Keeping a Christmas Promise

Keeping a Christmas Promise

Escape to Iceland with the most feel-good and uplifting Christmas romance of 2022


'The perfect cosy, Christmas read!' CATHY BRAMLEY
'Sparkling, romantic, magical - and delicious' MILLY JOHNSON
'The ultimate Icelandic adventure! Packed full of food, friendship and life-changing moments.' HEIDI SWAIN

One Icelandic Christmas holiday. One snowstorm. An adventure they'll never forget!

Twenty-five years ago, Freya and her three best friends created a bucket list. The future seemed bright and full of hope . . . But now they are travelling to Iceland in memory of the friend they've lost, determined to fulfil her dream of seeing the Northern Lights at Christmas.

They didn't count on an avalanche leaving them stranded! Handsome local, Pétur, comes to the rescue, showing them how the community survives the hard winter. With Christmas approaching, Freya and her friends throw themselves into the festivities, decorating and cooking for the villagers using delicious local ingredients.

But will they manage to see the Northern Lights? And can Freya's own dreams come true, this Christmas?

People are falling in love with Keeping a Christmas Promise

'Heart-warming, moving and romantic, with a beautiful setting - what could be better?' KATIE FFORDE
'A gorgeous read, a delicious celebration of love and true friendship. This is another winner from Jo!' JILL MANSELL
'Bursting with Icelandic flavour, adventure and romance' RUTH JONES


  • Heart warming, moving and romantic, with a beautiful setting - what could be better?
    Katie Fforde

About the author

Jo Thomas

Jo Thomas worked for many years as a reporter and producer, including time at Radio 4's Woman's Hour and Radio 2's The Steve Wright Show.

Jo's debut novel, The Oyster Catcher, was a runaway bestseller and won both the RNA Joan Hessayon Award and the Festival of Romance Best eBook Award. Her book Escape to the French Farmhouse was a #1 bestselling eBook. Jo loves to explore new countries and discover the food produced there, both of which she thoroughly enjoys researching. Jo lives in Pembrokeshire with her husband and three children, where cooking and gathering around the kitchen table are a hugely important and fun part of their family life.
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