Saturday, December 19, 2009

A Victorian Christmas


There's still time to pick a good Christmas book to enjoy during the holidays.  Over the years I've had the pleasure of curling up with a few Christmas anthologies featuring best-selling author Catherine Palmer.  Catherine is a favorite author of mine and I've never been dissapointed with any of her books.  After all, I've read over twenty of them!
A Victorian Christmas is a repackaging of four novellas that were previously published in four separate anthologies—A Victorian Christmas Quilt, A Victorian Christmas Tea, A Victorian Christmas Cottage, and A Victorian Christmas Keepsake.  This beautiful patchwork of faith-filled love stories will touch your heart and stir you to treasure your own keepsakes of life, love, and romance.  Included with each story are a note from the author and some of her favorite holiday recipes.
 



Angel in the Attic tells of Fara Canaday, a wealthy heiress who is certain that every man who courts her is after her money until she finds a wounded man in the snow.

Under His Wings is a retelling of the Biblical story of Ruth.

Behold the Lamb tells the story of a thief who buys his way into good London society but must do some rethinking when he meets gentle Rosalind Treadwell, who was born with a title but has no money.

In Lone Star, Texan Star Ellis reluctantly travels to England to wed a nobleman. On the voyage over, she meets her intended husband's black sheep brother and ends up falling in love.

6 comments :

  1. Thanks for the recommendation. Catherine Palmer is one of my favorite authors. I recently discovered her work when a friend gave me A Kiss of Adventure.

    Blessings,
    Susan :)

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  2. This sounds like a fun read. I've never read Catherine Palmer. Thanks for the recommendation. ;-)

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  3. I think I will check out the Victorian Christmas set. Sounds good!

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  4. Right now I'm re-reading Under His Wings from the VIctorian Christmas Cottage anthology, but I'm planning to get this book as I'd like to have them all in one collection.

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  5. Thanks for the recommendation, it sounds like a great read!

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  6. I really like Catherine Palmer, so I may have to grab this one up as a Christmas present to me. :o)

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