Toni DeLuca, the Italian owner of DeLuca Construction, finds herself confronted with doubts about her father and his possible deceptions—all because of the mysterious pink notes she's been receiving. Relations with Perrin Douglas who has a troubling history— but the first man in years who's interested her— is building to a peak. Yet Perrin's own personal problems and his doubts about women and God, keep getting in the way. Gossip, a Spanish proposal, an inheritance, and a sabotaged construction business may ruin Christmas for Toni's employees as well as her own happiness. Will a mysterious person succeeds in pulling off the biggest scam Appleton, West Virginia has ever seen? And will this culpritestroyToni's last chance at happiness with the man of her dreams?
My Thoughts: Welcome back to Appleton WV, where Christmas is coming, and so is a mystery. Carole Brown has spun another winner with Sabotaged Christmas. For those who love mystery and a little romance, this is for you.
I love the whimsy of Carole Brown's writing; it's fun, it's entertaining and keeps the reader wanting more!
In this book, we focus on Toni DeLuca and the mystery notes she has been receiving. Carole Brown does bring back some of our favorite characters; if only briefly to make us feel at home in Appleton.
I look forward to being invited back to Appleton and reading more from Carole Brown.
Bio: Besides being a member and active participant of many writing groups, Carole Brown enjoys mentoring beginning writers. An author of ten books, she loves to weave suspense and tough topics into her books, along with a touch of romance and whimsy, and is always on the lookout for outstanding titles and catchy ideas. She and her husband reside in SE Ohio but have ministered and counseled nationally and internationally. Together, they enjoy their grandsons, traveling, gardening, good food, the simple life, and did she mention their grandsons?
I received this book free from the publisher. I was not required to write a positive review and the opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255 : “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.”