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The Holly & The Ivy

(A Frost Family Christmas #3)

4.10  ·  Rating details ·  101 ratings  ·  17 reviews
Police Officer Joey Frost has her hands full this Christmas in Carol Falls, Vermont. A vandal is painting the town red, green and every color in between, plus someone left baby Holly in the manger of the town’s Nativity display and no one has a clue where her mother is. But Joey can handle it all . . . until a snow storm blows Noel “Fletch” Fletcher back to town.
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Char (1RadReader59)
Joey had a crush on Fletch since she was 16 years old. Fletch worked on her parents maple farm the summer of that year. She lived in Carol Falls, Vermont where she is now a Police Officer which she loves and has been told she is good at. Fletch on the other hand she has hand no idea what ever happened to him after that winter after he stole that wonderful kiss from her that stole her heart too.
You see Joey went out to the local outdoor skating rink in the park. Her brother Jimmy was supposed t
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THE HOLLY & THE IVY can be enjoyed as a stand alone novel, however, it is awesome as the conclusion to the Frost Family Trilogy. There’s a mystery intertwining all three books in the series. In this third installment, you will be rewarded when the mystery has a most surprising resolution!

I found myself smiling many times as I read THE HOLLY & THE IVY. It’s so pleasant to read a sweet romance with such a wonderful plot. In this final book, we meet the only sister in the Frost family. Joey Frost i
Dec 10, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This was a good story about Joey's former crush coming to town and realizing he got the job she was trying for. These two realize that they have different ways of helping the people in Carol Falls. Noel realizes how much the town means to Joey and how much the town loves her. Noel is also trying to see if Joey has feelings for him too. ...more
My favorite of the 4 stories in this collection.
Oct 22, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Predictable but still a good, clean book. Plus we finally find out who baby Holly's mom is. ...more
Cathy Gillespie
Dec 22, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Tear jerker
Oct 27, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This was another great second chance story. This one was about Joey, the youngest and only female Frost sibling. Joey is a police officer who has been handling a vandalism case that has been happening throughout the town.

On a wintery night, she comes across not only an abandoned dog but a motorist stranded in the roadway. She's surprised to see that the stranded motorist is Fletch - an old flame. She helps him home, asking herself why he's back in town.

The next day, abandoned dog in tow, she f
Oct 27, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This was a great ending story for this wonderful series.

Joey Frost is the only "little" girl in the Frost family and is also the town police officer. The holidays always seem to be busy around the small town but none so much as this year.

Out one night on patrol in a snow storm Joey comes across a dog in the middle of the road and isn't sure where it came from but she becomes quickly attached and welcomes the dog into her car. Down the road a little ways she sees a car that has gone off road an
Nov 04, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
The Holley & The Ivy is the third book in The Frost Family Christmas series. A wonderful story of rekindled love, mystery and family values.

Joey Frost didn't want to spend her life working at her family's maple syrup business. She decided to become a police officer in her small town of Carol Falls, Vermont. She enjoys what she does and is up for a promotion. She is out patrolling to streets one night during a snow storm when she comes across a stranded motorist who's car is stuck in a ditch. Li
Jan 01, 2017 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Fletch comes back to Carol Falls to try to win back his one love, Joey Frost...too bad that in order to stay in town he took the promotion that should have been hers. How was he to know she was a police officer. Joey is still mad at the man who broke her heart years ago and now she has to train him to do the job that she was supposed to get.

I love a book with tension and sparks and this has it from the beginning. Fletch comes from the military, used to policing under a very rigid set of rules, b
Dec 01, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This is the final book in a three book Holiday series, but don't set the Holiday setting limit you - it's a great story and great set for anytime reading. The books are centered round the Frost siblings, and the three authors have done a fantastic job with continuity. The Holly and the Ivy is a well written second chance romance. There is a mystery about an abandoned baby that is woven throughout the series and this is the book that offers resolution. Brenda Collins' has a talent for adding in t ...more
Nov 03, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I was offered arcs of the three books in the series in exchange for honest reviews. This one tied up the mystery running through the three siblings' stories and it was a good book dealing with a few serious problems in a way that approached them gently and respectfully. I seriously wanted to bash Joey & Fletch's heads together for most of it through but the fact they incited such a reaction is all good because they made me care about them, without that there's no emotional connection to what you ...more
Sally Hannoush
Dec 01, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
The first and second story are about the two Frost brothers but this story is about Joey, their sister. The story shows off her solving mystery skills as a cop and is also another second chance at love story. This really made me want to visit Smalltown Vermont one day. The baby mystery is finally solved from the first book. It was as I expected but I'm glad it gave me the reason why. ...more
Katie O'Connor
Jan 03, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Love, love, loved this story.
Okay, I loved the entire series.
This one was particularly moving. Re-found love, a whole town coming together to help one another and a happy ending.
I highly recommend this series.
Kimberly Walter
Oct 26, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
The Holly & The Ivy was a very heart warming book to read, I enjoyed reading it. Finally the mystery is solved of who left poor little Holly. It was one of my two suspicions.
The book was filled with emotions, family support, community and neighbor helping others. It was very awe-inspiring.
Nov 21, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Oh the just keep getting better and better as the series goes on...
Jan 27, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This Kindle freebie wrapped up the mystery in Carol Falls, VT. Fun, romantic Christmas story!
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