The Christmas Spirit
Published by: Rosewind Books
Publication date: October 27th 2020
Genres: Adult, Contemporary, Romance
SOMETIMES IT TAKES ONE BROKEN HEART TO HEAL ANOTHER.
Courtney Winston is a writer on a deadline. Eager to finish her book and get over a recent break-up, she ditches Christmas with her family and retreats to a secluded cabin in the mountains.
Appliances rarely work, and cell service is spotty, but Courtney senses there is more to her rustic rental—something dark and haunting.
Then Peter, the attractive Stone Mountain Lodge owner, and a meddling cook, Mrs. Finn, keep coming around, shattering her peace and offering advice on how to fix her heavy heart.
Courtney grows closer to Peter, but Mrs. Finn warns her of his troubled past. Undaunted, Courtney sets out to win him over. But being with the brooding stranger may end up costing her more than she ever imagined.
I received a free copy via Xpresso Book Tours for an honest review. What follows is my opinion and mine alone.
This isn’t my first Alexandrea Weis book, but I may have to put this as my top story. It’s a Christmas story with a spooky element. At first, I was laughing at myself for reading a holiday romance set during the wrong holiday, but the spook factor made it perfect for this month.
I needed something that made me smile and give me the chills. This book was it!
The characters are well written and have you questioning what is going on. I love the story of Perchta too. I didn’t know about her until this book. Once I read up more about her, I was even more sold on this book.
I am going to have Weis on my list of authors to read. Not that she wasn’t to begin with. Just that this book kept her in her spot. This book is perfect for right now.
Alexandrea Weis, RN-CS, PhD, is a multi-award-winning author, screenwriter, advanced practice registered nurse, and historian who was born and raised in the French Quarter of New Orleans. Having grown up in the motion picture industry as the daughter of a director, she learned to tell stories from a different perspective. Infusing the rich tapestry of her hometown into her novels, she believes that creating vivid characters makes a story moving and memorable.
Weis writes romance, mystery, suspense, thrillers, supernatural, and young adult fiction and has sold approximately one million books. She lives with her husband and pets in New Orleans where she is a permitted/certified wildlife rehabber with the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries and rescues orphaned and injured animals.
She is a member of both the International Thriller Writers Association and the Horror Writers Association. http://www.AlexandreaWeis.com