Saturday, March 14, 2015

The Christmas Cat By: Melody Carlson

After years abroad, Garrison Brown returns home to Vancouver to build a new life. When his beloved grandmother passes away a few weeks before Christmas, Garrison goes to her house to sort out her belongings, including six cats who need new homes. While Garrison hopes to dispense with the task quickly, his grandmother's instructions don't allow for speed. She has left Garrison with some challenging requirements for the future homes of her furry friends--plus a sizeable monetary gift for the new owners. Garrison's job is to match the cats with the right owners without disclosing the surprise gift. Along the way, he may just meet someone who can make him stay.

Humorous and heartwarming, this latest Christmas story from bestselling author Melody Carlson is the perfect gift for pet lovers and anyone in whose heart Christmas holds a special place.

Melody Carlson
Melody Carlson has written more than 200 books (with sales around 6.5 million) for teens, women and children. That's a lot of books, but mostly she considers herself a "storyteller." Her novels range from serious issues like schizophrenia (Finding Alice) to lighter topics like house-flipping (A Mile in My Flip-Flops) but most of the inspiration behind her fiction comes right out of real life. Her young adult novels (Diary of a Teenage Girl, TrueColors etc.) appeal to teenage girls around the world. Her annual Christmas novellas become more popular each year. She's won a number of awards (including Romantic Time's Career Achievement Award, the Rita and the Gold Medallion) and some of her books have been optioned for film/TV. Carlson has two grown sons and makes her home in the Pacific Northwest with her husband and yellow Lab dog. 
To find out more about Melody Carlson, visit her website at 

My Review
The Christmas Cat
By: Melody Carlson

What a delightful Christmas story!!! Garrison Brown goes back home and his aunt has dies and left him her estate.  But to find out he has to meet certain stipulations. He has all these cats his aunt has been taking care of, he has to find a suitable home for each of them, but the people who adopt have to meet certain standards. With each cat adopted  the person will get a lump some of money, but not told this before hand. Can Garrison find the perfect home for each of these cats? O I forgot to mention a pretty little gal named Cara. Can there be a future here for Garrison and Cara? Loved the book and great characters. You won't be disappointed.  Melody Carlson writes wonderful books. 

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