The queen of inspirational historical Scottish fiction, Liz Curtis Higgs, has written her first Christmas novella, A Wreath of Snow (Oct. 2/WaterBrook Press). It is all things Scottish, all things Victorian and all things Christmas. A Wreath of Snow is a tender story of love and forgiveness, as warm as a woolen scarf on a cold winter’s eve.
It’s Christmas Eve 1894 (which is positively modern for a Liz Curtis Higgs book) and all Meg Campbell wants for Christmas is a safe journey home. When her plans for a festive holiday with her family in Stirling crumble under the weight of her father’s harshness and her brother’s bitterness, the young schoolteacher wants nothing more than to return to the students she loves and the town house she cherishes in Edinburgh. Then an unexpected detour places her in the path of Gordon Shaw, a handsome newspaperman, who struggles under a burden of remorse and shame. These two stranded travelers discover they have previously crossed paths and both are seeking peace and redemption.
A master storyteller Liz’s talent shines in her seventh work of historical fiction. A New York Times bestselling author, Liz has written more than 30 books with 3 million copies in print, including the her most recent non-fiction The Girls Still Got It (July 2012/WaterBrook Press).
A Wreath of Snow is perfect for a holiday book review or round-up, gift-giving guide or Christmas feature.