By Richard Paul Evans
A love tale for Christmas from the number one bestselling writer of The Christmas Box and The Walk.
Elise Dutton dreads the arriving of one other vacation season. 3 years prior, her husband cheated on her together with her ally, leading to a sour divorce that left her by myself, damaged, and distrustful.
Then, one November day, a stranger ways Elise within the mall foodstuff courtroom. although she acknowledges the fellow from her development, Elise hasn't ever officially met him. uninterested in spending the vacations on my own, the guy bargains her a proposition. For the subsequent 8 weeks—until the night of December 24—he means that they fake to be a pair. He attracts up a freelance with 4 rules:
1. No deep, probing own questions
2. No drama
3. No telling an individual the reality concerning the dating
4. The agreement is void on Christmas Day
The lonely Elise surprises herself by way of agreeing to the belief. because the charade progresses, the protection of her faux dating starts off to fix her badly damaged middle. yet simply as she starts to discover pleasure back, her long-held mystery threatens to resolve the rising courting. yet she is probably not the single one with secrets and techniques.