Review of “Her Last Christmas” by Melonie Phillips

Christmas is a trying time for the aged, and it is no different for Mary Beth. But this year she has a secret. A tender yuletide tale perfect for the holidays, or any other time of the year.

This is a cute little story about a bereft family of a fallen soldier and their elderly neighbor helping each other through a tough Christmas.  It contains such religious undertones as are expected in a seasonal piece but does not proselytize. It stands in serious need of copyediting. The plot twist falls a little short of O. Henry but has a pleasant aftertaste. A quick and easy read.

3/5 stars
Reviewed by Purity Jones


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