Escape into the warmth of a Victorian Christmas, where the scent of fresh-baked gingerbread and the festivity of the season conspire to mend an old family feud and bring together a couple perfect for one another (if only they could see it). A heartwarming, sweet tale from USA Today bestselling author Anthea Lawson.
Turned out of their home just before Christmas, Miss Mena Clarke and her mother have no other option than to accept an invitation from Andrew Harrington, the 5th Duke of Beckford, to spend the holidays at his country estate. Mena wants nothing to do with the boy who teased her so terribly in their youth, not to mention the bitter quarrel between their parents that has kept the families apart for a decade. Yet as the snow blankets Yorkshire in white, fresh beginnings don't seem quite so impossible, after all...