A romantic, Christmas wedding at her seaside hotel gives Delilah a chance to shine with her unique gifts. But will her light be snuffed out before the bride and groom say “I do”?
As manager of the Tidewater Inn, Delilah Carter has been planning a spectacular Christmas wedding for her friends at the grand hotel overlooking the ocean. While picking up still more twinkly lights and some last-minute groceries for the reception dinner, a huge truck runs her off the freezing, wet roads into the dark night. Her car stops just short of an enormous tree and the truck speeds off into the night. Delilah escapes with her life and has almost convinced herself the whole thing was an accident, but then she begins to receive threatening phone calls. With the wedding just hours away, she’s distracted and anxious. Then Sheriff Tom Bourne stops by the inn and volunteers to help.
Tom has always had a soft spot for Delilah, and he’s determined to protect her. But he is pulled away by a bizarre Christmas stunt that has the neighborhood reeling, and Delilah is attacked again.
Will Delilah have to cancel the Christmas wedding at Tidewater Inn? And will Tom’s protection be enough to save Delilah from the shadowy figure looming in the background?
I have always loved reading Colleen Coble’s books and this was no exception. We meet Delilah and Tom who are both lonely people heading into Christmas. Delilah masks her loneliness by helping others. Tom masks his by keeping busy with Sheriff work. When Delilah is attacked Tom has the perfect opportunity to stay close to her. As they are trying to discover who is attacking Delilah, we are caught up to date on the lives of the other characters from “The Hope Beach Series”. The only problem I had with the book is that it was too short. It would have been nice to have a little more character development. I realize novellas are short, so that wasn’t a possibility. Overall it was a very book and I would recommend this book to anyone.