Jingle His Bells by Lisa Wood

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Jingle His Bells by Lisa Wood

Remi Abrahms had been in love with Cole since she was twelve years old. No one else had ever measured up and she worried no one ever would. She knew he could never feel the same way.

Cole Blackburn hadn’t really noticed Remi until her high school graduation party two years ago. Being almost a decade younger than him, she just wasn’t on his radar. He would love to ask her out but knows she’s off-limits.

Why? Remi is his best friend’s baby sister.

Now they’re both home for Christmas and their attraction is off the charts. Is their happily ever after worth destroying the bond between siblings and losing your best friend?

This is a HEA story with no cliffhangers.
Due to explicit language and content, this book is intended for readers 18+.

Lisa was born in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada. She is a retired software tester with two kids, both grown, and a granddaughter that she loves to spend time with. 

She writes erotic romance because the perfect man has to exist somewhere! Her alpha males include billionaires, grumpy mountain men, and the boy next door who generally need a little help to get their happily ever after with their heroines. She writes in a variety of different tropes including romantic suspense, second chance love, paranormal romance, and so many more! 

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Chapter 1


Cars lined the street and I rolled my eyes, trying to find a spot closer than a mile from the damn house. As per usual, Tristan had gone way overboard. His little sister, Remi, had just graduated and he was throwing her a party. I hadn’t spent a whole lot of time around her in the last couple of years, but when their parents were killed two years ago, Tristan had stepped up as her guardian. He was incredibly protective of her and I didn’t envy any of the guys at the party who tried to approach her.

I didn’t have much interest in being at a party with a bunch of teenagers, but he had asked me to give him a hand and I’d agreed. He was going to be pissed as I was supposed to have been here two hours ago to help set up, but there was no way I was kicking the hot piece of ass I’d taken home last night out of my bed. I finally found an empty spot a couple streets over, parking the truck, and started toward the house. I let myself in the house, already overrun with people.

“Cole! Where the fuck have you been? You should have been here hours ago,” Tristan griped from the back door.

“Sorry, man, I slept in. I’m here now, where do you want me?”

“Bullshit, you slept in. What was her name?”

“Not a clue,” I chuckled.

“You’re such a manwhore. C’mon, you can help me man the barbeques.”

“Cause you’re so much better, right?”

He shook his head and I followed him to the backyard. It was fucking jam packed. I found myself rolling my eyes again as I accepted the flipper.

“So, where’s the guest of honor?”

“God only knows. Last I saw her, she was hanging out by the pool. With the dress she’s wearing, I’m expecting to murder some of these assholes tonight,” he gritted out.

“So, you didn’t invite me for company. You just needed someone to help bury the bodies,” I laughed.

I worked the grill, flipping about two hundred burgers, all the while scanning the crowd. I figured I should at least congratulate Remi. She graduated with full honors, the valedictorian of her class. My eyes settled on a woman on the other side of the pool, facing away from me. She had auburn hair, falling in waves, nearly to her waist, and the nicest ass I’d seen since… well, since this morning. Her skin was bronzed and her legs long and shapely. She stood out, not just because of her body, but also because she was one of only a handful wearing a one-piece instead of a skimpy bikini.

“I see you invited some guests of your own,” I said, not taking my eyes off her.

“A few women from work, yes. They’ve gotten to know Remi over the years and wanted to be here for her.”

My heart stopped as she turned around. My eyes trailed up her long, shapely legs and widened at the bathing suit that was anything but conservative as I’d thought. Cut outs showed off her flat, tanned stomach, and her large breasts were barely contained. My mouth watered just looking at her as my eyes finally reached her face. I froze, not believing what I was seeing.


It was Remi, no longer the gangly, uncoordinated girl I’d last seen a couple years ago. I was in so much fucking trouble.

“Cole? Cole! Dude, the burgers are burning,” Tristan said, punching my arm.

“Shit,” I said, my attention brought back to the grill.

“What the fuck? I spent the last minute calling you!”

“Sorry. I think I was just momentarily stunned that you let Remi out of the house like that.”

“Like what? She’s wearing a dress. It’s a little shorter and tighter than I’d like, but she’s eighteen and I only have so much control.”

“No, she’s not. She’s in a bathing suit. A very revealing bathing suit.”

I pointed toward her and then watched as his jaw tightened and face turned red. His fists clenched at his sides and his spine snapped straight.

“Watch the grill,” he growled, storming toward her.

He got to the other side of the pool, grabbed her arm, and started dragging her toward the house. Anger flashed on her face as she struggled against him. She was yelling at him, but was too far for me to hear what she was saying.

“Oh, shit,” I muttered.

She somehow managed to break free of him and shoved her hands hard against his chest. I started laughing, along with most of the people around us, as he went flying into the pool. He was going to be pissed as hell. Her eyes rounded, realizing what she’d done, and she ran away from the pool, grabbing a coverup on the way. She came to a stop behind me, peeking around my shoulder as Tristan made his way out of the pool, soaked to the skin, and a murderous look on his face.

“Hi Cole,” she squeaked, ducking behind me again. “He’s gonna kill me, isn’t he?”

“I think that’s a very real possibility,” I chuckled, “but I’ll try to hold him off if you want to try to disappear into the crowd.”

“Thank you!”

She took off with a squeal, just as he reached me, and I stepped out in front of him.

“Get out of the fucking way,” he snapped, “or I’ll be burying your body along with hers.”

“No way. You said yourself, she’s eighteen. There’s not one woman here that isn’t dressed in something revealing. They all look hot as fuck,” I reasoned, backing away slowly when I realized what I’d just said.

His eyes narrowed, filled with anger, and I was stunned at the low, lethal tone that came out of his mouth.

“You keep your dick far away from my little sister, or I’ll rip it off and feed it to you.”


I turned back to the grill, feeling guilty as hell, but couldn’t get her hot little body out of my head. Tristan lost track of Remi, changed into dry clothes, and grudgingly came back to the grill, muttering under his breath. This wasn’t the last she was going to hear about this.


I’d been here a couple of hours now. I was done with the food and was a couple beers in, sitting on a chair on the patio. I’d had to throw a little punk out of it, but whatever. Respect your elders and all that shit. Needing another beer and a bathroom break, I stood up and started toward the house.

“I’ll be back in a few, man. Gotta take a piss.”

“Grab me a beer while you’re in the house, yeah? I’m definitely going to need more alcohol to get through this party.”

“No problem.”

I walked into the house, bypassing the downstairs bathroom, and the line that went with it, heading upstairs to use the one in Tristan’s room. I got a glimpse of someone walking in ahead of me and quickened my pace with the intention of throwing her out.

“What the hell are you doing in here?” I barked.

She spun around, eyes narrowed, and snapped, “I don’t know, Cole, what are you doing in here?”

“Oh shit. Sorry, Remi. I didn’t realize it was you. I didn’t get a chance earlier but congratulations.”

“Thank you. I’m sorry you got dragged to a party I’m sure you have no interest in being at.”

“I don’t know,” I said, my eyes taking in her body, “it’s definitely been worth it.”

A blush rose on her cheeks and she rushed into the bathroom, closing the door behind her. I chuckled at how easily she blushed and sat on Tristan’s bed to wait. She came out and I stood, holding out my arms for a hug. She hesitated for just a moment before stepping forward, letting me wrap my arms around her. I ducked my head and kissed the corner of her mouth, my cock hardening as she rocked her hips forward and let out a quiet moan.

“Fuck, Remi. Do you have any idea how beautiful you are?”

Her eyes met mine, full of desire, and she raised up on her toes to brush her lips against mine. I groaned, moving one hand to her ass and the other to the nape of her neck, pulling her flush against me. I took her mouth in a passionate kiss, my tongue thrusting into her mouth. Her tongue tangled with mine and my cock pressed hard against her body, already weeping for her.

“Cole…” she moaned.

I growled, lifting her up, and she wrapped her legs around my waist, her damp center covered with only a thin scrap of material. I pressed her up against the wall and pulled the straps of her bathing suit down, her large breasts bouncing out. A rush of precum leaked from my dick as I took one of her rosy nipples into my mouth. My tongue circled it as it peaked and she cried out as I bit down. She reached for my belt, fumbling to get it undone. I knocked her hand out of the way and swiftly undid my pants, shoving them down to free my cock.

“Are you sure about this, Remi?”

“Just do it,” she murmured against my lips.

I pulled her bathing suit to the side and thrust my cock into her hot, wet, tight-as-fuck pussy. She gasped, her mouth opening to accept my tongue as I slowly moved in and out of her. I pulled back until just my head was in her and then slammed back in, fucking her against the wall. She moaned, her pussy clenching around me and my release was building quickly. I slipped a hand between us and pinched her clit between my fingers, flicking it with my thumb.

“Holy shit, Remi. You feel like fucking heaven, wrapped around my dick. I want you to come all over it.”

She cried out, her juices soaking me as she came on my cock. I roared as cum shot out of me, filling her with my seed. I kissed her softly, my cock slipping out of her as I eased her to her feet. We leaned on each other, our breath slowing as we came down from our releases.

“Yo, Cole! Where the hell did you go?” Tristan called from downstairs.

“I’ll be down in a minute. I had to wait for a bathroom to free up.”

Remi’s eyes widened and she pushed me back. She quickly straightened her bathing suit and ran out of the room. I grabbed hold of my pants and walked into the bathroom, not sure what the hell had just happened. I glanced down, shocked when I saw streaks of blood on my cock.

Fucking hell.

As if it wasn’t bad enough I’d fucked his sister, but I’d apparently also taken her virginity. I rushed out of the room, doing up my pants in the process, trying to find her. I grabbed two beers and headed back outside, falling back into my chair and passing one over. After a few minutes scanning the backyard, it was clear she was avoiding me.

“What’s up with you?”

“Oh, nothing. I was just trying to find Remi.”

“Why?” he asked, eyes narrowed.

“I haven’t had a chance to congratulate her. I’ll catch her later, I guess.”

Hours later, I still hadn’t found her and the guilt was eating me up. I’d had about enough of the party and gave up on finding her, pulling out my phone to order an Uber.

“I’m going to head out, man. I think you can handle it from here. Shit. I didn’t even think about my truck. It’s probably going to get towed.”

“Where is it parked?”

“On Sycamore St., just off your street.”

“Give me your keys. I’ll get Babs to pull it into my driveway and you can get it in the morning. Don’t worry,” he cut in, sensing my hesitation, “she’s DD for the girls and had nothing but pop all night.”

“Thanks, man. I’ll talk to you later in the week.”

“Thanks for helping out. Let’s get together next week, without a bunch of brats, and have a few drinks.”

“Sounds good, talk to you later.”

I headed out front to wait for the Uber, wondering what the fuck I’d been thinking.

Chapter 2


Holy shit.

I couldn’t believe it. I’d had a crush on Cole for years, and I’d just let him fuck me up against a wall. I considered telling him I was a virgin, but was afraid he’d stop if I did. I was feeling completely euphoric until Tristan had called him and it was like a bucket of ice water had been dumped over me. I ran out of the room in a panic, his cum leaking from my pussy, soaking my bathing suit.

I spent the rest of the evening avoiding him because I wasn’t sure I could hide what had happened from Tristan if he saw us together. He would kill him if he found out he’d fucked me. I did my best to settle the dirty thoughts running through my mind while I was celebrating with my friends. Once the last person had left, I went over to Tristan and threw my arms around his waist.

“Thank you, big brother, for the awesome party. I’m sorry I pushed you in the pool,” I said, giving him my best puppy dog eyes.

“No, you’re not. Either way, you’re welcome, little sister. You deserved it. Mom and Dad would have been so proud of you.”

“Thank you,” I whispered, my eyes filling with tears.

“Let’s wait until morning to clean up.”

“Okay. Did Cole leave?”

“Yeah, the old man gave up a couple hours ago and ubered home.”

“Do you think I could get his number?”

“Why would you need that?”

“I didn’t get a chance to say goodbye. I just want to thank him for coming tonight,” I said, hoping he would believe me.

“Oh, sure.”

I added his name into the contacts on my phone, hugged Tristan once more, and headed upstairs to shower. I was covered in chlorine, sweat, and Cole’s cum. I stayed in the shower, water raining down on me, until the water turned cold. I dried off and fell into bed naked, pulling the covers up over me, and grabbing my phone. I hadn’t reacted well after we’d slept together and I needed to talk to him. I called his number twice, the call going to voicemail both times. I didn’t want to wait until tomorrow, so I decided to text him instead.

Remi: Cole? It’s Remi…

I waited for a couple of minutes and when it didn’t show as read and I hadn’t gotten an answer, I tried again.

Remi: Hello?

Remi: You must be sleeping. I just wanted to thank you for coming tonight. I’m sorry for the way I reacted in the bedroom. I heard Tristan and just panicked. Message me or call me, please.

I woke the next morning, checking my phone right away. My heart fell when he still hadn’t responded. I got up and dressed, ready to clean up after the party, and hoping I’d hear from him later in the day.

I didn’t. I texted every day for a week and still hadn’t heard back from him. He’d had sex with me, that had to have meant something to him, right? He went out for drinks with Tristan on the weekend, so he was obviously alive and well. I cornered my brother the next morning.

“Big brother, is everything okay with Cole?”

“Yeah… why?”

“I’ve been texting him to thank him for last weekend, but he hasn’t answered me back.”

“Well, maybe he just doesn’t want to talk to my little sister,” he said, looking at me warily.

I didn’t want to raise his suspicions any further, so I just shrugged my shoulders and left the room. I went up to my room and threw myself on my bed, tears burning my eyes. I’d given him a part of myself I could never get back, believing that it was the start of something, but I guess I’d been naïve. I didn’t see or hear from him the rest of the summer. He didn’t even come to the house to hang out with Tristan.

The last week of August, my car was packed to the brim and I was ready to leave for university. It was stupid, but as hurt as I was, I’d hoped he would come to see me off.

He didn’t.

“Little sister, I’m going to miss you. Are you sure you want to go to school so far away?”

“I’m sure,” I smiled, trying not to cry, “but I’m going to miss you, too. It’s going to be weird not seeing you every day.”

“I’m still willing to take you, you know?”

“Tristan, it’s a seven-hour drive. I’m more than capable of going on my own. I’ll call you when I get there.”

I hugged him tight, raising up to my toes to kiss his cheek.

“I love you.”

“I love you, too. Drive safe, Remi.”

I nodded and climbed into my car, heading toward my fresh start.


4 years later

I stepped into my little black dress and zipped it up, slipping my feet into my favorite strappy 4” heels. My boyfriend, Sam, was taking me out to dinner and was going to be home any minute. I’d graduated university and had been working at a tech company since I finished. I was ashamed to admit I hadn’t been home in over a year. I’d spent more time than I’d like to admit, pining over Cole, and it was just too hard for me to go back.

Tristan had threatened to drag me back for Christmas this year, so Sam and I had planned to spend a couple of days there over the holidays. I finished getting ready and ran downstairs, getting to the front door just as he got home.

“Remi, you look beautiful,” Sam said, dropping a kiss on my lips. “Just give me a few minutes to change and we can go.”

“Okay,” I smiled.

I watched as he walked up the stairs. He wouldn’t tell me where he was taking me tonight and, frankly, I was a little bit worried. I loved Sam and we had a great relationship. The problem was, I didn’t feel even a fraction of the passion with him that I had with Cole. I was pretty sure I would never find it with anyone else. True to his word, Sam was back downstairs quickly and I threaded my fingers through his, following him to the car.

I couldn’t help but grin when he pulled up to the Emerald Grill, a new steakhouse in town.

“Sam,” I said, excitedly, “It’s almost impossible to get a reservation here!”

“My boss owed me a favor and was able to get a table. I knew you wanted to come here, so I jumped at the chance.”

“Well, thank you.”

I kissed him on the cheek and got out of the car, waiting for Sam to hand his keys to the valet. He wrapped his arm around my waist and led me into the restaurant where the host led us to our table. We enjoyed our meal, but as he sat across from me, he looked nervous, sweat beading on his brow. I watched as he stood up and pulled something out of his pocket.


He dropped to one knee and opened the small box to reveal a large diamond solitaire.


Tears filled my eyes, emotions overwhelming me. They spilled over my cheeks as he started to speak and my heart broke for what was to come.

“Remi, I love you and want to spend my life with you. Will you marry me?”

I just stared at him, speechless. That was possibly the worst proposal, ever, but my answer would have been the same either way.

“I… I…”

“Remi?” he asked, laughing nervously, rubbing the back of his neck.

“I’m sorry,” I cried, knocking my chair over in my haste to stand.

I bolted out of the restaurant, leaving a stunned Sam down on one knee, while people looked on with a mixture of shock and pity. I practically pushed a woman out of the way to hop in a cab that sat out front. Blurting my address to the cabbie, I swiped my cheeks furiously, trying to figure out what I should do next. I ran into the house and up the stairs, stripping out of my dress as I went. I made a decision and got changed, throwing everything I could into two suitcases.

Knowing I couldn’t just leave without a word, I went downstairs into the office and grabbed a pad of paper.


I’m so sorry… for everything. I love you, so much, but I’d be lying if I said a part of my heart wouldn’t always belong to someone else. It wouldn’t be fair of me to accept your proposal, knowing that I can’t love you the way you deserve. It wasn’t fair of me to wait as long as I have to tell you.

I want you to be happy and to find someone worthy of your love and devotion. You’re a good man and I don’t doubt that you will find the perfect woman for you. I have taken what I can now, but will make arrangements to collect the rest of my things as soon as I’m able.

I wish you the best and, again, am so sorry for how I’ve ended this. I know I’m a coward doing it in a letter, but I can’t bear the thought of doing it face to face.

I love you.


I set the note on the kitchen counter, threw my suitcases in my car, and started toward the only person I knew could soothe my broken heart.



I drove straight through and seven hours later, I parked my car behind Tristan’s. I smiled at the god-awful, tacky Christmas decorations that went up every year, as far back as I could remember. I pulled the suitcases out of the trunk, dragging them up to the porch. At 2 a.m., I figured Tristan would be home so I let myself in and quietly pulled the suitcases in after me. I turned, surprised to see a glow from the living room.

“Big brother?”

“Little sister?” he called, confusion on his face as he met me in the foyer. “What are you doing here?”

“I… I… Tristan, I’m a horrible person,” I wailed, throwing myself at him, emotions clogging my throat.

“What happened? Talk to me, sweetheart.”

“Sam proposed.”

“And that’s a bad thing? You’ve been together for two years.”

He led me into the living room and sat us down on the couch, his arm around my shoulders.

“I couldn’t do it, Tristan. I love him, but I don’t think I’m in love with him. I feel like I’d be settling and that just isn’t fair to him.”

“How did he take it?”

“I don’t know,” I said sadly, “he was still on one knee in the restaurant when I left.”

He looked at me in horror, shaking his head.

“I don’t disagree with your reasoning. The last thing you should do is settle, but you didn’t even talk to him about it?”

“No. I panicked. I packed my suitcases and drove home. I left him a note, though.”

“Oh, little sister, you know you’ll need to talk to him about it, right?”

“I know, but not today. I want to have a couple glasses of wine and go to bed.”

“How long are you staying?”

“I’m not sure. I’d like to stay until the new year, if that’s okay?”

“Remi, this will always be your home. You can stay as long as you want. Let me get you a glass of wine. Red or white?”

“White, please,” I said, curling my legs up and pulling the blanket around me.

He came back with a glass of wine for me and a beer for himself and settled beside me with a sigh.

“What are you going to do about work, Remi? You only had two weeks booked off.”

“I actually have another three weeks banked. I’ll give my boss a call in the morning. I think it should be okay. I’ll just tell him I’ve had a family emergency or something.”

“Or, you could just tell him the truth. You’ve always said you two get along well.”

“You’re probably right,” I sighed. “I’m so sorry I just showed up like this in the middle of the night. I probably should have called you first.”

“Remi, relax, you’re fine. I was out with the guys tonight and wasn’t ready to sleep when I got home, so I decided to throw a movie on. I’m not so old I need to be in bed at 11,” he teased, bumping my shoulder.

I smiled, knowing I’d made the right decision to come home. Tristan always managed to cheer me up.

“What are you watching?”

“Die Hard, of course.”

“I still say that having Christmas at the beginning and end of the movie does not make it a Christmas movie,” I laughed.

“Bite your tongue!”

I leaned on his shoulder, sipping my wine. There was only about an hour left in the movie, but I just kind of zoned out for it. I was so spent, I could barely see straight.

“I’m going to head to bed, Tristan. Thank you for tonight.”

I kissed his cheek and dragged myself off the couch, heading toward the stairs.

“Chin up, little sister, things will get better. You made the right choice. Everything else will come in time. I’ll bring your suitcases up for you.”

I nodded and went upstairs, washing up before going into my room. Glancing at the suitcases, I sighed and fell into bed, still dressed.

Why did life have to be so difficult?

Cinnamon Kisses and Gingerbread Wishes by Kathleen Ryder

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Amazon Bestselling Author Kathleen Ryder brings you Cinnamon Kisses and Gingerbread Wishes

Holly is tired of being single. With Christmas around the corner, she gives herself a week to find Mr Perfect, no matter how insane her best friend, Finn, thinks she is.

Finn has secretly been in love with Holly for three years. He now only has seven days with which to convince her that he is her Mr Perfect.

When Holly finds an old recipe book, strange things start to happen. Will Christmas magic lead Holly to love, or will she find what it is that she is looking for much closer to home?

A sweet romance with a happy ever after that proves that magic and love are in the small things, and they are all around us, if only we open our eyes to really see.

An international bestselling and award winning author of sweet contemporary romance, Kathleen’s novels showcase thought provoking plots and strong emotions that have been likened to a Hallmark movie. Featuring feisty heroines and strong heroes, where everyone gets a happily ever after.

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Quest by Victoria Danann #giveaway

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Quest (Warlock Coven Book 1) ~ by Victoria Danann

Genre: Paranormal SciFi Fantasy Romance

AN INTRODUCTION to the fun making, risk taking, hard loving members of the Second Sursolid Warlock Coven.

Seven warlocks. Seven contests made more interesting by magical handicaps and strangers for teammates.

From the “Queen of Alpha Males”, Victoria Danann (Slashed Reads). The warlocks as introduced in Wednesday, Witches of Wimberley, are taking you on the adventure of a lifetime.

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It’s hard to find new experiences when you’re hundreds of years old and have no financial or geographical limitations. But when it was Rally’s turn to suggest the next “Boredom Break”, they got the adventure they were craving and the romance they wanted, even if they hadn’t known they wanted it.

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Love is Coming to Town #giveaway

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Love Is Coming to Town
A Small Town Christmas Romance Anthology
with stories by
Rebecca Barton, Dawn Luedecke, Danielle Pays, Alexa Rivers, Kaci Rose, Megan Ryder, Bell Splendor, Kate Stacy, and Claire Wilder

What’s a small town Christmas without a little romance?

Fake relationships, second chances, friends to lovers, and sexy brother’s best friends.

Mix in some small town gossip, meddling matchmakers, and Christmas magic and you have a perfect holiday escape.

Finding His Cheer by Claire Wilder
He loved and lost. She’s just lost. This Christmas, will love be the thing that finds them both?

Operation: Christmas Seduction by Megan Ryder
A sexy bartender seduces his crush of Christmas trees, gifts, and cookies. But when the season ends, will their romance too?

Second Chance Christmas by Alexa Rivers
Breaking down outside her ex’s bar wasn’t part of the plan. Could a Christmas reunion reignite their old spark?

Love At Frost Sight by Bell Splendor
When two enemies come together, will it be steamy heat, or a melting iceberg of disaster?

Captivated by Danielle Pays
Needed: One fake boyfriend for the holidays. She never expected her brother’s best friend, aka her crush, to volunteer.

Twelve Days by Kate Stacy
She’s missing her usual holiday spirit, until a secret admirer gives her twelve days of Christmas she’ll never forget.

Christmas at La Villa Rosa by Rebecca Barton
Two creatives clashing on a joint project…surely it’s too cold to shut each other out, especially on Christmas Eve?

Her Second Chance Christmas by Kaci Rose
Her best friend’s Christmas wedding. A family reunion and the man she never thought she’d see again.

Kiss Me Under the Mistletoe by Dawn Luedecke
The only person who can put Sexy Santa in his place is a pain in the butt, and the perfect Mrs. Claus.

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Love’s Refrain by KG Fletcher #giveaway

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Love’s Refrain (The Stardust Duet Book 1) by K.G. Fletcher

Genre: Time Travel Romance

Present Day, Katherine ‘Kat’ Monroe, a celebrated jazz singer, is just ending her first national tour when she meets an elderly stranger who gifts her a locket with a mysterious message tucked inside. Through a series of events, Kat stumbles upon a strange portal in the theater and is suddenly transported to the postwar community of her beloved town…1947.

Kat is thrust into the intrigues of a world that threatens her career and may break her heart. Navigating her way amid risk, passion, and jealousy, she learns her only chance of understanding what has happened lies in Phillip Gordon, a handsome young pianist. What begins in curiosity becomes an urgent need. Kat finds herself torn between two very different versions of Phillip, in two contrasting worlds, one of whom will have to die before the other can fully live again.

Love’s Refrain is Book One in The Stardust Duet – a melodic tale about a man’s devotion, the woman tempting fate to save him, and a bond that transcends time itself.

If you love sizzling romance, edge-of-your-seat action, time travel, a swoon-worthy hero, and a talented heroine in a small town setting, you’ll love KG Fletcher’s dramatic time travel romance books. Each is a standalone with a guaranteed HEA, but an interconnected narrative. Best if read in order.

Buy Love’s Refrain and escape into a lyrical time travel romance adventure sure to steal across the meadows of your heart!

**FAIR WARNING: This book contains scenes of detailed intimacy and adult language. It is intended for readers 18+**

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Dubbed, “The Singing Author,” KG Fletcher lives in her very own frat house in Atlanta, GA with her husband Ladd and three sons.

As a singer/songwriter in Nashville, TN, she became a recipient of the “Airplay International Award” for “Best New Artist” showcasing original songs at The Bluebird Café in Nashville, TN. She earned her BFA in theater at Valdosta State University, and has traveled the world professionally as a singer/actress.

She currently gets to play rock star as a backup singer in the National Tour, “Remember When Rock Was Young – the Elton John Tribute,” www.almosteltonjohn.com

She is also a summer artist-in-residence at her alma mater performing roles in musicals for the Peachstate Summer Theatre program, her favorite roles to date being Donna in Mamma Mia!, and Marmee in Little Women the Musical. During lockdown and all through the pandemic, KG got creative using a bedroom closet and used her BFA to full advantage narrating and producing the four books in her Reigning Hearts Series. (Now available on Audio.) She plans on narrating and producing ALL of her stories!

KG is a hopeless romantic continuing her work on her original cabaret act called, “The Novel Romantic – an unexpected evening of sweet & spicy love” to help promote her romance novels. As a full-time indie-artist, a particularly thrilling moment was when her Amazon best-selling romance novel, Georgia Pine became a 2019 Maggie Award of Excellence Finalist.

KG loves to interact with readers on social media, and is a conference speaker sharing how music can enhance a writer’s experience. For more info about tour dates (and FREE concert tickets), go to www.kgfletcherauthor.com/contact.html

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The Cowboy and His Angel by Kaci Rose #giveaway

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The Cowboy and His Angel (Rock Springs, Texas Book 9) by Kaci Rose

Genre: Small Town Contemporary Romance

Two Rock Springs hearts driven by a higher calling… 


After the death of my parents, I made it my mission to honor their memory by living the life they would have wanted for me. Helping others. Pursuing my career goal of becoming a midwife. Settling down with a nice guy. Unfortunately, as much as my parents would love the guy I’m currently dating, I feel exactly zero chemistry with him. To distract myself from that headache, I’ve opted to visit some freinds in Rock Springs and help out with the church’s annual carnival. Pastor Greg is as cute as they come, but a man of God seems off limits for dating prospects… 


Knowing I’m single has prompted every member of my congregation to try and set me up with any and all available ladies they know. It had become common practice for me to politely decline, and suggest they invite them to attend service instead. Yet when Abby volunteered to help with the carnival arrangements she instantly caught my eye. I didn’t intend to kiss her on top of the Ferris Wheel, but the moment seemed right. 

Confused by her own feelings, Abby bolted. Can I convince her to follow her heart? Or will she choose the path she believes would have made her parents happy? 

Come meet the small town of Rock Springs Texas with a family that has your back, a town that knows your business, and men who love with everything they have.

This is a Steamy, Small Town, Cowboy Romance. No Cliffhangers.
This is Book 9 in the Rock Springs Texas Series.
As always there is a satisfying Happy Ever After.
If you love steamy romances with insta love, hot love scenes, small towns, and cowboys, then this one is for you.

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Kaci runs on coffee, chocolate, and Oreos. She loves her book boyfriends with tattoos, muscles, beards, and a little dirty.

Kaci loves romance books and has been jotting down ideas since she was in high school and is now putting the ideas down on paper. She believes in satisfying, happily ever afters with a lot of steam on the way.

She was born and raised in Southwest Florida but is wholeheartedly a mountain girl. She has been reading as many books as she could get her hands on since grade school and loves to travel when she gets the chance.

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Pleasure Cruise by Katherine Moore #giveaway

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Pleasure Cruise (A Cruisin’ Around Novel) by Katherine Moore

Genre: Feel Good Romance

Sometimes a marriage just needs a little help.

Rosirene Callahan is used to acting as a sounding board for the people who end up on her massage table, but when Julie Coleman books treatments for every day of a ten-day cruise, the massage therapist senses that something is seriously wrong with her client’s marriage.

Ben Parks might be the world’s greatest mixologist but he’s not so much of a people person. Still, when Geoffrey Coleman hides out in the bar every day instead of enjoying the many amenities the ship has to offer, it doesn’t take a shrink to figure out that all is not well in Geoffrey’s world.

He and his wife booked the adults-only cruise as a substitute for a honeymoon they never had. But now it looks like the honeymoon is over.

Unless Rosi and Ben can bring them back together while figuring out how they feel about each other.

Was it ever this complicated on The Love Boat?

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Born in Washington, D.C., Katherine Moore now lives in a small Pacific Northwest town very much like Silver Birch. She has worked as a food writer, a caterer, and a movie extra as well as a freelance lifestyle reporter and staff writer for magazines in Honolulu, Los Angeles, and Richmond, Virginia.

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Rumpled Rhett by Rachel Rossano #giveaway

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Rumpled Rhett (Once Upon a Duchy Book 3) by Rachel Rossano

Genre: Romantic Medieval Fairytale Retelling

Rhett is a Huntsman, skilled, secretive, and mysterious. A wanted man, he spends his life on the move. His sole retreat is the outskirts of an isolated village in the northern reaches of the duchies. Then one fall, he arrives to find his hovel burned to the ground and the village reeve offering a new arrangement.

Catherine knows her father, the village miller, only cares about what she can bring him. The latest scheme of marrying her to the Huntsman is not the miller’s first attempt to sell her. Cat’s dread wanes when she meets the Huntsman. There is something honorable about him, and he treats her with respect, unlike her father or brother. Perhaps she can escape her father’s influence forever.

Despite his suspicions, Rhett agrees to the deal and frees Cat from her father’s tyranny, at least for a time. But can he protect her when enemies from his past catch up to him?

Inspired by Rumpelstiltskin.

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Rachel Rossano is a happily married mother of three children. She spends her days teaching, mothering, and keeping the chaos at bay. After the little ones are in bed, she immerses herself in the fantasy worlds of her books. Tales of romance, adventure, and virtue set in a medieval fantasy world are her preference, but she also writes speculative fantasy and a bit of science fiction.

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Cruising on Ice by Kerry Evelyn #giveaway

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Cruising on Ice (Palmer City Voltage Book 1) by Kerry Evelyn

Genre: Sweet Friends-to-Lovers Hockey Romance

It’s true that hockey players break hearts.
Sometimes, it’s their own.

Taylor Ranford has three immediate goals: have a blast on her birthday cruise with her sister, help Team USA win the international cheerleading title, and earn enough money to put her through grad school. Not part of the plan: her sister getting sick and sending her best friend—and Taylor’s longtime crush—in her place. She can’t face the only guy she’s ever had feelings for treating her like she’s his little sister when she really wants so much more.

After a big blow to his career—and his ego—and with no immediate plans for the next season, Kingston Brewer jumps at the opportunity to go on a last-minute cruise with the bouncy-ponytailed cheerleading coach. Taylor had always been there when he needed her most, and he holds a soft spot for her in his heart. But after a few days on the ship, Kingston begins to see Taylor as more than just his best friend’s little sister.

Just when he thinks they can explore a future together, Kingston gets THE call from his agent. Now he has to make one of the most difficult choices in his personal and professional life. Will he give up the professional chance of a lifetime for a chance with the girl he’s fallen head-over-skates for?

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Kerry Evelyn is a native of the Massachusetts SouthCoast. She loves God, books of all kinds, traveling, taking selfies, sweet drinks, boy bands, and escaping into her imagination, where every child is happy and healthy, every house has a library, and her hubby wears coattails and a top hat 24/7.She is an instructor, mentor, and speaker, author of the Crane’s Cove series, small town romance set in Downeast Maine a Guest Author for the Cat’s Paw Cove Romance world, and several short stories.

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Baited by Jennifer Dean #giveaway

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Baited (Bound Series Book 3) by Jennifer Dean

Genre: YA Paranormal Romance

Normal seniors worry about if they will get rejected from their dream school, what they are going to wear to their last prom, or if it’s possible to stay close with the friends they grew up with after high school.

But Emma Morgan has come to learn that normality is a thing of the past. Especially when her eighteenth birthday is a mere reminder of the newly accepted deal she has made to lure a vengeful immortal named Thomas back into Alexander territory. A plan that will certainly make the humans of her world safer but comes with the risk of not living to see graduation.

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Jennifer has studied Creative Writing and Literature and lives in Nashville, Tennessee. To find out more about her and her novels you can visit http://www.jenniferdean.net.

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Baited Playlist

  1. Water Rising-Hayden Panettiere
  2. Happy Birthday-The Beatles
  3. Losing My Religion-REM
  4. Maybe-Ingrid Michaelson
  5. 1,2,3,4 Plain White Ts
  6. What I’ve Done-Linkin Park
  7. The Scientist-Coldpay
  8. Better in Time- Leona Lewis
  9. Every Breath You Take-The Police
  10. Thank You-Dido
  11. Papercut-Linkin Park
  12. If I Die Young-The Band Perry
  13. Time is Running Out-Muse
  14. How to Save a Life-The Fray
  15. Do You Realize??-The Flaming Lips
  16. Leave Out the Rest-Linkin Park
  17. I Will Possess Your Heart-Death Cab Cutie
  18. Uninvited-Alanis Morsette
  19. Love is a Stranger-Eurythmics
  20. Everybody Lost Somebody-Bleachers
  21. Going Under-Evanescence
  22. Secrets-One Republic
  23. In the End-Linkin Park
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