"A super anthology"
Santa Baby by Patricia Ryan. After informing his
client Celeste Worth that her husband has a lover, she
hires him to steal said woman away from her spouse. Thus
private sleuth Jack O'Leary begins a different case than
the usual cheating scenario. Jack is to entice Katherine
Peale to leave Worth alone, but his web of lies becomes
entangled with love.
Love Bytes by Sherrilyn Kenyon. Samantha Parker
loves her team leader Adrian Cole, but to her he only
notices her as an employee. Adrian struggles between his
desires to jump Sam's bones and the company policy
forbidding dating between management and staff.
Naughty Under the Mistletoe by Carly Phillips.
Office protocol has kept attorney Toni Larson from seducing
Stephen Corbin until this year's office Christmas Party
because she will relocate after the holiday. When she
deeply kisses her target under the mistletoe, she realizes
she obfuscated with Max the non-compliant twin of Stephen
who burns her soul.
A Christmas Charade by Kathryn Smith. In 1815
Viscount Garrett Maxwell expects to die from his
incarceration in France until widow, Eliza Vail rescues
him. On the ship crossing the Channel, Eliza and Garrett
give in to their needs and make love. They plan to meet
again, but she fails to arrive. Eight months later at his
sister's home, Garrett finds the woman who has haunted his
soul, but can he persuade her they belong together.
The three contemporaries and the Regency are all well-
written entertaining Yuletide novellas that make for nice
Reviewed by PNR Group Member
Posted October 17, 2001