Christmas in Good Hope
A Good Hope Novel Book 1
By Cindy Kirk
Number of Pages: 302
Date Started: November 13, 2015
Date Finished: November 15, 2015
Ami and Beck would rather forget the past, but this Christmas of love is one to remember.
Amaryllis “Ami” Bloom’s cheerful smile greets everyone in Good Hope, Wisconsin. But her merry facade hides a dark secret she won’t ever forget. Still, she throws herself into celebrating Christmas—and convinces her handsome, and stubborn, new neighbor to join her.
Beckett Cross, however, is determined not to celebrate the holidays. He moved to Good Hope to leave behind reminders of how he’d had it all…and lost everything. But it’s hard to resist adorable Ami, the designated keeper of the small town’s holiday traditions, when she asks for help with the Twelve Nights celebrations. And Ami has a hard time resisting Beck’s soft Southern drawl and gentle eyes. Will a Christmas miracle give them a second chance at love and the hope to heal both of their hearts for good?
Usually I am apprehensive about reading books particularly designed for one time of year, but this book was positively delightful! I received this book a month earlier than its release from kindle first, from being an Amazon prime member (it’s so worth it, even if just for the free book once a month!) If you don’t have Amazon Prime, I would definitely ear mark this book for purchase next month.
Ami and Beck both have so much in their pasts that have hurt them, bothered them, and that they need to get over. Although they both have their own shops to run and families they find themselves getting closer and closer. They both need to heal, and need to move forward and make new memories. One of the absolute best parts of this novel is that their jobs are a primary focus, and it gives the story more realism than many romance novels exhibit. I would definitely eat at Blooms Bakery, and grab some grub at Muddy Boots.
This novel is sweet, deep, and will help get you in the Christmas spirit. Go for it! You won’t be disappointed.
Author Bio: (From Amazon)
Cindy Kirk started writing after taking a class at a local community college. But her interest in the written word began years earlier when she was in her teens. At sixteen, she wrote in her diary: “I don’t know what I would do if I couldn’t be a writer.” When she returned to her first love—writing—she jumped feetfirst into book-length fiction. She loves reading and writing romance because she believes in the power of love and in happily ever after. An incurable romantic and an eternal optimist, Kirk loves seeing her characters grow and learn from their mistakes and, in the process, achieve a happy ending through the power of love. She and her high-school-sweetheart husband live in Nebraska with their two dogs.
You can find more books by Cindy at her Amazon page.
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