Love Finds You Under the Mistletoe is a treasure by two talented storytellers. This heartwarming book features a historical and a contemporary story, giving the reader a double dose of the love and joy of Christmas.

In Brand’s “An Appalachian Christmas,” Julia Mayfield is determined to keep the promise she made to her dying sister, to take her nephew to meet his paternal grandparents in Mistletoe, Ky. When things don’t go as planned Julia must rely on the help of David Armstrong, a WWII veteran like her, to ensure a future for her and the young boy. In “Once Upon a Christmas Eve,” by Higman, Hollie Goodnight’s store has just been voted best Christmas shop in the country. The publicity makes nationwide news of her story of being an abandoned baby whom her father found on Christmas Eve. She is swept up into a new romance with an author who has come town to spotlight her life. She must then decide what lies ahead for her future. (SUMMERSIDE, Oct., 320 pp., $12.99)
Reviewed by: 
Angie Howatt