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Love, Christmas – Movies You Love
(The Holiday Series, #2)
Publication date: October 16th 2018
Genres: Adult, Romance

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Sprinkle a little Christmas magic into your life with 25 ALL-NEW, never before released romances. Each title – exclusive to this set – is inspired by a favorite holiday movie, spun into a fantastic love story by a NY Times, USA Today, and/or award-winning, bestselling author and delivered to you in this wonderful collection full of cheer for the coming season.

Mimi Barbour – A Wonderful Life – Though Rylee works with troubled teens, can she and an angel help a man living a nightmare?
Leanne Banks – A Royal White Christmas – Can a secret prince be a Christmas wish-come-true for a small-town girl?
Joan Reeves – Brianna’s Season For Miracles – Her seductive persona hides what she’s ashamed of… What will happen if the man she’s fallen for discovers her secret?
Mona Risk – Jingle With My Princess – The doc and the princess… He saves lives, but she may save his heart.
Rebecca York – Can She Get Home for Christmas? – Will a killer stop her from getting home for Christmas?
Jacquie Biggar – Mistletoe Inn – A grieving man finds the greatest gift is love.
Alicia Street – Miracle on Christmas Tree Street – A single mom discovers her business partner is more than he seems.
Nancy Radke – The Holiday (Christmas) – Jodi’s house-swap to Maui came with a small dog and a shipwrecked sailor.
Katy Walters –Letters from the Snowman – The snow revealed a precious love.
Stephanie Queen – Holiday Affair – Melissa goes from riches to rags but will she find gold in a holiday affair?
Aileen Fish – Christmas in Connecticut – Can a wounded warrior learn to trust her celebrity chef crush after discovering his secret?
Rachelle Ayala – A Christmas Creek Carol – A reclusive writer is given a one-star review on her life by characters from her past, present, and future.
Dani Haviland – The Polar Xpress – She prefers dogs to men…until she rescues the doctor.
Traci Hall – Love, Actually (By the Sea) – Two strangers. One intimate night. Reunited a year later, can it actually be love?
Taylor Lee – The Ref-er-ee – With a family this discombobulated, it will take a referee to save their Christmas.
Donna Fasano – Her Mr. Miracle – It’s Christmas Eve and Veronica is stuck in a nearly deserted seaside town… She needs a miracle.
Cynthia Cooke – A Christmas to Remember – A Christmas storm. Wedding plans in peril. Has a lost love been found?
Susan Jean Ricci – A Joyous Holiday Inn – Can Twigg restore the joy of Christmas to Chloe’s indifferent heart?
Tamara Ferguson – Two Hearts Home for Christmas – Can a long ago promise of love bring two lonely wounded warriors home for Christmas?
Suzanne Jenkins – Christmas with the Clouds – Tracy isn’t interested in love until an unexpected Christmas visitor changes her heart.
Natalie Ann – How Gavin Stole Christmas – Can Jolene help Gavin find the Christmas spirit when he’s the epitome of Mr. Bah Humbug?
Ev Bishop – A Sharla Brown Christmas – For single parents Sharla and Jake, Christmas is the loneliest time of the year…until it’s not.
Alyssa Bailey – In the Spirit of Christmas – Chase can protect Tara from danger, but can he protect his heart?
Stacy Eaton – Finding Love on Christmas Vacation – Christmas isn’t the same for Lucy without her father…until she meets his friend Maverick.
Jen Talty – The Christmas Getaway – A mix-up in reservations leaves a mother and her son to share a cabin with a broken-hearted stranger.
Melinda De Ross – Boyfriend Wanted for Christmas –  A thirty-something singleton’s desperate yet humorous quest to find a boyfriend in the seven days before Christmas.

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SNEAK PEEKS:

A Wonderful Life by Mimi Barbour

Prologue

“Clarence, you haven’t stopped watching Noel Bradford for days. What in the world is happening to that young man?”

“I’m glad you noticed my preoccupation, Sir. I’m afraid he’s not doing too well. Do you remember a man called George Bailey?”

“Certainly, I do. Wasn’t he the reason you got your wings?”

“Yes, that’s him. Well poor Noel Bradford is heading in the same direction; he’s on the bridge right now, ready to jump. I’m thinking it’ll take the same interference to stop him from killing himself that it took to prevent George from doing the same thing many years ago.”

“I see. Then what are you waiting for, Clarence? You must go and save him.”

“I suppose you’re right. I just hate the thought of that icy water. It took me forever to warm up the last time.”

“Clarence, if you stop that poor fellow from ruining all the lives of the people who will one day love him, I’ll send you the wherewithal to get warm, now off with you. There’s no time to waste.”

Chapter One

Noel Bradford never believed himself to be a coward, a weakling who gave up in troubled times, a man whose shoulders were so narrow they couldn’t bear misfortune.

He was wrong.

Four days ago, when the police had knocked on his door to give him the horrifying news that his parents and their driver, his only brother, had all been killed in a car accident, he’d thought nothing could get worse.

They were heading to their favorite resort in Aspen when their car careened over the bank of the mountainous road, dropping into a lake probably 400 feet below. The back end of the car, where the license plate could be seen through binoculars, proved it was their vehicle and the chance of any survivors was nil.

Jingle With My Princess by Mona Risk

Prologue

“Have you lost your mind, Amy? Calling your former boyfriend to Rensy Island,” Prince Paul bellowed, his menacing scowl reflecting the gloom of the day.

“Chill out, Paul.” Amy shrugged and picked up a yellow bear from the carpeted floor of the Yellow Lounge Room. “I don’t care that he’s a former boyfriend. I’m seeking Scott’s help for our son.”

Paul followed her to stand next to the portable crib where their toddler lay, playing with his blue blanket. “I’m sure we can find a better doctor in England.”

“Dr. Pratt is an expert in neurosurgery. People come to him from everywhere. He’s the best doctor to perform such a difficult surgery on Eric.” Gently, she stroked her son’s dark hair. The large bay windows of her favorite room lit the toddler’s crib with the dwindling sunrays that had managed to poke through the gray carpet of clouds.

“Seriously, Amy? No one is as good as your Scott?” Furious, Paul grabbed her shoulders and spun her to face him. “No one in England or all of Europe?”

How could she make him understand that his outburst didn’t make sense? “For heaven’s sake, Paul, I dumped Scott for you five years ago. Now two malignant tumors threaten our baby’s brain. Would you sacrifice him because of your blind jealousy? Would you let your son die, or become mentally disabled, because you can’t stand to be in the same room with Scott?”

“How can you say such awful things?” His edgy tone softened to a complaint. Small lines framed his gorgeous green eyes that had lost their sparkle today.

“Listen to me, Paul. Our little Eric needs Dr. Pratt’s medical expertise. And that is that. I’m writing to him.”

“Amy!” Warning rang in his voice.

Instead of antagonizing him, she should gain his support. Stepping closer, Amy wrapped her arms around her husband’s neck. “I love you, Paul. I left my country and abandoned a promising medical career at Harvard for you. I’ve put you and Rensy Island ahead of my dreams because I loved you then, and I love you now. Don’t let your jealousy blind you to your son’s needs.”

Visibly in torment, Paul heaved a deep sigh. “I’m sorry, Amy. I love you and I can’t stand to see your ex-boyfriend here.” Paul gave her a scorching kiss. “For Eric, I will let him come. Promise you’ll avoid any private meetings with him.”

Her dashing husband who had half of Europe’s beauties at his feet was afraid to lose her. She smiled. “I promise I won’t see him without you next to me. We’ll meet him at the airport.”

“No. The reigning prince and princess of Rensy Island can’t go to the airport to meet a doctor.”

“Paul, we can’t just send a driver when we need Dr. Pratt to save our son. We have to show him some consideration if we want him to drop his schedule and fly across the ocean two weeks before Christmas.” A lot of consideration after her memorable last meeting with Scott, during which he’d proposed and she’d refused.

“You and I are not going.” Irritation oozed from his voice, a warning sign that he’d reached the limit of his patience as far as Scott was concerned. “If you insist on having someone greet him at the airport, send Philip or Charlene.” Arching an eyebrow, Paul rubbed his chin for a few seconds. “On second thought, I’ll ask Philip to meet him. I don’t trust that guy around my sister.”

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FOR SARAH’S SAKE [Book 3 of The Senator’s Family Series]

Romantic Suspense FREE on Amazon:

Friday, 9/28 and Saturday, 9/29 

A broken marriage.
Second chance at love.
And a precious little girl trying to escape danger and hatred, to get herself a loving family.

 Prologue

“You must obey your mamma’s orders. You understand, Sarah?” The woman held the little girl’s attention with a stern look.

“Yes, Auntie. Me do what Mommy wants.” Sarah’s lips wobbled and the woman hoped the girl would keep calm for a few more minutes—long enough for the woman to relinquish her guardianship.

“When the elevator door opens, you walk out. What should you do next?”

“Walk to the door and bang.” Sarah jolted her foot forward, mimicking a kick.

“Who should you ask for?”

“Doc Dave.” The little girl raised her right thumb to her mouth and chewed on it with a slurping noise.

“When you see Dr. Dave, you open your mother’s purse and give him the envelope.” The woman patted the worn handbag hanging by its straps around Sarah’s neck. “Don’t give it to anyone else. Only to Dr. Dave.”

“Yes,” Sarah answered.

“Your mamma will be proud of you.”

Tears of fear simmered in the girl’s eyes. “Me want to stay with Mommy. Please, Auntie, pl…please. Take me back to Mommy.” Sarah dropped the plastic bag clutched in her left hand and pulled on the woman’s black skirt.

“I can’t. Your mamma went to Heaven. Now you have to go to Dr. Dave.”

Sarah’s chest heaved with sobs.

Impatient, the woman huffed and checked her watch. “You’re wasting my time. Your mamma told you to be brave and Dr. Dave won’t like you if you keep crying.”

The girl swallowed a hiccup. “Can Doc Dave take me to Mommy?”

The woman shrugged. “You should ask him with a big smile. Don’t lose your bag of clothes.” She eased the small fingers off her skirt, slipped the bag around Sarah’s wrist, and urged her inside the elevator. “Now go.” Resolutely she pushed the elevator button to the third floor and swiftly pulled her arm out as the door slid shut. “I did my part. The rest is up to God,” she mumbled under her breath and dashed out of the medical building into Boston’s brisk winter afternoon.

In the same The Senator’s Family Series:

    Her Christmas Cruise [Book 1 of The Senator’s Family Series]

Available on Amazon

The perfect fiancé is a cheater and the fabulous Christmas wedding is off. But the would-be honeymoon cruise may fulfill the dreams of Julia and her unexpected companion.

 


Two Loves For Christmas [Book 2 of The Senator’s Family Series]

Available on Amazon

Her German shepherd is her only friend until a senator’s son refuses to take advantage of their fake engagement and teams up with her dog to protect her.

 

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Special Agent Charli (Undercover FBI Book 6) by Mimi Barbour
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SPECIAL AGENT CHARLI

The only man she wants in her life is her old Gramps, and all he wants is a grandchild.

Special Agent Charli Madison can’t get a break. After the stress of her last horrific assignment, all she wants is to spend time vacationing with her Gramps in Fort Lauderdale, a city they both love. Plans go awry, and she’s forced into witness protection, guarding a teenage girl who’s the only person able to identify a notorious killer.
To make matters worse, she has to accept the womanizing local FLPD Major as her fictitious fiancé and her backup on the dangerous mission.

Heaven knows, she doesn’t deserve this mess…

Blake Sebastian is tired of his role as lover for the women who hang around him in droves. Problem is – he doesn’t trust any of them with his heart, never mind with his future.

When pushed, he admits to the curly-headed, disapproving FBI agent under his jurisdiction, a man can get sick of so much sugar. Every so often, he needs a little sour to offset that much sweetness.

Charli was not impressed.

The Undercover FBI Series Books:

Special Agent Francesca – Undercover FBI Series Book #1
Special Agent Finnegan – Undercover FBI Series Book #2
Special Agent Maximilian – Undercover FBI Book #3
Special Agent Kandice – Undercover FBI Book 4
Special Agent Booker – Undercover FBI Book #5

Dedication

I dedicated this book to my father, Poppa John, because I actually framed the secondary character in this book – Gramps – after him. It was imperative that I was able to share with you the sweetness of his nature…. I think I succeeded.

From the Author

My father, the man we all called Poppa John, was my hero. Plain and simple! I adored the man as a child, a young girl, a married woman and most of all as a senior who truly understood the battles against age he overcame to stay sweet and kind until the day he passed.He loved to make people laugh, said their smiles gave him joy… and hope.One time, my son asked him the secret of being a good person, and his answer still rings true – be human.We all miss him terribly, and the only way I could bear losing him was to write him into this book as my favorite character of all time. (And just so you know, most of the anecdotes told in this book were based on the truth.)He’ll be remembered every time we see a yellow begonia, hear the song “Big, Bad John, and see the wonderful stain glass memories he left behind.

He was… and will always be… my special hero.

About the Author

Mimi Barbour is an incredibly busy New York Times, USA Todayand award-winning, best-selling author who has written seven series, is innumerous multi-author box collections, plus her own box collections and many singletitles to add to her credits.
Mimi lives on theEast coast of Vancouver Island with her husband and writes her various romanceswith tongue in cheek and a mad glint in her eye. She’s been known to say: “If I can steal a booklover’s attention away from their every-day grind, absorb them into a fantasy love story, and makethem care about the ending, then I’ve done my job.”

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