Really enjoyed this simple but heartwarming story immensely . . . wonderful descriptions of weather , elements, Christmas, emotions, characters . . . liked and found believable. --Goodreads, November 1st 2011
Beautiful use of strong imagery and simple narration . . . emotive, ultimately positive story of family, Christmas and second chances. --Goodreads, September 12th 2011
Very easy to read . . . simple but engaging story . . . young widow, young son. . . . while away hours . . . heartwarming story will do this. --Goodreads, 4th September 2011
Keeps you page turning . . . beautiful descriptive writing
that paints pictures in your minds eye. A good story with emotions involved.
--Amazon.com, 29th June 2011
The story begins one December, in the run-up towards Christmas, when the weather is cold but there is no snow. Young Tom loves snow, and all he really wants for Christmas is to see it fall from the sky to be admired and loved and played with and turned into snowmen and . . . well, whatever else you can imagine a six-year-old might want to do with a good deep snowfall.
But - it stays up there in the sky. So Tom, ever resourceful, takes his Christmas wish to Father Christmas.
It isn't long, however, before he realises that there are other wishes he might have asked for - perhaps better ones, less selfish ones. Will he be able to change his mind? Will Father Christmas agree to edit his list? What will happen in the end?
If you'd like to find out, take a look at the free preview chapters.
Please note: In spite of Tom's part in the story, this is a book for adults. Christmas holds sorrows as well as joys for many people, including Tom's lone mother. But sometimes, just sometimes, things do work out happily, after all.