Book 1.5 in the Rhythms of Redemption Romances
Four hundred miles of snow-covered terrain stand between the men of Awestruck and a Christmas with loved ones.
A blizzard grounds flights and obscures highways across the Midwest, stranding the band at their latest tour stop in Chicago. But lead singer Gannon made a promise he’s determined to keep—to join Adeline, the woman he loves, in northern Wisconsin for Christmas.
Bassist Philip isn’t quite as eager for the holiday. The tour will end shortly after, and then his kids will have to leave their grandparents to stay with him full-time. He loves his children, but he’s not sure he can pull off a memorable Christmas. Does he have what it takes to be a single dad year-round?
When John caught his girlfriend in a lie earlier in the year, he gave her the benefit of the doubt. The drummer plans to introduce her to his family over Christmas, but before they manage to leave Chicago, he discovers more troubling truths. Was he wrong to trust her?
A Christmas filled with peace, joy, and loved ones? That’ll take a Christmas miracle.
An Awestruck Christmas Medley is a novella that falls between books 1 and 2 in the Rhythms of Redemption Romance series. Cozy up with a cup of hot cocoa and escape with the band into a northern Christmas with this hope-filled story about family, redemption, and love.
I enjoyed reading An Awestruck Christmas Melody, the Christmas novella that sits between books 1 and 2 in the Rhythms of Redemption Romances series. I’d heard great things about this series by Emily Conrad from my author friends and co-hosts at StoryChats @ InspyRomance podcast/YouTube, and I decided to jump into the series by reading the Christmas novella first. The Awestruck band members are on a Christmas road trip from Chicago to Northern Wisconsin, and they have to navigate blizzard conditions to reach their Christmas vacation destination.
I liked how there were three different plot threads running through the novella that all came together to provide a satisfying ending. I’m now hooked into the series, and I’m looking forward to read book 1, To Bring You Back. I recommend An Awestruck Christmas Melody to contemporary romance readers who like heartwarming Christmas novellas with a relevant faith element in the story.