Christmas wishes… Christmas kisses…. Paris Reid wasn't prepared to settle for less than the best where men were concerned! But the best was Will Brydon. After their affair had ended disastrously three years ago, Paris hadn't so much as looked at another man. Now, holed up in a remote hotel under police guard, Will and Paris were destined to spend Christmas together. They were being hunted by an escaped murderer—a man they'd helped to convict. Things looked pretty dismal…but Paris knew exactly what she wanted for Christmas. It was just a question of whether she would get him! Romantic Times on To Have and To Hold: "Sally Wentworth blends provocative dialogue and an exciting plot into unforgettable reading."
Tired of being the subject of the town's gossip for a scandal she hadn't known was in the making, Abigail Moore is ready to leave Healing Springs before her four-year-old becomes aware of the dirty looks and mumbled rumors. With no family remaining to anchor her to her hometown, she can sell the toy shop her parents left her and move somewhere far away. Preferably to a place where Christmas is a little less... well, Christmasy. Enrique Gonzalez is on a mission to give his daughter the childhood she deserves. The postcard-perfect town of Healing Springs checks off all the boxes for creating a joyful, trauma-free existence. When he finds a toy shop with a year-round Christmas department for sale in the idyllic small town, he knows he needs to leap on the opportunity. New to operating a business, he's lucky enough to get the current owner to agree to stay until the New Year in order to teach him the ropes. Little does he know the woman selling him the shop will check off a few boxes for him, too. Though the timing is impossible, they're unable to keep things professional. And just when they are ready to wrap it all up in ribbons and bows, outside forces threaten everything they tried not to hope for. As much as they wish the spirit of Christmas could light the way, they both know that falling in love was not in the contract either of them signed. He helps her see herself and her hometown with the newness of sparkly snow on a Christmas morning. She helps his heart learn to believe in the goodness of humanity and the power of trust. Will their strong feelings for one another be enough to conquer the icy patches on their road to love? Or is the idea of making a life together too great a burden to place on even the most magical wish-fulfilling elves?
Sizzling mistletoe kisses… Lucy Lavender knows she should resist wickedly sexy boss, and Brazilian polo champion, Gabe Ortoya. Playboy Gabe is vet Lucy's ticket to a career in equine medicine and she's going to make full use of her valuable new contact, which means no mixing business with pleasure…as tempting as that pleasure is! But spending Christmas with Gabe—and the whole Acosta family!—opens Lucy's eyes to a whole new side of this notorious heartbreaker. After a devastating Christmas kiss under the mistletoe, Lucy finds it increasingly hard not to surrender to the temptation that is Gabe Ortoya… Especially when sinfully delicious Gabe seems to have made it his Christmas mission to get Lucy into his bed! The Acostas! Fiery passion, intense love and rampaging barbarians with hearts of gold!
Books make great holiday gifts. Gift One Christmas Night to someone on their list or grab it for yourself. After all, books are the cheapest form of entertainment. *** Elizabeth Gregory's world fell apart one Christmas, and she never wants to see the man who caused it-her ex-fiance, James Hill. He might be boy-wonder to the investment world, but to her he's the man involved in her sister's death. Yet as the holiday season happily paints the streets in the nation's Capitol red and green, Elizabeth is standing on his doorstep. For her it's the worse time of the year. But James makes her a wager - one in which refusal is not an option.James found and lost of the love of his life, but providence brings her back to him during the holiday season. This time he'll never let her go-even if he has to convince her he's what she wants. Can they find magic on this one Christmas night?
Unexpectedly homeless for the festive season and exhausted from transforming the penthouse of the hotel where she works into a dazzling winter wonderland, chambermaid Evie Anderson secretly sleeps over. Woken by an outrageously sensual kiss, Evie feels her body come alive…until she realizes her seducer is Rio Zacarelli, her dangerously attractive new boss! This Christmas, it's imperative that Rio's reputation appear spotless—but innocently enticing Evie is a temptation he can't resist! Their scorching chemistry leads to twelve nights of endless pleasure. But will it last once the decorations come down?