■ Milly Johnson has written 15 best-selling novels of romantic fiction. Her most recent book, The Mother Of All Christmases, is published by Simon & Schuster and is out now in paperback
A Gift From The Comfort Food Café by Debbie Johnson
This latest in a series set around a Dorset café is a delightful, warm, witty read about a woman with a troubled past whose community give her a Christmas to remember. It will get you in the festive mood in the nicest possible way.
You Me Everything by Catherine Isaac
I love a story that is the equivalent of a roller-coaster and if you want a beautifully written story that takes you through the full gamut of emotions, look no further than this. A mother is prompted to attempt a reconciliation with her ex for the sake of their son.
The Year Of Surprising Acts Of Kindness by Laura Kemp
I loved this sparky, happy tale brimming with community spirit. A woman comes to Wales to spread her mother’s ashes and ends up staying to witness warmth and friendship. It will leave you with a smile on your face.