The Christmas Basket
No one tells a Christmas story like Debbie Macomber. The Christmas Basket is filled with gifts for the reader -- gifts of warmth and laughter . . . and emotional truth. This Christmas, let Debbie make you smile!
That summer -- more than ten years ago, while they were still in high school -- Noelle McDowell and Thomas Sutton fell secretly in love. Secretly because their mot...more
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This was a slight, silly book about two star crossed lovers named Tom and Noelle (who was born on Christmas day, of course.) As teenagers, they planned to run away together and get married. They wer ...more
Noelle MacDonald was returning home. She hadn't returned since Tom Sutton had jilted her because of their mothers.
She writes in her journal, she booked the flight to Rose, home...She even lost some weight and she's prepared to see Tom.
Sarah and Mary are the mothers and Sarah wants to book the club for next summer. Problem is Mary is in charge of all that now...there are new rules in place and she must do 10 hours of community service before the end of the ...more
When Sarah McDowell visits the exclusive women's country club in town, she has a mission. She must reserve the club for her daughter, Kristin's, wedding. She's hoping she doesn't run into her worst enemy for the last 20 years, Mary Sutton. Long ago, Sarah was a real estate agent. She borrowed her best friend's, Mary's, family heirloom tea set to supposedly display at a house she was showing. However, Sarah lies to Mary, the silver tea set was not used for ...more
I enjoyed the funny side joke renames: 'Curtains' OS, Value-X with blue light specials.
From the first chapter, it's quite obvious Noelle and Thom will get back together. I was certain that Kristen had sabotaged ...more
It is a fun read with likable characters and crazy situations. My kind of book!
The story is perfect for Christmas with forgiveness, second chances, redemption and a long time coming marriage proposal. Debbie Macomber continues to entertain.
The only part I didn't like was the disjointed middle to end. It felt like the author was like have to get this done now and hastily finished the story.
Overall it was a good romance read.
This Christmas, after avoiding her hometown for a decade because of painful memories, Noelle is home to celebrate the holidays with her family. She can't avoid running into Thom though, and they discover the ...more
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