Finding Home (Christmas Holiday Extravaganza)



❮Read❯ ➱ Finding Home (Christmas Holiday Extravaganza) Author Marianne Evans – E17streets4all.co.uk A Christmas voyage to LondonSix months ago, Alexa Gordon s engagement transformed from happiness to betrayal Christmas is on the way The last thing she wants to do is spend the holiday in mourning for A Christmas voyage to LondonSix months ago, Alexa Gordon s engagement transformed from happiness to betrayal Christmas is on the way The last thing she wants to do is spend the holiday in mourning for being so foolish with her emotions A spontaneous, soul reviving trip to London is just what she needsBecomes a mission of the heartPeter Colby, a treasured friend from Alexa s study abroad term in England years ago, welcomes her back to the UK with open arms He knows she s still reeling, but he s determined to show her a proper, fulfilling love that will keep her at his side foreverAnd God s plan unfoldsBut they live half the world apart, and Alexa is shattered by past pain Can Peter help her find the courage she longs for Can he convince Alexa that finding home isn t just about logistics, it s about the power of the heart.Finding Home (Christmas Holiday Extravaganza)

Marianne Evans is an award winning author of Christian romance and fiction Her hope is to spread the faith affirming message of God s love through the stories He prompts her to create Her Christian women s fiction debut, Devotion, earned the prestigious Bookseller s Best Award as well as the Heart of Excellence Award Hearts Communion earned a win for Best Romance from the Christian Small Publisher s Association She is also a two time recipient of the Selah Award for her books Then Now and Finding HomeMarianne is a lifelong resident of Michigan and an active member of Romance Writers of America, most notably the Greater Detroit Chapter where she served two terms as President.

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  • Kindle Edition
  • 90 pages
  • Finding Home (Christmas Holiday Extravaganza)
  • Marianne Evans
  • English
  • 03 September 2018

10 thoughts on “Finding Home (Christmas Holiday Extravaganza)

  1. says:

    Magical Heartwarming For six months Alexa Gordon mourned a broken engagement As she stood in her kitchen following a recipe for scones, memories of a study term spent in Britain engulfed her University friends, Peter and Vannie Colby had purchased the cookbook from Harrod s as a gift to her Memories of a happier time sparked a sudden desire to revisit the UK and the friends she d grown to love Discovering Alexa s Facebook status of baking scones and counting down the days till the end of t Magical Heartwarming For six months Alexa Gordon mourned a broken engagement As she stood in her kitchen following a recipe for scones, memories of a study term spent in Britain engulfed her University friends, Peter and Vannie Colby had purchased the cookbook from Harrod s as a gift to her Memories of a happier time sparked a sudden desire to revisit the UK and the friends she d grown to love Discovering Alexa s Facebook status of baking scones and counting down the days till the end of the year, Peter saw an opportunity to bring Alexa to revisit London He responded with an offer of free accommodations in the apartment he shared with his twin sister, Vannie Peter s enthusiasm and a pictorial description of a scene from the pages of Dickens prompted Alexa to an impulsive decision to return to London for the Christmas season As Alexa and Peter revisited the wonderful places she held close to her heart her attraction for Peter intensified, something Alexa wasn t yet prepared to pursue Peter was confused and frustrated by Alexa s hesitancy, but encouraged her to listen and follow God s lead as his love for her continued to heighten Finding Home is a delightful and heartwarming rendition of lovable and believable characters brought to life I felt as though I had been transported to London, and was given the opportunity to appreciate the beauty of that historic city, to partake in high tea at Harrod s, spend an evening in an English pub, as well as visiting Trafalgar Square and the London Bridge This tale of the struggles of two young people finding their places in life and love is serendipitous and charming Following God s plan for their lives is pivotal in this story of a romantic holiday in London I highly recommend this lovely novella A complimentary copy of Finding Home was provided by the author in exchange for my honest review All opinions expressed are my own

  2. says:

    Finding Home by Marianne Evans is a tale that reminds me of the candies with liquid in the center Just as you are all set to enjoy a sweet treat, an intense burst of flavor awakens your senses Author Ms Evans creates a sparkling palette for the imaginary senses aromas to waft your way, bright and colorful visual images and sounds that enhance the internal movie playing in our mind s eye, even taste sensations and tactile experiences play a role All this is entwined to create unforgettable a Finding Home by Marianne Evans is a tale that reminds me of the candies with liquid in the center Just as you are all set to enjoy a sweet treat, an intense burst of flavor awakens your senses Author Ms Evans creates a sparkling palette for the imaginary senses aromas to waft your way, bright and colorful visual images and sounds that enhance the internal movie playing in our mind s eye, even taste sensations and tactile experiences play a role All this is entwined to create unforgettable atmosphere the kind that moves the reader into the setting to experience what the characters experience The story centers on Alexa Gordon, successful number cruncher living in Southern California near her family In spite of the warm sunshine of the season, she is still in a fog of depression A few months ago, her bubble of well being collapsed when her fiance dumped her, amidst wedding preparations, for another woman Feelings of emptiness were threatening to overcome her She needed a change of scene to knock her out of her funk She thought of her friends Vanessa and Peter Colby Vanessa was her roommate in Britain during a study abroad program in the UK Three years ago, they had become fast friends On weekends, Vanessa took her to her family in London where they spent some time with her twin, Peter The three had become inseparable Perhaps a trip to London was just what she needed Messages flew across the pond via Facebook and video chat and her idea was met with enthusiasm The visit was chock full of atmosphere, flash and sparkle as the threesome reconnected Christmas festivities in the city buoyed Lexie s spirits during her two week stay So did Peter s attentions Was she falling in love with him, or was this just rebound She wondered how Peter really felt about her The story vibrates with true to life doubts, dating, denial, conflict and resolution It was definitely worth my time to read and I m certain I will read this again many times I recommend this story especially if you enjoy holiday stories of romance

  3. says:

    Marianne Evans writes a Christmas holiday book Finding Home This story starts with Alexa being devastated when her fiance changes his mind after meeting another woman Alexa thought they would be together forever and could not believe he would change his mind so quickly She stays to herself a lot and goes over and over in her mind what had been the problem why was she now alonewhat if what if Alexa had studied in London and had friends there that she felt the need to go see and knew bei Marianne Evans writes a Christmas holiday book Finding Home This story starts with Alexa being devastated when her fiance changes his mind after meeting another woman Alexa thought they would be together forever and could not believe he would change his mind so quickly She stays to herself a lot and goes over and over in her mind what had been the problem why was she now alonewhat if what if Alexa had studied in London and had friends there that she felt the need to go see and knew being around them would get her back on to an even path in her life.She had loved all the things there like Big Ben , walks that led to fav places to eat she spoke by internet to Peter and his twin and soon decided a visit was the right thing to do.The threesome enjoyed much enjoyment together as they grew close once again after their time apart in London Peterthen his twin, because he had strong feelings before when Alexa was there but felt she was too young for a commitment at that time Now all those feelings andcame back and he fell in Love all over againAlexa cared deeply for both of the twins and didn t realize how much Peter s feeling had changed for her She was basking in the good feelings of friendship and feeling so much better since she left the states She had met a man on the plane that was in banking and he was impressed with her and offered her a job opportunity with him if she decided to stay in London.Finding Home is not always about finding the right HOUSE it isabout the place and who you are with Will Alexa find hers before it is too late Will she once again leave Peter and travel back to the states without giving Love a chance to grow for them I think you are going to enjoy this little book and the insight if gives to relationships and Home

  4. says:

    Alexa Gordon s fianc betrayed her and broke their engagement six months ago and she has been overcome with sadness Now, as Christmas approaches, she is determined to move forward and recover the joy and faith that had previously filled her life Invited by her dear friends and former classmates, siblings Peter and Vanessa Colby, Alexa returns to London for a fortnight to spend Christmas in the city she loves She never considered Peter as anything other than her best friend until her eyes are Alexa Gordon s fianc betrayed her and broke their engagement six months ago and she has been overcome with sadness Now, as Christmas approaches, she is determined to move forward and recover the joy and faith that had previously filled her life Invited by her dear friends and former classmates, siblings Peter and Vanessa Colby, Alexa returns to London for a fortnight to spend Christmas in the city she loves She never considered Peter as anything other than her best friend until her eyes are opened to the love he has been nurturing for her But how can she return his love when their homes are an ocean apart Marianne Evans has created a sweet story that will charm readers on both sides of the Atlantic I felt as if I were on a mini vacation in London as Alexa returned to many of her favorite spots accompanied by her friends The camaraderie and easy friendship between Peter, Alexa, and Vanessa is fresh and believable Peter demonstrated his love for Alexa by putting her needs above his desire to declare his love, providing faithful friendship and not forcing their relationship to progress too rapidly Faith plays a quiet but strong role in this story as Alexa wrestles with her feelings and tries to decide if she has the courage to leave behind her familiar life in America for a life with Peter Finding Home is a heart warming book that would be evenenjoyable when read in front of a fireplace or Christmas tree The Wordsmith Journal strives to guide readers to books of personal interest, with the understanding and respect that what appeals to some may not appeal to others Therefore we attempt to keep our reviews focused on content, genre and style The rating is necessary to make use of Goodreads andIt reflects the reviewer s own level of enjoyment, but the review is intended to be informative for the benefit of all readers.

  5. says:

    REVIEW ON Finding Home Christmas Holiday Extravaganza by Marianne EvansREAD start 4 21 2015 finish 4 22 2015 SENSUALITY RATING Kisses only few and very far betweenGENRE Inspirational RomanceSETTING Sunny California to cold London England during the Holiday SeasonCENTRAL FEMALE CHARACTER ALEXA GORDAN in the Banking Investment field She has the gift of being able to bake As God speaks to her, she questions her self worth VANESSA COLBY Peter s twin sister believes in things that sh REVIEW ON Finding Home Christmas Holiday Extravaganza by Marianne EvansREAD start 4 21 2015 finish 4 22 2015 SENSUALITY RATING Kisses only few and very far betweenGENRE Inspirational RomanceSETTING Sunny California to cold London England during the Holiday SeasonCENTRAL FEMALE CHARACTER ALEXA GORDAN in the Banking Investment field She has the gift of being able to bake As God speaks to her, she questions her self worth VANESSA COLBY Peter s twin sister believes in things that she can touch, see and feel and does not understand a God she cannot see She has built her life around working at Harrod s department store.CENTRAL MALE CHARACTER PETER COLBY desired bachelor has a love for Christ and is a talented computer guru working for his father s company.SYNOPSIS Nothing like being invited to London by her best friends from college and after being dumped by Derrick the Destroyer She is fearful to let love blossom but God has a plan if she would only listen and follow.WHAT I LIKED A day or two at Harrod s sounds absolutely heavenly Nothing like a twin sister to position people under a mistletoe WHAT I DID NOT LIKE Alexa s self doubt was a bit annoying at times The cover of the book appears misleading thought I was going into a modern day cowboy meets girl book.RATING 5 stars A story that reminds readers that God has a plan for us all Excellent story about Friendship, Doubt, Hope and Love On my list of rereads.Please view my written summary on LibraryThing.com

  6. says:

    I ve never been to London, and now I can t wait to go Not only does Marianne Evan s novella Finding Home deliver a romantic and uplifting story, but it will transport you on a mini vacation to Harrods and Trafalgar Square What a great way to get into the holiday spirit.

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