Christmas in Cedar Cove

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Christmas in Cedar Cove

First, drop in at 5-B Poppy Lane, where you’ll get a chance to visit with Helen Shelton, her granddaughter Ruth and Ruth’s husband, Paul. They’ll offer you a cup of mulled cider and the story of how they met—and they’ll share Helen’s breathtaking adventures during the Second World War.

Then drive out to Grace and Cliff Harding’s place. They have a small horse ranch not far from Cedar Cove. Mary Jo Wyse and her little girl, Noelle, will be there, too. Join them in reliving their memories of the Christmas Mary Jo came to Cedar Cove, pregnant and alone, and had her baby in the Hardings’ stable (well, actually the apartment above it). That’s the night firefighter Mack McAfee began to fall for Mary Jo and the idea of a family—with her.

Hott Review:

What I liked: I really enjoyed reading A Cedar Cove Christmas!!

I’d read this years ago and loved it then, but when I picked it up this week I had some trouble focusing. As the pages turned though I fell more in love with Cedar Cove once again and Mary Jo. It’s hard not to love someone who’s messed up but is trying to do the right thing. It’s also hard not to feel the love of Cedar Cove especially at Christmas.

I think one of my favorite characters from the Cedar Cove series was Grace. Her love and imperfections were great reminders that we can still be good even when we’re messing up. I’ve enjoyed this series, though I tend not to love Women’s Fiction, because of it’s light loving quality and lack of drama and depressing aspects.

Take an afternoon and visit Cedar Cove for Christmas — you’ll want to go back again!!


Author: Debbie Macomber
Source: I purchased Christmas in Cedar Cove on November 21, 2016 when it was $1.
Publisher & Date: November 1st 2010 by MIRA (first published January 1st 2010)
Genre: Christmas Romance
ISBN: 0778328228 (ISBN13: 9780778328223)
Pages: 304
Grade: A
Ages: 16+
Steam: None
Setting: Cedar Cove, Washington
Series: Cedar Cove 5.5


About Debbie Macomber:

Debbie MacomberDebbie Macomber is a #1 New York Times bestselling author and one of today’s most popular writers with more than 200 million copies of her books in print worldwide. In her novels, Macomber brings to life compelling relationships that embrace family and enduring friendships, uplifting her readers with stories of connection and hope. Macomber’s novels have spent over 1,000 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list. Thirteen of these novels hit the number one spot.

In 2017, Macomber’s all-new hardcover publications include If Not for You (March), Any Dream Will Do (August), and Merry and Bright (October). In addition to fiction, Macomber has also published two bestselling cookbooks, an adult coloring book, numerous inspirational and nonfiction works, and two acclaimed children’s books.

Celebrated as “the official storyteller of Christmas”, Macomber’s annual Christmas books are beloved and five have been crafted into original Hallmark Channel movies. Macomber is also the author of the bestselling Cedar Cove Series which the Hallmark Channel chose as the basis for its first dramatic scripted television series. Debuting in 2013, Debbie Macomber’s Cedar Cove was a ratings favorite for three seasons.

Macomber owns The Grey House Café, which also features a gift shop and a Hallmark Gold Crown store inside. It is located in the Village Square campus, which also serves as Debbie’s corporate headquarters.

She serves on the Guideposts National Advisory Cabinet, is a YFC National Ambassador, and is World Vision’s international spokesperson for their Knit for Kids charity initiative. A devoted grandmother, Debbie and Wayne live in Port Orchard, Washington, the town which inspired the Cedar Cove series.

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