Author: Travis Irwin
With the loss of his precious wife behind him, Travis has no interest in getting involved with any woman, let alone one his friends know nothing about. But when Travis comes on Haiyan Morris after driving her SUV into a rock filled ditch, Travis can't help but notice she's a desirable woman, as warm and funny as his deceased wife was. When he looked at her and her children, it was as though he was looking back at his previous life. International stewardess Haiyan Morris would never have returned to her ex-husbands small Missouri hometown if she hadn't come up with the scheme to seek employment with another airline after the economic crash and the following layoff. Her daughters had never met her missing husband's parents and Christmas seemed to be the perfect time to seek their assistance. They also solved a problem for having someone to watch them while she applied for her job in Kansas City. Travis McNeil knew that Haiyan and her daughters were special the minute he pulled them out of the demolished SUV and took them to his cabin in the woods. Little did he know that the oldest daughter had her eyes set on him as a surrogate father and would go to any means to achieve her goal. He also knew that if Haiyan left, that would just become another obstacle in his path to finding happiness. Then one night and one intervention from the other side sent Haiyan into the arms of Travis on the road to realizing that each offered what the other needed and desired.... It's not long before Travis and Haiyan are keeping each other warm on cold December nights. But it's going to take a Christmas miracle for Travis to trust in love a second time. But with so many obstacles separating them, can Haiyan and Travis find a way to get together one magical country Christmas? Could Travis's mentor and his wife's spirit provide the magical difference to teach both lovers that failure and set backs are not permanent and success is only a few beliefs away... Could the village of Sunset Cove teach another family that sometimes when the timing is right, things do happen according to fate's intervention?
Author: Nashin Sadeer
Publisher: Troubador Publishing Ltd
Nathan is a single father with a son named Stefan. Nathan's wife and Stefan's mum, Emily, died when Stefan was three. Torn apart by grief, Nathan shuts himself away and becomes a workaholic, not realising that he's hurting the most precious thing to him: Stefan. Things needs to change, and this Christmas, they will...
Author: Casey Dawes
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
’Tis the season for second chances, in this heartwarming story of star-crossed lovers reuniting. Findley Callahan has until Christmas, a scant six months away, to prove to the court she can provide a loving and safe home for her learning-disabled child. So she retreats to the only haven she’s known: her mother’s house in Missoula, Montana, where she can make a new start and find a good job. Reese Moore can’t believe it when his teenage love arrives to work at his father’s company. But there’s bad blood between their families, dating back to a business partnership that drove Findley’s father to suicide. When Findley is targeted by someone trying to pin corporate fraud on her, Reese is determined to save her—but will their broken hearts be able to forge a new future amid old hurts and new threats during this season of love and goodwill? Sensuality Level: Behind Closed Doors
Author: Kellie Hailes
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
‘I am already looking forward to my return to Rabbit’s Leap in the Christmas book!’ Rachel’s Random Reads (top 500 Amazon Reviewer) ’Tis the season for second chances...
Author: Tanya Michaels
A Christmas To Remember… Ski-lodge manager Elisabeth is the quiet Donnelly twin—sedate, mature, responsible. It wasn't like her to fall in love with ski patroller Justin Cade, famous for his killer smile, blue eyes and way with women. But it was just like him to dump her when things began to get serious. Now he's suddenly back in her life, and the timing couldn't be worse. Elisabeth has plans to marry a successful businessman, and with Christmas around the corner, she wants to make the holidays special for her adopted young goddaughter. Falling for Justin all over again would definitely not be the sensible thing to do. But maybe, for once in her life, Elisabeth should follow her heart instead of her head.
Author: Jessica Lemmon
'Tis the Season to Be Naughty Connor McClain knows what he wants. And after four harrowing years in Afghanistan, that's a quiet life in the lakeside town of Evergreen Cove. But coming home has land mines of its own-the most dangerous of them being long-legged bombshell Faith Garrett. Now getting her into his arms this holiday is going to require more than mistletoe . . . With a cheating ex behind her, all Faith wants is a relaxing holiday free from man drama. And even though every moment with gorgeous Connor is a sweet temptation, Faith is determined not to give in. But Jack Frost has other plans, and soon Faith and Connor are snowbound in a winter wonderland with only the sparks flying between them to keep them warm. As one hot kiss leads to another, they'll have to decide if they're ready to give each other the best gift of all-love. "Everything I love in a romance." --- Lori Foster, 2014
Author: Shawn Inmon
Steve Larson and Elizabeth Coleman had been the best of friends – inseparable – since middle school. Once in college, they found themselves in love, but too afraid to admit it: Steve because he thought Elizabeth was too beautiful to want him; and Elizabeth because she thought Steve was too wealthy to be interested in someone so poor. But then, a family tragedy strikes, and they are pulled apart and lose touch with each other. A chance meeting on a Christmas tree lot twenty years later changes their fates forever. Only Steve and Elizabeth can decide if they have the courage to overcome a lifetime of doubts and fears and open their hearts to each other again.
Author: Ellen Butler
Publisher: Entangled: Select Contemporary
He'll take any chance to win her back... Prominent DC attorney Emma Taylor is pulled away from a promising date the week before Christmas to pick up her ex-fiance from the ER after a bar fight. She's in no mood to re-open old wounds, but it’s Christmas and she can’t just leave him alone and injured. Eight hundred eighty-four days. That’s how much time has passed since Major Colton Evans made the biggest mistake of his life. Even after two tours of duty and too much shrapnel in his leg, it’s still the loss of Emma that haunts him. And if he can win her back, he’ll take any chance. When she insists he stay with her during the holiday, they put out enough sexual electricity to rival the most decorated house on the block. But will it be enough to light the way to a future together? Previously released on Entangled’s Flirt imprint - November 2013.
Author: Mary Jo Putney, Jo Beverley, Joanna Bourne, Patricia Rice, Nicola Cornick
“Each author’s unique style and storytelling talents are at their best, gifting readers one scrumptious treat after another…glowing with the joy and romance of the yuletide.” --RT Book Reviews, 4 Stars Christmas 1815. Upstairs and downstairs, Holbourne Abbey is abuzz with preparations for a grand ball to celebrate the year’s most festive—and romantic—holiday. For at the top of each guest’s wish list is a last chance to find true love before the New Year…
Author: T. M. Franklin
Sometimes second chances aren¿t quite what you expect.Every Christmas Eve, Carter Reed sits in a bar and regrets the decision he made ten years earlier that tore the love of his life from him. Mackenzie Monroe was his everything, but he left her behind to follow his dreams.Now those dreams all revolve around her. The one who got away.Or so he thinks.A not-so-chance encounter with a mysterious stranger sends Carter on a mystical journey to fix the mistakes of the past. But he quickly finds out making things right isn¿t as simple as making a different choice.Second Chances is a story about a man who gets a look at what his life could be, if only he¿d walked a different path. In the tradition of It¿s a Wonderful Life and A Christmas Carol, it¿s a heartwarming romance sprinkled with a touch of magic that¿s sure to become a holiday favorite.
Author: Beverly Jenkins, Elaine Overton
Four wish lists. Two holiday stories. The most wonderful time of the year. I'll Be Home for Christmas by Beverly Jenkins Three years ago, Broadway star Dina Caldwell and celebrity chef Morgan Caldwell were passionately in love. Now America's onetime favorite couple are about to be reunited in Morgan's Detroit hometown for the holidays. Is this the season for forgiving and forgetting? With sizzling kisses under the mistletoe, Morgan vows to make this a Christmas Dina will never forget! Second Chance Christmas by Elaine Overton Diana Rogers is ready for some holiday R & R. Until Robert Fenton comes home for Christmas. The handsome, powerful hotelier has plans to take over her beloved family winery. But this is the season for miracles. And Diana's seductive ex-lover has his own secret wish list—one that includes a second chance with the woman he's never stopped loving.
Author: Joanne Rock
Publisher: Tule Publishing
Dancer Larissa Martine is ready to start over and Las Vegas seems like the perfect city for a shiny new beginning. But first, to honor her pact with her girlfriends, she wants to make a quick stop in Cheyenne, WY to make amends with her first love, the guy she left to chase her dreams of Broadway fame. Except rancher Matt Briggs isn’t nearly as interested in her regrets as he is in keeping her in town for his sister's wedding. It’s a request she can’t deny when his family takes up the cause to make her stay for just one more week, but it’s difficult to maintain her friends-only boundaries with a man who attracts her as much as ever. After losing his father and inheriting the family ranch in addition to the one he’d bought on his own, Matt’s life is all about obligations. But Larissa’s unexpected arrival during the wedding mayhem is a bright spot he won’t ignore, even if that means tempting her into far more than just a dance. He figures one night with her will bring them both some peace with their past, which is all she said she wanted. But one night leaves Matt wanting a whole lot more and this time, he’s willing to gamble everything to make her stay.
Author: Elyse Douglas
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
A First Love. A Second Chance. A young widow travels to New York on business a few days before Christmas. She has reluctantly made a date with a lover she hasn't seen in 20 years, and she is nervous and apprehensive. Twenty years before, she made a difficult decision that has both troubled and haunted her ever since. She knows she's about to come face-to-face with her past and she's hoping for some redemption and resolution. She also wonders if she can somehow pick up where she left off 20 years ago and start again. An exciting chance encounter changes everything. Now, not only will she face the past with hope to rekindle an old romance, but there is the possibility that this chance meeting will bring her love and happiness she never thought possible. Once again, she will have to choose. She will have to make the right decision. She will have to believe that Christmas miracles can still happen.
Author: Merrillee Whren
A Mom's Redemption Annie Payton's lost everything she once held dear. The Village of Hope is her last chance to rebuild the life she's frittered away so needlessly. But as she works to regain custody of her children, she never imagines an unlikely advocate in her corner—ex-husband Ian Montgomery. Ian's always willing to help those down on their luck, but his ex-wife's a different story. Her past betrayal is still a painful memory. As the Village's lawyer, he'll represent her—but that's as far as he'll allow his feelings to go. Can Annie show Ian that she's changed in every way but one—the love she still has for him? Village of Hope: A community built on love
Author: Julia Keanini
At Christmas, isn't anything possible?Single mom Eliana Walker has begged, borrowed excuses, and would have even stolen to make sure she never had to be in the same place as her first love, Drake, especially during the holidays. But to Eliana's distress, there is only one way to ensure that she can spend her first holiday season as a divorced woman near her daughter. She has to go home not only in time for Christmas, but also for Drake's wedding ... to Eliana's stepsister.NFL quarterback Drake Charming is about to marry his girlfriend of a decade, but returning home for the wedding at Christmas reminds him of the girl who stole his heart, Eliana. But Eliana made her choice fifteen years ago and it wasn't Drake.Can a little Christmas cheer and a meddling "Fairy Godmother" spin together enough romance to give this second chance fairy tale a happily ever after?A Modern-Day Cinderella Clean and Wholesome Romance.The first book in the Second Chance Fairy Tale series.