With Christmas just around the corner, the residents of Skipley village are gearing up for the annual bake off, and tensions are high.
Winning means a lot to everyone involved – talented cake-shop owner Katie dreams of baking stardom, Rachel wants to prove she’s more than a stay-at-home mum, and John hopes his culinary skills will impress the woman he loves.
But when the judges discover that some cakes have been tampered with, the villagers’ loyalties are called into question – whose ambition would stretch to sabotage, and why?
The Christmas Bake-Off is an exclusive taster from the author of Meet Me Under the Mistletoe. This ebook edition also includes bonus recipes for cinnamon cookies and vanilla and almond biscuits.
This is a cute little eBook that i downloaded for free and read to break up reading Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy.
The story is about some of the villagers of Skipley, who are entering in the village’s annual Christmas bake off. Unfortunately disaster strikes when the judges discover sabotage among some of the entries. Who is responsible? And why would anyone in the village do that?
Obviously the story is very short – only three chapters, but from the very first page it felt like i was a part of the village of Skipley. It was well written, interesting and had a great twist. I was very impressed with the author and her ability to draw you in so quickly and feel like you have known the characters your entire life. I was also impressed with the range of emotions i experienced from reading this. Especially in one scene, i don’t know if it annoyed me more because i live in a small village or if he was just a really big pooface!
I hope to one day read her book, Meet Me Under The Mistletoe – as i have great expectations after reading this!
If you’re looking for a short, lighthearted read, then i would definitely recommend this. Plus it’s free – you can’t go wrong!