The Haircut is a captivating story that contains all the elements of a finely tuned fairy tale. This is a lovely story full of good and evil with twists and turns that will intrigue and capture your heart.
Tasha enlists the help of her cousin and closest friend Gregori to find a barber to cut off all her hair in a last minute attempt to halt a pre-arranged wedding to a man who has a perverted attachment to her long beautiful hair. She has been under the care of the Count and Countess who have arranged the marriage for their own monetary gain. They stumble upon Mike a barber who is resistant to do as she asks yet is persuaded by her persistence. Upon returning to her home she is brutally beaten for her actions and Gregori takes it upon himself to get them out of their situation and enlists the help of Mike.
Tasha is a character that is vulnerable yet wise. Despite the unfair and cruel situation she has been placed in she maintains her sense of hope and her belief of the Angel of New Years. She is a character that will capture your heart.
Mike is a barber who lost his wife during child-birth and has a daughter he is raising while living with his mother. He has been isolating himself from the outside world but all that changes when Tasha comes into his life.
The characters in this story are very well defined and are the very essence of this story. The author takes great care in defining the characters with depth and compassion. Each character adds a tremendous attention to detail as their stories are revealed and play an essential part in the story.
I enjoyed this book very much and could feel the sense of hope and happiness that was conveyed.