Christmas Fireside Stories: A collection of heart- warming Christmas short stories from six bestselling authors

Christmas Fireside Stories: A collection of heart- warming Christmas short stories from six bestselling authors

by Margaret Dickinson, Annie Murray


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In Christmas at Briar Farm by Diane Allen, Christmas preparations are in full swing at Briar farm as the Bainbridge family get ready for a traditional 1960s Christmas—with all the trimmings. In Kate's Miracle by Rita Bradshaw, it's Christmas 1919 and things are looking bleak for Kate and her two small children in the north of England. That is until Kate discovers the strength of friendship and community at Christmas time. In The Gift by Margaret Dickinson, it is Christmas Eve, 1914. A moment of hope unites soldiers on both sides of the firing line as the spirit of Christmas crosses even the divides of war, and an act of generosity changes one man's life forever. In Christmas at Thalstead Halt by Annie Murray, at Thalstead Halt, the station master has the unexpected task of sheltering snow bound passengers in the run up to Christmas 1886. And the eclectic mix of travelers bring more than one surprise with them. In You'll Never Know Just How Much I Love You by Pam Weaver, it is Christmas, 1943. The post office at Goring-on-Sea is surrounded by a heavy blanket of winter snow, but nothing can stop the last post, or the power of true love at Christmas time. Finally, in A Wounded Christmas by Mary Wood, a question is asked: can friendship, humor, and a Boxing Day party help to ease the sorrows of 1942? A heart-warming story featuring characters from the saga novel Proud of You. This collection includes delicious Christmas recipes recommended by the authors, as well as extracts from Pan Macmillan's latest saga novels.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781447276838
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Publication date: 11/01/2014
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 4.90(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Diane Allen, Rita Bradshaw, Margaret Dickinson, Annie Murray, Pam Weaver and Mary Wood are six beloved authors. They all write their own full length novels but have thoroughly enjoyed working together on this festive collection of Christmas short stories.

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