My Christmas Wish
It’s Christmastime in Compass Cove and love is in the air…
With her well-connected Long Island family, an exciting job as a London art dealer, and a brilliant, attentive boyfriend, Natalie Miller’s life was golden. Until it wasn't. No one knows about the anxiety that drives her, the loyalty forcing her to make impossible choices, or the secrets consuming her. Now back in Compass Cove, Natalie is fielding questions from her family about what brought her home and longs for the life—and the love—she left behind.
University professor and aristocrat James Phillips prides himself on understanding people, so it mystifies him when the love of his life leaves London—and him—without explanation. When an opportunity to work at a small college in Natalie’s backyard arises, James jumps at the chance to move across the pond, willing to do whatever it takes to win back the heart of the woman he loves.
Can the magic of Compass Cove at the most wonderful time of the year help James and Natalie find their way back to each other?
Sweet small town Christmas Romance
Sweet story. Loved the characters and the town of Compass Cove. Christmas described in this quaint little village was beautiful and the lore of the town and its past was original and engaging. I have not yet read the previous books in this series but having met the couples here in My Christmas Wish,. I'm looking forward to it.
James and Natalie were a believable couple. I felt the chemistry and the love they had for each other. Despite the obstacles they faced, James was determined to get to the bottom of why Natalie left him so abruptly. I admit that the first chapters are a bit slow and as a result, I put this book down a couple of times. But once it started to move along at a steadier pace with a more engaging story, I could not put it down.
There is a bit of angst, a lot of secondary character involvement, humor and a sweet, endearing ending. I definitely recommend this book to those who not just love romance but also small town holiday influence.
While I received an advance reading copy of My Christmas Wish, this is my honest and unbiased review and I thank you for taking the time to read it. :)