In order to escape the pressure of finding a suitable wife before he can inherit the title of Duke of Aquilla, Max von Hansburg escapes to America and the apartment of a woman he barely knows. Dani Martinez is newly single and done with love, so she’s up for the distraction of Max’s friendship. That is, until it starts to become something more.
Are you a connoisseur of cozy holiday fare? Delight in people warming up to each other in the chilly air? Want to transfer your obsession with Hallmark holiday movies and cinematic stalwarts Love, Actually, The Holiday, and The Best Man Holiday to written entertainment? Then this is the list for you.
More and more, holiday romance is becoming its own genre, with an explosion of titles published this year. Even better, writers are getting to explore the plethora of winter holidays and not just Christmas. This list includes Hanukkah romances, a Diwali romance, and a New Year’s romance. We’re still waiting for Kwanzaa, Yule, and Solstice to inspire some writers. Maybe next year will bring an even more holiday-diverse update.
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Sparks fly when the ever-practical Niki and free-spirited Sam meet at a Diwali celebration in Mumbai. After a romantic holiday together, Niki gets a new job offer back home and must decide whether to go back to what she knows, to take a chance on happiness with Sam.
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A failure at work drives Morgan Ross back home to Fern Falls and back in the orbit of her first crush and former bestie Rachel Reed, who is now running a tree farm. The farm is now failing and is the last thing standing in the way of corporate development plans for the town. With her event planning skills, Morgan is the perfect person to help, but can she get over past hurts to save the day?
Rachel Rubenstein-Goldblatt may celebrate Hanukkah, but she loves Christmas! When her publisher insists she break out of her Christmas comfort zone and write a Hanukkah romance, she’s distraught. Can the Matzah Ball on the eighth night of Hanukkah and an old flame rekindle the magic of the holiday and give Rachel the inspiration she needs to meet her deadline?
After the death of her husband, Cassie feels very alone at the holidays. Then she finds a surprise Christmas scavenger hunt set up by her husband before his death, and unexpectedly is led towards an old friend and possibly a new love.
It’s the British Holiday of your dreams, just in time for Christmas! While vacationing in England, fifty something single-mom Vivian falls for the Queen’s private secretary. This slower-paced romance is fun, festive, and full of fabulous food descriptions. This title is also available for checkout as an eBook and in eAudio on OverDrive/Libby.
Minnie Cooper has always felt robbed of things she deserves – she was born on New Year’s Day but another baby stole the prize for being first born in London, and stole the name Minnie was meant to have. But when Minnie runs into her rival at a New Year’s party, she can’t deny the attraction, no matter how hard she tries.