A Simple Christmas Wish by Melody Carlson

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A Simple Christmas Wish Read Online Free - Rachel Milligan is caring for her seven-year-old niece, Holly, at her home in Chicago when she receives devastating news: Holly's parents have been killed in a plane crash. Because Rachel is Holly's only known relative, she assumes that she will be her beloved niece's guardian. However, custody is awarded to Lydia, a distant aunt who happens to be Amish. Just a week before Christmas, Rachel takes Holly to the Amish community in the hopes of persuading Aunt Lydia to relinquish custody. Instead, Lydia sets out to teach Holly to live according to the Amish way. As family secrets emerge and old wounds are healed, Rachel realizes that she will do whatever it takes to ensure that Holly has the loving family she needs.
Combining an Amish family saga with the anticipation of Christmas cheer and the promise of a budding romance, this newest Christmas story from beloved author Melody Carlson is sure to please.

Title : A Simple Christmas Wish
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ISBN : 0800719654
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 176 pages


Red rated it ★★☆☆☆

December 14, 2013

It's your basic story of an aunt who unexpectedly gets custody of her 6yr old niece, and then loses her to an heretofore unknown relative of her niece, an Amish aunt! The story was very superficial, predictable and not very 'romantic' for a romance novel, and aside from taking place at Christmas...

Melody rated it ★★★★☆

June 22, 2016

A Simple Christmas Wish is a great read for the Holidays! When Rachel's brother and sister-in-law die in a plane crash, Rachel assumes she will be taking care of her young niece, Holly. Only her brother's will states otherwise... Rachel has no choice but to bring Holly to an Amish farm, where the...

Dawn rated it ★★☆☆☆

October 09, 2013

When will I learn not to read Amish fiction? I picked it up due to the Christmas theme not due to the Amish theme. I just couldn't get into. Sorry!

Laura rated it ★★★★★

November 05, 2013

Title: A SIMPLE CHRISTMAS WISH Author: Melody Carlson Publisher: Revell September 2013 ISBN: 978-0800719654 Genre: Christmas / Amish Rachel Milligan is caring for her seven-year-old niece, Holly, at her home in Chicago when she receives devastating news: Holly's parents have been killed in a plane cra...

Nora rated it ★★★★☆

July 08, 2015

This author has a gift of writing Christmas stories that leave you a warm feeling in your heart and bring a big smile to your face. Melody's Christmas books are a treat to read each year. I'm so thankful for this review copy of a book that grabbed my heart and attention starting with its beautifu...

Ibjoy1953 rated it ★★★★★

November 25, 2013

MY THOUGHTS ON THIS BOOK Rachel Milligan’s life is about to get very interesting. Spending Christmas with an Amish family with her seven-year-old niece was not what Rachel expected her Christmas to be like. The Amish community was a beautiful place to be, but Rachel wasn’t exactly welcome in her...

Judy rated it ★★★★★

November 06, 2013

A Great Christmas Read! Do we believe in life changing situations that are out of our control? In this story that is just what happened. Life was going pretty good for Rachel Milligan when a terrible tragedy struck. Heart broken and left with a niece to care for Rachel set to work trying to create...

Cindy rated it ★★★★☆

February 20, 2014

I want to start out by saying, I love Melody's Christmas books, I eagerly await them each year. But this year's book, just wasn't up the level of her other books. I have thought and thought about why, and I think for me it lays in the fact, I felt rushed reading it. Not because there was a deadli...

Donita rated it ★★★★★

December 16, 2013

Beautiful story. A story of family ties and secrets. Love being the most important factor as the story unfolds. Would like to see more stories involving these characters. A sweet story for those who are pinched on time.

Kai rated it ★★★☆☆

November 23, 2013

This is the 2nd book of Melody Carlson's I've read and I'm making the exact same comment. There isn't enough character development. The story seems rushed. It was a good story but it could have spread itself out quite a bit more.

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