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“The plot unfolds steadily and has a nice mix of magic, history, and romance…a satisfying read.” — Portland Book Review

“There’s magic in an artist’s newfound powers, but it’s her fated love that’s truly magical.” — Kirkus Reviews

“If you want to read something lovely, entertaining and rich, this is the book for you.” — Tiny Box of Imagination Blog

“The Magic of Cape Disappointment swept me up in its embrace” — Dee is Reading Blog

“Cunningly crafted tale…this book is escapism at its finest.” — Amie’s Book Review Blog

“Manthey’s characters are marvelous; her story rocks on so many levels, and her writing is fluid and a joy to read. The Magic of Cape Disappointment is most highly recommended.”  —  Readers’ Favorite (Five Star Review)

“An excellent telling of how myths interact with life…I loved it.” — Sweet Mystery Books

“A nice book to while away a lazy summer evening…Warmly recommended.” BookPleasures.com Review

“An easy, enjoyable read with just the right amount of characters, drama and romance.” I Smell Sheep Book Review Blog

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“Magical, fabulous and cozy, this book is sure to please even the most Scrooge reader this holiday season. Warms the heart and speaks to the soul.” – Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars

“I loved the cozy, feel good vibe and the romance. If you want a delightful holiday read, this is one to pick.” Rainy Day Ramblings Blog

“This is the perfect feel good, small town holiday romance. If you are a lover of Hallmark movies and books that play out like the movies I highly suggest it.” – Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars

“A wonderful story to read at Christmas time or even Christmas in July.” – Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars

Christmas at Maplemont Manor is a light and engaging romance with characters readers will care about as it delves into the many mysteries of what makes the human heart tick.” – Blue Ink Review

“Everything you would want in in a Christmas romance. The characters are brilliantly written and given a depth and likeability.” – Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars

“This book gave me serious Gilmore Girls vibes and I loved it. Maplemont reminded me so much of Stars Hollow at Christmas, making this such a great cosy, comfortable read. I loved how important the sisterly relationships were throughout.” – Goodreads reviewer, 4 stars