By Fern Michaels, Leslie Meier, Holly Chamberlin, Kristina McMorris
In "A wintry weather Wonderland" through Fern Michaels, Angelica Shepard leaves manhattan for Christmas in Colorado to chill and unwind - yet an out-of-control snowboarder virtually has her laid to leisure. while she wakes up within the medical institution, all she recollects is the good-looking angel who stored her. "The pleasure of Christmas" by means of Holly Chamberlin introduces Iris Karr, who thinks "not all happiness is nice for you," whilst she comes to a decision to maneuver away rather than marrying her sweetheart Ben. Even years later, dwelling with that call isn't effortless - till a well-recognized face involves name her domestic for the vacations. In Leslie Meier's "The Christmas Thief," Elizabeth Stone is prepared for a white Christmas in Tinker's Cove, Maine - till a posh xmas ball on the Florida inn the place she works dumps snow on her plans. The sponsor's jewels have long gone lacking and the police are asking approximately her ties to a lovable secret visitor. great thing Elizabeth's mom, Lucy Stone, flew all the way down to shock her. 'Tis the season for a bit investigating. In "The Christmas Collector" through Kristina McMorris, property liquidator Jenna Matthews isn't one for Christmas nostalgia. but if one grandmother's keepsakes recommend a mystery lifestyles, unwrapping the secret leads Jenna - and her client's good-looking grandson - to the real middle of the vacation spirit.
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