Under the Mistletoe

Under the Mistletoe

Book - 2003
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Old loves rekindled, new loves found, and family bonds strengthened are the themes of these stories from the beloved, multiple-award winning author Mary Balogh. The four classic stories included here are The Star of Bethlehem, The Best Gift, Playing House, and No Room at the Inn. The new story exclusive to this trade collection is A Family Christmas.
Publisher: New York : New American Library, 2003.
ISBN: 9780451209788
0451209788
9780451219794
Branch Call Number: FICTION BAL

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fei_overney
Aug 08, 2014

Such great collection of Christmas stories, inspiring and heart-warming. I have read them for two Christmas and had different favorites. Last Christmas, I also gave it to my 14 yr. daughter to read it. She loved it as well and suggested me to buy the book as Christmas gifts, which I am going to do this year.

Ladre Jul 09, 2014

Very enjoyable collection of Christmas-themed novellas by one of the better writers of historical romance. I particularly enjoyed the second story, The Star of Bethlehem, which contained some of the elements often contained in Ms. Balogh's stories: reserved and seemingly cold hero, a lively but sensitive heroine...deeply in love but at odds with each other. A touch of bittersweetness in all of her writings and a level of maturity that's too often lacking in other stories in this genre.

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ready2read
Dec 06, 2010

In this book, Mary Balough presents a collection of Christmas short stories. This appealed to me because I enjoyed her small book "A matter of Class" but I have read a few of her full length novels and I felt they contained alot of "filler" - alot of repetitive blah blah blah. I enjoyed this collection, especially the first story - a warm Christmas story.

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Dec 06, 2010

Sexual Content: Some naughty scenes.

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