When Wendy Harper inherits her family's beach side cottage in Seaside, Maine, she sees it as a way to finally pay off the debts that have mounted since her husband died. But before it can be sold, the neglected property must be renovated. She and her 12-year-old son Jackson move in--temporarily, she reminds him--in order to do the work themselves, even though Christmas is coming. The charming town, along with local craftsman Caleb Colton, pulls on both Wendy and Jackson, who even registers himself for school in a bid to get his mom to move them there permanently. Wendy knows that the most responsible thing to do is to sell the cottage and return to Ohio, but the lure of the sea is hard to resist.
For those of you who have followed this blog for awhile, I am sure there is one thing that you know I absolutely love - the yearly Christmas Romance Books released every October. Reading clean romance stories set in the Christmas season is one of my favorite ways to Reading new releases and my old favorites is one of my favorite ways to start getting into the Christmas Spirit!
I'm sure you've heard the saying "good things come in small packages". Well, that's how I feel about A Christmas by the Sea by Melody Carlson. While it is a novella, this story packs a wallop! It's about love, faith, family and home, romance, and of course set in the the beauty and joy of the Christmas Season!
I received this book for free. A favorable review was not required and all views expressed are my own. Thank you to Ms. Carlson, Revell publishing and Netgalley for the opportunity to read and review this book.