Two Tickets to the Christmas Ball
Can mysterious matchmaking booksellers bring two lonely hearts together in time for Christmas? In a sleepy, snow-covered city, Cora Crowder is busy preparing for the holiday season. Searching for a perfect gift, a fortuitous trip to Warner, Werner, and Wizbotterdad’s (a most unusual bookshop)... show more
Can mysterious matchmaking booksellers bring two lonely hearts together in time for Christmas? In a sleepy, snow-covered city, Cora Crowder is busy preparing for the holiday season. Searching for a perfect gift, a fortuitous trip to Warner, Werner, and Wizbotterdad’s (a most unusual bookshop) leads to an unexpected encounter with co-worker Simon Derrick. And the surprise discovery of a ticket for a truly one-of-a-kind Christmas Ball. Every year, the matchmaking booksellers of the Sage Street bookshop host an enchanting, old-fashioned Christmas Ball for the romantic matches they’ve decided to bring together. This year, will Simon and Cora discover a perfect chemistry in their opposite personalities and shared faith? Or will the matchmakers’ best laid plans end up ruining everything this holiday?
Publish date: October 5th 2010
Publisher: WaterBrook Press
Pages no: 226
Edition language: English
, Womens Fiction
, Chick Lit
, Christian Fiction
My first introduction to Donita K. Paul's works involve the subject of dragons, in the 'DragonKeeper Chronicles'. Being that this is a love story, there are no high adventures -- but it's no less magical. And it begins in a bookstore -- which, I admit, is my most favorite setting for any story, more...
This the second First Reads book that I have won through Goodreads. It's a nice, short Christmas story, but nothing about it particularly grabbed me.
"Two Tickets to the Christmas Ball" is a wonderful story that contains all the elements that makes a Christmas story great for me: the tone is cozy, it has that air of magic, and two people that deserve good things happening to them. Throw in unexplained events, a Christmas Ball, an evil sister, and...
A wonderful book, this has to be one of the best books I have read all year long. This magical romance is such a lovely read for anyone. Cora Crowder has had issues in the past with her family. She is a christian who is trying to do the right thing. She is out doing some christmas shopping and ...