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Christmastime 1939: Prequel to the Christmastime Series CHRISTMASTIME Prequel To The Christmastime Series Introduces The Reader To The World Of Christmastime Set In Brooklyn, We Meet The Young Widow Lillian Hapsey And Her Two Sons, Tommy And Gabriel Even Though The Christmas Season Is Just Around The Corner, Lillian Has No Christmas Spirit Alone, Unhappy With Her Job, And Plagued By Financial Concerns, Christmas Has Become A Burden To Her Overshadowing Everything Is The War In Europe Despite The Setbacks, Lillian Is Determined To Give Her Sons A Happy Christmas Can She Rekindle Her Girlhood Love For The Holiday Season Rediscovering Her Touchstone Just Might Be The Key To Unlocking The Excitement And Magic Of Christmas

About the Author: Linda Mahkovec

Linda Mahkovec is the author of The Christmastime Series, love stories set predominantly in New York City during the World War II years She also has two collections of short stories, The Dreams of Youth and Seven Tales of Love, and a contemporary novel set in Seattle, The Garden House.Used to write as Agnes IreneThemes of love, family, home, and making the most out of life dominate her stories, and though they may be set against the backdrop of war, or deal with the disappointments in life, the overarching feel is uplifting and hopeful One thread that runs through much of her work is that of the female character with an artist sensibility whether she is a painter, a gardener, or simply someone who lives creatively and seeks out a life of beauty and meaning.Another thread in Mahkovec s work is the celebration of the seasons the thrill of the first flowers of spring, barefoot summer nights, the nostalgic beauty of fall, and delight in the first snowfall.Mahkovec was born and raised in a small town in Illinois She then spent several years in the San Francisco Bay area and Seattle, and for the past thirty years has lived in New York City She has a PhD in English, specializing in Victorian literature.To find out , please visit her at lindamahkovec.com.

10 thoughts on “Christmastime 1939: Prequel to the Christmastime Series

  1. says:

    Christmastime 1939 is a prequel novella that introduces characters featured in the five book so far Christmastime series set in the 1940s This installment centers on Lillian, a single mother of two young boys Hitler is causing havoc in Europe and t

  2. says:

    3 Stars ..CHRISTMASTIME 1939 is a 158 page prequel to the CHRISTMASTIME series about a widowed mother struggling to meet the rent and raise two vivacious young boys Lillian works hard for a Scrooge like ole curmudgeon in a retail department store who tests

  3. says:

    Bah Humbug Christmastime 1939 is a prequel novella set in Brooklyn Lillian Hapsey is a young widow struggling to make ends meet With Christmas just around the corner and two young sons, Tommy and Gabriel, to feed and clothe, buy a tree and presents is just oneworr

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    Christmastime 1939 is a nostaglic trip back to 1939before World War Two, when life seemed easier Except life isn t easy for Lillian, a young widow with two young boys Lillian struggles to make ends meet and raise her boys on her own She has lost the spirit of Christmas an

  5. says:

    Nice Christmas story Easy read.

  6. says:

    Nostalgic Christmas storyChristmastime 1939 is a warm and nostalgic book about Lillian, a young widow with two little boys The Christmas season finds her struggling with motherhood and the challenges of every day life, and she s having a hard time getting into the Christmas spirit This i

  7. says:

    Who doesn t love a sweet heartwarming Christmas story I mean, this has all the makings of a really good Hallmark movie and did you know there are SIX books total in the Christmastime series by Linda Mahkovec That s six times the Christmas people The entire Christmastime series is mostly set in N

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    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here Christmastime 1939 by Linda Mahkovec is a beautiful story of a young widowed mother of two young boys overcoming the odds placed before her Lillian realizes thru the comments of her young children that she has not embraced t

  9. says:

    Lindas Book Obsession reviews Christmastime 1939 Prequel to the Christmastime Series by Linda MahkovecWhat a wonderful, delightful, entertaining treat to back track and enter the Christmastime 1939 Prequel to the Christmastime Series by Linda Mahkovec I enjoyed visiting Lillian Hapsey and her two young sons, wh

  10. says:

    What a lovely and nostalgic prequel to the Christmastime Series I haven t read the series but found the premise of this book to be charming and wanted to read it It is that time of year, right Lillian Hapsey is a diamond in the rough character with the talent to draw, she is a widow and has two sons This hidden talent

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