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A Not So Quiet Christmas - cover

A Not So Quiet Christmas

Suzie Tullett

Publisher: Bloodhound Books

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“Brilliant read . . . Wow, what can I say? . . . A real page turner and totally addictive. I loved it!” —Goodreads reviewer, five starsA solo getaway at an English country cottage is a pleasant way to spend the holiday—but it takes two to really make things merry . . . Antonia prefers a quiet Christmas. She’s happy to spend it on her own, watching Hallmark holiday movies in her pyjamas, eating what she wants, when she wants. Antonia’s friend Jules, on the other hand, loves a big Christmas celebration and plans on travelling to the Yorkshire Dales for a festive break. But when Jules breaks her leg, she persuades Antonia to make the trip on her behalf. Arriving at the little cottage, Antonia meets the handsome property agent Oliver. But she can’t escape the weird locals—or avoid embarrassing situations like mistaking a cow for a burglar. As Christmas approaches, the attraction between Oliver and Antonia grows. She could choose to return to the bustling city and spend it alone. Or she could choose love and have a not so quiet Christmas . . .

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