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: 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: Marilyn Pappano, Linda Conrad, Loreth Anne White
Love goes under cover with these three passionate holiday reads! Open Season by Marilyn Pappano Natalia Parker's frightening past was back to haunt her and Josh Saldana—the man she once betrayed—was the only man she could trust. Would this Christmas be a time for redemption? Second-Chance Sheriff by Linda Conrad Single father Cameron Farrell never expected to reunite with old flame Tara Jackson during the worst blizzard in Colorado history. Tara needed the rugged ex-sheriff's help—but seeking safety in his home might reawaken long-dormant desires…. Saving Christmas by Loreth Anne White Four years apart from his ex-wife, Cass Rousseau, and Jack Bannister had never given up on their dream of love. Could the Special Forces soldier keep the war correspondent safe and make this the perfect Christmas for coming home—together?
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: 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: 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: Lois Gladys Leppard
Publisher: Bethany House
A collection of tales featuring Mandie, an orphan, and her friends as they solve mysteries together in turn-of-the-century North Carolina.
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: Kimberly Kaye Terry, Pamela Yaye, Farrah Rochon
Publisher: Kimani Press
Three contributors to the Harlequin Kimani Romance series combine to provide a sizzling three-story anthology, just in time for the holiday season. Original.
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: Hope Ramsay
"Last Chance captures the essence of Southern charm and quirkiness. I'm totally captivated!" --- Sherryl Woods, New York Times bestselling author Dear Reader, I've been wishing for a miracle for my oldest boy, Stone, and this Christmas my prayers might just be answered! Her name is Lark, and she's here in Last Chance, looking into her father's past-and stirring up a whole mess of trouble without meaning to. As the chief of police, Stone sure has his hands full trying to keep up with her. Ever since his wife died, Stone's put everything into raising his daughters and dodging the Christ Church Ladies' Auxiliary matchmakers. And it's clear Lark has been through some trouble and could use a place to finally call home. I only hope Stone can let go of the past soon enough to keep her . . . Goodness, I need to stop talking and finish up Jane's highlights so we can make the town tree-lighting. You come back by because the Cut 'n' Curl's got hot rollers, free coffee, fresh-baked Christmas cookies-and the best gossip in town. See you real soon, Ruby Rhodes
Author: Robyn Carr
The good folks of Virgin River decide to meddle in the lives of widow Vanessa Rutledge and former Marine Paul Haggerty when these two stubborn individuals need help realizing that they are perfect for each other.
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…