Vineyard an island off Cape Cod In the midst of a nor easter blizzard an infant is left at her doorstep The story centers on Anne a childless woman caring for the infant the mystery of who left the baby on her step There are a handful of characters who are well developed diverse and add
authenticity to the setting While the storyline was very improbable and I did not agree with many of Anne to the setting While the storyline was very improbable and I did not agree with many of Anne decisions I still enjoyed the book I was not able to solve the mystery I also appreciated that this book was not a thriller There was some romance involved but it was not over the topAt Christmas I rate books strictly on my level of enjoyment I rate the novel 4 stars A new to me author Jean Stone I am glad I decided to try her book The cover really drew me to the book very appealing A nor easter blows in on Martha s Vineyard but 51 year old Annie Sutton has her cozy rented cottage on Chappauiddick and is satisfied making natural soaps with herbs she grows and finishing her latest book A newcomer to the area the locals warm up to her and most of the people are off the island for winter Only the diehards or is it the foolish that stay behind for an island winter Living alone can be charming but a bit daunting since the island is minimally lit at night What s beyond your porch light area well who really nows and it s gets dark so early in winter Relaxing one evening while a nor easter is hitting Annie hears a scuffling on her porch and a soft mewing sound Thinking it s an animal she goes out to help it only to be greeted by a basket with a baby on her porch This childless woman doesn t now what to do the island is impassible with the snowso she brings it in only to find a note saying the mother would be back in a few days Very intriguing book that really ept my attention I read an excerpt from the author s next book releasing attention I read an excerpt from the author s next book releasing July 2019 and I can t wait to read it I will now look to see what else this previously unknown to me author has written Great bookPub Date 25 Sep 2018I received a complim. So rather than take the baby to the police Annie decides to eep her and try to find the birth mother giving her a chance to change her mindBut it's not easy eeping a secret in a close nit island community especially amid the bustle of Christmas Before the holiday ends there will be revelations rekindled hope and proof that families the ones we are born into and the ones we claim for ourselves are the gifts that truly matte. When Annie Sutton bestselling mystery
writer retreats to Martha s Vineyard to try and get her writing mojo back she retreats to Martha s Vineyard to try and get her writing mojo back she discovers that being a year round Vineyarder isn t uite the same as being a summer visitor Annie who has come to the Vineyard with emotional baggage than suitcases finds herself suddenly weighted down with an infant literally left on her do This my first read from
Jean And I Really Enjoyed This Cannot Wait To and I really enjoyed this and cannot wait to from her in the future This was a good romance with plenty of mystery to eep and hold my interest I really liked the characters they were very real and believable This was a good interesting read and I enjoyed it A Vineyard Christmas is a great Christmas novel that has twists and turns readers expecting the unexpected and touches your heart A heartwarming and heartbreaking story about hope and regretThis was a lovely Christmas book that can be read anytime of the year martha s Vineyard a snowstorm and a babyAnnie is an author who has hunkered in on Martha s Vineyard for the winter The island seems like the perfect place to escape and write her next novel but it is also very isolated A few nights before Christmas she hears something outside when she goes out to investigate she discovers a baby in a basket with a note pinned to it Annie is 50 and childless but something draws her to this baby and she decides to take care of her until the mother returns when a young woman s body is pulled from the freezing ocean she wonders if there s some ind of connectionThis really is a book about Annielooking back at her life and dealing with her regrets Annie was a wonderful character and I really felt empathetic towards her I could really understand where she was coming from and why she made the choices she did she had a past full of issues and regrets as most of us do There were also some unexpected twists and turns in the story just making it that much interestingA wonderful winter read full of heart and hope recommend many thanks to Kensington for my cop. In the midst of a Christmas blizzard A baby on the doorstepIt's taken a long time and a little heartache but Annie Sutton is finally following her dream of living on Martha's Vineyard She fell in love with the island's singular beauty while using it as a setting for two of her novels In her cozy rented cottage on Chappauiddick she's settling in for her first Vineyard winter complete with a fierce nor'easter on the way forecas. .
Jean Stone ☆ 4 Read.
Y of this book If you enjoy Hallmark movies you will enjoy this book because it reads just like a Hallmark movie After a brief introduction to the main characters the plot slowed down and I ept waiting for something happen I ept reading and it eventually got much better I li A wonderful feel good story that will warm your heart as a Christmas miracle lands on the
Doorstep Of A Woman At A Crossroads In Life Whenof a woman at a crossroads in life When baby is left on her doorstep during a blizzard Annie takes her in and doesn t call the police hoping to give the mother a chance to come to her senses and come back This decision not only
Changes Annie S Life But Many Others In The SmallAnnie s life but many others in the small The writing of this story is excellent and the character will touch your heart This is a great holiday read and a book I definitely recommend In the midst of a New England snowstorm a miracle and a mystery are delivered at once changing the lives of several people on Martha s Vineyard Days before Christmas as a nor easter is hitting the Island baby Bella is delivered to newcomer and childless 50 year old Annie Sutton s doorstep The baby is accompanied with a note stating the mother will be back in a few days But Christmas comes and goes and no one has come back to claim the child In the meantime a young lady is rescued from the frigid waters of the Atlantic after plunging off a ferry Could the two strange incidences be related The pacing of the book is slow in order to thoroughly explore Annie s past with all of its regrets mistakes and heartaches Although the mystery isn t a suspenseful one it takes you on several twists and turns nonetheless I really enjoyed this sweet and heartwarming Christmas story with a beautiful Martha s Vineyard setting a blizzard and a baby left on the doorstep of Annie Sutton an author who is having trouble coming
UP WITH IDEAS FOR HER NEXT NOVEL I THANKwith ideas for her next novel I thank for the opportunity to read and review this book This is a novel about Anne Sutton a 51 year old writer who has recently relocated to Martha T to bring high winds and deep snow But the blizzard also brings something unexpected to Annie's front porch a basket encircled by a ribbon containing a baby girl The note reads I named her Bella after my grandmother Please help her because I can'tAdopted as a child Annie is grateful for wonderful parents who raised her as their own Yet she also hopes to spare little Bella the feelings of abandonment that still haunt her And. ,