A Winter Beneath the Stars
lose yourself in a heartwarming and magical Christmas read
By Jo Thomas
Take a journey under the stars with a story that will warm your heart this winter from the author of Late Summer in the Vineyard and Sunset Over the Cherry Orchard
'A sparkling, heartwarming hug of a story' Miranda Dickinson
Escape to snowy Sweden in the gorgeous new novel from the author of Late Summer in the Vineyard and Sunset Over the Cherry Orchard. Fans of Jill Mansell and Milly Johnson will love this unforgettable winter story from Jo Thomas.
Halley has been running from her problems for years.
On a courier trip to Tallfors, deep in Swedish Lapland, everything is going to plan. Halley has her bag, with two precious wedding rings inside for delivery... until she doesn't.
The only way to save the wedding is to team up with mysterious reindeer herder Bjorn, the one person who can lead her across the snowy tundra to be reunited with her bag.
On a journey of a lifetime beneath the stars, with only the reindeer and a bad-tempered stranger for company beside the fire, Halley realises that she will need to confront her past heartaches in order to let the warmth of love in once more...
Readers have been captivated by Jo Thomas's feel-good novels:
'Warm, funny, romantic with a terrific sense of place. I loved it!' Katie Fforde
'A story that stays wiht you long after the last page is turned' Milly Johnson
'What a gorgeous book! Reading it felt like the best kind of holiday' Lucy Diamond
'Sheer rom-com brilliance!' Heat
'Perfect escapism' Marie Claire
Jo Thomas worked for many years as a reporter and producer, first for BBC Radio 5, before moving on to Radio 2's The Steve Wright Show. In 2013 Jo won the RNA Katie Fforde Bursary. Her debut novel, The Oyster Catcher, was a runaway bestseller in ebook and was awarded the 2014 RNA Joan Hessayon Award and the 2014 Festival of Romance Best Ebook Award. Jo lives in the Vale of Glamorgan with her husband and three children.
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29 Nov 2018
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Batten down the hatches then open the pages and slip into Jo's snow-filled world. Magically romantic ... a book that wraps its arms around you and pulls you in. Best read in front a crackling log fire. — Milly Johnson
This hygge of a book took me straight to Lapland and the characters went straight to my heart. — Katie Fforde
A Winter Beneath the Stars is a sparkling, heartwarming hug of a story, sprinkled with winter magic. Evocative, romantic and full of heart, it's a perfect treat to curl up with. I loved it! — Miranda Dickinson
From the very first page of this winter read you will find yourself enveloped in the wonder of its setting and characters. — Woman Magazine
Sheer rom-com brilliance! — Heat
A sunny, romantic, escapist read — Woman & Home
Romantic and funny, this is a great addition to any bookshelf — Sun
Well worth a read — Carole Matthews
It had my heart racing and my taste buds tingling; the perfect blend of escapism, romance and Jo's inimitable warmth. I devoured it! — Cathy Bramley
Perfect escapism — Marie Claire
An utterly charming read full of rustic romance and adventure — Woman magazine
Perfect for those who dream of a new life in the sun! — My Weekly
A heart-warming tale — Ali McNamara
Perfect summer read — Liz Fenwick
A warm summer breeze of a story that's full of atmosphere and romance — S Magazine
A charming and delightful slice of escapist romantic fiction — Heat
The ultimate cheery tale — Sun