A Christmas in the Alps

A Christmas Novella

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Get ready for a magical mountain holiday

After a time of heartache and loss, Simone Winthrop discovers a tantalizing letter from her French great-grandmother, which seems to suggest that Simone is heir to a family treasure. Ever practical, Simone assumes the claim is baseless, but her best friend encourages her to find out for sure. Despite her deep-rooted fear of flying, she boards a jet to travel to Paris at Christmastime to uncover the truth.

During the long flight, Simone meets the charming Kyle Larsson, who's on his way to France to become an apprentice clockmaker. Though they abruptly part ways, an unexpected rendezvous in the French Alps at Simone's family's clock factory may lead to the discovery of the family treasure . . . and so much more.

Praise for Melody Carlson's Christmas novellas

"As light and sweet as a Hallmark movie."--Booklist on The Christmas Swap

"A perfect book to curl up with by the fire."--Fresh Fiction on The Christmas Swap

"A deftly crafted novel from a gifted storyteller."--The Midwest Book Review on Christmas in Winter Hill

"Intriguing, sweet, and heartfelt."--Urban Lit Magazine on Christmas in Winter Hill

"The perfect afternoon getaway during a busy holiday season."--Library Journal on A Christmas by the Sea

"A Christmas story that will warm your heart."--Family Fiction on A Christmas by the Sea

The Author

  1. Melody Carlson

    Melody Carlson

    Melody Carlson is the award-winning author of more than 250 books with sales of more than 7.5 million, including many bestselling Christmas novellas, young adult titles, and contemporary romances. She received a Romantic Times Career Achievement...

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"The perfect book to get one in the Christmas mood. It is heartfelt, engaging, and romantic. Second chances, new beginnings, and hope are in full swing in this amazing read."

Urban Lit Magazine

"A Christmas in the Alps is old-world charm with a sneaky romance drizzled in that leaves you wanting more!"

Romance Junkies

"Romantics will swoon and feel they have enjoyed an evening or two with a simple romance. This is perfect for those wanting a quick feel-good holiday read."

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