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Lana Williams Giveaway
ohmeagain you have won ONE copy of Loving the Hawke
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Suzanne Ferrell Giveaway
Carina and ohmeagain and you have each won ONE e-book set of Close to the Mistletoe and Close to Christmas
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Happy Reading 🙂
What happens under the kissing bough doesn’t necessarily stay beneath the kissing bough…
According to lore, the origins of which date to the late 12th century, no lady should refuse a kiss beneath the mistletoe, else she will not marry in the next year. In exchange for the kiss, a berry is removed from the sprig until all of the berries are gone and no more kisses can be stolen. Some also believe that a sprig of mistletoe collected from a local church and placed beneath a maiden’s pillow will inspire dreams of her future husband.
What happens when fifteen daring heroines pin their hopes on mistletoe, a little luck, and a kiss in this multi-genre, limited edition holiday collection from 15 bestselling authors? Pure holiday magic!
The Whole Latte:
There is nothing better than a holiday anthology to kick off a festive season full giving, treats and LOTS of romance! This collection will cross off all three in one clean swoop and at a bargain price of ninety-nine cents, it’s worth every penny. Do NOT miss out on must read romance!
I’ll be featuring a few novellas every day until release day on November 22nd. Catch up with characters and authors you know and love, or discover them for the first time.
Again, the line-up has many of my favorites and I hope you enjoy them as much as I did.
Some of these have a little more spice than others and balance the collection perfectly.
Happy Reading and Happy Holidays!
Book 3.5 of The Seven Curses of London
A woman running from her past…
Katherine Flemming gratefully accepts an invitation to spend Christmas at a new friend’s country estate, allowing her to escape London with her secrets still intact. Her past has caught up with her, and she must leave everything behind to start over. Again.
A man unwilling to face the future…
Cole Dumont takes one day at a time, spending his days seeing to the needs of his tenants but never his own. Unable to bear the idea of enduring another Christmas alone, he gratefully accepts an invitation from a neighboring estate with the fleeting hope of surviving a holiday filled with too many memories.
A stolen moment under the kissing bough…
Well aware of the trouble chasing her, Katherine avoids forming connections with others but something about the quiet baron tugs at her. Cole’s guilt convinces him that he doesn’t deserve happiness, yet the woman he kisses beneath the mistletoe makes him wonder if fate has something else in store.
Can one kiss and the magic of Christmas unite two lonely souls?
The Whole Latte:
Dancing Under the Mistletoe by Lana Williams involves secrets, a holiday love match and hopefully happiness for our heroine, Katherine Flemming.
Katherine is tired of running, will she finally find love and happiness in the most unexpected place? The Christmas holiday season usually brings out the best in people, will the traditions aid in her quest for peace and love?
Cole Dumont is still running from a tragic past, will he open up his heat to love when he meets Katherine? What will he do when he discovers why she came to town?
Lana writes with heart, passion and a dash of spicy heat that is sure to warm you up this holiday season!
Be sure to check out Lana’s backlist for more fun :)!
Lana Williams is a bestselling and Amazon All-Star author who writes historical romance filled with mystery, adventure, and a pinch of paranormal to stir things up. Filled with a love of books from an early age, Lana put pen to paper and decided happy endings were a must in any story she created.
Her latest series is The Seven Curses of London, set in Victorian times, and shares stories of men who attempt to battle the ills of London, and the ladies they fall in love with, who truly give them something worth fighting for.
Her first medieval trilogy is set in England and follows heroes seeking vengeance only to find love when they least expect it. The second trilogy begins on the Scottish border and follows the second generation of the de Bremont family.
The Secret Trilogy, which shares stories set in Victorian London, follows three lords injured in an electromagnetic experiment that went terribly wrong and the women who help heal them through the power of love.
She writes in the Rocky Mountains with her husband, two growing sons, and two labs, and loves hearing from readers.
Lana loves hearing from readers! Stop by her website at https://lanawilliams.net/ and say hello! You can also connect with her on Facebook: www.facebook.com/LanaWilliamsBooks or on Twitter: @LanaWilliams28
The official blurb: CLOSE TO SANTA’S HEART
As Westen’s resident Santa, Deputy Cleetus Junkins brings the magic of Christmas to his beloved home town each year. He oversees lighting the tree in the square and raising the huge mistletoe kissing bough in the gazebo. At the parties he visits with children and the elderly. Amid all this joy even Santa can be lonely. Or he used to be. This year, Cleetus has a helper.
Sylvie Gillis came to Westen for a fresh start only to have her heart immediately melted by a shy gentle giant of a deputy. Her childhood was short on happiness but playing elf to Cleetus’ Santa makes her want to believe in Christmas miracles.
As Cleetus and Sylvie help bring Christmas joy to the citizens of Westen, the holiday magic weaves its way into their hearts. Will the reason Sylvie left home come between them or can she stay Close To Santa’s Heart?
The Whole Latte:
Close to Santa’s Heart by Suzanne Ferrell is a Westen romance that is sweet and sexy. I loved Cleetus and Sylvie’s story right from the beginning. A must read that stresses the importance of trust and honesty, along with the belief that everyone has a purpose. The ability to trust that “inner voice” is vital, and for this story, a matter of life and death for both Cleetus and Sylvie.
Suzanne tackled a very sensitive situation in a most creative and satisfying way. This romantic suspense author can bring on the action and heat, but this softer side was a refreshing treat.
Thank you Suzanne for taking us to Westen for the holidays. If you haven’t read any books from the Westen series check out Suzanne’s backlist for more excitement this holiday season.
USA Today Bestselling author Suzanne discovered romance novels in her aunt’s hidden stash one summer as a teenager. From that moment on she knew two things: she loved romance stories and someday she’d be writing her own. Her love for romances has only grown over the years. It took her a number of years and a secondary career as a nurse to finally start writing her own stories.
Currently there are two main series she’s actively writing in: The Westen Series, a contemporary small town series based in a fictional Ohio town where “things aren’t always what they seem”, and features Close To Home, Close To The Edge and Close To The Fire. The second series is the Romantic Suspense books KIDNAPPED, HUNTED, SEIZED and VANISHED, featuring the Edgars family as they fight for justice, even if it means stepping slightly outside the rulebook.
KIDNAPPED and HUNTED were both Golden Heart finalist, and SEIZED, book #3 in the Edgars Family Novels, was a finalist in the novella category of the OKRWA’s National Reader’s Choice Awards contest.
Suzanne’s sexy stories, whether they be her on the edge of your seat romantic suspense or the small town romantic suspense stories they’ll keep you thinking about her characters long after their Happy Ever After is achieved.
Get to know Suzanne… ICYMI: Coffee With
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Day 1 Giveaways
Lana Williams has generously offered:
2 copies of Loving the Hawke (Book 1 of The Seven Curses of London)
2 copies of Under the Kissing Bough (which includes Dancing Under the Mistletoe, which is book 3.5 of the same series).
Suzanne Ferrell has generously offered:
TWO e-book sets (Close to the Mistletoe and Close to Christmas) *Amazon readers*
For a chance to win one of these AMAZING prizes please comment and respond to the following questions on this blog post:
What is your favorite holiday tradition?
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