No one wants to be single at the holidays.
Even Little Miss Grinch, Nikki, a successful and independent woman, must face her bachelorette status at the most horrible time of the year.
December is her personal version of holly-jolly hell: a merry torture made of couples kissing at every corner, forced vacation days, and an inescapable family reunion.
And when her baby sister announces she’s engaged—to Paul, the man Nikki is secretly in love with—and that he’s spending the holidays with them, Christmas starts looking bluer than ever.
Nikki can’t possibly survive an entire week trapped home as the family’s spinster. But she has no time to meet men or to try the newest dating app, she’s too busy working as a video producer for an advertising agency.
So what’s a girl to do?
Nikki has the perfect solution: to hire a fake boyfriend.
Luckily, her job gives her access to an endless catalog of gorgeous actors to choose from.
But Nikki will soon discover that keeping business and pleasure from mixing isn’t so easy, and that she might not be immune to a little mistletoe magic. Especially not when she picked out the perfect man as her Christmas date...
A fun, festive romantic comedy with lots of bad behavior and Christmas spirit. Like a creamy hot chocolate with marshmallows, you won’t want to put this deliciously hilarious novel down. Perfect for fans of Sophie Kinsella, Sally Thorne, and Jo Watson.
First Comes Love is a series of interconnected romantic novels. However, each book in the series can be read as a standalone.
PRAISE FOR A CHRISTMAS DATE
Expect laughs, romance and a sprinkling of Christmas spirit. Hannah – Echoes In An Empty Room
If you love to read heartwarming Christmas stories about friendship, family and love, then you should definitely read A Christmas Date. Anniek – With Love for Books
I absolutely loved this book and found myself whizzing through it… Rachel – Rachel Random Reads
I adored this book, and for so many reasons. It’s fun, it’s clever, it’s Christmassy… Stephanie – Books Are Cool
Absolutely recommend, this is one of the best Christmas romances I have read this season! Berit – Audio Killed the Bookmark
This is a great light- hearted Christmas read… Full of family and friendship, this book is never going to be anything other than a feelgood, festive read. Marianne – Books, Life and Everything
It was too long since I’ve read a new chick lit written by Camilla Isley, this book just refreshed my memory and her fabulous writing style enchanted me once again… I loved A Christmas Date, it was such an enjoyable, warm, funny and low dramatic read that put me right into a Christmassy mood. Fede – ItaPixie’s Book Corner
I loved the characters and the Christmas drama, because well I love all things Christmas… Overall this was a great story beginning to end. It was romantic and funny, while filled with holiday cheer and sibling drama. Stormi – Boundless Book Reviews
What an absolute must-read this holiday season! Christmas time and all the excitement and drama it brings with it, some disastrous cooking and a sexy romance, I absolutely loved every page. Highly addictive and entertaining, Camilla Isley will bring a smile to your face and will have you humming Christmas songs all day long, holiday season or not! Maryline – M’s Bookshelf
The author Camilla Isley treats her readers to a fun, exquisitely romantic story but also a story that’s filled with festive warmth and nostalgia. Diego is a dreamboat of a book boyfriend and Camilla Isley’s festive story will have you purring over the pages. Gorgeous, addictive, fun and festive. Adele – Krafti Reader
Winter is slowly creeping up on us as well, so if you want to shut the world out for a few hours, I suggest you snuggle under a blanket, get yourself a hot drink and enjoy this heartwarming and fluently written story. Els – B for Bookreview
There were so many heartwarming, laugh out loud and wonderful moments in this book and scenes that I adored. Lucy – The Blossom Twins
This festive treat was full of Christmas spirit, grinch spirit, and enough giggles to leave me with a smile on my face. Kaisha – The Writing Garnet
Best Christmas book of the season! Melisa – The Book Collective
Oh, this really was a fun read. Sara – Chick Lit Central
A warm holiday read that will have you shake your head, pull your snuggly blanket up higher, and dream of a perfect holiday. Laura – Laura’s Interests
I loved this book, I thought the story was lovely and it was a really fun one to read! Donna – Donna’s Book Blog
This book is what I feel a Christmas book should be, light and funny and easy to read. Book Lover Worm
A Christmas Date by Camilla Isley is fun, flirty, and filled with family messiness and I thoroughly enjoyed it from start to finish. Definitely a must for the Christmas season. Karen – Books Of All Kinds
A lovely feel good Christmas read… Caroline – The Divine Write
The ending is just a heart-melting, eye-watering, total delight… Heartshaped Bluestocking
Curl up with a cup of tea and prepare to enjoy and if necessary pretend this is your Christmas, because at least a book has the chance of a happy ending! Ali – The Dragon Slayer
I loved Diego! Haha such a good read
A wonderful romantic story with ups and downs and touching make-ups, the best part. Direct communication can be hard sometimes between family and friends with painful consequences but what a relief when the air clears and all is well. I really enjoyed reading this!
Nikki is hilarious
Nikki is hilarious. She reminds me of the typical daughter that wants to doge her Mother. The fact that she is expected to go home for the holidays and has just found out she will be the last single woman. Her dilemma and solution is funny and charming. It shows that love happens when you are not looking for it. Nikki mends fences with her mother and sister as well. I enjoyed the book immensely.