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An Island Christmas: A Novel
by Nancy Thayer
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0553393871, Hardcover)In this enchanting holiday novel from New York Times bestselling author Nancy Thayer, family and friends gather on Nantucket for a gorgeous winter wedding with plenty of merry surprises in store.
As Christmas draws near, Felicia returns to her family’s home on the island to marry her adventurous, rugged boyfriend, Archie. Every detail is picture-perfect for a dream wedding: the snow-dusted streets, twinkling lights in the windows, a gorgeous red and white satin dress. Except a lavish ceremony is not Felicia’s dream at all; it’s what her mother, Jilly, wants. Jilly’s also worried that her daughter’s life with daredevil Archie will be all hiking and skydiving. Wondering if their handsome neighbor Steven Hardy might be a more suitable son-in-law, Jilly embarks on a secret matchmaking campaign for Felicia and the dashing stockbroker.
As the big day approaches and Jilly’s older daughter, Lauren, appears with rambunctious kids in tow, tensions in the household are high. With the family careening toward a Yuletide wedding disaster, an unexpected twist in Nancy Thayer’s heartwarming tale reminds everyone about the true meaning of the season.
Praise for Nancy Thayer’s A Nantucket Christmas
“A wonderfully inspiring story of Christmas and the warmth of the season . . . a beautiful book for the keeper shelf.”—Romance Reviews Today
“A heartwarming tale that pulls you right in from the very first page and stays with you long after you have finished reading.”—Fresh Fiction
“Thayer’s descriptive writing style and charming characters make her books a delight to read, and this Christmas tale is no exception.”—Wichita Falls Times News Record
“As sweet and warm as a fresh-baked cookie . . . heart-twisting moments and a Yuletide miracle will get readers in the holiday mood.”—RT Book Reviews
“Thayer gives readers of women’s fiction another enjoyable foray to Nantucket.”—Library Journal
(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:25:03 -0400)
Felicia returns to her family's home on Nantucket to marry her adventurous, rugged boyfriend, Archie. Wondering if her handsome neighbor Steven Hardy might be a more suitable son-in-law, Jilly's mother embarks on a secret matchmaking campaign for Felicia and the dashing stockbroker. As the big day approaches and Jilly's older daughter, Lauren, appears with rambunctious kids in tow, tensions in the household are high. Enter a charming but mischievous cat named Jock.
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