Becca Fletcher has always hated Christmas but she has her reasons for being Little Miss Grinch. Now, though, she can’t avoid her version of ho-ho-hell – because she’s travelling to the Comfort Food Cafe to spend the festive season with her sister Laura and her family. She’s expecting mulled wine, 24-hour Christmas movie marathons and all kinds of very merry torture.
Little does Becca know that the Comfort Food Cafe is like no other place on earth. Perched on a snow-covered hill, it’s a place full of friendship where broken hearts can heal, new love can blossom and where Becca’s Christmas miracle really could happen – if only she can let it…
Christmas at the Comfort Food Cafe sort of follows on from the first book in the Comfort Food Cafe series, Summer at the Comfort Food Cafe. Don’t worry though as it really does read as a stand alone, though probably will have you racing back to read book one. Where as we get to meet Laura in book one, we now get to know her sister Becca better.
I loved Becca. She reminded me of myself when I was younger. Probably not a good thing when you read the book and see what she was like growing up but I remember the childish strops and the door slamming as well as the many drunken nights in my teens. Oh, okay so there may have been a few since then also lol. Whilst she was a bit of a handful she is still a decent person who more than anything is trying to find herself. The trip to the small Dorset village is just what she needs, whether she knows it or not.
Seeing the village in the full swing of Christmas was great. My head was full of wonderful visions of the cafe, the area and he homely house that Laura and her family live in. I so wanted to be part of it all.
Whilst this may have a wonderful romance story that has you full on routing for Becca, it is essentially Becca learning some home truths about herself and leaving the past behind and getting on with the future.
A fabulous read that I raced through as couldn’t put it down.
Goodreads rating 5/5 stars.
Christmas at the Comfort Cafe is available to purchase from Amazon. (Please note that the Amazon link used is an affiliate link)