Mistletoed in Merritt: Rich boy Bennett Pontellier Watkins and blue collar Hélène-Louise Soileau had a secret, youthful love affair—until their mothers found out and set them on separate paths. Eight years later, their lives cross again when Hélène-Louise agrees to teach a series of workshops at the Cultural Arts Center in Merritt, where Bennett is the director. The spark is still there, but old patterns begin to re-emerge, and it’s clear that Bennett still wants to hide their relationship from his family. Is Hélène-Louise willing to give up everything she’s built for herself for a man who may never see beyond her social status?
Cloaked in Christmas: Wulfkin Cacey Varg’s new pack is suddenly no place to be this December. Her ex has discovered her location and is on his way to take their daughter back. But a massive snowstorm prevents her from packing up and leaving town—and instead delivers a sexy stranger, Vincent Lyall, to her doorstep. Can she trust that he isn’t one of her ex’s henchmen? Or will this be a merry Christmas after all?
A Heart for the Holidays: Thanks to an injury, Silver Morgenstern’s career as a surgeon came to an abrupt and final halt. Now she’s searching for meaning—and failing—in her administration job at the local hospital. That is, until she receives Fisher Tibbs’s application to be removed from the heart transplant list. As the founder of Casper, Wyoming’s successful social program Combat Children’s Hunger, Fisher seems to have everything to live for. But nothing can mend the very real fissure his young daughter’s death tore in his heart—unless Silver’s new mission to rescue his heart succeeds, in which case it might just save her own.
Montana Christmas Magic: Tennis pro Logan Collins inherits a ranch in rural Phillipsburg, Montana, that he’s not allowed to sell for six months. It’s just enough time to start a sweet relationship with artist and chocolatier Julie Thompson. But despite the trappings of permanence—a dog, a horse, and a woman who brings light into his dark days—his life is still in New York. He’ll have to persuade Julie that Christmas in Manhattan is just as inspiring, before the holidays put a final wrap on their relationship.
by USA Today bestselling authors Alicia Hunter Pace and T.F. Walsh, with Dana Volney and Casey Dawes
Sensuality Level: Sensual