Old Fashioned Christmas
Raised on a New Hampshire farm by her hard-working mother, Mathilda 'Tilly' Bassett had dreams of becoming a writer. Thousands of miles from home, some dreams are beginning to come true.For years, Tillys dreams expanded far beyond her New Hampshire horizons. Then comes the opportunity to reach those dreams when her seasoned and wealthy grandmother, Isabella Caldwell, a true force of nature, who has made it her mission to show Tilly the world, uproots her from her humble life. Now, just ten days before Christmas, theyve arrived in Dublin for a purposeful visit: Isabella is introducing Tilly to Earl of Shannon, Irelands poet laureate, Isabellas old friend, and Tillys new mentorall part of a grand scheme to make Tilly a published author. But with her independent Yankee spirit still showing beneath the finery, and a tongue sharp enough to clip a hedge, Tillys making an impression few will forget.