The mayoral election leads to a win for Luke Evans He did not get into office, however without using some underhanded methods The city of Smoothesville is not united and bad feelings are in the air, in the run up to Christmas Here in lies the problem.This is a unique tale, uplifting, just in time for my Christmas mood to set in I really enjoyed Ms Tullis characters, their interactions and the way in which this story evolved I loved the easy writing style and the storytelling was wonderful The mayoral election leads to a win for Luke Evans He did not get into office, however without using some underhanded methods The city of Smoothesville is not united and bad feelings are in the air, in the run up to Christmas Here in lies the problem.This is a unique tale, uplifting, just in time for my Christmas mood to set in I really enjoyed Ms Tullis characters, their interactions and the way in which this story evolved I loved the easy writing style and the storytelling was wonderful This is a Christmas tale but it is also a story of people who attempt to come together at a time of the year when love and not conflict should reign.Well done A great read Not sure what the majority of readers saw in this book To me, the writing style and the dialogue seemed hokey and forced But to each his own I guess. A wonderful short story full of fun, I really enjoyed it. Stephany Tullis 48 Hours Til Christmas made me smile This is a delightful story that is full of heart and good cheer I really enjoyed starting out the pre holiday season with this adorable book The author writes a striking seasonal story that is sure to make people feel good and think about the things that are important in life This is a sweet tale that touched me.Not a bad way to enter into the festivities of the upcoming new year Quote Her investigations led her to conclude that Smooth Stephany Tullis 48 Hours Til Christmas made me smile This is a delightful story that is full of heart and good cheer I really enjoyed starting out the pre holiday season with this adorable book The author writes a striking seasonal story that is sure to make people feel good and think about the things that are important in life This is a sweet tale that touched me.Not a bad way to enter into the festivities of the upcoming new year Quote Her investigations led her to conclude that Smoothville would miss out on the mayor s promised Christmas Extravaganza She had a fewcalls to make based on current info but from where she swiveled in her executive desk chair, Smoothville s Christmas was doomed Bells would not be ringing and children would be crying not singing So frustrating I like to show mercy to self published authors, but there is a certain standard that must be met I couldn t get through the 1st page without wanting to pull my hair out in frustration The author seemed to be afraid of using commas to separate clauses It made the book nearly unreadable. A quick read centered around the town of Smoothville and its residents After Luke Evans wins the mayoral election in an underhanded way he promises a Christmas Extravaganza to repair the damage The concept for the story is interesting and I felt should have been a feel good hallmark style Christmas tale However, the characters were flat and emotionless their interactions were forced and unnatural I did love the Christmas Carols sprinkles throughout it was a clever way to enhance an other A quick read centered around the town of Smoothville and its residents After Luke Evans wins the mayoral election in an underhanded way he promises a Christmas Extravaganza to repair the damage The concept for the story is interesting and I felt should have been a feel good hallmark style Christmas tale However, the characters were flat and emotionless their interactions were forced and unnatural I did love the Christmas Carols sprinkles throughout it was a clever way to enhance an otherwise average read An intriguing concept about Christmas magic and working together for the good of all A short fun read that was heartful and inspiring. Our story takes place in Smoothville, Georgia just in time for the highly anticipated Christmas Extravaganza From the pews of Mt Sinai Missionary Baptist Church to the halls of the mayor s office, it felt like anything but Christmas.A recent mayoral election had broken up the solitude of Smoothville and left the townspeople at odds with one another Friendships had been tested, trusts had been broken, and there wasfinger pointing than they knew how to handle With Christmas right aroun Our story takes place in Smoothville, Georgia just in time for the highly anticipated Christmas Extravaganza From the pews of Mt Sinai Missionary Baptist Church to the halls of the mayor s office, it felt like anything but Christmas.A recent mayoral election had broken up the solitude of Smoothville and left the townspeople at odds with one another Friendships had been tested, trusts had been broken, and there wasfinger pointing than they knew how to handle With Christmas right around the corner, it was believed a celebration was in order to help unite the citizens and bring peace and order to their community once again But, there was a Scrooge in their midst and they needed to stop him before their Christmas celebration was ruined In the true fashion of Christmas spirit, the townspeople work to come together through forgiveness, family ties, and community I easily identified with the unique characters brought to life by this author, and I found myself cheering for them every step of the way I loved this story, and I think you will too Luke Evans and Deputy Mayor Jocelyn Lopez promise Smoothville Georgia residents a Christmas celebration like none other in order to heal their broken city torn apart by the recent mayoral election After all, everyone loves Christmas What better way to mend the ill will caused by the recent election As Luke and his team begin to plan for the massive event one expected to be larger than NYC s celebration at Rockefeller Center, Smoothville City Manager, Angelica Mason discovers someone s out to sabotage Smoothville s Christmas Extravaganza Smoothville residents tempers flare when rumors circulate that the mayor never planned to deliver on his promise Angelica convinces Luke and Jocelyn they need a special SWAT team to identify the Grinch in their midst Luke is excluded from the team and doesn t seem to care Is the community right Is Luke the undercover Scrooge The SWAT team and Smoothville residents work around the clock to salvage Smoothville s Christmas celebration Christmas music, holiday food and festivities, and a few angelic hosts make this Christmas novel a holiday favorite a beautiful story about the magic of Christmas, the strength of family and friends and the power of forgiveness 48 Hours to Christmas by Stephany Tullis is a charming and thoughtful Christmas novella that captures the best of the season s spirit.The city of Smoothville recently had a mayoral election that led to a narrow win for Luke Evans, whose methods were far from kind hearted It left him feeling guilty and parts of the city unhappy and torn apart The solution is a huge Christmas Extravaganza that requires the city to reunite and pull together With the help of the deputy, the city manager and pas 48 Hours to Christmas by Stephany Tullis is a charming and thoughtful Christmas novella that captures the best of the season s spirit.The city of Smoothville recently had a mayoral election that led to a narrow win for Luke Evans, whose methods were far from kind hearted It left him feeling guilty and parts of the city unhappy and torn apart The solution is a huge Christmas Extravaganza that requires the city to reunite and pull together With the help of the deputy, the city manager and pastor Woody this could become a celebration of peace, hope and forgiveness, despite some problems along the way.Tullis has written this story with great seasonal spirit, a true gift in my eyes, as she managed to instil me with it weeks before I usually get my Christmas head on The book has excellent characters and dialogue that lays out the problems and their solutions.It s easy to get drawn into the city and its problems and feel the enthusiasm and resolve to overcome the past and celebrate and forgive Spiked with happiness and also deeper thoughts and reflective parts this is the perfect Christmas story, joyous and inspirational