Wrapped Up For Christmas #BookReview #BlogTour #HQDigital #NetGalley #RachelsRandomResources #Giveaway

Written by Katlyn Duncan


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Wrapped Up For Christmas


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It’s the most wonderful time of the year… but not for Angie Martinelli…

Having lost her boyfriend, job, and apartment all in the space of a week, Angie has no choice but to leave California and return to her family in New England.

Determined not to let life weigh her down, Angie finds work at the local mall where she worked as a teenager. After an embarrassing run-in with a handsome stranger, Nick, she’s convinced her luck is about to change.

But Nick has secrets of his own…  and as the first flakes of snow begin to fall, Angie can’t help but wonder if she’ll ever find love.


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Festive Romance with Christmas Spirit!      Stars 4


What a lovely Christmas book … just oozing Christmas spirit and oodles of feel-good factor.

Angie has spent the last few years living in the warmth of California; she expected to be there for this festive season too, but then finds herself out of a job, a relationship and a home all within the space of a week. She heads home to her mother in New England, determined to keep her chin up and move on with her life. With no-one rushing to hire her for her talents over the holiday season, she picks up a job at the local mall, and finds herself frequently bumping into a man she first met in an embarrassing situation and can’t deny there is an attraction – but she is determined not to jump out of the frying pan and into the fire . . .

So many people head home for Christmas each year with hopes in their hearts for a peaceful time with their families and this novel capitalises on that. It’s a really good read encompassing all the good things of the season: happiness, sparkle, festive food – albeit with an Italian flavour – family, romance, and a healthy dose of Christmas spirit! Beautifully written, with plenty of ups and downs to keep interest, this flows really well and is an easy and enjoyable read – and one I immersed myself in. I do love a Christmas romance, and this one fits the bill perfectly. A well-penned novel which will appeal to all those who like to bury themselves in Christmas reads at this – or any other – time  of year, and well worth the four stars I’m happy to give it.

My thanks to publishers HQ Digital for my copy via NetGalley and to Rachel’s Random Resources for my spot in this Blog Tour. All given opinions are strictly honest and entirely my own.


Tags: Christmas, romance
  • Format: ebook, paperback
  • Size: 248 pages
  • Publisher: HQDigital
  • Publication Date: 1 October 2019
  • Purchase Links: Google Play
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Author Bio


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Coming from a small town in Western Massachusetts, Katlyn Duncan always had her head in the clouds. Working as a scientist for most of her adult life, she enjoyed breaking down the hows and whys of life. This translated into her love of stories and getting into the minds of her characters.

Currently, she’s a full-time author and freelance writer. When she’s not writing, she’s obsessing over many (many) television series’.

She currently resides in Southern New England with her family. Check out more about her writing and current TV addiction in her newsletter, and on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter!

SCBWI & RWA Member.


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8. Giveaway


Giveaway to Win a book of your choice from The Book Depository up to the value of $25 (Open Internationally)
*Terms and Conditions –Worldwide entries welcome, so long as The Book Depository delivers to your country.  Please enter using the Rafflecopter box below.  The winner will be selected at random via Rafflecopter from all valid entries and will be notified by Twitter and/or email. If no response is received within 7 days then Rachel’s Random Resources reserves the right to select an alternative winner. Open to all entrants aged 18 or over.  Any personal data given as part of the competition entry is used for this purpose only and will not be shared with third parties, with the exception of the winners’ information. This will passed to the giveaway organiser and used only for fulfilment of the prize, after which time Rachel’s Random Resources will delete the data.  I am not responsible for despatch or delivery of the prize.




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