Is there anything better than a laugh-out-loud, chuckle-from-the-buckle read?
Once again, Lady Lydingham and Lady Dunwell -from My Wicked Little Lies- meet again at Fenwick and Sons' ladies Tearoom. Camille and Beryl are identical twins. Camille has met a prince and expects that he will propose to her over Christmas. In order to ensure this will happen, Camille decides to have Christmas at Milton Manor, since her prince desires the experience a traditional, old-fashioned Christmas. Since Camille fears her family is not good enough for the prince, she -without thinking- decides to hire a troupe of actors to play the parts of her family and the servants for the holidays. Fortunately for Beryl, she and her husband are invited to join the festivities at Milton Manor.
Since their family will be out of town over the holidays, nothing could possibly go wrong, right?
Grayson Elliott left England - to make his fortune- the day after he laid his heart out on the table to the love of his life, Camille, hurt by her response. Now, eleven years later, he's back and extremely wealthy, though a title he still lacks. In order to prove that he no longer has feelings for Camille, Grayson agrees to take a basket of baked goods to Milton Manor. Of course, since nothing can go wrong in Camille's plans, it is to be expected that when Grayson sees Camille, he realizes he still loves her and inserts himself into her family production as a cousin. However, Grayson is determined not to let Camille go this time around.
WHAT HAPPENS AT CHRISTMAS is a hysterical romance that details what happens when anything that could go wrong does. Victoria Alexander proves why she's is bestseller again and again. In the end, this is a story of forgiveness and love. The plot is engaging, the characters are all realistic, well developed and satisfying.
Camille, Lady Lydingham, knows precisely what she wants for Christmas — an official engagement to a handsome, dashing prince. Her very proper suitor expects a proper English family and the perfect Dickensian Christmas, which leaves the lovely widow with a slight problem. The last thing Camille wants is for the prince to meet her unconventional relatives. But with the aid of a troupe of actors, Camille intends to pull off a Christmas deception of massive proportions. At least until Grayson Elliot shows up. A dozen years ago, he declared his love on the day before her marriage to another man, then vanished from her life. Now he’s back, gate-crashing Camille’s already chaotic house party, playing absolute havoc with her scheme — and with her heart. Because for Grayson, losing Camille once was quite bad enough. Losing her twice? Unthinkable. And he’ll find a way to show her they belong together — for this season, and every Christmas yet to come…