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Childhood friends Laurie and Rachel used to be inseparable – but their lives have taken very different paths since they picked up their A-level results together. Now thirty-five, they have all but fallen out of touch; glamorous single girl Laurie is based in London and dedicated to her career in fashion; Rachel seemingly living the family idyll in Yorkshire.

But when Rachel’s mother-in-law needs urgent treatment in London, and disasters at work and in her love life mean Laurie needs to flee, a house swap falls into place. Soon gentle Rachel is far from the village bake sales, braving the city’s mean streets while trying to keep her marriage and family together; while Laurie attempts to work an Aga, befriend the wary village locals – and forget the man who seems intent on breaking her heart. Will their relationships survive this test? And will they make it home for Christmas?

Reviews

'a great debut and a light, entertaining read for winter nights' Biscuits, Books and Tea.
Biscuits, Books and Tea
'a light, fun, feel-good Christmas read' Caroline Smailes.
Caroline Smailes
'A lovely novel to dream away with on a cold winter's day' Page to Stage.
Page to Stage
'a warm and charming winter treat, sparkling with wit and the feel-good factor. It's a great Christmas read!' Miranda Dickinson.
Miranda Dickinson
'a wonderful read ... it's everything I wanted in a Christmas book' Chicklit Chloe.
Chicklit Chloe
'An absolute Christmas cracker of a book! (Sorry but it had to be said!) ... This book was truly delightful' Bookworm.
Bookworm
'Funny, inspiring and light hearted ... The perfect Christmas read' Inspire.
Inspire
'Her writing has a very warm and inviting style and I think she is one to look out for in the future' Dot Scribbles.
Dot Scribbles
'Warm, romantic and aglow with Christmas sparkle, Meet Me Under the Mistletoe is a fun and fabulous festive read' Victoria Fox, author of Temptation Island.
Victoria Fox