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The Twelve Days of Christmas by Trisha Ashley

December 29, 2012

With it being Christmas, well just after, I thought I would add my review I did last year of Trisha Ashley’s book The Twelve Days of Christmas.

I do like to read and watch all things Christmas around this time of the year, The Twelve Days of Christmas is a good Christmas read, it gets you into the spirit of things, however, it took me so long to read because of various things I ended up finishing it at Easter last year!

The story is based around Holly, a widow who doesn’t celebrate Christmas so she is house sitting in a large house in the middle of nowhere for Jude Martland, a seemingly scary moody kind of guy. Christmas brings all sorts of surprises for Holly and Jude’s family, who are always around, and with names like Holly and Noel, you are in no doubt of the theme of this novel. Jude returns just in time for Christmas to see what has happened while he has been absent and Holly has been in charge, his return leads to the climax of the story, which of course happens on the twelfth night.

The story line is good, however, it is quite predictable, although with holiday books that is often what you want, not much concentration needed. There is quite a lot of repetition in this book, but it doesn’t take too much away from the read.

So, next Christmas I would definitely recommend this book for a good holiday read, but don’t expect anything out of the ordinary!

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