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A Nantucket Christmas: A Novel by Nancy Thayer

By Nancy Thayer

Recognized for her heartwarming observations of family members lifestyles, big apple occasions bestselling writer Nancy Thayer showcases her cherished Nantucket’s snowy low season during this emotionally fulfilling and totally enjoyable story.

Holidays in this Massachusetts island are not anything wanting magical, from the jolly at the Brant aspect lighthouse to the a lot expected Christmas walk, within which merrymakers prom via old fashioned streets embellished with xmas cheer. The season’s awesome traditions are a lot enjoyed through Nicole Somerset, new to Nantucket and lately married to a good-looking former lawyer. Their house is already packed with attractive scents of pine, baking spices, and home made pie.

But the nice and cozy, festive temper is quickly tempered via Nicole’s cold stepdaughter, Kennedy, who arrives with out a trace of vacation spirit. made up our minds to maintain her stepmother at arms’ length—or, greater but, out of the image altogether—Kennedy schemes to sabotage Nicole’s vacation arrangements. Nicole, in spite of the fact that, isn't approximately to enable someone or something tarnish her first Christmas together with her new husband.

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

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