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By Debbie Macomber

During this joyous and kooky vacation novel, Debbie Macomber earrings within the season with the go back of Shirley, Goodness, and Mercy, delivering laughs, love, and a captivating dose of angelic intervention.
Shirley, Goodness, and Mercy recognize that an angel’s paintings is rarely performed, particularly in the course of a time as wondrous as New Year’s Eve. With an apprentice angel, Will, less than their wings, they descend upon occasions sq. in long island urban wanting to take part the festivities. And whilst Will spies lonely strangers within the crowd, he comes to a decision middle of the night is the best time to lend a heavenly aiding hand.      
Lucie Farrara and Aren Fairchild meet after bumping into each one other—seemingly via accident—in instances sq. on New Year’s Eve. They instantly get on well and locate they've got much in universal: Lucie is a burgeoning chef and Aren is a revered foodstuff critic. yet simply as speedy as they’re introduced jointly, one other coincidence tears them aside, leaving Lucie and Aren with out method to reconnect.
A 12 months later, Lucie is the chef of an acclaimed new eating place and Aren is a profitable columnist for a massive long island newspaper. For forever that’s handed, the 2 haven't forgotten their one serendipitous evening—and neither have Shirley, Goodness, Mercy, and should. To reunite the younger couple, the angels cook dinner up an excellent plan: combine real love, a moment likelihood, and a beneficiant sprinkle of mischief to create an unforgettable Christmas miracle.

Praise for Angels on the Table
“This pleasant mixture of romance, humor, desire and happenstance is the fitting recipe for vacation cheer.”—
“Rings in Christmas in tried-and-true Macomber variety, with romance and a marginally of heavenly magic.”—Kirkus Reviews
“The angels’ antics are a highly hilarious and wonderful bonus to a hot love story.”—Bookreporter
“[A] sweetly captivating vacation romance.”—Library Journal

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You can afford to say that,” they would say. After a while, he could. He got up every morning and went home every night without worrying. Was that true? Was that possible? Or was that just the story he told himself? “We’re almost done,” a mechanical voice droned through the speaker in his coffin, interrupting the flow of thoughts. He lay on the flat bed of the scanner thinking about his exwife. Why had he called her? Because it was late in New York City and he knew she’d be home? Because she was the mother t h i s b o o k w i l l s av e yo u r l i f e 19 of his child?

What should have been an up, a moment cele­ brating two young people starting a life together, became a theme of nothing being quite good enough. She threw herself into work—determined that, one way or another, she would get exactly what she wanted—and he quickly felt left out. In an effort to do good, to get her attention, he too threw himself into work, and it became all about the money, making enough to impress her and then enough to protect himself, and then just raking it in, making money from money.

Are you all right? ” He is still crying. ” He shakes his head no and stops crying. “Let’s do something different. ” He is happy to turn away, to lie facedown. “I didn’t feel well last night,” he confesses. “I went to the hospital. ” “You should have called me,” she says. ” “I didn’t want to cancel,” he says. ” “It’s OK,” she says. The same small words they said last night as they lifted the stretcher into the ambulance. He was t h i s b o o k w i l l s av e yo u r l i f e 45 glad they were there, that group of men, an impromptu pow­ wow, taking him seriously, not telling him to snap out of it, pull himself together, keep marching.

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