Waiting on Wednesday ~Mistletoe

October 23, 2019 Memes 4

Waiting on Wednesday is a meme hosted by Breaking the Spine. Now called Can’t Wait Wednesday hosted by Wishful Endings. It’s where we display a book that we can’t wait to read because it sounds so good. ๐Ÿ™‚

Need some horror for the holidays? I know I do…lol. ๐Ÿ™‚

Leah Hamilton is looking for a new life following the tragic deaths of her husband and son. Determined to bury her grief in hard work, and desperate to escape Christmas and the pitying looks of her colleagues, she rushes through the purchase of a run-down Yorkshire farmhouse, arriving just as the snow shrouds her new home.

It may look like a Christmas card, but it’s soon clear it’s not just the house needing renovation; the land is in bad heart too. And Leah’s mind starts playing tricks on her: she hears a child playing in the snow, but although there are snowballs, there are no footprints. Is this the ghost of her son, returned to her? She starts having visions of the farm’s former occupants – the young widow and her son, the cousin who’s wooing her, the maid who shares her secrets and the handsome labourer who’s hanged for the murder of a child, a murder he didn’t commit.

Is Leah strong enough to lay the increasingly malevolent ghosts and find a way to move on? Or will her ashes end up scattered over the now-covered fields?

I will admit I sometimes have a hard time with atmospheric reads which is what this sound like, but at the same time I am curious. ๐Ÿ™‚ I love a good holiday spooky book! Release date Nov. 14th, 2019 from Quercus.

What book/s are you waiting on?

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4 Responses to “Waiting on Wednesday ~Mistletoe”

  1. Barb @ Booker T's Farm

    I thought it released later than this which is why I ordered it from Book Depository. Oh well, at least I already have it lined up for December. Why do I think I may be the guinea pig on this one???

    • Stormi

      HEHE, maybe! ๐Ÿ˜‰ Since you have it you can give it a go and let me know what you think…lol.

  2. Katherine @ I Wish I Lived in a Library

    To be honest when I saw the title of your post I was sure you hadn’t finished typing the title and it was going to be some kind of Mistletoe related cozy punny title but wow! Definitely not! This sounds good and seriously creepy and not at all cozy.

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