That's right, I'm featuring a Christmas cozy already. It's actually the first of four Christmas books I'll be reviewing in the next couple of weeks. All of them come out on 9/29, but I can't do them all justice if I review them all the same day, right? I'll be reviewing this book this coming Tuesday.
But for today, a couple of teasers. Here's how the book begins:
The strange occurrences that threatened to upend my marriage, my adopted city, and the potential happiness of tens of millions of children started on a December morning just nine days before Christmas with a frantic pounding on our bedchamber door.
Meanwhile, at 56% into the book, we find this:
He drew back in offense. "Boots Bayleaf knows how to keep his lip buttoned."Given that he'd just spilled the story to me in exchange for a joyride, I took those words with a whole block of salt.
In case you haven't guessed, yes, this book is a cozy set at the North Pole, and it is delightful. I hope you'll come back Tuesday for my full review.
Meanwhile, have a wonderful weekend.