The Christmas Dare
A Twilight, Texas Novel
A jilted-at-the-altar bride reunites with her high school sweetheart in Lori Wilde’s sensational new Twilight, Texas Christmas novel.
Kelsey James always played by the rules and look where it got her—dumped and half-drunk in a poofy white dress, her Christmas wedding ruined. Then her best friend talks her into going on her “honeymoon” anyway, daring her to a “Christmas of Yes.” It’s about time she lets loose a little, so Kelsey agrees to say “yes” to fun, to romance, and to adventure! And adventure leads her right smack into the arms of sexy Noah MacGregor.
Noah’s never one to say no to a risk—from leading his NBA team to victory to making Christmas cookies in Twilight, he’s up to the challenge! But a lot has gone on since they were teenagers, and he knows he has to take his time to make Kelsey dare to believe that what they feel is more than just the holiday magic that’s in the air . . .
Holiday spirit pervades this emotional second chance romance, the eleventh in Wilde's Twilight, Texas series (after The Christmas Key). When Kelsey James's fianc leaves her at the altar, her friend Tasha Williams takes her on a trip with the theme "A Christmas of Yes' " for two weeks, Tasha will give Kelsey dares to get her out of her comfort zone. Tasha surprises Kelsey by bringing her to Twilight, Tex., to stay at a boat motel owned by Noah MacGregor, a former NBA player whom Kelsey dated when she was 17. Dodging her narcissistic mother's incessant demands that she return to Dallas, Kelsey gets reacquainted with Noah, and her broken heart starts to mend. As Tasha's dares push Kelsey to be bold and sparks fly between her and Noah, Kelsey must work up the courage to break free from her mother's control and take a chance on love with Noah. Kelsey and Noah's sizzling chemistry leaps off the page. Plenty of Christmas trimmings will put readers in a festive mood.