NOTE: This is the third in the trilogy of novellas about Clara and I would definitely recommend reading them in order.
I do love a Rosie Green story and Clara is such a wonderful character, I have really enjoyed getting to know her in Clara’s Secret Garden and following her adventures in A Winter Wish, so I was excited about reading Clara’s Christmas Magic and discovering what was in store for her in the third and final book in the series.
At the end of the second book, Clara and Rory finally kissed! But at the start of this story, Clara realises a relationship between them could never work out, after he has recently been romantically involved with Lois, Clara’s step-sister.
With nosy neighbour Pru threatening to report Irene as a bad mother, and Clara and Rory planning to head to New York to try to find Clara’s grandmother’s sister, there’s plenty going on here. Following Book 2, I was eager to catch up with the characters and the storylines in this final part.
The part set in New York is lovely. Never having been there, it was fun to see it all through Clara and Rory’s eyes and it did feel like I was there with them. We also meet single mum Francie and her daughter Blaise there and I thought they were both great characters too.
I want to say so much more about how I love certain characters and how the whole book made me smile, but I don’t want to give away any spoilers. So just to say I LOVED this trilogy and I’m so pleased Rosie Green is going to include some of the characters in her future books, as I don’t want to lose them forever either.
9 out of 10
Clara’s Christmas Magic
The festive season is fast approaching but with the challenges facing Clara, it looks like being anything but the most wonderful time of the year. Can she somehow find the strength to meet those challenges head-on and find her way to the perfect, happy-ever-after Christmas?
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Author Bio – Rosie’s series of novellas is centred around life in a country village cafe. ‘Clara’s Christmas Magic’ is Book 3 in a trilogy about Clara. It would make for the best reading experience if you caught up with the others first: Book 1, ‘Clara’s Secret Garden’ and Book 2 in the trio, ‘A Winter Wish’.
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