By Jennifer Ashley
"Revisit the Mackenzies during this heartwarming Christmas story. booklet 4.5 of the recent York instances bestselling Mackenzies / Highland Pleasures sequence. The Mackenzies assemble for a extended family Christmas and Hogmanay in Scotland. within the chaos of arrangements for the celebration--the first of Hart and Eleanor's married life--one of Ian's Ming bowls will get damaged, and the relatives scrambles to avoid wasting the day. Daniel busily runs a making a bet ring for every thing from the hour Eleanor's child will arrive, as to whether Mac's former-pugilist valet can win a boxing fit, to who stands out as the first of the various site visitors to be stuck below the mistletoe. Ian starts a brand new obsession, and Beth fears that the lack of certainly one of his beneficial bowls has made him withdraw once again into his deepest world.
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concerning the writer
D. P. Macbeth was once born and raised in New England and has lived in Massachusetts, Connecticut, Vermont and New Hampshire. He wrote this novel for his spouse in achievement of a promise he made to her after they attended collage jointly in Vermont. The depictions of Australia are encouraged by way of work trips to Sydney and Melbourne. The vistas of the good Ocean highway, specifically Apollo Bay and Airey's Inlet have been brought to him by way of his son who lives within the Dandenong Mountains overlooking Victoria's Yarra Valley.
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Additional resources for A Mackenzie Family Christmas: The Perfect Gift (Mackenzies & McBrides, Book 4.5)
And you’re the Marquis de Sade, I suppose. That’s what she thought but didn’t dare say aloud. The smaller of the ugly rubber boats, known as an IBS, Inflatable Boat, Small, weighed almost three hundred pounds. It was twelve feet long and six feet wide. Trainees were required to carry the boats on their heads almost constantly, even as they ran. An equal number of trainees were on each side for balance. After a while, the three hundred pounds felt like a thousand, and the boats did irreparable damage to a lady’s hair.
Nay, what is it with you and King Olaf’s daughter? ” Oslac looked horrified now that the tables were turned on him. His good friend had been married at one time to the most disagreeable woman that ever was born. Girda drowned one day, two years past, whilst nagging Oslac as he’d prepared to board a longship. Yea, it was wrong to take pleasure in anyone’s death, but really, Girda had been beyond shrewish. One time she had even carped at Oslac to help with the laundry, and when he refused by laughing at her, she had attacked him with a broom.
God forbid! . would be rolled back and have to do it all over. This Rock Portage rotation, the culmination of Hell Week in WEALS, was not as demanding as a BUD/S Hell Week for SEAL trainees. Still, this was worse than the time she’d crashed her motorcycle after a triple wheelie over a California freeway in Die Again 5. Hellish, for sure. She’d broken both legs and three ribs. Her head pounded with pain. Her throat and chest burned from all the water she’d swallowed and then upchucked. Nausea churned inside her stomach.
A Mackenzie Family Christmas: The Perfect Gift (Mackenzies & McBrides, Book 4.5) by Jennifer Ashley