I was born in Newport Beach, California. As a child, I mastered the art of skateboarding, catching butterflies in bottles, and riding my bike with no hands. When I was ten, my parents moved me, my two sisters, a brother, and two poorly behaved dogs to Oregon before I could fulfill my lifelong dream of becoming a surfer bum.
Under the Mistletoe by Lisa Jackson: Megan Johnson's marriage is over-or so she thinks. When her husband Chris lands in the hospital, fighting for his life, she remembers the unexpected joy of their first Christmas together...A Ranger for Christmas by Mary Burton: The holidays bring painful memories for history professor Marissa Thompson. Agreeing to help Texas Ranger Lucas Cooper solve a case offers the perfect distraction. But as danger threatens, the joy of love has never been more tempting. A Southern Christmas by Mary Carter: Reporter Danielle Bright is heading home for the holidays to write up a feature story about Christmas down south -and possibly win back her ex. But Sawyer, the sexy photographer along for the ride, is determined to jingle her bells...Christmas in Montana by Cathy Lamb: Family is the ideal antidote to getting fired, but Laurel Kelly isn't prepared for the changes at home in Montana-or the fact that her college boyfriend Josh Reed now owns the family land. But a blue Christmas could be the perfect surprise for a holiday to remember.
A knowing wink ...a smile that tugs at the heartstrings ...a mind-blowing kiss. In this unforgettable collection of stories, four women have a second chance to rekindle an old spark..."The Apple Orchard" by Cathy Lamb - When an injury lands Allie Pelletier in the emergency room, she comes face-to-face with the only man she's ever truly loved - Dr. Jace Rios. But can Jace also mend their wounded past and show Allie they're destined to be together? "A Kiss Before Midnight" by Mary Carter - Rebecca Ryan has never forgotten the magical night she spent in New Orleans with musician Grant Dodge. Now twenty years later, Rebecca is reunited with Grant. Their attraction is as electric as ever - and they have more to catch up on than either imagined..."Romeo & Juliet" ...and Jane by Elizabeth Bass - When veterinarian Jane Canfield's first love, Roy McGillum, returns to town, memories of their high school performance as Romeo and Juliet - and their real-life romance - come rushing back. And when Roy shows up at Jane's window, she'll have to decide if it's time for an encore..."The Devil and Mr. Chocolate" by Janet Dailey - Art gallery owner Kitty Hamilton is newly engaged to a delicious Belgian chocolatier. But her artist ex-husband, Sebastian, is determined to sabotage her plans with an even more tempting indulgence - the irresistible chemistry they still share.
Mistletoe, magic, twinkling lights, and stolen kisses. . . Experience all the wonders of the holiday season with these four irresistible stories. . .
"Holiday Magic" by Fern Michaels
Ski shop manager Stephanie Marshall is counting on a holiday bonus so she can put a down payment on a home for herself and her daughters. But her handsome boss, Eddie O'Brien, has his own Christmas wish--one that could lead to a lifetime of loving. . .
"A Very Merry Christmas" by Cathy Lamb
Meredith Ghirlandaio's to-do list is already overflowing, between keeping her B&B afloat, directing the town's holiday concert, and trying to avoid rancher Logan Taylor. Doesn't he know Meredith's through with men--even rugged, alpha, drop-dead-gorgeous men? Then again, some vows were meant to be broken. . .
"A Very Maui Christmas" by Mary Carter
Tara Lane has the perfect plan to avoid another hellish family holiday--fly to Maui. Too bad her family decided to follow suit. But a laid-back handyman is about to prove you don't need snow to have a sparkling, sexy Christmas. . .
"A Cedar Key Christmas" by Terri DuLong
Single mom Josie Sullivan is proud of her young daughter, Orli, for helping local fisherman Mr. Al restore his crumbling home. And when Mr. Al's nephew, Ben, pays a visit, Josie realizes just how much Christmas magic one good deed can bring. . .
Old flames reignite and new passions burn when lovers follow their hearts back to the place they once called home. . .
"Whale Island" by Cathy Lamb
Family secrets and imposing friends are making Chalese feel like an outsider in her very own home on beautiful Whale Island. But it's only when a shocking revelation makes her feel truly lost that she opens her heart to the possibilities the past offers--including a chance at love with the last man she expected. . .
"Queen Of Hearts" by Judy Duarte
Her high school reunion is coming up, and advice columnist Jenn Kramer couldn't be dreading it more--until she lays eyes on Marcos. Jenn hardly noticed him when they were kids, but now he's all grown up. . . and how deliciously he's changed. . .
"The Honeymoon House" by Mary Carter
It doesn't get more romantic than Andy Beck's cottage on Martha's Vineyard. But love is the last thing on his mind--he just wants to get the cottage ready for his best friend's honeymoon. At least that's the plan, until he finds the gorgeous Maid of Honor ransacking his house--in the most irresistible way. . .
"The Marrying Kind" by
#1 New York Times bestselling author Debbie Macomber
High school sweethearts Katie and Jason haven't seen each other in ten years--and now she's walked back into his life. With one look, the love they shared comes flooding back--only now the odds seem stacked against them. But when something's meant to be, all bets are off. . .