to wonder. Because there’s no better place to spend Christmas than Virgin River.
This was the first novel I have read in the Virgin River series, but it was easy to read and follow along and fall in love with many of the characters in this series. I love Kaylee’s character, she was an interesting, kind and caring character that I enjoyed reading about and following along on her journey through life. She was a very likeable character. I also loved Landry’s character, and following along as their friendship evolved and grew over time. They were fun to read about and both were loving, caring characters in the novel.
This novel will pull at your heartstrings and have you feeling so many emotions that you will find yourself immersed and emotionally invested in the characters as you read along. Full of intriguing characters, an interesting storyline, and a magical time of year – Christmas – this novel is surely to be one that you will enjoy!
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MY RATING: 4/5 stars