Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Book Review and Giveaway!

I was really excited to read this new anthology, A Christmas Courting, because it includes three of my favorite things: Christmas, regency, and happily-ever-afters!

Each story is a quick and easy read which is perfect for me when the holidays are already knocking on the door. Things are already getting busy! But when I needed a break, I could sit down and truly feel the magic of Christmas on the journey to love for these four couples.

I know three of the authors in this collection, but one is new to me. (Heidi Kimball)  I thought they all offered strong stories with great characters, but if I had to choose a favorite, I think it would be Jennifer Moore's. The three younger siblings in that story stole the show! But Christopher in Chalon Linton's story was a nice surprise as a hero and definitely sigh-worthy, and I also enjoyed mischievous Gerard in Heidi Kimball's story. The competitiveness between him and Francie was really entertaining. Patrick and Alice had a lot of twists and turns on their road to love and I was starting to wonder how that would all turn out in the end! But each couple was definitely root-worthy and deserved a happy ending.

All of the stories were enjoyable and will put you in the Christmas mood or even wishing for a plum pudding and Yule log of your own! I'll definitely be looking for more from all of these authors!

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Here's the back copy:

This holiday season fall in love, with heartwarming tales of Christmases past in A Christmas Courting, an enchanting collection of Regency romances.

Love and Joy Come to You by Jennifer Moore--- Lord Covington has planned a quiet holiday with his grieving mother but finds his plans rudely disrupted when lovely Cassie Weatherby and her young siblings are invited for Christmas. Despite his reservations, however, he begins to recognize in Cassie a kindred spirit.

A Christmas Courting by Chalon Linton—When obligations keep her in London, Keturah Hensley sadly anticipates missing the festivity of Christmas at her family’s country home and the company of her best friend, Christopher Shepherd. When she learns that Christopher will be joining her family in London for Christmas, she is delighted—but her elation is short-lived. Christopher is coming to Town to court the woman of his dreams, and Keturah fears she may have lost the chance to win his love.

Mistletoe Memories by Jen Geigle Johnson—From childhood, Patrick, Duke of Montrose, knew he’d found his perfect match in Lady Alice Tarrington. When he’s sent on a grand tour of the world, Patrick is confident he’ll marry his sweetheart upon his return. But when he receives word that Alice is to marry another, will he be too late to claim her heart?

Second-Chance Christmas by Heidi Kimball—Francie and Gerard have been friends since childhood, but their friendship ended when she declined his heartfelt proposal of marriage. However, when her interactions with Gerard’s holiday houseguests provoke in Francie unexpected jealousy, she realizes she must fight for Gerard’s affections or risk losing him forever.

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