Stunned by the heat of an unexpected kiss on a cold winter's eve, two strangers from vastly different worlds turn hotheaded principles into burning passion in Sabrina Jeffries 's delightful yuletide story, The Heiress and the Hothead . Read more...
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Stunned by the heat of an unexpected kiss on a cold winter's eve, two strangers from vastly different worlds turn hotheaded principles into burning passion in Sabrina Jeffries's delightful yuletide story, The Heiress and the Hothead. In the snowy Scottish countryside, Karen Hawkins's rakish duke has an unforgettable holiday encounter in Twelve Kisses when the alluring lady he surprises under the mistletoe is not who he expected, but a long-lost love with a score to settle. In By Any Other Name, Edinburgh is aglitter for Christmastime as Candace Camp sends a curious gentleman in hot pursuit of an intriguing lady in disguise--one who refuses to reveal her true identity, though she fears he has already stolen her heart with his kiss. In Sweetest Regret, will the festive spirit of the season sweep Meredith Duran's feisty heroine beneath the mistletoe--and back into the arms of the dashing rogue whose carelessness soiled her reputation and sent her into exile in London?
In this all-new story collection sparkling with sexy charm and heartwarming wit, four beloved bestselling authors reveal the mix-ups and make-ups, the missed chances and golden opportunities that come but once a year.
Publishers Weekly® Reviews
- Reviewed in: Publishers Weekly, page .
- Review Date: 2015-08-31
- Reviewer: Staff
Kisses under the mistletoe are the theme of four novellas taking place between 1807 and 1885. Camp (Pleasured) delivers the standout story, “By Any Other Name,” a cross-dressing romp about a girl seeking her lost brother in the gaming hells of Edinburgh. Duran (Luck Be a Lady) goes the gently pleasant route with “Sweet Ruin,” about lovers kept apart by a scheming father. Unfortunately, Hawkins (The Prince and I) burdens “Twelve Kisses” with an unconvincing prince, hampering the story further with the hero’s extremely thick Scots dialect. Jeffries (A Hellion in Her Bed) never manages to give the impression that the lovers of “The Heiress and the Hothead” will successfully wrangle a marriage that requires one of them to move to the other’s continent. These stories provide a reasonable helping of holiday-season cheer. (Nov.)