About the Book
A new tradition. A season of miracles. And a decision that will change everything.In 1866, Clara Rose lives a quiet life in her hometown of York, until one day a mysterious Christmas tree appears in the town square. Clara is sure something wonderful is about to happen. The town blacksmith’s nephew, Erik Bauer, is new to town, and his ready smile, love of laughter, and handsome face charms her. Just when things couldn’t be more perfect, the most important man in town, Lord-Lieutenant Bradford, takes an interest in Clara and states his intentions of marrying her. Clara’s once simple life becomes very complicated. As Christmas time approaches, a decision must be made. Does she marry Bradford to secure her future, or go against her father’s wishes and marry the man who speaks to her heart?
About the Author
Michele Ashman Bell grew up in St. George, Utah. In fourth grade her teacher wrote on her report card that she had a tendency to daydream and would probably do well with creative writing. Her love for books and learning about people and places has helped her make her teacher's
prediction come true. Michele is the author of many books and Christmas stories. She is married and is the mother of four children, and a grandma of one. Aside from supporting her children in all of their many activities, she loves to travel, do research for her books and eat chocolate.
Author Michele Ashman Bell has written a sweet Victorian Christmas romance in her novel, A Magical Victorian Christmas. Readers will come to love and know the main character, Clara, as she takes care of her disabled father and works in the local bakery and sweet shop. This story is about how Clara learns to stand up for herself and her future. It’s also about friendship and love. Bell has written an enjoyable and fun sweet Christmas themed Victorian romance that readers will thoroughly enjoy.
Genre: Victorian, historical, romance, holiday
Publication date: October 11, 2021
Number of pages: 291
Disclosure statement: A complimentary review copy of this book was provided from tour groups, publishers, publicists, authors, and others, including NetGalley, OR was borrowed from the library, including OverDrive, Or borrowed from Kindle Unlimited, OR borrowed from Deseret Bookshelf, OR pre-ordered/purchased for review, including Audible. A review was not required and all views and opinions expressed are my own.
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