The Mistletoe Promise

The Mistletoe Promise

eBook - 2014
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A love story for Christmas from the #1 bestselling author of The Christmas Box and The Walk.Elise Dutton dreads the arrival of another holiday season. Three years earlier, her husband cheated on her with her best friend, resulting in a bitter divorce that left her alone, broken, and distrustful. Then, one November day, a stranger approaches Elise in the mall food court. Though she recognizes the man from her building, Elise has never formally met him. Tired of spending the holidays alone, the man offers her a proposition. For the next eight weeks—until the evening of December 24—he suggests that they pretend to be a couple. He draws up a contract with four rules: 1. No deep, probing personal questions2. No drama3. No telling anyone the truth about the relationship 4. The contract is void on Christmas Day The lonely Elise surprises herself by agreeing to the idea. As the charade progresses, the safety of her fake...
Publisher: 2014.
ISBN: 9781476728230
Branch Call Number: E-BOOK
Characteristics: 1 online resource ( pages)
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc

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karenjm1962
Nov 18, 2017

This was my first Evans book and I loved it. It was an easy and fast read, and I loved the way the book is written in short chapters. I could have gotten through it in just a few sittings but I stretched it out. Lovely story, relevant Bible references (although subtle), and a story of love and forgiveness.

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amkeiser
Jan 01, 2017

Such a great story...written in a style similar to Nicholas Sparks. Very entertaining and surprising! The first in a series is always the best!

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bookhangover
Dec 21, 2016

A great holiday romance, easy to read and enjoy for those few minutes you have between shopping and wrapping.

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MelissaYAReader
Dec 13, 2016

On the surface, this book sounds like it is going to be a typical Christmas romance. Little do you expect the dark and troubling revelations and the scars the characters carry. This was a romantic and heartwarming read that explores the meaning of forgiveness. At times troubling, and at others heartwarming, this is an interesting Christmas read.

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foxylady31
Jan 26, 2016

A great story about forgiveness and love. A must read

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writermala
Mar 09, 2015

What is Christmas without a "Richard Paul Evans Christmas Story?" 2014's Christmas Love Story did not disappoint. Nicholas and Elise sign a contract to be together till Christmas eve and the story progresses predictably yet beautifully.
I knew that Elise and Nicholas had some deep pain in common and sure enough they did. However, reading what Evans wrote was wonderful. For example when Elise wraps Nicholas's gift of a scarf around her neck, she says, "it had been a long time since I felt that warm." Yes, Evans has a knack for sentences that are both literally and figuratively true.
A beautiful story.

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JWW_O
Feb 18, 2015

A must read any time of the year. We all need to forgive ourselves and others.

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ninigirl
Dec 29, 2014

What a cute story. Very entertaining. A fun happy read. Read the book in 1 days so it is a fast read.

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MyrtleLouise
Dec 26, 2014

Nicholas Derr, a successful lawyer, approaches Elise Dutton in the cafeteria where they both work. He proposes a contract for the Christmas season where they pretend to be in a relationship, attend functions together, and keep each other from being lonely. Can they keep this contract on a platonic relationship or will it develop into something more? This is the sweetest romance I've read in a long time. I loved it enough to purchase it for my niece. If you can read this without being moved, you have no feelings.

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