Listen free for 30 days

The Christmas Forest

Length: 4 hrs and 40 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (8 ratings)

Regular price: £9.19

£7.99/month after 30 days. Cancel anytime

Summary

In this festive novella by the author of Christmas at the Vicarage, will Enid follow her heart or her head?

Since the tragic loss of her parents, Enid has lived alone in a coastal cottage in Jersey. But this year someone new has come into her life: Fred, who truly gets her, and who knows how to make her happy. The only problem is that Enid has Asperger’s and doesn’t like to leave her comfort zone - and Fred lives in Australia.

Like Enid, Fred has survived heartbreak and is searching for a way to start again. Could a stranger on the other side of the world really bring new meaning to his life, or is he just setting himself up for another fall?

When Fred invites Enid to Australia for Christmas, her vivacious sister Bess begs her to take a risk for the first time ever. But Enid’s whole life is structured around familiarity. As the festive season approaches, she has a decision to make: play it safe, or embark on a momentous journey into the unknown?

©2018 Rebecca Boxall. (P)2018 Brilliance Publishing, Inc., all rights reserved.

What members say

Average customer ratings

Overall

  • 4.5 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars
    6
  • 4 Stars
    1
  • 3 Stars
    0
  • 2 Stars
    1
  • 1 Stars
    0

Performance

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars
    4
  • 4 Stars
    0
  • 3 Stars
    1
  • 2 Stars
    0
  • 1 Stars
    1

Story

  • 4.5 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars
    4
  • 4 Stars
    1
  • 3 Stars
    0
  • 2 Stars
    1
  • 1 Stars
    0
Sort by:
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars

A Great Book

I throughly enjoyed listenig to to the Book = full of excitement and
Thrills.
certainly one to listened to again

  • Overall
    2 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    1 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    2 out of 5 stars
  • Jo
  • Winston, United Kingdom
  • 31-12-18

A waste of money

A Very predictable storyline nice idea but lacked any depth or content such a shame

Sort by:
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Too Happy
  • 18-02-19

Wonderful holiday treat, in February.

Well done all. The story flowed neatly with no slow or sagging plot. The voices were charming. The presentation of a very real aspect of our daily lives was superb.

I'm so glad to have heard this lovely book.

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Geralynn Ross
  • 16-12-18

Wonderful

Lovely, engaging story. I really cared about me characters and got teary eyed on occasion.

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • a friend
  • 07-12-18

Love this story!

What a lovely and revealing story dealing with an often misunderstood subject. Loved every bit of the struggles to overcome and find someone to appreciate and share life with.

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Author Abbie Johnson Taylor
  • 06-12-18

A Great Way to Start Holiday Reading

With its surprising plot twists, this book kept me on the edge of my seat the whole time I was reading it. The three narrators did an excellent job of portraying Enid, Bess, and Fred as they told the story from each of their points of view. I can’t think of a better way to start your holiday reading this year.