Christmas Past : When the Power of Love Reaches Across Time
Christmas Past When the Power of Love Reaches Across Time Author:Robert Vaughan John and Madison Carmichael's success in their careers has come at a high price at home: they are on the brink of divorce. To soften the blow for their two children, they decide to spend one final Christmas together as a family. Responding to a travel brochure, they set off to "Celebrate Christmas Past" in the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee with a... more » group of historical re-enactors. Tensions worsen when their car breaks down, but a horse-drawn carriage arrives and delivers them to the home of Judge Andrew Norton and family, where their Victorian Christmas begins. With none of the comforts or distractions of contemporary life, John and Madison rediscover each other and the love they once felt. But upon their return to "modern civilization," the Carmichaels learn that the nineteenth-century house has been empty and boarded up for more than thirty-five years. Could it be that a miracle from "Christmas Past" has brought their family together again?« less
Will a trip to the past mend a broken marriage. Cozy little story that can be read in a day but I put it aside as I hated to see it end. Nice escape from a hecktic lifestyle. Might be a keeper as DH wants to read it next.
This was a sweet story with a good message about a couple putting their careers ahead of their marriage and children. A trip to the Smoking Mountains has some huge surprises in store - putting the focus back on the holidays which leads to healing for the family but don't let this simple review sway you as this story has a lot of wonderful surprises, twists and turns. A good holiday read.