Author: Sabrina Jeffries
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release Date: 2015-10-27
A collection of four historically-set Christmas romances includes Candace Camp's "By any other name," in which a gentleman pursues a lady in disguise who is seeking her brother in the gaming hells of Edinburgh.
Bodyguard Jesse Longbridge had been shot while trying to stop a kidnapping at the Carlisle Ranch. He swore he'd track the enemy to the ends of the earth. And his path led him to Fiona Grant's door. The young widow only had one thing on her Christmas list: keeping her daughter safe from the chaos of the investigation next door. So when a body was discovered on her property, Fiona jumped at Jesse's offer to stay for the holidays. He had a stoic face, but honest, caring eyes. And no matter how she ached to feel his toned and chiseled arms around her, she needed the protection that only a man like Jesse could provide….
Second-Chance Christmas It's been nine years since Jake Hamilton broke Allison Buchanon's heart and left town. But she's never been able to forget the high school boy she secretly loved. Now Jake's come home to care for his ailing grandmother, and Allison's family will do anything to prevent a rekindled romance. Unfortunately, the connection between Allison and the green-eyed cowboy is undeniable. She believes that forgiveness is possible, especially at Christmas. But Jake cares too deeply about Allison to take her away from the close-knit Buchanon clan. Will Allison have to choose between a loving family and the love of her life? The Buchanons: Steeped in loyalty, bound by family.
'A warm and charming winter treat, sparkling with wit and the feel-good factor' Miranda Dickinson. The perfect rom-com for fans of THE HOLIDAY. Will a Christmas house swap save a struggling relationship? Childhood friends Laurie and Rachel used to be inseparable - but their lives have now taken very different paths. But when Rachel's mother-in-law needs urgent treatment in London, and Laurie is desperate to flee a series of work disasters they decide to house swap. Soon gentle Rachel is braving the city's mean streets and, out in the country, Laurie finds herself completely unable to work an Aga. But above all, the relocation tests both the girls' romantic relationships in weird and wondrous ways. Will they make it home for Christmas? And will they want to???!
Keep your heating bills down this winter and warm up with these cold-weather romances! Charming and dashing, sexy and funny, these six Christmas stories bring couples together around the holiday season. From romance stalwarts like Raine Cantrell, Sherrill Bodine, Tiffany White, Katherine Kingley, and Anita Mills, these gorgeous tales cross time and place to get to the human heart at the center of the season, reminding every reader that the best part of winter happens underneath the mistletoe…
A red-hot festive fling! Two weeks of no-strings naughtiness. That's all wealthy businessman Will Spalding wants for Christmas. That's all he ever wants from a relationship. He didn't expect to find it at the Lars Usten Lodge in snowy Utah, until the cute little blonde next door almost whacked him in the head with her cell phone. Hooking up with a handsome stranger is exactly what event planner Penny Devlin needs to put her obnoxious ex out of her mind forever. In fact, Will may just be the best Christmas present she's ever given herself! But as the holidays work their magic, Penny realizes Will has found a place in her heart, not just her bed. How can she carry on, knowing he's determined to walk away when their two weeks are up?
Back at the Christmas tree farm… Hanna Merrifield's childhood family home was once where everyone came to buy their Christmas trees on snowy evenings. Now Hanna has returned to save the farm… Standing in her way is blast-from-the-past Sam Chisholm. Hanna's first crush might have swapped his leathers for a well-cut suit, but he's as irresistible as ever—and he wants to buy her farm! Sparks still fly between the rebel and the good girl, but as they work together to turn the business around, something magical happens under the mistletoe…
Als Nell Whitby nachts in das Haus eines Earls einbricht, begegnet sie dort dem attraktiven Simon St. Maur. Dieser hält sie für eine reiche Erbin, die seit Jahren vermisst wird. Da er selber zwar einen Adelstitel, aber kein Geld hat, versucht er, Nell zu einer Heirat zu bewegen ... und verliebt sich gegen seinen Willen in die hübsche junge Frau.
Having a baby isn't exactly in Soleil Freeman's plans. Being single and pregnant? Even further off her to-do list. Still, she can make this work… if she can figure out how to handle the father. West Morgan is absolutely perfect summer distraction material. But building a life with a guy who's all about picket fences and tradition is not her deal. Funny thing happens when she drops the "Merry Christmas, you're gonna be a dad" news, though. That delicious attraction that fueled their affair is alive and well. And when West embarks on a campaign to be a family, she's more open to the idea than she thought!
Als Tochter eines Ägyptologen kümmert sich Lydia Boyce darum, die Finanzierung seiner Arbeit zu sichern. Als sie entdeckt, dass einige der Fundstücke ihres Vaters gefälscht sind, will sie der Sache auf den Grund gehen. Dabei begegnet ihr der attraktive James Durham, Viscount Sanburne, der sein eigenes Spiel zu treiben scheint. Gemeinsam versuchen sie, dem Fälscher auf die Spur zu kommen. Und obwohl James und Lydia gegensätzlicher nicht sein könnten, beginnen zwischen ihnen schon bald die Funken zu fliegen.
Author: Lana Williams
Publisher: Lana Williams
A woman running from her past... Katherine Flemming gratefully accepts an invitation to spend Christmas at a new friend’s country estate, allowing her to escape London with her secrets still intact. Her past has caught up with her, and she must leave everything behind to start over. Again. A man unwilling to face the future... Cole Dumont takes one day at a time, spending his days seeing to the needs of his tenants but never his own. Unable to bear the idea of enduring another Christmas alone, he gratefully accepts an invitation from a neighboring estate with the fleeting hope of surviving a holiday filled with too many memories. A stolen moment under the kissing bough... Well aware of the trouble chasing her, Katherine avoids forming connections with others but something about the quiet baron tugs at her. Cole’s guilt convinces him that he doesn’t deserve happiness, yet the woman he kisses beneath the mistletoe makes him wonder if fate has something else in store. Can one kiss and the magic of Christmas unite two lonely souls?
A real hero to save her heart this Christmas… Being reunited with her childhood sweetheart is quite a surprise for pediatric consultant Jessica Rae. Especially as the boy she once knew is now a sinfully sexy, lifesaving firefighter! Even now, single dad Callum Kennedy still makes her heart go boom—something this grieving doctor thought never again possible…. For Callum and his gorgeous son, Drew, Jessica could be just what this heartbroken little family needs. And he'll do anything to convince her that he's just what she needs, too…starting with a heart-stopping Christmas kiss!
As of Christmas Eve, Hank McCabe will lose his chance to bid on the Mesquite Ridge ranch. But ever since Ally Garrett delivered her ultimatum, Hank's more set than ever on snapping up her land. He's ready to build his future, and is crazy enough to think generosity would overtake the holiday-hating Ally this season. Apparently not! Ally came home to say goodbye to her family ranch and sever her ties to Laramie County once and for all. Not find herself smooching with the hunkiest cowboy in Texas. And not having a litter of adorable golden retriever pups take over the house she's trying to sell! It seems that with a McCabe around, things always get complicated. So it's time to make a choice—sell to the highest bidder, or give in to the spirit of the holiday. After all, what could be better than a cowboy under the mistletoe?