For Christmas my husband and I joined our daughter and her family as they returned to Boston, where our son-in-law grew up. Although the small Massachusetts towns in these stories are a product of my imagination, the characters like to make a trip into Boston for different festivities. While we were there I took photos of some of those places.
Robert McCloskey. The heroine of A Love to Call Mine has a heart-to-heart talk with her best friend as they sit on the bench across the walk from the statues. Notice how the little girl is riding the mother duck, decked out in her Christmas finery.
Do you like to encounter real places you have visited in books you read?
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Merrillee Whren is the winner of the 2003 Golden Heart Award presented by Romance Writers of American. She is married to her own personal hero, her husband of forty-plus years, and has two grown daughters. Connect with her on her Facebook page and sign up for her newsletter.