Friday, November 30, 2012


A Wreath of Snow


Liz Curtis Higgs


About this book

About This Book

“A wonderful story of redemption and restoration that will warm your heart during the Christmas season—or any time of year!”
—Francine Rivers, best-selling author of Redeeming Love
Wrapped in a cloud of steam, the engine rolled to a stop, the screech of metal against metal filling the frosty air. Snow blew across the railway platform and around Meg’s calfskin walking boots. The weather definitely was not improving.

She ordered tea with milk and sugar, eying the currant buns and sweet mincemeat tarts displayed beneath a bell jar.
Later, perhaps, when her appetite returned. At the moment her stomach was twisted into a knot.

“Anything else for you?” the cashier asked as she handed over the tea, steaming and fragrant.

Meg was surprised to find her fingers trembling when she lifted the cup. “All I want is a safe journey home.”

“On a day like this?” the round-faced woman exclaimed. “None but the Almighty can promise you that, lass.”

“A Wreath of Snow glows with warmth, charm, and grace. A wonderful read.”
—BJ HOFF, author of The Riverhaven Years series
Christmas Eve 1894

All Margaret Campbell wants for Christmas is a safe journey home. When her plans for a festive holiday with her family in Stirling crumble beneath the weight of her brother’s bitterness, the young schoolteacher wants nothing more than to return to the students she loves and the town house she calls home.

Then an unexpected detour places her in the path of Gordon Shaw, a handsome newspaperman from Glasgow, who struggles under a burden of remorse and shame.

When the secret of their shared history is revealed, will it leave them tangled in a knot of regret? Or might their past hold the threads that will bind their future together?

As warm as a woolen scarf on a cold winter’s eve, A Wreath of Snow is a tender story of love and forgiveness, wrapped in a celebration of all things Scottish, all things Victorian, and, especially, all things Christmas.

When I see a book by Liz Curtis Higgs I know it will be wonderful book with the setting in Scotland! Meg Campbell left her home in Edinburgh to visit her family, but since her brother was so rude to her, she decided to return home sooner than she had planned. And something else she did plan was running into Gordon Shaw on the train on her ride back home. And Gordon Shaw is someone she hopes to never see again!


I love the beautiful Scotland setting with the vivid details that is so true to all of Liz Curtis Higgs’ books. After I finished reading A Wreath of Snow I felt like I had been on a short trip there. The characters are believable and realistic and develop well as the story unfolds. And this is truly a story of love, forgiveness and redemption.


If you want a nice heartwarming read for Christmas, this one is for you. And it is a short, fast, delightful read that will stay with you throughout the Christmas Season.

This book was provided by Blogging for Books through their reviewer Blogging program. I was not expected or required to write a positive review. The opinions in this review are mine only.

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