Title: TWICE LOVED
Author: Wanda E. Brunstetter
Publisher: Barbour Books
Genre: Christmas novella / historical
Christmas 1945 offers a new beginning for a widow and widower
A position in a used toy shop is an answer to prayer for Bev Winters, who finds herself widowed with a young daughter after World War II. But when her employer shows her surprising kindness, she is unsure how to react.
After his wife’s death, Dan Fisher dutifully maintains her used toy shop and closes his heart to ever loving another woman. Then Bev Winters enters his life, and he is drawn to help her and her daughter. Will this working relationship turn into love?
Bestselling author Wanda E. Brunstetter brings you a touching story of a single mother widowed after World War II. Bev Winters’s new job is an answer to prayer and just in time for Christmas—until her boss’s kindness awakens an old longing. Will her pride allow love after loss? Also enjoy a collection of 1940s recipes and handcrafts along with stories and trivia about Christmas 1946.
TWICE LOVED is a sweet WWII Christmas novella, only 144 pages, that is easily read in an evening. I enjoyed getting to know Bev and Dan and watching them interact with each other and the different circumstances life threw at them. I loved Dan’s kindness—and felt Bev’s reactions were over the top rude at times.
If you are looking for a WWII Christmas novella, pick up TWICE LOVED. It’s a timeless Christmas treasure to be enjoyed year after years. $7.84 Kindle. $8.25 hardcover. 144 pages.