This year, I made a note of the novels shortlisted for the Romantic Novelists' Awards and the finalists with the intention of reading them all. As well as some others I have now read 222 pages out of 390 pages of Just for Christmas by Scarlet Bailey.
Just for Christmas is a fast-paced, contemporary novel quite different to the historical fiction which is usually my first choice. However, it's always interesting to try different genres etc., by authors whose books I have not previously read.
So far I'm enjoying this novel about Alex who moves from Edinburgh to Cornwall when the love of her life decides to marry another girl. She moves into a cottage in which a smelly, scruffy dog, who regards it as his personal property, refuses to allow her to sleep on the only bed.
I'm anticipating and hoping for a happy ever after ending.
My thanks to Scarlet Bailey for an entertaining read which I will review on Amazon and Good Reads.