Secret Santa by Amanda Tru

Posted December 9, 2017 by Phyllis Helton in Book Reviews / 0 Comments

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Secret Santa by Amanda Tru

Secret Santa
by Amanda Tru


Published by Walker Hammond Publishers
Publication Date October 2012
Genres: Christmas, Christian Fiction, Clean Romance
Setting: Ohio Contemporary
Main Character Ages: 25-35
Written for: Adult
Pages: 137

Synopsis:

It was time for Hailey Rhodes to admit the truth: things were not going well. After losing her job as a teacher, she finds herself broke, unemployed, and tricked into accepting a date from a department store Santa Claus. When new opportunities and new love interests present themselves, will Hailey choose a career and a man she's always admired, or will she wait for the identity of her Secret Santa to be revealed?

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This was a fun Christmas novella.  I enjoyed the secret identity aspect of the story, and the fact that Hailey didn’t have a clue who “Santa” was.

It was really fun to try to picture Santa and two of his reindeer rappelling down the side of the building.  Amanda Tru has a great way of making her stories combine humor and serious aspects such as trusting God when things are tough.

I did just read the book through a second time (the first time was 3 years ago), and I’m not sure if I wasn’t surprised about the identity of Santa because I actually remembered what happened from before, or if it was because of the clues in the story.

 

About Amanda Tru

Amanda Tru loves to write page-turning books that inspire real-life Christianity while providing plenty of unexpected twists. She figures she loses so much sleep writing the things, it’s only fair she makes readers lose sleep with books they can’t put down! 

Amanda’s current book list includes everything from historical, to action-packed suspense, to inspirational romance, to a Christian time travel/romance series. She is also the author and organizer behind the unique, multi-author Crossroads collection series.

Amanda is a former elementary school teacher who now spends her days being mommy to her four young children and her nights furiously writing. Amanda and her family live in a small Idaho town where the number of cows outnumbers the number of people. 

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