Date: November 29, 2003
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Romance-Anthology / Christmas
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Tales of the Season
B. Glad, Mary Taffs, J.A. Clarke, Maureen Mackey, Ruby Lee Schneider
and Jewel Stone
There is no other anthology quite
like Northwest Tales of the Season: A Christmas Anthology.
Where else can you find a romance that is overflowing with such
a vast wealth of compelling stories written by six of the leading
names in romance? Readers will bask in the down-home country feeling
of each heart-warming story. This book captures this true magic
of the holiday and would make an excellent Christmas gift.
of Misrule by Judith B. Glad
Katie and Luke Savage travel to Boise
to spend Christmas with Katie's prominent, rich family. Having been
married in a shotgun wedding, Luke is nervous the family will not
accept him. He doubts he will be able to provide the lifestyle Katie
is used to living. Will their marriage be strong enough to survive
Snass Chuck: From the Memoirs of Tillie Emerson Dewade by Ruby
In the fall of 1931, two school teachers,
Tille and Mildred, await the arrival of Finn McCool. Finn had promised
to pick them up and take them to the Christmas Dance. When he fails
to arrive on time, they are forced to ride horseback to the event.
Upon arriving, Tilly is attention is immediately drawn to Frank
Dewade. Their first encounter sends an electrical shock up her arm.
What impact is this handsome stranger about to have on her life?
Keeper of Secrets by J.A. Clarke
Ad Executive Shawna Carlton's world
has been turned upside-down ever since she discovered her fiancée
had been cheating on her. To help sort out what to do about the
relationship, she seeks out peace and solitude at a friend's rustic
cabin. The cabin comes with some unexpected surprises: no indoor
plumbing, an unfriendly rat as the cabin's mascot, and a handsome
neighbor in the form of Dr. Gregory Harris. Greg recognizes Shawna
as a city girl unaccustomed to mountain life and decides to interrupt
his vacation to be her exterminator and handyman. Will their growing
nearness be just what the Doctor ordered?
Midnight Clear by Maureen Mackey
Sophie Weyland had returned to Sea Spray
to tie up loose ends of her Grandmother's estate. Having inherited
her home and property, she planned to sell it to a contractor who
would turn it into an exclusive resort. With the funds, she would
be able to create a new life for herself-one far away from her teaching
position in Portland. She hadn't counted on meeting any obstacles;
her plan seemed foolproof, until she met Jake Lazzara. Jake is a
lifetime resident of Sea Spray. Being a renowned business owner
and head of the school board, he is a strong voice in the community,
determined to block anything that threatens the quiet fisherman's
village he calls home. Upon meeting Sophie, he recognized her as
a beautiful, determined, woman. How will she react when she learns
he was the one that was intent on playing havoc with her future?
Christmas by Jewel Stone
Shawnie Martin serves as a companion to
Ramiro Sanchez and has grown to love the elderly man and see him
as a father figure. She was saddened to learn this kindly old man's
own son Ramiro broke his father's heart by not taking a interest
in the family land and heritage. Instead, he selected to go off
to college and become a successful businessman. After a long absence,
Ramiro os scheduled to visit at Christmas. Upon their first encounter,
Shawnie is determined to reunite the two. Will her plan be met with
resistance-one that could endanger her own heart?
Ring For Christmas by Mary Taffs
For the past four years, Neal had
lived off the generosity of Marian, who was twenty-three years older
and who offered him the opportunity to expand his artistic talents.
As payment for her support, Neal offers her the only thing of value
he owned-himself. Having just landed an art deal that promises a
brilliant art career, it is time to celebrate. Rushing home to Marian,
he is excited to share his good news, but is puzzled when she doesn't
share in his happiness. When she indicates their relationship is
over, he is determined to find out what is behind this sudden change