I received this book for free from Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.Never Kiss a Man in a Christmas Jumper by Debbie Johnson
Also by this author: Cold Feet at Christmas, Pippa's Cornish Dream, Summer at the Comfort Food Cafe, Christmas at the Comfort Food Cafe, Coming Home to the Comfort Food Café
Published by HarperImpulse UK on 5th November 2015
Genres: Chicklit, Christmas
Source: from Netgalley
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You’ve seen Mark Darcy in the reindeer jumper his mother gave him, now meet Marco Cavelli in this season’s hottest Christmas knit!
For single mum Maggie, Christmas has always been a family occasion – her daughter Ellen filling the house with her bubbly warmth and mistletoe, her dad Paddy having one too many festive tipples, and the traditional family Christmas tree looking like a drunken elf vomited a rainbow all over it.
But this year, with both Ellen and Paddy away for the holidays, Maggie’s facing a truly blue Christmas – alone with nothing but a bottle of Baileys and an M&S turkey dinner.
Until walking the snowy streets of Oxford, Marco Cavelli quite literally crashes into her life – and, complete with broken leg, becomes her unexpected houseguest. All dreamy brown eyes and 6’5” of gorgeousness, the man is hotter and more delicious than a freshly baked mince pie.
Though Maggie always thought it’s a truth universally acknowledged that you never kiss a man in a Christmas jumper?
Thank you to Harper Impulse for accepting my request to review this book on Netgalley and for sending me a paperback copy, which looks so pretty on my shelf.
I’ve read a few of Debbie’s books now and I really enjoy her style. Last year Debbie release Cold Feet At Christmas the story is about Leah and Rob and how they find each other. This book follows Rob’s twin brother Marco and Maggie a single mum of 18 year old Ellen.
Maggie had Ellen when she was only 16. Her life has been anything but easy but she counts her lucky stars that she has Ellen in her life at all. Some women go through life with no children and even if she wasn’t ready for her she wouldn’t change Ellen for the world.
Marco is over in England for a guest lecture in Oxford. He’s decided to take an extended working holiday and explore the country. That is until he collides with Maggie and breaks his leg.
As Maggie and Marco spend more time together the sparks fly and emotions run deep. With 3 weddings, a christening and lot of christmas jumpers this book will get you in the Christmas spirit in no time at all but be prepared to shed a few tears.
I know Debbie has a new book out in January (Thank you to Harper Impulse for posting that to me too) and I can’t wait to sink my teeth into that in the new year.
Reading this book contributed to these challenges:
- Christmas Reading Challenge (2015)
- Goodreads Challenge (2015)
- Netgalley Challenge (2015)