Two years ago, Noelle North's then-fiancé left her waiting at the church on Christmas—her wedding day and birthday. Now, she knows she cannot endure another holiday season at home in Boston. At the urging of four women at the assisted-living community where she serves as health director, Noelle decides to rent Seashell Cottage on the Gulf Coast of Florida for the holidays. She meets Silas Bellingham, the cutest seven-year-old boy she's ever seen, and his great-grandmother, Althea. Noelle discovers Althea's caretaker has been abusing her and goes into action, ending up with the temporary care of both Althea and Silas. Becoming part of the Bellingham household has an entirely different series of challenges when it comes to Althea's grandsons, Jake and Brett, who are having problems of their own with hotels to run and their parents missing in a plane crash. But after sparring with her, Silas' father, Jake, realizes Noelle is just what he and his family need, and when she finds the perfect Christmas star for Silas, they both know he's right.
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Fantastic Christmas read
This was a spectacular story about how you can find love, when you’re least expecting it. I loved how Noelle stepped up to right the wrong of Althea being abused by her nurse. Silas, great-grandson of Althea is absolutely adorable. The dad, Jake, and the uncle, Brett, of Silas are totally shocked that their Gran was being abused. Grab your copy and get ready to fall in love with these wonderful characters. If you enjoy a book with a Christmas setting, you will not be disappointed.