Secret Santa


Julia Brown had just ended a disastrous affair with a lawyer at the firm where she works as a secretary. Find out she wasn’t the only one he’d been having sex with just made it worse. She didn’t know how long she’d be able to continue working there, but she hoped to make it through the holidays. In the mean time she swears of any relationships with other co-workers. Then she meets Victor Morgan the firm’s newest partner. He sweeps her into a relationship she isn’t sure she’s ready for.
Victor falls hard and fast for Julia Brown. He does everything he can to show it, even buying her name from the co-worker who picked her name in the office’s Secret Santa exchange. Within a few weeks of seeing each other he tells her he loves her and her four year old son. He even starts planning a life for them. Then she suddenly tells him it’s over. When she shows up at his house a few days before Christmas he’s not sure what to do.
Julia is forced to come to terms with a lot in this story, but in the end she proves to be a smart resilient woman. Her finding a good man had a lot to do with it. I liked that it showed that given a chance or push people can change. This was a good enjoyable read.

Book Blurb for Secret Santa

Julia Brown isn't looking forward to Christmas. The clandestine relationship she's been involved in for two years has come to a screeching halt. She's faced with the prospect of a lonely holiday, and the worry that she doesn't have enough money for her son's gifts.

Victor Morgan, a partner in the law firm Julia works for, is the last complication she needs in her life. He's arrogant, presumptuous, and the most gorgeous man she's ever seen. When he comes to her aid she's surprised, and even more stunned to discover how susceptible she is to his charm.

Struggling to get in the Christmas spirit, Julia is cheered by a secret Santa in her office, and a series of events that show her what the season is truly all about.

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This story has been extensively re-written, expanded and re-edited for release with Total-E-Bound

Night Owl Reviews Mar, 2009 3.75