A Winter Wonderland
Fern Michaels, Holly Chamberlin
Four special holiday offerings from today's favorite authors remind us that when love is on your list, you never have to stop believing. . .
"A Winter Wonderland" by Fern Michaels
Angelica Shepard left New York for Christmas in Colorado to relax and unwind--but an out-of-control snowboarder almost had her laid to rest. When she wakes up in the hospital, all she remembers is the handsome angel who saved her. . .
"The Joy of Christmas" by Holly Chamberlin
Not all happiness is good for you--or that's what Iris Karr thinks when she decides to move away instead of marrying her sweetheart Ben. Even years later, living with that decision isn't easy--until a familiar face comes to call her home for the holidays. . .
"The Christmas Thief" by Leslie Meier
Elizabeth Stone is ready for a white Christmas in Tinker's Cove, Maine--until a fancy Yule ball at the Florida hotel where she works dumps snow on her plans. The sponsor's jewels have gone missing and the police are asking about her ties to a cute mystery guest. Good thing Elizabeth's mother, Lucy Stone, flew down to surprise her. ‘Tis the season for a little investigating. . .
"The Christmas Collector" by Kristina McMorris
Estate liquidator Jenna Matthews isn't one for Christmas nostalgia. But when one grandmother's keepsakes suggest a secret life, unwrapping the mystery leads Jenna--and her client's handsome grandson--to the true heart of the holiday spirit. . .
dating Gary—that’s her husband now—I hear my daughter grilled him for hours.” He laughed, visibly relaxing Jenna’s mother, before he addressed the question. “My ex and I were friends all through high school. Probably should’ve kept it that way. Good news is, we get along better nowadays than when we were married.” Jenna grappled with his answer. What was he saying? They might reunite as a couple one day? She was tempted to ask, but her mom intervened. “Speaking of good news.” Her segue came
that’s what I’m doing. Anything that involves a risk, it’s gone. I’m living the way you’ve always wanted. So, yeah. You’ve won.” “Now, you hold on,” he said. “I don’t tell you how to live your life.” “Oh, really?” A prime example rushed into Reece’s mind. “How about after the accident?” His dad shook his head, as if straining to reassemble the memories. Reece, on the other hand, could recall every word, every syllable his father had spewed at that hospital. With the recollection came guilt and
her studio like the sculpture in the yard of the museum was crouched low to the frozen ground. Only a supreme effort of will sent her back to work. Chapter 13 “Make yourself at home,” Bess suggested. “I’ll get the wine.” It was Saturday, the tenth of December, around three in the afternoon. Iris hung her coat on a trim, steel rack in Bess’s front hall and went into the living room. The infamous didgeridoo was propped against a wall. Three tall and wide bookcases were filled to capacity,
the hotel locker room. It was hardly the outfit she wanted to wear on a first date. “No, I’d like to go home and change out of this uniform,” she said. He tilted his head. “I think it’s kind of cute.” Rolling her eyes, she wrote her address and phone number on a slip of paper. “What time?” she asked, giving it to him. “Seven?” “See you then.” Chris had no sooner left than Toni dashed across the lobby. “So what was that all about?” she asked. “He asked me out to dinner.” “That was fast,”
with the police and tell them anything you might have seen or consider suspicious. With your help I’m sure we will get the jewels back, and in the meantime, I hope you’ll all have a wonderful time. So take your seats because dinner will be served in a few minutes and afterward Merton Paul will entertain with his biggest hits.” She then left the room, clutching Layla Fine’s hand, leaving the two extravagant gilt thrones unoccupied. “You know what this means, don’t you?” Toni asked after joining