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Holme for the Holidays

Americans Abroad Series, Book 2
Narrated by: Stephanie Murphy
Series: Americans Abroad Series, Book 2
Length: 7 hrs and 34 mins
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Summary

An American musician with a broken heart meets a local farmer with a hidden past on a holiday house swap in Yorkshire. A charming romantic comedy that will fill your heart with holiday cheer.

A country cottage is the last place Paige expected to spend the holidays, but a year after her girlfriend dumped her, her life is in shambles. A last minute house swap sends her from California to Yorkshire to put her life back on track. She doesn't believe in forever anymore, but when she meets a raven haired beauty in the local pub, she seizes the chance for a night of fun.

On the brink of fame and fortune, Fiona suffered an unthinkable loss, and a year later she's given up on singing, and just about everything else. When the brother she relies on too much skips town "for her own good" and loans his cottage to a stranger for the holidays, her life is turned upside down. She knows she can't make a new relationship work, but when she meets a purple haired American at the local pub, she figures it wouldn't hurt to blow off some steam.

They never meant to see each other again, yet from the very first morning when the vicar comes to call and Paige gets mowed down by a runaway llama, they just can't seem to escape their lives becoming increasingly, and hilariously, entwined. And when a series of calamities threatens Christmas in Holme village, the two must work together to save the day, and maybe find true love along the way.

A year ago, their lives fell apart. Can a bit of Christmas magic help them build a new life together?

Part of the Americans Abroad series, a romantic comedy series where each book features an American woman traveling or living abroad and finding love in humorous and unexpected ways.

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Lovely feel good romance and works well in audio

There are several aspects to this book that I really enjoyed the first time I read it. It's a seamless easy read set in authentic settings and with great characterisations. The ups and downs of the storyline work well and the Christmas snowy Yorkshire rural setting and likeable characters all contribute. It works well in audio and Stephanie Murphy's narration just added another welcome dimension. Scenes that had me smiling in the Kindle version had me laughing aloud with the audio. A lovely feel good read.

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Very entertaining festive story

Really enjoyable, funny and heartwarming tale. Would recommend. I love Maxine and Dolly the Llama!

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Thoroughly engaging story well written

I had great pleasure in listening to this book. The pace was good the narrator read with nice even pace the characters were well thought out and played well by the narrator. The pitch of the narrator was soothing.
The story was witty and compassionate with some quirkiness which I loved.
The only criticisms were the accents were off, maybe have no accents at all and that the book ended too soon!