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A Wreath of Snow: A Victorian Christmas Novella (edition 2012)

by Liz Curtis Higgs

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Title:A Wreath of Snow: A Victorian Christmas Novella
Authors:Liz Curtis Higgs
Info:WaterBrook Press (2012), Hardcover, 224 pages
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This was a lovely book. Perfect for the day before Christmas Eve.

Meg and Gordon are two individuals who want to be away from the town but the weather is not cooperating. There is snow and ice and even though they think they've finally made it away the train they are on runs into a snow drift. On the walk back to the town they discover a shared past as well as an attraction. Will the guilt they share pull them apart or bring them together. I enjoyed this book. ( )
  mmoj | Mar 2, 2017 |
This is a meaningful story of bitterness and forgiveness set in a Victorian Christmas winter storm. I thoroughly enjoyed it! ( )
  rwilliams2911 | Jun 21, 2016 |
Although the storyline was a bit predictable, this was a nice little read. Set in Scotland in 1894 the main character Meg meets up with a man who was responsible for a tragedy in her family when she was a young girl. Through misunderstandings, a snowbound train, and a shared sense of responsibility, the two adults spend Christmas in the town they had both sought to flee. Ultimately a story of redemption and forgiveness, this is a light Christmas read imbued with Christian spirit that really brings home the meaning of the holidays. ( )
  KEFeeney | Dec 6, 2015 |
Although the storyline was a bit predictable, this was a nice little read. Set in Scotland in 1894 the main character Meg meets up with a man who was responsible for a tragedy in her family when she was a young girl. Through misunderstandings, a snowbound train, and a shared sense of responsibility, the two adults spend Christmas in the town they had both sought to flee. Ultimately a story of redemption and forgiveness, this is a light Christmas read imbued with Christian spirit that really brings home the meaning of the holidays. ( )
  KEFeeney | Dec 6, 2015 |
Although the storyline was a bit predictable, this was a nice little read. Set in Scotland in 1894 the main character Meg meets up with a man who was responsible for a tragedy in her family when she was a young girl. Through misunderstandings, a snowbound train, and a shared sense of responsibility, the two adults spend Christmas in the town they had both sought to flee. Ultimately a story of redemption and forgiveness, this is a light Christmas read imbued with Christian spirit that really brings home the meaning of the holidays. ( )
  KEFeeney | Dec 6, 2015 |
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Christmas...
the season for kindling, not merely
the fire of hospitality in the hall,
but the genial flame of charity
in the heart.

Washington Irving
Christmas is here:
Winds whistle shrill,
Icy and chill.

William Makepeace Thackeray
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To our daughter, Lilly,

a brilliant artist, a gifted storyteller,
a fine traveling companion,
and an exceptional encourager
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Stirling, Scotland
24 December 1854


In all her twenty-six years, Meg Campbell had never been this cold.
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On a reluctant visit home, an icy reception from her Scottish family sends Meg Campbell fleeing for the train station, determined to spend the holidays alone, but after pouring her heart out to a fellow traveler, she finds the courage to return home.

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