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A Yorkshire Christmas

(Christmas Around the World #2)

3.56  ·  Rating details ·  1,739 ratings  ·  229 reviews
Wealthy New York City girl Claire Lindell isn’t looking for a Christmas miracle or happiness when she abruptly decides to hole up for the holiday at her godmother’s cottage in a little Yorkshire village, and lick her wounds from a near disastrous romantic decision.

After her car skids into a snow bank, Claire may have accidently found her perfect Christmas and the family

Kindle Edition, 213 pages
Published November 17th 2015 by Tule Publishing (first published October 28th 2014)
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3.5 Winter's Beauty and Open Hearts Stars * * * 1/2

This was a treat in transporting me to place I have never been. By reading all the books I do, one of the perks is travel of the mind. In this book, I went to Yorkshire, England and experienced a Christmas with the feel of cold, earth and joy... the joy of two people meant to be together.

There were two people who, although lived very different lives, had deep connections emotionally. Both had thought to love out of loneliness and need. He paid t
Claire Robinson
3 - A real home. A real family. A real Christmas. Stars.

A Yorkshire Christmas reminded me a little bit of the film The Holiday except Cameron Diaz doesn’t travel to the UK from the US, Claire Lindell does, and she doesn’t bump into Jude Law, but instead sexy and solitary farmer Noah Bradford.

Add into the mix that he is a single father, who has just had his young daughter unceremoniously dropped on his doorstep for Christmas, and you have a Christmas novella match made in heaven!

”She’d come
Oct 24, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I am a Yorkshire woman. How could I not read this book. I see it as a duty and Kate Hewitt has brought a sweet, touching, festive novella with characters to love and a setting that is beautiful, homely and everything that is rural Yorkshire. It's made me want to jump in the car and go for a drive to the Yorkshire Dales because I'm lucky enough to be able to do so.


I could've read a full length novel. I so wished it had been as it captivated me from the off. Yes everything is condensed and happens
Lyndy Ann ♫
Oct 23, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
For me A Yorkshire Christmas has the feel of the move The Holiday Claire is Cameron Diaz leaving New York for a week over Christmas to spend in Ledstow a small village in Yorkshire she wants a quiet Christmas on her own in her Godmother's cottage to escape her parents and her problems.

Noah is Jude Law he's a sheep farmer who live's a life of solitude hiding from his past mistakes he has a daughter who he only see's for a couple of hours each Saturday, they have not got the easiest of relationshi
Rebecca Carter
Rich New York City girl Claire decides she wants to spend Christmas alone, so heads off to spend a few weeks in her godmother Ruth's cottage in the village of Ledstow in Yorkshire. She hasn't made any Christmas wishes and doesn't expect any Christmas miracles to take place, she just wants some time alone. Some heavy snow soon alters her plans when she meets Noah, a sheep farmer who owns the farm next door to the cottage where Claire is staying. He's led a totally different life to Claire and has ...more
Jane Jago
A sweet little novella, with a bonus story. Easy reading and kind to the brain.
Oct 11, 2020 rated it it was ok
Three and a half stars.

A lovely little story about Claire who runs away from her family and job in the USA to spend Christmas alone at her godmother's cottage in Yorkshire after an undisclosed 'incident'. Unfortunately she ploughs her hire car into a snow drift and is walking to get help when she comes across a local farmer, Noah, trying to rescue a sheep which has become stuck in the mud. In return for her help with the sheep Noah agrees to help Claire get her car out of the drifts. Then, when
A Yorkshire Christmas had all the warm, fuzzy feelings I've come to expect from holiday novellas. I liked Claire and Noah and how they found comfort in easing each other's burdens. The moments they shared with Noah's young daughter Molly were especially heartwarming. Despite all that, something felt missing when it came to Claire and Noah's ~romance. Maybe it was the insta-ness of it or because it didn't feel all that romantic, more along the lines of two lonely people making a much needed conne ...more
Nov 22, 2014 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: netgalley, holiday
3.5 Stars

A Yorkshire Christmas was such a sweet Christmas story. I found myself wishing I was snowed in with a sexy Englishman. Hey a girl can dream!

Claire Lindell wants to get away from some bad romantic choices she has made lately. Hiding out at her godmothers Yorkshire cottage sounds like the perfect way to spend her Christmas, all alone. Fortunately, Claire’s plan doesn’t work out like she had planned. Putting her car into a snow bank leaves her to walk on foot during a snow storm to her go
❤Marie Gentilcore
This was a sweet romance set at Christmas time. New Yorker, Claire, travels to Ledstow, England for a quiet Christmas and promptly gets stuck in the snow. She then meets the owner of Ayesgill Farm, Noah, when she helps him rescue a stuck sheep. Later, Claire rescues Noah when his 8-year old daughter Molly comes for an unexpected holiday visit. Together the three bond and rescue each other from the hurts in their lives. It was all very light and sweet and told at a good pace. It was a very nice h ...more
Amanda Skoog
Dec 08, 2016 rated it liked it
I´ll be honest, usually if there is a book in my BookBub newsletter with a title containing Billionaire or any of the like under the romance category - as well as many books in the romance category in general - I stray far away. I have had some serious prejudice against them and when I saw this offered for free on kindle a while ago (and without millionaire/billionaire in the title!) I decided to give it a shot.

It turned out, I was right and wrong.
Starting off, the book is said to be 220-ish pag
Dec 15, 2016 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
This is a light Christmas story that can be read in under an hour. I wanted to be transported to Yorkshire and Kate Hewitt came through with this romantic story. The stars are Claire Lindell and Noah Bradford. She’s a New York City girl wanting to escape a bad love life and a disaster of a life situation. She heads to Ledstow England to spend Christmas alone at her godmother’s cottage.

While driving in a blinding snowstorm she skids off the road and becomes stuck in a snow bank. Now she has to wa
This was just the story I was looking for and hadn't found.

A Yorkshire Christmas is an adorable and sweet story about two people who had been through bad situations and in finding each other, find the way to let go of their baggage and connect. The fact that's it's all set in a snowy town around Christmas time just made this story even better.

I enjoyed the main characters (Noah, Claire and Molly) and how in spite of the short time, I believed their connection. Stories about a couple falling for
OMG where do I even start with this? I only read this book because it is set in Yorkshire but now i'm just angry. It was just wrong, wrong, wrong! There is no excuse on Gods green Earth for a Yorkshire man to refer to a road as a Highway! the only reason to use that is when referring to Dick Turpin the infamous Highwayman who was hung from the gallows in York and whose grave is reputed to be there (I've visited it but legend says the body was stolen for medical research)

1. Its a motorway not a h
This story ended very abruptly. I didn't realize that Kindle included a "bonus" story by the same author.

This was just too short - very little character development and no real sense of conflict. Also there was sooooo much angst! Claire (who was so flat and dull that I forgot her name and had to look it up even though I just finished the book a few minutes before writing my review) actually thinks to herself early on in the book, "okay, enough with the self pity." If only she had heeded her own
Susan (susayq ~)
What a great little Christmas romance! I read this in one sitting and it left me with a smile on my face :)

Noah and Claire meet in the middle of a snow storm when her car drove into a snow bank and she runs across him walking toward her Christmas vacation cottage. Claire is running from a horrible breakup and Noah is sort of a recluse on his sheep farm. They end up spending Christmas together with a little push from (view spoiler)
Nov 24, 2016 rated it liked it
Shelves: read-in-2016
This was a rather short novel and pretty predicable, but I liked the lightness of it. That's what Christmas books are for.
Dec 15, 2018 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: read-in-2018
A truly cheesy Christmas read - kinda like The Holiday without the LA part - what more do you want for this time of year!
Kathy Davie
Nov 04, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: i-own-this, romance
Second in the Christmas Around the World romance series and set in Ledstow, Yorkshire. The couple focus is on Claire Lindell and Noah Bradshaw.

My Take
This was a cute, (short, as it took just over an hour to read) sweet romance with a conflicted couple, and I liked the twist on how Hewitt had them meet.

I did prefer Noah to Claire. Noah is an honorable guy with a lot of baggage, and Claire's arrival provides the catalyst for changes. Now, Claire…she's got issues too. Most of them caused by her co
Trish at Between My Lines
This review was originally posted on Between My Lines

Are you looking for Christmas cheese and cheer?  Well welcome to the wonderful world of Christmas books.  They are as fun as any Hallmark Christmas movie, and ideal for jumping into the festive zone.  A Yorkshire Christmas by Kate Hewitt is a perfect example of the type of book I'm talking about.

First Line of  A Yorkshire Christmas by Kate Hewitt

"How to have a perfect Christmas."

My thoughts on A Yorkshire Christmas by Kate Hewitt

Arlena Dean

Title: A Yorshire Christmas
Author: Kate Hewitt
Publisher: Tule Publisher
Series: Christmas Around the World # 2
Reviewed By: Arlena Dean
Rating: 4

"A Yorkshire Christmas" by Kate Hewitt

Book Description....

"Wealthy New York City girl Claire Lindell isn’t looking for a Christmas miracle or happiness when she abruptly decides to hole up for the holiday at her godmother’s cottage in a little Yorkshire village, and lick her wounds from a near disastrous romantic decision.

After her car skids into a
Fani *loves angst*
OK pretty much. Which means I enjoyed reading it but will probably forget it in a week or so...
C.J. Fallowfield
When New York City girl Claire needs to escape from a complicated love life, she chooses to run to Yorkshire in England, to stay in her Godmother's little cottage. It's in the middle of the countryside and will give her the peace and tranquility she needs to get over what happened back home. What she doesn't expect is to arrive to masses of snow and to run her hired car off the road in the middle of nowhere. Two miles from the cottage, she decides to get there on foot (not dressed for the weathe ...more
Nov 09, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: kindle
Hewitt took me completely across the world with this one. Her vividly intricate descriptions of the countryside and farm life allowed me to join her characters in their Christmas joy. At the same time, this unique story kept me captivated. I really felt for these characters. Their joy and their sorrow was so easy to feel coming out of the pages of this story.

The strong yet vulnerable characters are so real and realistic. I appreciated how Hewitt developed certain aspects of their characters abov
Oct 27, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: own, kindle, romance, christmas
Claire wants some alone time this Christmas and she thinks that she can have that at her Godmother's cabin. She is planning on spending this time reading and grading papers, but what she wasn't expecting was for her car to get stuck in the snow.

Noah likes being alone with his daughter Dani, his dog, and his sheep, but when a surprise snowstorm hits and one of his sheep needs rescuing he could use an extra set of hands.

I really enjoyed this story and how the relationship between Noah and Claire
Jess F. (From Me to You ... Book Reviews)
DNF. I read until Chapter 4 then I gave up, because I just couldn't get interested in the plot/characters.

I hope for those who read this novel will like it better.

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K.M. Lowe
Nov 18, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition

This is the first book I have read by this author and I don't think it would be the last. I bought A Yorkshire Christmas, so when I got to 50% and it ended, I was a little disappointed, because I thought I had a whole lot of the story to go. Some would say you got two stories for one, but if I wanted the second book I would have bought it. That is the criticism for this book, because I actually enjoyed Claire and Noah's story. It was exactly what a Christmas book should be. I would have like
Great holiday read

I chose this book for the obvious reason that its a Christmas book and its almost Christmas. This story is your typical woman running from her mistakes, goes on vacation and meets the perfect man. Pleasantly predictable and well written, its a great quick holiday read.
Joanne Roberts
Nov 07, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Very short, but sweet. Predictable as a Hallmark movie, but heart-warming. Lean on drama, but heavy on charm. Could have done without the groping. Finally a romantic author with good writing skills! This author is a keeper unless her longer books inlude more graphic bedroom hijinks.
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Kate is the USA Today-bsetselling author of many books of both historical and contemporary fiction. Under the name Katharine Swartz, she is the author of the Tales from Goswell books, a series of time-slip novels set in the village of Goswell.

She likes to read women's fiction, mystery and thrillers, as well as historical novels. She particularly enjoys reading about well-drawn characters and avoi

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“scruff of the sheep’s neck, the dog by his heels. “Need a hand?” He stretched a hand out which Claire grabbed gratefully. She clambered up the ditch alongside him, until they were all standing, man, woman, dog, and sheep, at the edge of a snowy field without a house or building in sight. “Thank you,” he said, his voice gruff. “I couldn’t have got her out on my own.” He nodded towards her boots. “You’re soaked.” 0 likes
“agency, where she’d filled seemingly endless paperwork despite all the forms she’d already filled out online, and was now in proud possession of the keys to a Honda Civic. It was nine o’clock in the morning, and the sky outside was as gray as pewter, with mean little flakes of snow, not the fluffy, festive kind, drifting down on a muted grey landscape of concrete and leafless trees. Claire dumped her bag in the trunk—or the boot, she supposed, someone in England would call it. Claire had always loved her godmother Ruth’s English accent, and when she was a kid she’d quizzed Ruth on all the different British words. Pavement for sidewalk. Jumper for sweater. Rubber for eraser. The last one, of course, had caused eleven-year-old Claire to burst into muffled giggles of embarrassment and mirth. Ruth had just smiled, her eyes twinkling, sharing the admittedly immature joke. Slowly, very conscious she was driving on the other side of the road, Claire pulled onto the road, and then followed signs for the M62 and York. An hour and a half later, those mean little flakes of snow had turned thick and fluffy and white. They were beautiful, but her little car was not handling the snowy roads all that” 0 likes
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