At the Heart of Christmas

At the Heart of Christmas

Hiring him could be her best idea. Or her worst mistake. Quinn has inherited the farm and workshop that once housed the famous Hardwick Ornament Company. She invests everything in reopening her family?s business and hires glass artist Nolan Vesser, whose family used to design ornaments for hers, to work his creative magic. After an accident burned Nolan?s studio to the Hiring him could be her best idea. Or her worst mistake. Quinn has inherited the farm and workshop...

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Title:At the Heart of Christmas
Author:Jill Monroe
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Genres:Holiday
ISBN:1947892339
Edition Language:English
Format Type:Paperback
Number of Pages:300 pages pages

At the Heart of Christmas Reviews

  • Lauren loves llamas
    Nov 03, 2018
    So, this is a Hallmark story, so you can pretty much guess what you?re getting. It?s adorably sweet, suitable for all ages, and pretty low angst. All in all, if you?re in the mood for a comforting holiday read, this will fit the bill! ?Your family big on Christmas, then?? ...
  • Donna
    Nov 26, 2018
    Quinn Hardwick has a dream of reopening her family ornament business someday. She must find a glassblower/artist to help design and produce the ornaments. She is able to persuade one of the original artist?s descendants, Nolan Vesser, to come to the Northeast to possibly join in the ...
  • C.E. Hart
    Dec 06, 2018
    A 2018 Favorite! Hiring him could be her best idea. Or her worst mistake. Don?t you just love it when a story grabs your heart, refusing to let go? That?s what this Hallmark Christmas romance does, so open your heart and enjoy a rich, sentimental tale by Jill Monroe! At ...
  • Amy
    Oct 27, 2018
    I couldn't put this book down and read it all in one sitting! It is the perfect Hallmark holiday romance! I hope they make it into a movie someday. Quinn Hardwick inherits her family's glass ornament company and decides to make it a reality once again. Her enthusiasm was tangible. ...
  • Gaele
    Nov 28, 2018
    Quinn Hardwick is one of the many Hardwicks of her generation, but the only one gifted with the connection to the family business: Hardwick Ornament Company, whose line featured hand-blown glass ornaments from its inception. Bequeathed the company, family farm house and outbuildings. B...
  • Maria Thomas
    Oct 31, 2018
    4.5 stars Clean, sweet story I enjoyed this book. It was well written and a sweet story that encompasses love and forgiveness. I liked the main characters although I did get a little irked with Nolan for not being straight forward earlier. I recognize that it was the conflict of the...
  • ItaPixie
    Dec 24, 2018
    This was a festive,cozy,lovely and sweet read. It was perfect for a Christmas novel enthusiast like me. What do a californian glass blower and a small town dreamer have in common? Their great great grandfathers work and joy the Hardwick Ornamental Company. Quinn hires Nolan to h...
  • Kayla
    Oct 20, 2018
    Thanks to Netgalley for giving me this book to read in exchange for an honest review. No compensation was given, offered, or taken to alter the opinion. At the Heart of Christmas shows us that Christmastime is all about love and forgiveness. It can also be a great time for new begi...
  • Cathy Jackson
    Nov 07, 2018
    At the Heart of Christmas is a charming book that features everything we love about a Hallmark Christmas. From page one you are instantly drawn into the world Jill Monroe is creating, and this book won't let you go. Quinn and Nolan are sweet are the sweetest, most caring people I have ...
  • Lori R
    Nov 06, 2018
    I really liked this cute, Christmas story about the Hardwick Ornament Company that seems to have two owners both related to the original company. I liked Quinn Hardwick who is hardworking and gave up everything to make her dream of reopening the ornament company come true. I also reall...
  • Amber
    Oct 05, 2018
    I received a complimentary copy of this ARC ebook from Netgalley, the author, and Hallmark publishing in exchange for an honest review. Quinn Hardwick is excited to bring the Hardwick Ornament company back to life. When she hires glassblower and designer Nolan Vesser to make the orn...
  • Lyn Faulkner
    Jan 18, 2019
    'At the Heart of Christmas' was a pure delight. It is wonderful to be reinforced in the belief that this world is full of good people and Jill Monroe does that for me with her beautiful prose evoking tender emotions. Quinn and Nolan both have real life problems that are overcome as the...
  • Ellen White
    Nov 02, 2018
    AT THE HEART OF CHRISTMAS Jill Monroe Hardwick Ornamental Company use to do a thriving business, now doors only opened to the family a few times a year. His granddaughter Quinn asks, what it takes to run a place like this, saying,?a dream has to live inside you?. Asking if she was...
  • Marsha Spohn
    Nov 07, 2018
    Reviewed at Keeper Bookshelf I fell in love with At the Heart of Christmas from the first page? and I also grew to admire two people who could be the answer to each other of everything they ever dreamed possible ? or the worst nightmare situation imaginable. Nolan and Quinn?...
  • Barbara
    Nov 10, 2018
    A beautiful story based on a Hallmark movie, of an inheritance passed down by two families. When this comes to light it brings issues that complicate the relationship that is forming between Quinn and Nolan. They have talents that complement the other. Both Quinn and Nolan are fighting...
  • Julie Carpenter
    Nov 10, 2018
    Honestly, I want to watch this movie right now! It was such a cute storyline. I loved the characters. I loved the opening scene of Quinn as a little girl and getting a quick glimpse of what made her desire to save the family Christmas ornament company burn so brightly. Nolan was a grea...
  • Dixie
    Nov 21, 2018
    I enjoyed this wholesome and family-friendly story. Quinn and Nolan were likeable characters and their character development began from each one's point of introduction. I liked that we weren't kept guessing about ulterior motives--it was all known to us, the readers. They are decent a...
  • Joy
    Oct 12, 2018
    I received this book from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. This is Quinn's starting over. Rebuilding her family's old Hardwick Ornament Company. Now all she needs is a glass-blower to create the stunning designs that everyone has come to love and expect. Nolan has los...
  • Marlene
    Nov 06, 2018
    What a wonderful way to start off the beginning of the holidays! This book is sweet and meaningful, especially during the Christmas Season. The cover depicts the story; the heart of the book is great; and, I loved the writing by this author. She has such depth to her characters and the...
  • Elsie Davis
    Nov 25, 2018
    Wonderful story. Nolan has been through a lot and Quinn ....well, she's Quinn. Wonderful person through and through and the perfect person to help Nolan through troubling times. #attheheartofchristmas #netgalley #sweetromance ...
  • Jena Henry
    Oct 21, 2018
    For years, the Hardwick Ornament Company?s artisan glass blown ornaments were ?must haves? for family Christmas trees. Two families, the Hardwicks and the Vessers had crafted the ?heart of Christmas? at their small factory in New England. Quinn Hardwick is the great-great-...
  • Karen Montgomery
    Jul 22, 2019
    Great Christmas Love Story: This was a great Christmas love story about two people that meet out of convenience and form a bond for one another! The main characters are Quinn Hardwick and Nolan Vesser who both want to start the Hardwick ornament company because they both think they...
  • Lisa
    Oct 29, 2018
    At the Heart of Christmas is a charming romance. The main characters are likable and the quirky relatives add humor and wisdom to the story. Quinn and Nolan make a great couple who eventually get their HEA. The plot has some interesting twists. The dialogue is natural. I was interested...
  • claire jones
    Nov 05, 2018
    Quinn believes she has inherited the family ornament business and is make the company great again. Hiring Nolan, a glass blower, whose family once worked alongside the Hardwicks, she has no idea of the secret he carries that could cause her dreams to come crashing to the ground. This ...
  • Kristin
    Nov 06, 2018
    Reading this book felt like I was learning something new, remembering dreams, and feeling nostalgia about home. The author certainly did her research to capture the steps, tools, and procedures that go into glass-blowing. I've always wondered what went into making such beautiful colors...
  • Heather
    Nov 05, 2018
    Because this is a Hallmark published novel there is no sex and no cursing in this book. If you don't prefer those things in a book you do not have to worry. At The Heart Of Christmas reads like a Hallmark Christmas movie and that is a total compliment ? it is everything a person ...
  • Shalini
    Dec 19, 2018
    I am not the one who celebrates Christmas, but there is something about these Christmassy reads that fill the empty place in my heart that I didn't know I had. This book by Jill Monroe was one such cute one which had love, secrets, happiness, warmth, betrayal, hope, and most important ...
  • Mechthild
    Apr 07, 2019
    A novel not only for Christmas Jill Monroe, an international best-selling author, presents "At the Heart of Christmas" which was published by Hallmark Publishing. It takes place in Bethany, Massachusetts and talks about the Hardwick Ornament Company that meant everything to the Hardwi...
  • LaBibliodeCaro
    Dec 30, 2018
    At the Heart of Christmas is an easy, festive read. Truth is I wasn?t swept away by the storyline, but it was sweet and entertaining. I liked how Quinn and Nolan became closer, step by step, pondering all the pros and cons of mixing business and pleasure (let alone Nolan?s potentia...
  • Louise Bird
    Oct 25, 2018
    This is Quinn and Nolan?s story, trusting each other to love. Doing so would accomplish something their ancestors could not make happen. Revitalizing a historical ornament company which began as their ancestors joint dream turned into their dream and a chance at Love. ...