A standalone Christmas novel from USA TODAY bestselling author Sheila Roberts about lost souls finding new love and new life on a European river cruise, stopping at impossibly charming Christmas markets along the way.
Catherine Pine is not looking forward to a jolly Christmas. It wasnt jolly last Christmas--her first one without her husband--and its not looking so good for this year as neither of her kids and their families will be with her. And the new year holds chemo and radiation. But things change when her friend invites her on a Christmas cruise. Suddenly every day is an adventure and shes finding new friends, including the loveable hypochondriac Sophie Miles, who is sure she needs to marry a doctor.
Its like a gift from Santa when Sophie and Catherine meet Rudy Nichols the doctor. But he comes with a two-legged lump of coal, his guard-dog daughter, determined to protect him from gold diggers. As far as shes concerned every woman is out to get him. And then theres Trevor March, chocolatier, whos made it clear he's interested in Sophie. Can he convince her that chocolate is the perfect cure for her every imagined illness? Who knows what Santa has in store for these holiday travelers? Anything could happen this charmed Christmas!