Listen for the echoes of Christmas carols in Darlene Franklin’s books through samples from three of her recent series.
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An Apple for Christmas is part of an 8-author series, Christmas Traditions, which has been an Amazon best-seller. Ruby Nelson left her job at developing new varieties of apples to teach at a girl’s school. Turns out the father of twin girls in her class owns the largest orchard in Vermont.
Christmas Visitors is one of a trilogy of my Christmas stories, Gifts of Christmas. Five years ago Cora Grace allowed a traveling couple into her home when the wife went into labor. After her death, Cora helped the widower Alex Miller raise the baby. Now three visitors from the East arrive – with business with Alex. Their presence shakes the comfortable world Cora and Alex have made for themselves – will it draw them even closer together, or push them apart?
Settle back and sing along.