Lexi Anderson is an up-and-coming, Martha Stewart-type TV hostess whose two kids love the Jared Strong adventure novels, which happen to be written by their new neighbor, Kyle Miller.
For the first time in his writing career, Kyle has writer's block - until he sees the snowman on his lawn and realizes this is the perfect place for his villain to hide the weapon. He digs into the snowman to discover two things: the weapon fits int he body just under the head, and the snowman was supposed to be the back drop for Lexi's next show.
From this improbable beginning comes friendship. Can there be more for a woman who is afraid to get close again and a man who has shadows from his childhood?
Families join together and hearts are healed as this couple goes walking in a winter wonderland.
Kindle Edition, A Romantic Comedy Novella, 96 pages
Published September 9th 2011 by Word Garden Press
I was looking for a cute holiday read that did not require a lot of commitment when I stumbled across this story as a free download on Amazon.
This story was exactly what I was looking for. A light short read that truly captured the feel and spirit of the holidays. It had the perfect recipe of romance, cute kids, snow and holiday festivities to meet my needs. Lexie and Kyle were both characters that you had no choice but to like from the very beginning. The entire story brought a smile to my face.
The ending was a little syrupy for my liking however what is one to expect from this kind of read. It still put me in the holiday spirit.
When trying to think of the right words to capture for this story I came across Horrocks thank you note at the end. She managed to capture it so I am going to repeat it here. I hope she doesn't mind.
It was a light hearted, humorous, chick-flick-in-a-book story that allows people to curl up with a good book for an afternoon. Well said Horrock, I do not think I need to say more.
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