The build up to Christmas can be stressful, for Lou there are exams but when her family's strange religion puts her in danger, help arrives from an unexpected place. Sir Neville's plans are the same every year as he hosts Christmas parties for the less fortunate, playing Santa is the highlight of his year. But this year is different. It's been almost two years since Nettie moved to Thornbury. Her friend and ex-neighbour, Beth has reached a point where change is inevitable. Will a visit to Nettie help? Molly and her husband prepare for the infux of temporary foster children as familes on the edge are stretched to the limit, but with Bob and Sir Neville's help, can they make it a joyful time or has the damage been done? When her Aunt comes to stay, Mags has to be on her best behaviour, but the unexpected gift she's presented with throws her whole world upside down. Coming together on Christmas day means that secrets are revealed, when life can take an unexpected turns.
In this seasonal novella, we find out more about some of the familiar characters in the Nettie's Knit Shop Mysteries series, and discover new ones. Book cover design by Rox Orange.