One December Day

One December Day

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


Brought to you by Penguin.

Curl up with this Christmas with this gorgeous novel of first love and second chances.

One December day, Laura meets Luke...

Luke's in a band. He's going places. But what good is success if you have no one to share it with?

Laura's a summer girl. But, on this winter's evening, has she found her soulmate in funny, sexy Luke?

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

Finding love at Christmas is wonderful. 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...

'Sensitive, insightful and wonderfully authentic. A beautiful festive love story’ HEIDI SWAIN
'An utter delight; festive and funny, tender and humerous' 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 *****

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

© Rachel Marks 2023 (P) Penguin Audio 2023


  • 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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