What a hot little story! I grabbed this up because I was in the mood for some sexy Christmas cheer. Not only was I not disappointed I was delighted to find out it was sexy and funny with fantastic characters. Ms. Simone clearly knows how to craft the perfect short story complete with beginning, middle and end.
While the storyline was focused on the bubbling relationship of Regan and Cian there were a couple of scenes that stole the show for me. Without giving away any spoilers I can say that a certain rendition of Jingle Bells still makes me giggle and Regan's flashback scene took my breath away.
I'd highly recommend Claiming Christmas for any time someone needs a short, hot read to brighten their day. It's not just for Christmas.
Sabotaged Christmas pageant. Check. Number one on the hit list of cheating ex-fiancé's mother. Check. Imminent firing from principal, who happens to be the cheating ex-fiancé's mother. Double check.
For elementary school teacher Regan Price, Christmas is a big bah humbug. Alone, all she has to look forward to this holiday is a drink and an empty apartment. Then Cian St. John comes home. The hot-sex-walking brother of her best friend has returned to Boston with a tantalizing proposition that awakens her every fantasy. Now it appears Regan may have more than a pink slip in her Christmas stocking. All she has to do is reach out and claim it…