A World War II widow, Caroline Marshall now works in a chocolate factory. When management announces a morale-boosting plan for staff to give their co-workers secret Valentines, Caroline's young son loves the idea---and hatches a plan to help find her an admirer. But what will happen when he shares his scheme with her boss? 160 pages, softcover from Center Street.
MELODY CARLSON is a bestselling and award-winning author of more than 200 books for adults, teens, and children that have sold over 6 million copies. She writes women's fiction to which women of all ages can relate and young adult novels that she hopes will change lives. Her series, Diary of a Teenage Girl (Multnomah), has sold more than 775,000 copies and her Christmas novellas have sold over 590,000 copies combined. She lives in the Pacific Northwest with her husband.
A heartwarming Valentine's read...it is wonderfully cozy and gives readers a sense of what the world was like right after World War II. The perfect book to snuggle up with on a cold day.RT Book Reviews
"Ms. Carlson pens an uplifting tale of love, family and courage."RT Book Reviews on Love Gently Falling
"A sweet, quick read that celebrates love's beginnings as well the spirit of Valentine's Day."Serena Chase, USAToday.com on Once Upon a Winter's Heart
"A delightful story about the loss and recovery of romance, love and hope. . . .ONCE UPON A WINTER'S HEART will revive anyone who's given up on romance and wants a happy ending."Family Fiction on Once Upon a Winter's Heart
"A sweet love story, Once Upon a Winter's Heart is a beautiful picture of the joy of being swept off your feet."Melanie Dobson, award-winning author of Love Finds You in Mackinac Island, Michigan andWhere the Trail Ends on Once Upon a Winter's Heart
"Melody delivers all that is sweetest and best about love in this Valentine's novella and does it with a tasty dash of Italian spice. Now that's amore!"Robin Jones Gunn, bestselling author of Sisterchicks in Gondolas on Once Upon a Winter's Heart