Monday, December 3, 2018

Review: Christmas at the Red Door Inn by Liz Johnson


About the book:
One blizzard. Two friends. Three days to fall in love.

Lifelong islander Brooke Kane doesn’t know what to do with her college degree, her dreams, or her future, but she knows better than to venture far from home when there’s a storm brewing. But a promise to check on Rose’s Red Door Inn prompts Brooke to venture out. By the time she arrives at the inn, the snow is knee-deep and visibility almost non-existent. She settles in to spend a few days alone at the inn until a familiar figure appears at the door.

Pastor Chuck O’Flannigan has never felt like a bigger fool. So focused on his recent decision to leave Prince Edward Island, he’s caught unaware by the blizzard while on a walk. He can only see the inn’s red door, a promise of safety. But when he discovers that Brooke—the only woman who could tempt him to stay on the island—is also taking refuge there, he knows he’s in trouble.

With Christmas only three days away, Brooke is determined that they’ll celebrate—even if it’s just the two of them. Happy to play Scrooge to her Tiny Tim, Chuck wiles away his hours dreaming of a return to Ireland—praying that God may have plans for him there. After all, God seems to have forgotten him in North Rustico. But as Brooke brings Christmas to life, her joy makes him wonder if God may not have forgotten him. In fact, God may have big plans for both of them—if they can only survive Christmas at the Red Door Inn.
My rating:
4 stars
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My thoughts:

Christmas at the Red Door Inn was a delightful read! I loved Johnson's PEI Dreams series, so when I saw this new novella it right away got added to my must-read list. I'm very happy to say that I thoroughly enjoyed it and it did not disappoint.

The characters were authentic. I felt like you could tell that they both had feelings for each other, but were afraid of admitting it. I enjoyed the snowstorm aspect and how the Red Door was a beacon in the storm. I also loved her brother and how protective he was of her.

All in all, a very good read. I recommend it and hope for more books with these characters. :) It makes for a great gift, as it is only $0.99 for Kindle.

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