Read Winter Trees (Seasons of Marigold Manor, #1) Online Free - Meet the residents and staff of Marigold Manor Assisted Living: Ginny, the grieving Activities Director; Chester, the facility’s friendly chef with a secret; Edith, the practical farmer’s widow; and Frank, the retired Navy Admiral.
Ginny struggles to make the holidays joyful for the residents, while still mourning the death of her fiancé. Edith and Frank decide it’s time for an intervention. The two conspire to play matchmaker between Ginny and Chester. The task isn’t an easy one. Ginny must find a way to let go of her grief, and Chester’s past may stop any romance from growing.
But the two matchmakers are nothing if not persistent. They’ve lived too long, and learned too much, to give up hope. They know that barren winter trees bloom again in the spring and everyone deserves a second chance at love.
Semi-finalist Christian Writers Guild’s Operation First Novel Contest 2010
|Title||:||Winter Trees (Seasons of Marigold Manor, #1)|
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September 13, 2014
It's so refreshing to read a Christian fiction novel where the characters and story are believable. Ginny's journey throughout the book doesn't feel contrived or forced as so many contemporary Christian books I've read do. And it's great to have faith interjected rather than forced on me as I'm r...
March 24, 2016
Christmas is in the air at Marigold Manor!I was pleasantly surprised by this book. I won it here on goodreads. I wasn't really in the mood to read another contemporary love story. (I prefer historical) But I started reading and I couldn't put it down! The story line flows beautifully. Jinny is th...
September 05, 2014
Having received an Advanced Reader Copy, I immediately dove into this wonderful story of love, loss, and hope. The characters are real, the feelings identifiable, the overall message of trusting in God's plan for us--it was a breath of fresh air. Truly heartwarming. I'd recommend this novel to an...
February 21, 2018
Meet the residents and staff of Marigold Manor Assisted Living: Ginny, the grieving Activities Director; Chester, the facility’s friendly chef with a secret; Edith, the practical farmer’s widow; and Frank, the retired Navy Admiral.
September 15, 2017
What a refreshing story! I have a friend in a nursing home. This story is what I wish all nursing homes were like. I like the author and look forward to reading more of her books.
September 02, 2017
While there were many story lines, they melded together and were easily followed. This was a simple, heart-warming and encouraging work suitable for many ages, but especially late 30s, middle-aged, and older folks. Highly recommended.
February 19, 2018
Beautiful love story wrapped in faith
Stokley pens a beautiful love story steeped in faith. The characters are real and the story is woven wonderfully alongside a strong belief. I would definitely recommend this author!
October 11, 2017
The characters were real, mixed up and human. It made you see below the surface of people around us. Book of hope!
November 26, 2017
I really liked this book. Story moved along and kept me hooked and anxious to finish! Liked the array of characters!
March 14, 2018
This was a good book. It was easy to read and moved along well. There were lots of great characters in it.