Snowed In for Christmas
by Sarah Morgan
Publication Date September 20, 2022
Published by HQN Books
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Genres: Fiction / Family Life / Siblings, Fiction / Friendship, Fiction / Romance / Holiday, Fiction / Romance / Romantic Comedy
***I received this book for free in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.***
"Morgan is a masterful storyteller…. For fans of Jojo Moyes, Taylor Jenkins Reid, and Stacey Ballis. —Booklist
What happens if the only Christmas celebration you want to attend is one you haven't been invited to? USA Today bestselling author Sarah Morgan delights with this hilarious and heartwarming Christmas cracker of a novel!
A family gathering
This Christmas the Miller siblings have one goal—to avoid their well-meaning family’s endless stream of prying questions. Ross, Alice and Clemmie have secrets that they don’t intend to share, and they are relying on each other to deflect attention.
An uninvited guest
Lucy Clarke is facing a Christmas alone and the prospect of losing her job. Unless she can win a major piece of business from Ross Miller, the season promises to be anything but festive. She’ll just deliver her proposal to his family home and then leave. After all, she wouldn’t want to intrude on the Miller family’s perfect Christmas.
A Christmas to remember
When Lucy appears on the Miller family’s snow-covered Highland doorstep, she's mistaken for Ross’s girlfriend. By the time the confusion is cleared up, they're snowed in—she can’t leave, even if she wants to! But does she want to? As secrets spill out like presents from an overstuffed stocking and the chemistry between her and Ross ignites, this is going to be either Lucy's worst Christmas ever or the best mistake of her life.
Snowed In for Christmas by Sarah Morgan is an emotional story of love and family. I loved this heartwarming story full of family drama.
Lucy Clarke is a young and ambitious marketing professional who loves her job, but, business isn’t good right now, and she knows her boss will have to lay some folks off soon if the business doesn’t pick up. She’s worried because it’s the best job she’s ever had and she gets along with everyone at work and has the best boss she’s ever had. Lucy has had her share of grief in her life, her parents died when she was young, and her grandmother raised her, but she died two years ago, leaving Lucy without any family.
The three adult children in the Miller family all live in London, and their family home is up in Scotland. Ross, Alice, and Clemmie all conspire to hide secrets from their overprotective mother before they go home for Christmas. Ross doesn’t want to listen to his mother ask him about his love life again, so he makes up a fictional girlfriend named Lucy. Alice’s boyfriend Nico just proposed marriage, but she hasn’t said yes yet, and she doesn’t want her parents to know about the proposal. Clemmie has her own secret that she won’t even tell to her siblings.
Lucy decides to bring her marketing proposal to Scotland where Ross Miller lives in order to ensure he sees it before January. She only wants to stop by and drop off the proposal, but a huge snowstorm makes it impossible to leave. With all the Miller family chaos over the holidays, which secrets will get out, and how will this family cope?
There are a lot of characters in this book, but not too many. They are all well developed and I enjoyed them all. The family home in Scotland sounds wonderful, as well as the nearby little village. With the big snowstorm, everything is decorated for Christmas and gives the book a nice heartwarming feel.
I highly recommend Snowed in for Christmas to anyone who enjoys heartwarming Christmas stories. I received a complimentary copy of this book. The opinions expressed in this review are completely my own.
The UK version doesn’t publish until October 27, 2022
Snowed in for Christmas counts towards my 12 Books of Christmas Challenge.
Have you read Snowed in for Christmas? Are you ready for Christmas books?
Reading this book contributed to these challenges:
- 12 Books of Christmas 2022
Does sound like a good holiday read! I think I like the UK cover better, I probably wouldn’t even have picked it up myself with the US cover. Thanks for the great review!
I hope you love it. 🎄
It looks like this one is going on my list of books to read… I think I’ll leave it until November though!
It would be fun to read when it’s colder and closer to Christmas.
This sounds good! I’ve always wanted to try a Morgan holiday book. I am checking my library for this one.
I think you’d like it. I’ve read several other reviews for people who really enjoy it.
I’m not sure I’m quite ready for Christmas books yet but I did really enjoy this one!
I’m so glad you enjoyed it too!
I love everything about this one! Can’t wait to read it. 😀
I hope you enjoy it, Lark!
Yes! I loved this one too! Sarah Morgan is so good!
She sure is! She’s an auto buy for me now.
I love a good family drama. And mixed with the holidays, it makes this sound like a perfect holiday read. This is going on my TBR. 🙂
Thank you, Tanya! I like the combination of family drama and holidays too.
I haven’t started reading it yet (as you have said for me it isn’t published until late October!), but I am excited to start after reading your review.
I haven’t seen about the 12 books of Christmas Challenge – I shall have to investigate further, however 12 might be a little bit out of my reading ability!
Have a great week!
Emily @ Budget Tales Book Blog
It’s more of an informal challenge. I know some are doing the 20 books of Christmas, and that’s way too much.
njfjbfdfddf the book basically just sounds so so nice AND I ABSOLUTELY LOVE YOUR REVIEW??!!! plus CAN WE PLEASE TALK ABOUT THE COVERS??? both the versions look GORGEOUS, but especially the uk version ok???? THE COLOR SCHEME!!! so excited to read the book AND DID I MENTION YOUR REVIEW IS PERFECTION???
Thank you, Anoushka!
This sounds like a lovely book perfect for Christmas, great review 😊
Thank you, Jenny!
This sounds hilarious! I can only imagine what Lucy’s boss ends up asking her to do. Lol. Definitely perfect for the holidays! I was just settling into fall, but I had a Christmas book and now I’m getting prepared for Christmas. Woohoo!
It’s so much fun! I like reading Christmas books early.
This sounds lovely. I think I will add it to my Christmas reading list.
Thank you, Nadene. I hope you enjoy it.
I do enjoy a heartwarming mistaken identity story. They are always so fun. Excellent review!
Thank you, Tessa!
Snowed in, in Scotland, for Christmas? This is a great background for a confused identity plot!
LOL, I think you could be right.
Wonderful review Wendy. I’m starting this one after dinner and I can’t wait after reading your review 📚🤗💞
I already know you’re going to enjoy this one, Susan. 🙂
The cover is lovely! I’m definitely ready for all of the Christmas books.
I am too! I’ll be reading beach reads in February/March, so Christmas books in September is no problem.
I’m not big on Christmas books, but this one sounds like one I might enjoy. Maybe, I’ll plan to read it in December. 😀
It is more of a family drama set during Christmas than a Christmas book. It’s not cheesy with “Christmas Magic” like some books.
I am already thinking about Christmas reads. Thanks for sharing.
I’ve already read three Christmas books. It seems early, but I still enjoy them.
I like the sound of the setting.
The setting is so beautiful and really adds to the story
Wonderful review! This sounds like a nice Christmas read and I like the setting. I’ve read this author before and enjoyed her work.
She’s very good. I like her writing very much.
Glad you enjoyed this, Wendy, I have it on pre order.
I hope you enjoy it, Cathy!
Those are some big authors quoted from the publisher. I’m glad you enjoyed it, I’ll add it to my wishlist for my holiday reading. Great review!
It’s just a sweet fun romance. I hope you enjoy it.
Lovely review, Wendy!
Thank you, Cindy
I’m definitely not starting any Christmas books until Oct. I have this one to read first and I’m really looking forward to it
I was surprised this has such an early publishing date in the US. Sept 20 is really early for Christmas books.
No. I don’t read Christmas books until after Halloween. It’s going to be in the 90s today.
LOL! It’s been cool fall weather here, so it’s been good for reading Christmas books. 🙂