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Under the Mistletoe

Looking to put a romantic spin on your holiday season? These titles are sure to warm your heart all December long.

A Timeless Christmas: An Enchanting Time Travel Romance by Alexia Stanton
Megan Turner is in love with the past. As a tour guide at a beautiful historic mansion, she tells visitors about its original owner, Charles Whitley. Charles was always intrigued by the future. He just never expected to go there. But when he repairs a mysterious clock he bought on his travels, he's transported to the twenty-first century, with his home decorated for Christmas and overrun by strangers. As Megan introduces him to the wonders of smartphones, pizza, and modern holiday traditions, they both feel a once-in-a-lifetime connection.

An Unforgettable Christmas by Ginny Baird
Angie Lopez, a widowed mom, works hard at Singleton's Jewelers. Sam Singleton, her often-irritating boss, hardly does anything besides work. He doesn't spend time with friends and family, even around the holidays. That's why Angie's the one who winds up taking care of him when a head injury leaves him with amnesia. As Sam attempts to remember who he is, he learns about the luxurious but empty life he leads. Meanwhile, Angie sees a new side of him as he shares Christmas traditions with her, her son Pepe, and her extended family. But if he gets his memories back, what will happen to her heart?

Christmas in Harmony Harbor by Debbie Mason
Evangeline Christmas will do anything to save her year-round Christmas store, Holiday House, when high-powered real-estate developer Caine Elliot uses his money and influence to push through his competing property next door. When her last desperate attempt to stop him fails, she gambles everything on a proposition she prays the handsome, blue-eyed player can't refuse. Caine agrees to Evie's bargain because how hard can it be to fulfill three wishes on the Angel Tree at Holiday House? But just when he begins to believe Evie might be his Christmas future, dark secrets from his past are revealed. Will the last wish on the Angel Tree be enough to give Caine and Evie the happy ending they deserve?

Finding Christmas by Karen Schaler
With all the glittering decorations, snow angels, gingerbread men and mistletoe, Christmas is Emmie's first love. This year, she can't wait to share her favorite Christmas traditions with her boyfriend, Grant. She thinks he's "the one." So when Grant's hectic work schedule has him more "Bah Humbug" than "Ho, Ho, Ho," Emmie creates a holiday-themed scavenger hunt to help him find his Christmas spirit. At the end of the journey, Grant will arrive at the charming town of Christmas Point where she's planned a romantic weekend filled with holiday activities. But Emmie's plan backfires when a mix-up has the wrong guy following her clues!

Royal Holiday by Jasmine Guillory
Vivian Forest has been out of the country a grand total of one time, so when she gets the chance to tag along on her daughter Maddie's work trip to England to style a royal family member, she can't refuse. She's excited to spend the holidays taking in the magnificent British sights, but what she doesn't expect is to become instantly attracted to a certain private secretary, his charming accent, and unyielding formality. When flirtatious banter turns into a kiss under the mistletoe, things snowball into a full-on fling. Despite a ticking timer on their holiday romance, they are completely fine with ending their short, steamy fling come New Year's Day...or are they?

The Christmas Countdown by Donna Ashcroft
Twenty-seven-year-old Holly Devine has just had her heart well and truly broken. Hurt by the two people she loves the most, she flees to her eccentric Aunt Clara's cozy cottage to hide away over the winter season. But kind, impulsive Aunt Clara has other ideas... With the help of her close circle of friends and plenty of gin, she creates a handmade advent calendar for Holly. Every day in December, Holly opens a new door and has a different task to complete. She soon finds herself asking out a complete stranger – gorgeous, cheeky pub landlord, Finn Jackson.

We Met in December by Rosie Curtis
Twenty-nine-year-old Jess is following her dream and moving to London. It's December, and she's taking a room in a crumbling, but grand, Notting Hill house-share with four virtual strangers. On her first night, Jess meets Alex, the guy sharing her floor, at a Christmas dinner hosted by her landlord. They don't kiss, but as far as Jess is concerned the connection is clear. But when Jess returns from a two-week Christmas holiday, she finds Alex has started dating someone else -- beautiful Emma, who lives on the floor above them. Now Jess faces a year of bumping into (hell, sharing a bathroom with) the man of her dreams...and the woman of his.

Wrapped Up in Christmas by Janice Lynn
Sarah Smith in Pine Hill, Kentucky has had her heart broken in the past. She pours herself into her work at church and into special projects -- like making a quilt for a wounded warrior. Bodie Lewis is lost. All he's ever wanted was his career as an Army Ranger, but he was injured in an explosion that killed his brothers in arms. In the hospital, he receives a handmade quilt. Later, he sets out on his final mission: to find and thank its maker. Bodie expected Sarah to be an elderly lady, not a lovely young woman. When she mistakes him for a handyman, he doesn't immediately set her straight. Instead, he sets about repairing the home she's turning into a bed and breakfast. Sarah's presence and the spirit of the small town bring Bodie something he thought he'd left far behind on the battlefield: hope.

 

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