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By Liz Curtis Higgs

 “A fabulous tale of redemption and recovery that may hot your center in the course of the Christmas season—or any time of year!”
—Francine Rivers, best-selling writer of Redeeming Love

Wrapped in a cloud of steam, the engine rolled to a cease, the screech of steel opposed to steel filling the frosty air. Snow blew around the railway platform and round Meg’s calfskin strolling boots. the elements certainly was once no longer bettering.

She ordered tea with milk and sugar, eying the currant buns and candy mincemeat cakes displayed underneath a bell jar.
Later, maybe, whilst her urge for food again. in the intervening time her belly used to be twisted right into a knot.

“Anything else for you?” the cashier requested as she passed over the tea, steaming and fragrant.

Meg used to be shocked to discover her arms trembling while she lifted the cup. “All i would like is a secure trip home.”

“On an afternoon like this?” the round-faced girl exclaimed. “None however the Almighty can promise you that, lass.”

“A Wreath of Snow glows with heat, appeal, and style. an excellent read.”
—BJ HOFF, writer of The Riverhaven Years series

Christmas Eve 1894
All Margaret Campbell wishes for Christmas is a secure trip domestic. while her plans for a festive vacation along with her relatives in Stirling collapse underneath the burden of her brother’s bitterness, the younger schoolteacher wishes not anything greater than to come to the scholars she loves and town residence she calls domestic.
Then an unforeseen detour areas her within the course of Gordon Shaw, a good-looking newspaperman from Glasgow, who struggles less than a burden of regret and disgrace.
while the key in their shared historical past is published, will it depart them tangled in a knot of remorse? Or may their previous carry the threads that might bind their destiny together?
As hot as a woolen shawl on a chilly winter’s eve, A Wreath of Snow is a young tale of affection and forgiveness, wrapped in a party of all issues Scottish, all issues Victorian, and, particularly, all issues Christmas.

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