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Two years ago, Lady Clara Marshall led a fairytale life. She was the toast of the ton, beloved sister to an earl, leading charity patroness, and deeply in love. A bright future lay in her grasp, until a tragic phaeton accident ripped it all away. Now, she’s lost the use of her right leg and never ventures from home. She’s lost all happiness and the love of her life. When she’s forced to travel north for the holidays, a fierce snowstorm, a damaged bridge, and her meddling brother all conspire against her to bring her under the same roof with the one man she never wanted to see again.
Michael Stanton, Duke of Wakefield, cannot believe his eyes when he sees Clara being carried into his country house to seek shelter from the storm. Two years ago, his heart nearly stopped when he watched the wreck, only for it to shatter completely when she broke off with him without explanation. Certain she blames him for her leg, he’s resigned to having lost her, until her brother asks for his help in showing her how to live again.
But the last thing Clara wants is to be trapped with Michael and all the ghosts of Christmases past. Will the duke be able to save not just Christmas, but also her life?
HOW THE DUKE SAVED CHRISTMAS
"Clara and Michael's story was absolutely amazing. Rich feels, intense emotions and a bit of holiday charm are skillfully woven throughout..."
~ BookBub Review
"This was a warm, uplifting, romantic, and wonderful read. The writing is excellent, the story is well-told, and the characters are warm and loving. I absolutely adored the four children in the tale, and I think you will as well."
~ Flippin' Pages, 5 Stars
"Put together with 4 adorable children interacting with the Duke & Lady Clara just adds icing on the cake! It is a Christmas celebration with all the trimmings full of joy and giving spirit. It shows the miracles that can come from love for others and sheer determination to not ever give up on someone. This is a strong story of the strength of love, family, friends & heart."
~ Glittergirl, 5 stars!