Together for Christmas
Debbie Macomber, Brenda Novak, Sheila Roberts and RaeAnne Thayne
Harlequin MIRA, Sep 30 2014, $7.99
“5-B Poppy Lane” by Debbie Macomber. In Cedar Cove, Washington, Helen Shelton thinks back five decades to WWII when she met her beloved late husband Sam. Her granddaughter Ruth and her future spouse USMC Sergeant Paul Gordon of Seattle began their relationship by exchanging letters while he was deployed in Afghanistan.
“When We Touch” by Brenda Novak. In Whiskey Creek, California, Olivia Lucero and Kyle Houseman are engaged until her sister Noelle insists she is pregnant. Urged by the siblings’ mother, Kyle hopes to broker a reconciliation between the estranged sisters, but Olivia distrusts Noelle not to go after her current boyfriend Brandon.
“Welcome to Icicle Falls” by Sheila Roberts. In 1969 in Icicle Falls, Washington, teenager Muriel knows her father expects her to one day run Sweet Dreams, but she hopes to be a writer instead. When she meets Stephen Sterling, Muriel expands her life plan to include him.
“Starstruck” by RaeAnne Thayne. In Cold Creek, Idaho, stuntman Justin Hartford’s daughter Ruby loves hearing the story of how her dad and Ashley Barnes overcame their respective negative first impressions.
This anthology contains reprints of sweet holiday romances from each author’s popular ongoing series.