In 1850’s London, Nathan Fletcher has driven away his dear wife Emily through his resentment of their arranged marriage. On Christmas Eve, he is finally coming to his senses and realizing how much she means to him, when he learns the dreadful news that she has left him forever. Then a devastating cable arrives stating that Emily is presumed drowned after her ship went down off the Channel.
Nathan is at the point of total despair, when a miracle occurs: Emily appears on his doorstep! But this is not the real Emily but Emily’s angel, dispatched from Heaven for just one day to be with Nathan, so the two of them may resolve their troubled marriage before she travels on to the celestial plane.
Even as Nathan reels at the knowledge that he will soon lose his bride again, he and Emily embark on a magical journey together, into the countryside and into their marriage. In the enchanting village of Avalon, they discover the real meaning of home, family, and community, as well as the true spirit of Christmas. Even as the couple reawakens their lost love, Nathan knows Emily must leave him again, before Christmas even arrives. Has he rediscovered his precious wife, only to lose her forever? Or is a second Christmas miracle too much to hope for?
CHRISTMAS WITH AN ANGEL is Eugenia Riley at her finest, a touching and tender romance novella for Christmas and every day! Approximately 25,000 words.