Six authors. Six voices. Six genres. One winter season.Once Upon a Kidnapped SantaDelilah DawsonWhat happens when you mix a baker, a kidnapped Santa, a remote cabin and a snowy Christmas Eve? A recipe for the best sexy Christmas Day ever!Fire and FruitcakeEileen RendahlA new story from Eileen Rendahl's award-winning Messenger series. It's baby's first Hanukkah and Melina and Ted have their hands full figuring out what to expect when you're expecting a fiery conflagration when they get a call about a mysterious creature stuffed full of fruitcake and up to no good. Hearts Wide OpenElizabeth MaxwellJulia Orchard has never worried about karma. She's young, beautiful and living large in New York City. Sure, she's done things in the name of success that she's not proud of, but who hasn't? Then during the biggest pitch of her career, the ghost of her dead husband appears with a message: you have until Christmas morning to pay your debts or face an uncertain future. As Julia races against the clock, she begins to realize there's power in small acts of kindness and facing life with your heart wide open.Orion's MirrorEvelyn G. WalkerPeople do change. As Halley is headed home for the holidays after her first semester in college, she knows this to be true. But will her family and closest friend treat her just the same?Not Even a Mouse Spring WarrenIt's the darkest, coldest time of year and Ned is making a killing selling high octane cordials to make the prairie holidays merry and bright. He decides to make one more stop at a little house with a light in the window before heading home on the night before Christmas.The Merriest of MurdersKris CalvinA California senator's holiday party might be just the place for lobbyist Maren Kane to put a bad break-up behind her and meet someone new. Until Santa turns up dead in the senator's pool and Maren's a suspect! Agatha Christie meets House of Cards under the mistletoe.
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