Monday, October 8, 2012

A Winter Wonderland-Fern Michaels, Holly Chamberlin, Leslie Meier and Kristina McMorris

A Winter Wonderland

Fern Michaels, Holly Chamberlin, Leslie Meier and Kristina McMorris

Zebra, Oct 30 2012, $7.99

ISBN: 9781420121445

"A Winter Wonderland" by Fern Michaels. Actress Angelica Shepard gets away from New York for a Rocky Mountains holidays in Colorado. In Denver, trauma surgeon Dr. Parker North is despondent as he failed to save the life of an injured child. Each takes a respite at the same remote location. When a snowboarder drills Angelica, Parker gives her medical attention. Soon they are giving each other undivided attention.

"The Joy of Christmas" by Holly Chamberlin. After much introspective musing, Iris Karr moves away from her sweetheart Ben Tresch. Years later, Iris remains consumed with guilt over leaving her beloved and unfulfilling her dying mother’s wish. She is asked to come home for Christmas where she will see Ben.

"The Christmas Thief" by Leslie Meier. Elizabeth Stone looks forward to Christmas in Tinker's Cove, Maine with her family. However, her plans change when someone steals jewels from the Cavendish Palm Beach Hotel in Florida where she works at the same time Elizabeth is attracted to Chris Kennedy. Her mom Lucy joins her daughter in Florida for the holidays.

"The Christmas Collector" by Kristina McMorris. Estate liquidator Jenna Matthews ignores nostalgia as those feelings can interfere with sales. However, part of elderly Mrs. Porter’s estate includes a keepsake that Jenna has doubts should be sold. Soon she and her client’s grandson Reece meet.

These are four entertaining holiday romances with the bonus of Lucy Stone amateur sleuth as part of the fun anthology.

Harriet Klausner

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