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    • ISBN:9780349422626
    • Publication date:15 Nov 2018

Christmas Camp

escape into the heartwarming and magical Christmas read of 2018

By Karen Schaler

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From Karen Schaler, the award-winning writer of Netflix sensation A Christmas Prince

From Karen Schaler, the award-winning writer of the Netflix viral hit A Christmas Prince, comes a Christmas story chock full of festive spirit!

Haley 'the Grinch' Hanson's idea of the perfect Christmas is escaping into work and avoiding all the traditional distractions. Over the years, she's sacrificed her personal life to climb the ladder at a prestigious advertising agency. Now she just needs to land a coveted Christmas toy company account to make partner. But first, her boss thinks she needs a holiday attitude adjustment, so he ships her off to Christmas Camp - a mountainside retreat promising to revitalise even the most determined Scrooge's festive spirit.

Arriving reluctantly at the snowy inn, Haley meets the owner's handsome son, Jeff, and feels an instant spark. Yet despite the attraction, she's determined to 'graduate' camp as fast as possible so she can get back to work.

But it's impossible to resist the charm of the season and soon even Haley starts to live in the moment, growing ever closer to Jeff. Although when he discovers she's been conspiring with his dad to defeat Jeff's plans for the future, it will take all the magic of Christmas to bring these two hearts together . . .

'This is the perfect grab-some-hot-chocolate, snuggle-with-a-blanket, feel good holiday story. It is positively dripping with Christmas and I love everything about it' Goodreads reviewer

'Heartwarming and full of Christmas spirit!' Goodreads reviewer

'The story is adorable. Also I really want to go to Christmas Camp' Goodreaders reviewer

Biographical Notes

Karen Schaler is a three-time Emmy award-winning storyteller, author, screenwriter, journalist and national TV host. Karen says her travels throughout the U.K. inspired her to write the original screenplay for the NETFLIX hit movie A Christmas Prince. She has also written original TV Christmas movies for Hallmark and Lifetime channels. Karen is the creator and host of Travel Therapy TV and author of Travel Therapy: Where Do You Need to Go? Her travels to more than 65 countries inspired Christmas Camp the novel and movie. Karen is passionate about telling uplifting and empowering stories that are filled with heart and hope.

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  • ISBN: 9780349422619
  • Publication date: 16 Oct 2018
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Christmas Camp is a fun and engaging story chock full of Christmas spirit that will have you laughing and smiling as you read it . . a must-read for fans of Christmas themed novels - you won't want to miss out! — A Bookish Way of Life
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