Natalie Pearce has a tough year. The story begins just before Natalie's mother has a stroke and Natalie blames herself for not being there. As the year progresses, she separates from her husband and becomes estranged from her daughter. Then things start to go wrong at work. Spoiler alert - there is a happy ending. But you have to wade through a lot of grief to get there. It is a good read; and a good Christmas story.
1. Merry Christmas!