Kim Hotzon was born and raised in Vancouver, British Columbia. From an early age she developed an interest in traveling, teaching and writing. As a young adult, she landed in Tokyo, Japan, where she began a two year adventure teaching English. Kim's passion for the field of education was born and she subsequently spent over twenty years teaching adults with learning disabilities at Kwantlen Polytechnic University. She published her memoir about living in Japan with CreateSpace in July 2012.
In October of 2012, Kim embarked on a humanitarian trip to Rwanda, Africa, fulfilling a lifelong dream. Spending three weeks in that country, she helped to build a kitchen facility for genocide survivors. While in Rwanda, Kim visited the famed mountain gorillas and the culture of Rwanda left a lasting impact. When she returned to Canada, she began her first novel, a contemporary romance, Hands Full of Ashes. The book was published with Soul Mate Publishing in January 2015. Kim has also published a short story, The Snow Bird, part of an anthology Sizzle In The Snow: A Soul Mate Christmas Collection (published by Soul Mate Publishing). Her latest romance novel, A Time For Love In Paris has been signed with Soul Mate Publishng and will be released in 2016.
Kim resides in British Columbia with her husband and two children where she continues to write. Kim is a member of the Canadian Authors Association and Romance Writers of America.
Twenty-five-year-old Brooke Anderson has spent a lifetime searching for love. As her relationship with Carlos, her live-in boyfriend, spirals out of control, Brooke encounters her childhood sweetheart, Adam. Brooke attempts a fresh start with love and an exciting new career as a designer but first she must confront Carlos and end their relationship.
When she discovers Carlos has ties to the criminal underground in San Francisco, she knows he won’t let her go easily. As events turn violent, Brooke learns Adam is also a target for Carlos’s revenge.
After the city of San Francisco is rocked by an earthquake, only one man in Brooke’s life will remain standing. The fog of San Francisco threatens to conceal more than her love.
In 1975, Elise Sutherland, a young woman from Scotland, travels to Paris, France, to study art at the illustrious Fine Arts School of Paris. After stumbling upon a mysterious old book in the infamous Shakespeare & Company bookstore, she unwittingly travels back in time.
Elise finds Paris at the turn of the century a very different place and succumbs to the charms of Michel Flaubert, a masterful painter and sculptor.
As Michel’s career takes off, he discovers an unusual woman lurking inside his studio. There is simply no other woman in Paris like Elise. Though puzzled by her frequent disappearances, he finds himself infatuated.
Can the two star-crossed lovers find love at the brink of WWII?
SANTA BABY by Beth Carter
Unlucky-in-love Brooke Woods finds herself with a Christmas delivery and it isn’t from Santa. When her boyfriend leaves her for their neighbor, she heads to the nearest bar, meeting hunky, nice guy Anderson Bradley. The two only exchange first names, and their hot fling leaves them both wanting more but their anonymity makes that impossible.
Brooke never thought she’d end up in a hospital pregnant at Christmastime. Will a Santa Baby bring the new mother and father together or tear them apart?
SECOND CHANCES: A CHRISTMAS STORY by Amy Deason
When Grace Sellers needs to start over, she moves back to her old hometown with her two young children in tow. But the last person she expects to see is her high school crush, Michael Dennison.
Is this unexpected encounter a mere coincidence or a second chance at true love?
‘TWAS THE CRAZY NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS by Crystal Firsdon
“‘Twas the night before Christmas, when plans led to danger
For Clara and Drew, who until now were strangers.
As they run for safety, desire comes fast . . .
Will they have each other, or is this night their last?”
KISSING SANTA by C.D. Hersh
Making love with Santa is “Number Nine” on Anna Noel’s holiday bucket list. Professional Santa, Sam S. Klaus, is willing to fulfill her wish.
Is kissing the Santa of her dreams worth the risk of ending up on the naughty list?
THE SNOW BIRD by Kim Hotzon
Lauren, a young single mother, is struggling to keep her children fed and a roof over their heads as the holidays approach.
Christmas is looking bleak until a sexy and wealthy property developer unexpectedly shows up in town, offering to repair her roof . . . and a whole lot more.
TAMED BY CHRISTMAS by Ryan Ann Summers
Years ago Paige and Shane experienced a tragic event in their romance. Unable to move past it, they broke up. Yet the passion remains, and she returns at Christmas time in an attempt to rekindle the love she and Shane once shared. It's a rocky road, and it seems they might not succeed until a freak accident shows them what they really have to lose.
Can Shane tame Paige's heart by Christmas? Or should they just let those still burning flames slowly die?
OPERATION SANTA by Tina Susedik
When Marci Hofer becomes fed up with the lack of attention from her husband, David, she decides to leave him. Devastated, he begins a campaign to bring her home. Calling it Operation Santa, he learns what he thought would be as simple as sending her gifts can backfire in the most embarrassing ways.
Will he survive the battle to get her back?
CHRISTMAS EVE SURPRISE by Cheryl Yeko
Steve knows he screwed up, but he's determined to reclaim the woman he loves and the babies she carries.
But when he sweeps back into her life on Christmas Eve, Amy's not sure she's ready to forgive him for abandoning her six months earlier.
Olivia promises to fulfill her dying husband’s wish—to scatter his ashes around the world. Wading through grief and depression, she journeys to a remote orphanage in Uganda. Living amongst the children in their threadbare surroundings, Olivia develops a passion for humanitarian work as she tries to help stem the overwhelming presence of disease and poverty. She vows to fight for the children’s lives and she begins to fight for her own.
Just as time begins to heal the wounds of Olivia’s fragile heart, her world is shattered when she is involved in a violent encounter with an armed militia group in the picturesque mountains of Uganda. Olivia flees to the safety of Rwanda, where she learns the truth of her husband’s unimaginable betrayal.
As Olivia hovers on the brink of an emotional collapse, her broken soul is reawakened with a passionate new love—but her life is about to take another dramatic turn as she struggles to survive in a region left torn apart by civil war. It will take every ounce of Olivia’s courage to hang on to those she loves the most but it may come at a great cost to all of them.