Home in Time for Christmas

Home in Time for Christmas

Book - 2009
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Baker & Taylor
When she rescues a man claiming to be a patriot soldier, sentenced to death by British authorities, Melody Tarleton takes the stranger to her parent's house where a little Christmas magic, some enchanted petals and ancient potions take them on an unimaginable adventure. Reprint.

Harlequin
Melody Tarleton is driving home for Christmas when a man?clad in Revolutionary War–era costume?appears out of nowhere, right in the path of her car. Shaken, she takes the injured stranger in, listening with concern to Jake Mallory's fantastic claim that he's a Patriot soldier executed by British authorities.

Bringing Jake to her parents' house, Melody concocts a story to explain the handsome holiday guest with the courtly manners and strange clothes. Mark, her close friend who wishes he were more, is skeptical, but her family is fascinated. So is Melody. Jake is passionate, charming and utterly unlike anyone she's ever met. Can he really be who he claims? And can a man from the distant past be the future she truly longs for?

Baker
& Taylor

When she rescues a man claiming to be a Revolutionary War soldier sentenced to death by British authorities, Melody Tarleton brings him to her parents' house, where some Christmas magic takes them on an unimaginable adventure.

Simon and Schuster


Melody Tarleton is driving home for Christmas when a man—clad in Revolutionary War–era costume—appears out of nowhere, right in the path of her car. Shaken, she takes the injured stranger in, listening with concern to Jake Mallory's fantastic claim that he's a Patriot soldier executed by British authorities.

Bringing Jake to her parents' house, Melody concocts a story to explain the handsome holiday guest with the courtly manners and strange clothes. Mark, her close friend who wishes he were more, is skeptical, but her family is fascinated. So is Melody. Jake is passionate, charming and utterly unlike anyone she's ever met. Can he really be who he claims? And can a man from the distant past be the future she truly longs for?



Publisher: Don Mills, Ont. : MIRA, c2009
ISBN: 9780778328230
9780778326878
Branch Call Number: FIC GRA
Characteristics: 330 p. ;,20 cm.

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NDKman
Jan 01, 2018

I was pleasantly surprised by the story. An excellent read and very enjoyable. I will be trying out more of this author in the future.

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RescueDog
Dec 29, 2016

I also enjoyed the story more than I expected to. I thought the author did a good job of imagining what somebody from 1776 would think of the modern world.

ArapahoeKati Dec 15, 2016

I was pleasantly surprised by this guilty little read of a Christmasy book! A man, about to be hanged for treason in 1776, is transported to modern day...and, of course, love ensues.

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katheevz
Nov 29, 2010

Typical.

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