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A Nantucket Christmas: A Novel by Nancy Thayer

By Nancy Thayer

Identified for her heartwarming observations of family members lifestyles, ny occasions bestselling writer Nancy Thayer showcases her liked Nantucket’s snowy low season during this emotionally pleasant and totally interesting story.

Holidays in this Massachusetts island are not anything in need of magical, from the jolly at the Brant element lighthouse to the a lot expected Christmas walk, within which merrymakers prom via old fashioned streets decorated with xmas cheer. The season’s significant traditions are a lot enjoyed through Nicole Somerset, new to Nantucket and lately married to a good-looking former lawyer. Their house is already choked with engaging scents of pine, baking spices, and do-it-yourself pie.

But the nice and cozy, festive temper is quickly tempered by way of Nicole’s cold stepdaughter, Kennedy, who arrives with out a trace of vacation spirit. decided to maintain her stepmother at arms’ length—or, larger but, out of the image altogether—Kennedy schemes to sabotage Nicole’s vacation arrangements. Nicole, even if, isn't really approximately to permit an individual or something tarnish her first Christmas together with her new husband.

Nancy Thayer’s superb story reminds us that this is often the season of miracles. earlier than the presents are unwrapped, shock viewers look, and vacation pleasure involves all, either naughty and great.

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It wasn’t a dream, it was more of a flashback, so real, so like yesterday and so complicated. His life had never been the same after that. It certainly wasn’t the same for his brother, Michael. Thank God he survived the gunshot, but Maria, sweet Maria died that day. Malcolm was charged with murder and sentenced to twenty-five years in prison. The only thing that saved him from a life sentence was the fact that he had acted in rage and the crime wasn’t premeditated. In that regard he caught a break.

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