Crystal Coast Book 4
by Lori Hayes
Iron Stream Media (Bling! Romance)
October 19, 2021
Available in: e-Book, Trade Size
When Christmas magic fills a house, the charm of falling in love becomes possible—especially in this heartfelt holiday story from award-winning author Lori Hayes.
An old farmhouse on a salt marsh is said to have Christmas magic. As the legend goes, whoever moves into the homestead will not only fall in love but be married by Christmas. Terri McMillan is burnt-out on city life. She wants to buy the house, but the owner, Matt Baker, requests one final Christmas in his grandparent’s home before selling it. When Terri and Matt discover letters and a diary from the Vietnam War era, an old family secret is revealed. Could love like this still exist? The magic of Christmas just might be working.
Award-winning author, Lori Hayes, writes small town women’s fiction with the focus on friendships and light romance. Often times, the setting is rural North Carolina and the coast. She promises to deliver a happy ending in exchange for your much-appreciated time reading her novels. She lives with her family in North Carolina, and while she hopes to someday say she lives near the beach, right now she is a short drive from the ocean. She thinks it’s important to focus on what you have and to appreciate the small things around you, like the tang of salt in the air. For then it becomes possible for your dreams to come true, like her dream of writing and to be published. She thanks her mother for her career. One day her mom planted the seed for Lori to be a writer, and it took hold. And as her grandfather always said, Stop talking about it and do something. So she did. While her son took afternoon naps, she sat down and started her first novel. Quickly she learned it wasn’t so easy. She bought everything she could find on the subject, and to this day she’s still buying books to study. She believes life is one lesson made up of many shorter ones. Tell the story of your own life and it will come to fruition. She’s living proof.