Shannon Stacey

My reading crack

It all started with a tweet

Many of you know Christmas romances, especially from Harlequin, are my personal reading crack. And, even though it’s only October 2nd, it’s time for a fix! I’ve already made my first Christmas romance read buy of the year and it’s the Holiday Miracles miniseries from Harlequin Romance.

Snowbound in the Earl’s Castle by Fiona Harper (available now)

Forthright Faith McKinnon is driving English aristocrat Marcus Huntington crazy! Ever since she turned up at his castle to research a valuable stained-glass window, Marcus can’t stop thinking about her. Faith might try to hide her true self behind a facade of feistiness, yet to Marcus she’s as transparent as the glass she studies. What’s more, the vulnerable woman in hiding is frighteningly appealing.

Marcus and Faith don’t believe in fairy tales, but being snowed in together over Christmas feels like magic. And the best gift of all would be discovering that happy-ever-afters really can come true…

Sleigh Ride with the Rancher by Donna Alward (preorder for November)

A week before Christmas, city girl Hope McKinnon finds herself snowbound with rugged rancher and all round do-gooder Blake Nelson. What is it about this handsome, generous man that has her blood boiling and her pulse racing?

Blake knows his ranch is the last place that Hope wants to be, but somehow her presence feels so right! Hope is the first woman guarded Blake has wanted to be around for a long time. Her visit may be temporary, but he has one more night to convince her to stay….

I won’t start actual Christmas gift shopping until deep into December, but I’m loading my Kindle app with holiday romances! How about you guys? Do you love holiday romances and, if you do, do you read them now or do you save them up until after Thanksgiving to put you in the holiday mood?

5 comments to “My reading crack”

  1. Lynne
      · October 2nd, 2012 at 12:24 pm · Link

    Damn, those sound good.

  2. Shannon
      · October 2nd, 2012 at 3:47 pm · Link

    I guess it’s a trilogy and the third is a December release. Mistletoe Kisses with the Billionaire (I think is the title) by Shirley Jump. I’ll be buying that one, too, of course. :)

  3. Karen
      · October 3rd, 2012 at 6:52 am · Link

    I am a sucker for holiday romances! I need to wait until at least November 15 before reading them though lol

  4. Carol
      · October 14th, 2012 at 3:16 am · Link

    I can’t wait for Harlequin’s 12 days of Christmas. Love all the great deals. Look forward to all the holiday romances coming up.

  5. Shannon
      · October 14th, 2012 at 8:55 pm · Link

    Oooh, the Harlequin 12 days of Christmas are so much fun! LOVE them!

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