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Wishing on a Star

A collection of stories by

Christmas comes but once a year … so get into the mood with this fantastic feast of festive tales.

Comfort and Joy by Christina Jones

After a dear old friend is taken into a nursing home, the remaining occupants of The Terrace expect their new neighbour to keep high standards. When single mother Holly and baby Star move in just days before Christmas, how much of a festive welcome will they receive?  

A Christmas Murder by Marsali Taylor

When a dummy dressed as Santa is tied to the roof of Earl Patrick’s castle, everyone in town sees it as a yule time prank. But when something dead-looking bumps up against the hull of the Khalida in the middle of the night, the season takes a sinister turn.

Santa Lives by Tricia Maw

With her children at their father’s for Christmas, Tessa Stanton unsuspectingly finds herself in the most iconic romantic situation: girl meets naked boy with a Santa costume at the laundrette.

No Smoke Without Fire by Bill Kitson

Two seemingly closed-case crimes are reopened when fourteen year old Lauren finds a connection between them through some supernatural guidance.

The Proof of The Pudding by Jane Wenham-Jones

As winter comes around, a family is reminded that a traditional Christmas pudding is a magical thing. The brandy-coated raisins are as sweet and long-lasting as the memories they inspire.

What The Dickens! by Caroline Dunford

When Bertram comes to the Mullers’ estate for Christmas, everyone fears his bad mood might ruin the festivities. But after a ghostly prank goes awry, resulting in the disappearance of little Amelia, things suddenly get put into perspective.

Merry Christmas Everyone by Jane Risdon

Twister are losing their way – between spending another Christmas away from their families and working on an uninspiring album, the band are on the brink of breaking up. It will take a ghost of Christmas past to save them now.

Family Matters by Jane Jackson

Jess has changed a lot in thirty years, and so has Tom. When Christmas comes around with all its planned commitments and unexpected guests, will these two old flames find the time to give true love another chance?

Genre: Romance

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October 2017 : UK Paperback

Title: Wishing on a Star: - a seasonal collection of short stories
Author(s): Christina Jones, Bill Kitson, Caroline Dunford, Marsali Taylor, Jane Jackson, Jane Risdon, Jane Wenham-Jones, Tricia Maw
ISBN: 1-78615-600-8 / 978-1-78615-600-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Accent Press
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