Author: Rachael Richey
Published by: The Wild Rose Press on Nov. 12, 2018
Genres: Contemporary Romance
Format: eBook, ARC
Source: Rachael Richey
Book Rating: 7/10
A remote coastal cottage; a group of old friends; the Christmas holidays. It’s just the break Olivia needs to help her relax and forget her worries. What could be more perfect? But that was before she found a handsome unconscious stranger on the beach. Add in a case of mistaken identity, a lot of kissing practice, and an inquisitive best friend, and things begin to get more than a little complicated.
The large bump on Adam’s head hurts, but he refuses to go to the hospital—or back home—and eventually accepts Olivia’s offer of hospitality. When her friends arrive the following morning, a chance remark catapults them both into a bizarre and amusing situation that promises to make it a Christmas to remember.
Amusing, sweet, and engaging!
Practising for Christmas is a warm, witty, entertaining tale featuring the kind, caring Olivia and the confident, successful Adam as they discover that sometimes love at first sight truly does exist, and no practice is necessary.
The prose is clear and light. The characters are spontaneous, flirty, and amiable. And the plot is a delightful blend of instant attraction, palpable chemistry, drama, playful banter, family, friendship, heartbreak, tricky situations, awkward moments, and holiday festivities.
Overall I would have to say that Practising for Christmas is a charming, captivating, humorous tale by Richey that was a pleasure to read and perfect for the holidays.
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Thank you to Rachael Richey for providing me with a copy in exchange for an honest review.