By Debbie Macomber
During this joyous and kooky vacation novel, Debbie Macomber earrings within the season with the go back of Shirley, Goodness, and Mercy, delivering laughs, love, and a captivating dose of angelic intervention.
Shirley, Goodness, and Mercy understand that an angel’s paintings isn't performed, specially in the course of a time as wondrous as New Year’s Eve. With an apprentice angel, Will, below their wings, they descend upon occasions sq. in long island urban wanting to take part the festivities. And whilst Will spies lonely strangers within the crowd, he makes a decision dead night is the proper time to lend a heavenly supporting hand.
Lucie Farrara and Aren Fairchild meet after bumping into every one other—seemingly by means of accident—in occasions sq. on New Year’s Eve. They instantly take to each other and locate they've got much in universal: Lucie is a burgeoning chef and Aren is a revered nutrition critic. yet simply as speedy as they’re introduced jointly, one other coincidence tears them aside, leaving Lucie and Aren with out solution to reconnect.
A yr later, Lucie is the chef of an acclaimed new eating place and Aren is a winning columnist for an enormous ny newspaper. For for all time that’s handed, the 2 haven't forgotten their one serendipitous evening—and neither have Shirley, Goodness, Mercy, and should. To reunite the younger couple, the angels prepare dinner up an excellent plan: combine real love, a moment likelihood, and a beneficiant sprinkle of mischief to create an unforgettable Christmas miracle.
Praise for Angels on the Table
“This pleasant mixture of romance, humor, wish and happenstance is the appropriate recipe for vacation cheer.”—Examiner.com
“Rings in Christmas in tried-and-true Macomber variety, with romance and a marginally of heavenly magic.”—Kirkus Reviews
“The angels’ antics are a highly hilarious and wonderful bonus to a hot love story.”—Bookreporter
“[A] sweetly captivating vacation romance.”—Library Journal
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Angels at the Table: A Shirley, Goodness, and Mercy Christmas Story by Debbie Macomber