About this Book


Al’s Goose Is Cooked!

Forced into early retirement, Al Richardson knows what his wife will say when she hears the terrible news. Millie will insist that they open their B&B early. Where will that leave him? Carrying luggage and waiting tables? No way! He needs time to come up with another plan. With the help of an unlikely accomplice, Al spends his days scanning want ads and frequenting out-of-town coffee shops in an effort to hide his secret from all of Goose Creek—including his wife.

Millie is too busy to notice Al’s odd behavior. Between planning a huge Christmas party and holding tight to the reins of newcomer Lulu Thacker—whose tacky decorating schemes are sure to infuriate Main Street business owners—she has no time for anything else.

One thing is certain: In Goose Creek, no secret stays hidden for long. The most holy of holidays is swiftly approaching. Is Al in for a Merry Christmas or a Marriage Crisis?

Product Details

  • Series: Tales from the Goose Creek B&B
  • Paperback: 170 pages
  • Publisher: Next Step Books (October 24, 2016)


Well, simply put I’m from Goose Creek! However, my hometown had a different name, but it was very much like Goose Creek. These stories have been relaxing and fun books to read. The characters are interesting and easy to like (or maybe in Thatcher’s case not like too much!).

Knowing that Al has been forced to retire will shape up for an exciting adventure.

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