Book Review | To Steal a Heart

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To Steal a Heart by Jen Turano is the first book in her new Bleaker Street Inquiry Agency series. Gabriella Goodhue’s childhood was spent as a street thief until her arrest sent her to an orphanage. Determined to put that past behind her, she reluctantly recalls her skills when a friend is in need of a little breaking and entering.

Book Review | A Holiday by Gaslight

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This fall, I was increasingly intrigued by the stories of Mimi Matthews. I hadn’t read any of her work before so when I learned she had a Christmas novella, A Holiday by Gaslight, I knew this was my chance to be introduced to a new-to-me author. I’m glad I did!

Book Review | Honey for the Holidays

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Honey for the Holidays by Jessica R. Patch is the fourth book in her Honeyhaven series. Crockett Baylor and Scout Denman had a nasty break up years ago, but when they need each other this Christmas, they make a plan to fake getting back together. Only things get complicated.

Book Review | The Evergreen Bride

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The Evergreen Bride by Pam Hillman was originally part of the novella collection 12 Brides of Christmas. Now it is a standalone novella and part of the Mississippi Piney Woods series.

Book Review | The Christmas Swap

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The Christmas Swap by Melody Carlson is a Christmas novella with a twist on the popular movie The Holiday. When songwriter West Prescott is coerced into swapping houses over Christmas, he decides to stick around as the caretaker to get to know one of the guests staying at his home.

Book Review | A Hopeful Christmas

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A Hopeful Christmas is a regency novella collection with stories written by Anneka R. Walker, Sian Ann Bessey, Carla Kelly, and Krista Lynne Jensen.

Book Review | The Cowboy’s Christmas Blessings

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The Cowboy’s Christmas Blessings by Jill Kemerer is the third book in her Wyoming Sweethearts series. When a quiet cowboy opens his ranch to a widow and her triplets he wonders whether the life he’s always lived isn’t the one he still wants.

Book Review | A Joyful Christmas

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A Joyful Christmas is a collection of six historical Christmas novellas written by Cynthia Hickey, Liz Johnson, Vickie McDonough, Liz Tolsma, Carrie Turansky, and Erica Vetsch.

Book Review | Night Vision

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Night Vision is book two in Susan Sleeman‘s Nighthawk Security series. Brendan, the second eldest of the Byrd brothers, wants a quiet Christmas vacation with his family, but when he stumbles on a woman in distress, he cannot help but get involved. It’s one of the reasons why the brothers started their protection business in the first place.