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.Holiday Romance by Catherine Walsh
Also by this author: One Night Only, The Rebound, The Matchmaker
Published by Bookouture on 4th October 2022
Genres: Chicklit, Christmas, Contemporary, Humour, Love & Romance
Source: from Netgalley
She’s meant to be catching flights, not catching feelings…
Molly and Andrew are just trying to get home to Ireland for the holidays, when a freak snowstorm grounds their flight.
Nothing romantic has ever happened between them: they’re friends and that’s all. But once a year, for the last ten years, Molly has spent seven hours and fifteen minutes sitting next to Andrew on the last flight before Christmas from Chicago to Dublin, drinking terrible airplane wine and catching up on each other’s lives. In spite of all the ways the two friends are different, it’s the holiday tradition neither of them has ever wanted to give up.
Molly isn’t that bothered by Christmas, but—in yet another way they’re total opposites—Andrew is a full-on fanatic for the festive season and she knows how much getting back to Ireland means to him. So, instead of doing the sane thing and just celebrating the holidays together in America, she does the stupid thing. The irrational thing. She vows to get him home. And in time for his mam’s famous Christmas dinner.
The clock is ticking. But Molly always has a plan. And—as long as the highly-specific combination of taxis, planes, boats, and trains all run on time—it can’t possibly go wrong.
What she doesn’t know is that, as the snow falls over the city and over the heads of two friends who are sure they’re not meant to be together, the universe might just have a plan of its own…
A totally gorgeous and escapist friends-to-lovers festive romance with a swoon-worthy hero. Perfect for fans of Sophie Kinsella, Mhairi Macfarlane, and Christina Lauren.
Thank you to Bookouture for my copy of this book via Netgalley and for letting me take part in this tour. This is the 3rd book I have read by Catherine. I really enjoyed the previous two books so when I saw the Holiday Romance I knew I had to read it.
Our main characters are Molly and Andrew. Both live in Chicago and are from Ireland. I instantly loved both characters. Andrew is an absolute sweetheart and Molly loved to eat and that is a girl after my own heart for sure.
It’s obvious from the beginning that there’s chemistry between these two and it’s off the charts! I love that no matter what these two had this last flight to Dublin ritual for the last ten years.
This book is a perfect example of a romcom. Catherine doesn’t just make you smile or chuckle; there are proper laugh out loud moments in this story.
If you are looking for a festive romcom then pick up this today.
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