Carrie Blake loves her job as a nanny but, while her friends are settling down, all of Carrie’s spare time is spent with other people’s families. Though it breaks her heart, her New Year’s resolution is to embark on a new career and fix her love life.
As Carrie starts her last job, she’s sure she’ll be going out on a high – the house is amazing , the kids are adorable, and she’s in charge of decorating the tree!
The only problem could be her boss… single-dad Adam Fletcher might be both handsome and successful, but he’s always working. Doesn’t he realise he’s missing out on precious moments with his son and daughter?
As Adam’s family arrive for Christmas including his sensitive sister, Sharon, and his fun-loving elderly Grandpa, Walter, Carrie realises that she might just have found the perfect allies in her quest to persuade Adam to loosen up. There’s still time for Carrie to make this the best Christmas ever… after all, Christmas is the time for miracles, isn’t it? Let the festivities begin!
Carrie Blake has been a successful nanny for many years. At the age of thirty-three, having worked around the clock every single day and night with other families, she’d never had the chance to have a life outside of work. She hadn’t dated anyone seriously, and she hadn’t been able to learn who she wanted to be. Carrie wanted children, a loving husband - a family of her own. With children, Carrie was a natural - but in her own life, she felt helpless.
Jenny has done it again! I loved Jenny's previous novels Coming Home For Christmas and Love Me For Me and also loved A Christmas To Remember.
I enjoyed reading about Carrie's journey. She is auch a heart-warming character. You feel that she loves being a nanny. She is so good with Adams children but frankly, I had some tiny issues with her. When Carrie is around Adam she behaving like a teenanger sometimes, not a thirty-three years old woman. In everything she is doing (besides watching after children) she's so insecure and is questioning everything, seriously too much of a thinker! It bothered me that Carrie is complaining a lot about her life needs do move forward. THEN JUST DO SOMETHING ABOUT IT!
Now about the Fletcher's Family. Not only Carrie enjoyed them, I fell in love with them very quickly. These are a lovely bunch of people! For me, Olivia and David are the stars of the show, I constantly wanted to cuddle them.They bring you so much joy and happiness.
With A Christmas to Remember she has done another brilliant job and created such a magical chrismassy fell good read with full of heart. She's an fantastic author and with every book her writing is growing. In A Christmas to Remember Jenny Hale's writing is outstanding, her writing style at it's best.