Christmas fun and frolics in Cockleberry Bay! All the much-loved characters from the bestselling trilogy are back in this seasonal tale. With both the Corner Shop and Cockleberry Café in safe hands, Rosa turns her attention to Ned's Gift, the charity set up in memory of the great-grandfather who turned her life around. Over at the Ship Hotel, Lucas has his work cut out with his devious new girlfriend and the mystery poisoning of an anonymous hotel inspector. Will the hotel still get its 3-star Seaside Rosette? Will Mary find true love at last? Can Titch cope with the demands of the shop and being heavily pregnant? And can Rosa, with a baby of her own, pull off the Cockleberry Bay Charity Christmas Concert in time? Christmas in Cockleberry Bay is a festive delight for fans of Rosa and her cheeky mini dachshund Hot, delivering a feast of unpredictable events and surprises.