Seven stories of first kisses, newly wedded bliss, and love long-awaited, in the holiday season of joy.
Bel Astre que j’adore: A lonely French courtesan discovers the English spy who saved her harbors deeper feelings, under the mistletoe.
My True Love Gave to Me: Innkeeper Adam Milbank and his new bride Sarah are snowed in alone for their first Christmas together.
Adeste Fideles: Widowed Lady Fitzhugh dislikes the retired Army officer, Major Arthur Winston next door, until his dog makes friends with hers—and he serenades her with carols.
What a Woman Needs for Christmas: A surprise arrival brightens a new wife’s Christmas Eve. A holiday epilogue to What a Woman Needs.
A Scot of Her Own: Rosalind, Dowager Duchess of Exeter, has given up on finding romance with Lord Warfield, but he has not. A holiday epilogue to A Rake's Guide to Seduction.
Grace’s Christmas Hero: Every year Grace Finch falls a little more in love with her handsome friend Oliver Ford, but will he ever feel the same for her?
A Kiss for Christmas: Thomas Weston is dumbstruck at the sight of Miss Clara Hampton. Unfortunately she’s nearly engaged to another man…unless Thomas can win her heart.
Some stories previously published.