One December Day

One December Day

The brand new emotional and heartwarming book to read this Christmas!


Cosy up with this heartwarming winter love story . . .

'Sensitive, insightful and wonderfully authentic. A beautiful festive love story’
'An utter delight; festive and funny, tender and humorous' READER REVIEW *****

'A gently woven love story . . . heartfelt, perceptive and very, very human' JULIETTA HENDERSON

'A really great read for a cold winter's day with a hot chocolate' READER REVIEW *****

'Relatable and emotional . . . beautifully captures all the romance and magic of Christmas. A festive gem' HOLLY MILLER



Luke loves Christmas. He loves the woolly scarves, the mulled wine, the music, the snow. But he’s beginning to ask: what good is it, if you have no one to share it with?

Laura doesn’t think there’s anything magical about December. She’d never normally be seen dead with a man in a Christmas jumper. But, at a crowded gig this winter's evening, has she found her soulmate in handsome, funny frontman, Luke?

Under the lights, something magical begins. But will Luke and Laura still feel the same on this day next December? And the one after that?

Finding love at Christmas is special. But is staying in love - year after year, through the joy and heartbreak - the real miracle?

Luke and Laura are about to find out. One December day at a time...

Praise for Rachel Marks:
'A total delight. Beautifully observed, painfully funny and profoundly moving, it's a wise and wonderful story of hope and love. I adored it!' MIRANDA DICKINSON

'A delightful, heart-warming read. The characters feel so real... I'm sure I must know them somehow!' SOPHIE COUSENS

'Rachel Marks packs a novel with all the emotions - hope, fear, love, despair and - ultimately - joy' CLARE POOLEY

'Unpredictable and satisfying' HEIDI SWAIN

'As tender and emotional as it is funny, it made me laugh out loud A LOT, and it made me sob' CRESSIDA McLAUGHLIN

'Heartbreaking, heartwarming, perfect!' ROSIE GOODWIN


  • Sensitive, insightful and wonderfully authentic. A beautiful festive love story
    Sunday Times bestseller Heidi Swain

About the author

Rachel Marks

Rachel Marks studied English at Exeter University before becoming a primary school teacher. Despite always loving to write, it wasn't until she gained a place on the 2016 Curtis Brown Creative online novel writing course that she started to believe it could be anything more than a much-loved hobby. She lives in Gloucestershire with her husband and their three children. Hello Stranger is her third novel.
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