Summary Courtesy of Harlequin Books
Hearts are lighter and wishes burn a little brighter at Christmas…
Elizabeth Hamilton has been lost. Trapped in a tangle of postpartum depression and grief after the death of her beloved parents, she couldn’t quite see the way back to her husband and their two beautiful kids…until a car accident stole away her memories and changed her life. And when she finally remembered the sound of little Cassie’s laugh, the baby powder smell of Bridger and the feel of her husband’s hand in hers, Elizabeth worried that they’d moved on without her. That she’d missed too much. That perhaps she wasn’t the right mother for her kids or wife for Luke, no matter how much she loved them.
But now, seven years later, Luke finds her in a nearby town and brings Elizabeth back home to the family she loves, just in time for Christmas. And being reunited with Luke and her children is better than anything Elizabeth could have imagined. As they all trim the tree and bake cookies, making new holiday memories, Elizabeth and Luke are drawn ever closer. Can the hurt of the past seven years be healed over the course of one Christmas season and bring the Hamiltons the gift of a new beginning?
I received an ARC of "Coming Home for Christmas" courtesy of the author and publisher in exchange for an honest, unbiased review. I have been a fan of RaeAnne's work for a number of years so when I received a chance to read her new holiday book I jumped at the chance. This storyline really grabbed at the heart strings like no other book of hers had done in the past for me.
In addition to the romance this story really concentrated on the meaning of family and finding your way back to each other after a big life event. I think RaeAnne did a great job of character development. Her characters were very well written. You could tell she took her time doing the research needed.
Finally, the story was very well thought out and well written. She did a great job of not only having the characters in the book but also the right emotions for the characters. You can really tell that she did her research and plotted out this book.
I recommend this book for readers who like romance but also like books who like a little drama interwoven into it.