A Wreath of Snow: A Victorian Christmas Novella by Liz Curtis Higgs

By Liz Curtis Higgs

 “A very good tale of redemption and recovery that would hot your middle in the course of the Christmas season—or any time of year!”
—Francine Rivers, best-selling writer of Redeeming Love

Wrapped in a cloud of steam, the engine rolled to a cease, the screech of steel opposed to steel filling the frosty air. Snow blew around the railway platform and round Meg’s calfskin strolling boots. the elements certainly used to be no longer enhancing.

She ordered tea with milk and sugar, eying the currant buns and candy mincemeat muffins displayed underneath a bell jar.
Later, maybe, while her urge for food again. in the meanwhile her abdominal used to be twisted right into a knot.

“Anything else for you?” the cashier requested as she passed over the tea, steaming and fragrant.

Meg was once shocked to discover her hands trembling while she lifted the cup. “All i need is a secure trip home.”

“On an afternoon like this?” the round-faced girl exclaimed. “None however the Almighty can promise you that, lass.”
 

“A Wreath of Snow glows with heat, allure, and style. a superb read.”
—BJ HOFF, writer of The Riverhaven Years series

Christmas Eve 1894
 
All Margaret Campbell wishes for Christmas is a secure trip domestic. whilst her plans for a festive vacation together with her relations in Stirling collapse underneath the burden of her brother’s bitterness, the younger schoolteacher desires not anything greater than to come to the scholars she loves and town condominium she calls domestic.
 
Then an unforeseen detour locations her within the direction of Gordon Shaw, a good-looking newspaperman from Glasgow, who struggles less than a burden of regret and disgrace.
 
while the key in their shared background is printed, will it depart them tangled in a knot of remorse? Or may possibly their earlier carry the threads that might bind their destiny together?
 
As hot as a woolen shawl on a chilly winter’s eve, A Wreath of Snow is a young tale of affection and forgiveness, wrapped in a party of all issues Scottish, all issues Victorian, and, specifically, all issues Christmas.

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By Liz Curtis Higgs

 “A very good tale of redemption and recovery that would hot your middle in the course of the Christmas season—or any time of year!”
—Francine Rivers, best-selling writer of Redeeming Love

Wrapped in a cloud of steam, the engine rolled to a cease, the screech of steel opposed to steel filling the frosty air. Snow blew around the railway platform and round Meg’s calfskin strolling boots. the elements certainly used to be no longer enhancing.

She ordered tea with milk and sugar, eying the currant buns and candy mincemeat muffins displayed underneath a bell jar.
Later, maybe, while her urge for food again. in the meanwhile her abdominal used to be twisted right into a knot.

“Anything else for you?” the cashier requested as she passed over the tea, steaming and fragrant.

Meg was once shocked to discover her hands trembling while she lifted the cup. “All i need is a secure trip home.”

“On an afternoon like this?” the round-faced girl exclaimed. “None however the Almighty can promise you that, lass.”
 

“A Wreath of Snow glows with heat, allure, and style. a superb read.”
—BJ HOFF, writer of The Riverhaven Years series

Christmas Eve 1894
 
All Margaret Campbell wishes for Christmas is a secure trip domestic. whilst her plans for a festive vacation together with her relations in Stirling collapse underneath the burden of her brother’s bitterness, the younger schoolteacher desires not anything greater than to come to the scholars she loves and town condominium she calls domestic.
 
Then an unforeseen detour locations her within the direction of Gordon Shaw, a good-looking newspaperman from Glasgow, who struggles less than a burden of regret and disgrace.
 
while the key in their shared background is printed, will it depart them tangled in a knot of remorse? Or may possibly their earlier carry the threads that might bind their destiny together?
 
As hot as a woolen shawl on a chilly winter’s eve, A Wreath of Snow is a young tale of affection and forgiveness, wrapped in a party of all issues Scottish, all issues Victorian, and, specifically, all issues Christmas.

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The five slaves who traveled with the troupe were already passing out plates of spicy meat and bread, and the men fell around the large fire and dug into the food. indd 26 6/28/13 10:20 AM C i t y on F i r e : A Nov e l of P om pe i i lonely spot in the scratchy grass. Her stomach heaved with physical and emotional unrest, but she forced the food down for the sake of her strength. She watched the gang of men wolf down their meal. Most of these Gentiles were indeed wolves. If they discovered that she was not a slightly built young man but a woman—she shuddered to think of the outcome.

He had heard the politician’s name muttered a few times by disgruntled citizens but knew nothing more of the elected official. “Don’t let the position fool you. The city is united in its hatred for him. indd 21 6/28/13 10:20 AM T r ac y L . H ig l e y refused to give him a take of the shop’s profits, Maius destroyed him. ” Cato straightened, two shards of pottery in his hands. ” “Indeed. The man’s a—” Remus’s sentence hung unfinished as the doorway darkened and Cato looked up, still expecting his delivery.

A twinge of concern bloomed in his chest. The purchases of the shop and fields and home had all but annihilated the family fortune, and there was little left for building the business. Along with his list of tasks, the list of costs was also lengthening. Would there be enough? He slammed the lid on the money box and clenched his fist around the coins. There must be. As though his heart were the fertile black soil of his vineyard, the determination to thrive here had taken root inside him like a stubborn vine, curling around his heart, drawing nourishment from the pain of the past, longing to bear fruit.

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