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Review: Christmas in Kilts anthology

Christmas in Kilts by Bronwen Evans, Terri Brisbin, Lecia Cornwall, Lavinia Kent, May McGoldrick
Release Date: October 31, 2017
Publisher: St. Martin’s Press
File Size: 1656 KB
Source: book provided by NetGalley for review
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A HIGHLANDER’S HOPE by Terri Brisbin
A village harlot who would never dream she could have a different life meets a Highlander who visits for the holidays and brings with him an offer and hope.

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Review: A Christmas Affair by Jodi Thomas

A Christmas Affair by Jodi Thomas
Series:  Ransom Canyon (# 6.5)
Release Date:  October 1, 2017
Publisher: HQN Books
Pages: 90
Source: book provided by NetGalley for review
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A shy soul and an adventurous heart. As the holidays approach, can they find happiness together?

Maria Anne David was on her way to an exciting career as a chef in Dallas, until a terrible car accident left her blind. Ever resilient, Maria has reinvented her life on her own terns, starting a business out of her home kitchen, selling her jams and jellies to the local grocery.

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Spotlight, Review & Contest: Maybe This Christmas by Jennifer Snow

Maybe This Christmas by Jennifer Snow
Series: Colorado Ice (# 3)
Release Date:  September 26, 2017
Publisher: Forever
Pages: 352
Source: book provided by NetGalley for review
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All wrapped up . . . 

One more game. That’s all that stands between NHL star Asher Westmore and a major career milestone. But then his brother bashes him against the hockey boards, sidelining him for months. Over Christmas holidays, no less. If staying off the ice doesn’t drive him crazy, staying with his family will.

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Throwback Thursday Review: The Bird’s Christmas Carol by Kate Douglas Smith Wiggins

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The Bird’s Christmas Carol by Kate Douglas Smith Wiggins
Re-release Date: May 12, 2012 (originally published in 1888)
Publisher: None (Public Domain)
Pages: 36
Source: Book available for free on Amazon
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The story is about Carol Bird, a Christmas-born child, who as a young girl is unusually loving and generous, having a positive effect on everyone with whom she comes into contact. She is the youngest member of her family and has devoted older brothers.

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Throwback Thursday Review: A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

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A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
Re-release Date: May 17, 2012 (originally published December 19, 1843)
Publisher: Atria Books
Pages: 71
Source: Book provided free through Amazon
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Charles Dickens’ masterfully crafted Christmas fable tells the story of Ebenezer Scrooge, a man with wealth to match the coldness of his heart. On a mystical Christmas Eve, a visitation with spirits forces Scrooge to make a choice: change, or perish.

 






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Review: The Holiday Gift by RaeAnne Thayne

The Holiday Gift by RaeAnne Thayne
Series: The Cowboys of Cold Creek (# 15)
Release Date: November 22, 2016
Publisher: Harlequin Special Edition
Pages: 224
Source: book provided by NetGalley for review
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With two kids and an active life, widow Faith Dustin only wants peace and quiet for Christmas. But her snowy Pine Gulch ranch is nothing but chaotic. All that keeps Faith going is her helpful neighbor, cowboy Chase Brannon. He’s always been “good ol’ Chase,” her faithful friend.

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Review: Fields Where They Lay by Timothy Hallinan

Fields Where They Lay by Timothy Hallinan
Series: Junior Bender Mystery (# 6)
Release Date: October 25, 2016
Publisher: Soho Crime
Pages: 384
Source: Book provided by NetGalley for review
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It’s three days until Christmas and Junior Bender, Hollywood’s fasttalking fixer for the felonious, is up to his ears in shopping mall Santas, Russian mobsters, desperate holiday shoppers, and (’tis the season) murder.

The halls are decked, the deck is stacked, and here comes that jolly old elf.

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Review: A Damsel for Santa by Terry Ambrose

A Damsel for Santa by Terry Ambrose
Series: McKenna Mystery (# 7)
Release Date: November 8, 2016
Publisher: self published
Pages: 107
Source: Book provided by the author for review
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Not even the freak hurricane bearing down on Honolulu can dampen Wilson McKenna’s holiday spirit. His girlfriend is coming to town, and they’ll be celebrating their first Christmas together. Everything changes though when Chance Logan shows up and begs McKenna to help with a big charity event.

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Review: Wrong Brother, Right Match by Jennifer Shirk

Wrong Brother, Right Match by Jennifer Shirk
Series: Anyone But You (# 3)
Release Date: December 5, 2016
Publisher: Entangled (Bliss)
Pages: 167
Source: book provided by the publisher for review
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Matchmaking guru Kennedy Pepperdine’s life is perfect. Perfect job. Perfect friends. Perfect boyfriend. Except…when she gets trapped in an elevator with a handsome stranger, she accidentally confesses a secret: maybe her perfect boyfriend, Justin, isn’t so perfect for her after all. But a matchmaker should be able to successfully match herself, right?

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Review: Millionaire Under the Mistletoe by Stefanie London

Millionaire Under the Mistletoe by Stefanie London
Release Date: November 14, 2016
Publisher: Entangled Publishing LLC (Indulgence)
Pages:  190
Source: book provided by the publisher for review
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Stella Jackson would rather stab herself in the eye with her own stiletto than return to England. Especially in winter. But to fulfill her grandfather’s last wish, she has to spend Christmas at the estate she inherited from him…with the one man she wishes she could forget.