Maggie s Christmas

Christmas is Maggie Beer's favorite time of year, a time for everything she loves--for hugs from the grandchildren, for giving, and for creating special memories.

Author: Maggie Beer

Publisher: Lantern

ISBN: 1921384409

Category: Christmas cooking

Page: 368

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Christmas is Maggie Beer's favourite time of year, a time for everything she loves - for hugs from the grandchildren, for giving, and for creating special memories. But most of all, it is a time for family and friends to gather around a table groaning with delicious food. With her hallmark generosity and warmth, Maggie invites you to join her Christmas celebrations in South Australia's beautiful Barossa Valley. From roasting the perfect turkey and transforming leftovers into fabulous meals, to turning ripe summer fruits into luscious desserts and creating a glamorous formal dinner to welcome in the New Year in style, Maggie shares her most cherished recipes. With plenty of advice for stress-free entertaining, Maggie shows you how to celebrate this special time of year with panache and joy. 'I have never lost the excitement of Christmas and all it entails. From my earliest memories, it's always been about celebrating the season and the pleasures of a bountiful table with family and friends. In sharing the recipes and rituals that make this such a special time of year for me, I hope to inspire you to create your own traditions.'

Christmas in Maggie s Neighborhood

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Author: Carolyn E. Grant

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 9781449006334

Category: Fiction

Page: 24

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Christmas in Maggie's Neighborhood tells the story of Maggie and Carrie getting ready for Christmas. They count down 7 days until Christmas, telling what they do each day. The first day they go to the Christmas Tree Farm to pick out a tree. As they proceed to Christmas Day, Maggie asks the reader what they do for Christmas.

The Christmas Eve Visitor A Saint Maggie Short Story

Although the armies have left Pennsylvania, a new worry presents itself on Christmas Eve of 1863: Maggie and Eli's children (Bob and baby Faith) and Emily ...

Author: Janet R. Stafford


ISBN: 9780999228555

Category: Fiction

Page: 62

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Sometimes miracles happen when you expect them least but need them most. It is Christmas Eve of 1863. As a snow storm howls out-side, Maggie and her family care for their three youngest members, all of whom are seriously ill. A knock at the door brings an unanticipated interruption in the form of an odd little peddler. Despite her anxiety over the children, Maggie invites the stranger in and feeds him supper, an act of kindness that has an impact on her entire family.

Wishes for Christmas

And Maggie smiled as Pastor Tennyson led his wife, who looked beautiful in ... at the tissue paper and withdrew ten-year-old Maggie's Christmas decoration, ...

Author: Fern Michaels

Publisher: Zebra Books

ISBN: 9781420136661

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

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New York Times bestselling author Fern Michaels brings together the beloved heroines from two celebrated series—the Sisterhood and the Godmothers—for a holiday to remember... This Christmas, instead of finding and punishing bad guys, all Maggie Spritzer wants is to bring a little more joy to the world—especially to a beloved teacher from her past. And as the Sisterhood unites to find her, they learn that no holiday treat is as fulfilling as giving to others... Meanwhile, with a little help from the other Godmothers, Toots Loudenberry is preparing for Charleston’s annual holiday showcase of historic homes. But when the Godmothers sense trouble with one of the decorators, they must tackle a mystery and hope for a happy ending... When Sisters and Godmothers unite, the result is a warm and wonderful holiday—with a special touch of magic...

Stay For Christmas

“The ladies are making mittens and socks for the orphans' asylum Christmas, aren't they?” Maggie said softly. “I told the mayor's wife you should be there, ...

Author: Judith Stacy

Publisher: Harlequin

ISBN: 9781459229938

Category: Fiction

Page: 288

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Three stories of hope Three very special men One perfect holiday! A Place To Belong by Judith Stacy Sheriff Jack Crawford is a man who has never called anywhere home, but Maggie Hudson's beauty makes this good-looking drifter think about putting down roots. A Son Is Given by Victoria Bylin Katherine Merritt's life was changed utterly by a tragic accident. Now, in the season of miracles, will she find it in her heart to forgive the husband she once adored? Angels in the Snow by Elizabeth Lane Della is resolved to give a lonely little boy the Christmas he needs—even though the boy's exasperatingly stubborn, infuriatingly gorgeous father has his mind dead set against it!

The Nanny s Christmas Wish

“But that's what I want for Christmas. Maggie for my mom.” The world spun as Maggie met Santa's eyes over Cody's head. The compassion in them nearly undid ...

Author: Ami Weaver

Publisher: Harlequin

ISBN: 9781460321355

Category: Fiction

Page: 224

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In her debut novel for Harlequin Special Edition, Ami Weaver gives a lonely single dad and his sweet son the perfect holiday gift—a nanny with a secret who just might heal their family in time for Christmas! Josh Tanner and Maggie Thelan share one unbreakable rule: no romantic entanglements. Period. So the lonely doctor hiring the former teacher as a live-in nanny for his little boy shouldn't be any kind of threat to their creed. Especially since Josh won't let go of the past—and Maggie can't tell Josh who she really is…. But rules are made to be broken, and while Maggie only wants to know the nephew she never knew she had, deeper feelings keep getting in the way! As the holiday season creeps closer, his rules collide with her secret. Can their unexpected love survive the truth?

Christmas in Hawthorn Bay

She felt an irrational spurt of fury toward him, as if by confirming her fears he had somehow betrayed Maggie. She turned resolutely away from his anguished ...

Author: Kathleen O'Brien

Publisher: Harlequin

ISBN: 1426883579

Category: Fiction

Page: 288

View: 661


Mayor Nora Carson knows that council's plan to bulldoze the Killian family's mansion won't just stir up bad blood—it will attract the last person on earth she wants to see: Jack Killian. Run out of town when they were high school sweethearts, the big city lawyer is back to protect his turf—but what he'll find is Nora's eleven-year-old secret. Her worst nightmare is that he'll put two and two together and start asking questions. But there's no way she can tell him how she came to be a single mother. Or why her son has the Killians' blue eyes and curly black hair…

It s a Christmas Thing

Maggie shook her head. “One more bite and I won't fit into my ball gown.” “I'm full,” Clara announced. “I want Maggie to teach me to dance.

Author: Janet Dailey

Publisher: Zebra Books

ISBN: 9781420145632

Category: Fiction

Page: 307

View: 164


The best gifts last a lifetime . . . Veterinarian J.T. “Rush” Rushford isn’t looking forward to Christmas. It’ll be his first without his beloved four-year-old daughter, Claire. A year ago, Rush’s wife divorced him for another man—then broke his heart further by revealing that Claire was her lover’s child. The final blow was Rush losing all parental rights. Now he’s in Branding Iron, Texas, with his mobile vet practice, just hoping to get through the season—until something like a Christmas miracle happens . . . Turns out Claire’s parents are going on an extended cruise, leaving Rush to take her for the holidays. It’s bittersweet, knowing that he and Claire will have to part again, maybe forever. . . . Until a smart, not to mention beautiful, lady judge with a pregnant cat and an aging mutt takes a liking to the vet and his little girl and gets involved. With her on their side, and love in their hearts, this Christmas just might be the most joyous of all . . . “The story is full of Christmas spirit . . . Those looking for a little pre-holiday pick-me-up will find plenty to enjoy here.” —RT Book Reviews on Just a Little Christmas

Christmas with the Bobby Girls

Maggie asked as they passed a small group of children carrying sprigs of holly and ... be Maggie's first Christmas since being disowned by her cruel father.

Author: Johanna Bell

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781529334234

Category: Fiction

Page: 336

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1915. Patrolling is the last thing on the minds of Women's Police Service recruits Annie, Maggie and Poppy right now, because Annie and her fiancé Richard are about to get married. She's been waiting for this day her whole life, but when it finally comes it brings only heartache and Annie doesn't know if she can go on. The influx of soldiers to the capital means that the WPS's work is more important than ever, though, and Annie's country needs her. She and the girls are posted to the bustling heart of the city and she hopes the new job will distract her from her sorrow. It certainly does that. Soon the biggest bombing raid of the war causes chaos on their patch. On top of that, Annie suspects that a group of men are forcing European refugees into prostitution and resolves to stop them by Christmas. But by the time she realises just how high up the scandal goes, she might be in too deep to get out . . . The Bobby Girls Series is perfect for fans of Dilly Court, Daisy Styles and Call the Midwife Praise for the Bobby Girls series: Filled with richly drawn characters that leap from the page, and a plot that's so well researched and well written you will believe you are in the thick of wartime policing, The Bobby Girls is a must-read for all saga fans.' - Fiona Ford, bestselling author of Christmas at Liberty's 'I really enjoyed reading about Britain's first female police officers. A lot of research has gone into this book and it's all the richer and more readable for it. An exciting new voice in women's fiction.' - Kate Thompson, bestselling author of Secrets of the Singer Girls 'I really did enjoy The Bobby Girls. It has a lovely warm feeling about it and is excellently written.' - Maureen Lee, RNA award-winning author of Dancing in the Dark 'Written with warmth and compassion, the novel gives fascinating insights into the lives of three courageous young women.' - Margaret Kaine, RNA award-winning author of Ring of Clay 'Johanna Bell has hit the jackpot with this striking WW1 crime story. The author places the focus firmly on the girls' growth into independent members of society in a rapidly changing world. It's a heartening central message conveyed with verve and empathy and remains relevant to today's readers, both young and old.' - Jenny Holmes, author of The Spitfire Girls

Once Upon a Christmas

Maggie loved them. A half-full glass of milk was on the kitchen table. “It didn't taste good,” Cassidy had said. Since she said it every time Maggie gave ...

Author: Pamela Tracy

Publisher: Harlequin

ISBN: 9781459242098

Category: Fiction

Page: 224

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Raising three sons and running his ranch keeps single dad Jared McCreedy busy from sunup to sundown. Becoming involved with feisty single mom Maggie Tate is not on his to-do list. But he needs her help dealing with his youngest son's learning problem. Like Jared, Maggie doesn't want any romantic complications in her life…especially with a man whose take-charge attitude makes her temper flare—and her pulse race. But the risk of opening her heart is great and she has her daughter to think about. Then again, it is the season for faith and miracles….

The Guardians

Maggie's Christmas is a story about love. The most powerful force working in the lives of the people living in Whitworth. In this story you will meet new friends and even get reaquainted with some old ones.

Author: Richard Williams

Publisher: Author House

ISBN: 9781477262764

Category: Fiction

Page: 198

View: 336


Maggie's Christmas is a story about miracles in the town of Whitworth. DJ wants to give Maggie something special for Christmas but he is going to need Bill's help. They will have to keep it from Maggie and Paula while they go on with their lives of helping those around them. Maggie's Christmas is a story about love. The most powerful force working in the lives of the people living in Whitworth. In this story you will meet new friends and even get reaquainted with some old ones. You'll never guess what DJ has in store for Maggie.

Navy Doc on Her Christmas List

Maggie had been unwittingly used in a plan to stitch up Hazin and bribe the ... had happened last Christmas, when Maggie had been away, had hurt Flo deeply.

Author: Amy Ruttan

Publisher: Harlequin

ISBN: 9781488020896

Category: Fiction

Page: 192

View: 592


A snowbound reunion! Tension between Dr. Ella Lockwood and former navy doc Zac Davenport is sky-high! All she can think about is how he once broke her vulnerable heart. But now she’s a confident ER surgeon who’ll never let him hurt her again. And being snowed in together on Christmas Eve at Manhattan Mercy reveals his last tour of duty has changed Zac, too. But that compelling spark is still there—and one more irresistible kiss is all it takes to start healing the wounds that have held them back…

Finding Christmas

Maggie froze. The thought of showing Sabrina her leg, her scars, and letting her do an evaluation forced Maggie into new territory.

Author: Jeannie Moon

Publisher: Tule Publishing

ISBN: 9781943963522

Category: Fiction


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Small town Holly Point wasn’t big enough to hold the dreams of golden girl Maggie Benson. So when she left at eighteen, she flew right through college and into the adrenaline-pumping life of a navy fighter pilot. But without warning, a devastating crash destroys the career she loves and sends her back to her overly protective family to heal. Maggie can’t imagine how she can reconnect with the woman she was until the hot local high school basketball coach steps up to show her the way. Former NBA star Will Fitzgerald knows how an injury can derail more than a career. Still, he’s happy with his life as a teacher and coach at Holly Point High School, until his quiet life is upended by the beautiful, brilliant and hurting Maggie. Blindsided by the intense attraction, Will wonders if pursuing the woman of his dreams will answer the question of what’s been missing in his life. Can Maggie trust enough again to let Will past her wounds, inside and out, so that they can both find the Christmas magic they’ve been searching for?

A Stonecreek Christmas Reunion

Grammy harrumphed from where she sat in the chair across from Maggie's desk. “Don't be ridiculous,” Grammy told her longtime friend. “Maggie isn't selling ...

Author: Michelle Major

Publisher: Harlequin

ISBN: 9781488093951

Category: Fiction

Page: 224

View: 182


“Marry me, Maggie.” The conclusion of Maggie & Griffin’s trilogy Mayor Maggie Spencer is too busy prepping Stonecreek for its holiday spectacular to pine over lost love Griffin Stone. Until he returns—this time with a son! Griffin couldn’t say no to becoming the boy’s guardian. Neither can he say goodbye to Maggie. As Christmas nears, there’s only one thing he wants to say to his first and only love: “Forever.”

The Christmas Shoes

She would be finishing up her shift in another thirty minutes, leaving the Andrews family to spend Christmas Eve alone. Normally, Jack and Maggie would ...

Author: Donna VanLiere

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

ISBN: 1429957484

Category: Fiction

Page: 144

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Sometimes, the things that can change your life will cross your path in one instant-and then, in a fleeting moment, they're gone. But if you open your eyes, and watch carefully, you will believe.... Robert is a successful attorney who has everything in life-and nothing at all. Focused on professional achievement and material rewards, Robert is on the brink of losing his marriage. He has lost sight of his wife, Kate, their two daughters, and ultimately himself. Eight year old Nathan has a beloved mother, Maggie, whom he is losing to cancer. But Nathan and his family are building a simple yet full life, and struggling to hold onto every moment they have together. A chance meeting on Christmas Even brings Robert and Nathan together-he is shopping for a family he hardly knows and Nathan is shopping for a mother he is soon to lose. In this one encounter, their lives are forever altered as Robert learns an important lesson: sometimes the smallest things can make all the difference. The Christmas Shoes is a universal story of the deeper meaning of serendipity, a tale of our shared humanity, and of how a power greater than ourselves can shape, and even save, our lives.

The Ultimate Christmas Collection 400 Holiday Novels Tales Poems Carols Legends Illustrated Edition

"Patty," said Eleanor, "go and see if there are any leaves on Maggie's goodies." Patty returned. No, there were none. "Well, Maggie?" said Eleanor.

Author: Mark Twain

Publisher: e-artnow

ISBN: EAN:4057664174123

Category: Fiction

Page: 10534

View: 489


Musaicum Books presents to you a meticulously edited Christmas Classics collection. This ebook has been designed and formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. Content: The Holy Night (Selma Lagerlöf) The Gift of the Magi (O. Henry) A Merry Christmas & Other Christmas Stories (Louisa May Alcott) A Letter from Santa Claus (Mark Twain) Silent Night The Night After Christmas The Child Born at Bethlehem The Adoration of the Shepherds The Visit of the Wise Men As Joseph Was A-Walking The Tale of Peter Rabbit (Beatrix Potter) Where Love Is, God Is (Leo Tolstoy) The Three Kings (Henry Wadsworth Longfellow) A Christmas Carol (Samuel Taylor Coleridge) Life and Adventures of Santa Claus (L. Frank Baum) Christmas At Sea (Robert Louis Stevenson) The Savior Must Have Been A Docile Gentleman (Emily Dickinson) The Heavenly Christmas Tree (Fyodor Dostoevsky) The Little City of Hope (F. Marion Crawford) The First Christmas Of New England (Harriet Beecher Stowe) Christmas in the Olden Time (Walter Scott) Christmas In India (Rudyard Kipling) A Christmas Carol (Charles Dickens) The Twelve Days of Christmas The Wonderful Wizard of OZ (L. Frank Baum) Ring Out, Wild Bells (Alfred Lord Tennyson) Little Lord Fauntleroy (Frances Hodgson Burnett) Black Beauty (Anna Sewell) The Christmas Child (Hesba Stretton) Granny's Wonderful Chair (Frances Browne) The Romance of a Christmas Card (Kate Douglas Wiggin) Wind in the Willows (Kenneth Grahame) The Wonderful Life - Story of the life and death of our Lord (Hesba Stretton) The Christmas Angel (A. Brown) Christmas at Thompson Hall (Anthony Trollope) Christmas Every Day (William Dean Howells) The Lost Word (Henry van Dyke) The Nutcracker and the Mouse King (E. T. A. Hoffmann) The Little Match Girl The Elves and the Shoemaker Mother Holle The Star Talers Snow-White…

Christmas Eve At Friday Harbour

“I want to watch it with you,” Holly had told Maggie, who had promised she would walk to the dock after closing the shop, and meet them there.

Author: Lisa Kleypas

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9780748119912

Category: Fiction

Page: 320

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The Friday Harbour series of women's fiction novels is set in San Juan Island just off of the Washington State Coast - romantic and varied, with rocky shores, sandy beaches, rich woodlands and pasture land - and the prosperous Friday Harbour area. The series is centered around the Nolan family, consisting of two brothers and a sister, the owners of an island vineyard and restaurant. The Nolans' mother Jessica has just passed away, and a mysterious stranger attends the funeral. He reveals that he is an illegitimate child Jessica had given birth to, and given up for adoption, before she married. This family secret leads to many new questions and challenges, which test the bonds of love and loyalty, and ultimately show the Nolans what family is all about.

A Little Book for Christmas

There was a Christmas tree in Maggie's house too. It wouldn't have made a respectable branch for Ethel's tree, and the trimmings were so cheap and poor that ...

Author: Cyrus Townsend Brady

Publisher: Library of Alexandria

ISBN: 9781465515872



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Passes childhood, and I look down the nearer years. There rise before me remembrances of Christmas Days on storm-tossed seas, where waves beat upon the ice-bound ship. I recall again the bitter touch of water-warping winter, of drifts of snow, of wind-swept plains. In the gamut of my remembrance I am once more in the poor, mean, lonely little sanctuary out on the prairie, with a handful of Christians, mostly women, gathered together in the freezing, draughty building. In later years I worship in the great cathedral church, ablaze with lights, verdant and fragrant with the evergreen pines, echoing with joyful carols and celestial harmonies. My recollections are of contrasts like those of life—joy and sadness, poverty and ease. And the pictures are full of faces, many of which may be seen no more by earthly vision. I miss the clasp of vanished hands, I crave the sound of voices stilled. As we old and older grow, there is a note of sadness in our glee. Whether we will or not we must twine the cypress with the holly. The recollection of each passing year brings deeper regret. How many have gone from those circles that we recall when we were children? How many little feet that pattered upon the stair on Christmas morning now tread softer paths and walk in broader ways; sisters and brothers who used to come back from the far countries to the old home—alas, they cannot come from the farther country in which they now are, and perhaps, saddest thought of all, we would not wish them to come again. How many, with whom we joined hands around the Christmas tree, have gone? Circles are broken, families are separated, loved ones are lost, but the old world sweeps on. Others come to take our places. As we stood at the knee of some unforgotten mother, so other children stand. As we listened to the story of the Christ Child from the lips of some grey old father, so other children listen and we ourselves perchance are fathers or mothers too. Other groups come to us for the deathless story. Little heads which recall vanished halcyon days of youth bend around another younger mother. Smaller hands than ours write letters to Santa Claus and hear the story, the sweetest story ever told, of the Baby who came to Mary and through her to all the daughters and sons of women on that winter night on the Bethlehem hills.

A Christmas Waltz

A CHRISTMAS SCANDAL Dashing, debonair, and completely irresistible, Edward Hollings has all of Newport buzzing—and to Maggie Pierce's surprise, ...

Author: Jane Goodger

Publisher: Kensington Publishing Corp.

ISBN: 9781420120127

Category: Fiction

Page: 352

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To Lady Amelia Wellesley, it seems utterly romantic to surprise her dashing fiancé at his home in Texas so the two can marry by Christmas. But Amelia's surprise goes awry when Carson Kitteridge calls off their wedding as soon as she arrives, leaving Amelia in disgrace. . . With nowhere to turn, Amelia finds an unlikely savior in Carson's brother, Dr. Boone Kitteridge. Boone offers to marry Amelia, sparing her the shame of returning to England unwed. But Boone isn't just protecting Amelia's honor; secretly, he finds her irresistible, and the thought of indulging his desire for her is too tempting to ignore. As Boone and Amelia forge a fragile bond, something goes terribly wrong--and it will take nothing less than a Christmas miracle for Amelia to discover who she is destined to love. . . Praise for A Christmas Scandal "Gentle humor, witty banter, and attractive characters." --Library Journal "Simply a pleasant way to pass an evening." --Romantic Times Jane Goodger lives in Rhode Island with her husband and three children. Jane, a former journalist, has written seven historical romances. When she isn't writing, she's reading, walking, playing with her kids, or anything else completely unrelated to cleaning a house.