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A Snowy White Christmas is my Hallmark-type, sweet romance Christmas Novella, released in October 2015 to 5 star reviews.
Curl up on a sofa with a cup of hot chocolate and enjoy!
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Margaret Snow doesn’t believe in fairy tales, but as a devoted mother she’s determined to give her five-year-old daughter a Christmas filled with heart-warming memories. The once successful LA swimsuit model returns to her small upstate New York town to buy back the foreclosed trailer she once called home. Her menagerie of rescue animals travel with her.
She doesn’t expect to see her former high school sweetheart, the athletic, ever-popular, and decisive Fernando Brandt.
Sparks fly when she realizes that the teenage hockey star is now a successful Realtor who is also interested in her dilapidated trailer for reasons of his own.
But can she resist the handsome, charismatic Prince Charming a second time?
And can she surrender her insecurities and accept the true gift of Christmas, finally feeling worthy of unconditional love?
Here’s what readers are saying:
“A SNOWY WHITE CHRISTMAS is sure to put you in the Christmas spirit. You can’t help but fall in love with all the characters and get caught up in their lives. I can easily see this wonderful novella becoming a Hallmark Movie. Once I started reading I could not put this heart warming story down. Josie Riviera gives you such a well-written story of Margaret and Fernando that you can’t help but feel as if they are old friends of yours as you are reading. I can not wait to read more by this wonderful author.”
“This charming novella, out just in time for the holidays, begins with a challenging if realistic situation. Margaret Snow returns with her five-year-old daughter to her hometown. As an ambitious single mom, she’s spent the period since she fled upstate New York, pregnant and poor, struggling for success in modeling and show biz in L.A. With some triumphs, but not enough, she’s handling a temporary assignment setting up Santa’s appearance in a shopping center. She doesn’t expect that old flame Fernando Brandt, now a successful realtor, will reappear in her life. Struggling to suppress her natural, strong, romantic attraction to him, as well as hide some important conditions in her life, she backs herself into a corner. In the meantime Fernando also isn’t quite forthcoming about his own status. Fortunately all is resolved happily by Christmas Eve. Author Josie Riviera taps the wintery conditions in a small town to spotlight the growing warm emotions and the personal development of the romantic duo during this family-oriented time of the year. I particularly enjoyed the exploration of less-than-physically-perfect characters and animals because they show how love can be extended to all living things. In this book, the magic of Christmas occurs with the honesty and courage of the main characters, a good reminder that we can hold our fate in our own hands.”
“What a lovely story about Christmas in the north. Very well written and full of emotion. I particularly enjoyed the characters, Margaret, Fernando, little Amelie and her menagerie of handicapped pets. I started reading and couldn’t put the book down until I finished it. A wonderful read for Christmas.”