I’m a good record keeper–my accountant loves me–my handwritten notes from trips abroad often help me shape a story, but I was devastated when I couldn’t find my old Christmas home movies.
A mad search finally showed up a lost reel my dad shot at Christmas when I was a kid. We moved around a lot (I went to fifteen schools), and over the years the old movie camera stopped working…and well, you get the idea.
But this year I wanted to resurrect the old film because of one short piece of film.
My mom hanging up Christmas stockings.
You see, I’d just finished copy edits and proofreading my upcoming Boldwood Books release, Christmas Once Again and I dedicated my story to my mom. She passed away a week before Christmas many years ago…she loved to play Christmas songs on the piano, so every year I decorate our century-old, upright piano with holiday decorations in her honor.
Here’s that special snippet from my lost home movies.
Thanks, Mom, for making every Christmas special.
Time travel back to Christmas 1943 on the home front
Exciting news re: my holiday Women’s Fiction novel CHRISTMAS ONCE AGAIN — release day is October 10th! It’s now up for pre-order at $2.99
On a cold December day in 1955, Kate Arden got on a train to go home for Christmas.
This is the story of what happened when she got off that train. In 1943.
In 1943 Kate Arden was engaged to the man she loved, Jeffrey Rushbrooke. She was devastated and heartbroken when he was called up for wartime duty and later killed on a secret mission in France.
But what if Kate could change that? What if she could warn him and save his life before Christmas?
Or will fate have a bigger surprise in store for her?
Christmas Once Again is a sweeping, heartbreakingly romantic novel – it’s one woman’s chance to follow a different path and mend her broken heart…
What readers are saying about Christmas Once Again:
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‘A really beautiful story’
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‘5* from me’
Christmas Once Again:
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