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Shared as a couple were shown and were steamy but the way it was done it was an added bonus to the story and not just scenes to fill pages I felt their connection from those moments and honestly in fiction as of ate I haven t been feeling that way with most of the scenes and stories I ve been reading I did here though so my hats off to the author for that Overall this was one of those freebies that I was overjoyed to have found and I m really interested in picking up some titles by this author and seeing what else she s got in store for her characters Great read My edition was two books in one including Taken by the Raider Therein ies the problem I would give the mistletoe book four stars but the raider one only two Lumped together it becomes three stars The mistletoe tale occurs in a farming community over winter when many folks are out of town and those who are eft firmly insist on getting together over Christmas Everyone welcome This throws together a pair of people from a blended family who are now free again and can gripe about their respective divorces There not being much else for entertainment they start making ove and wonder if they should make plans not being actually related What jarred for me was that if these two barely know each other and haven t spoken in many years how come their teen kids are best friends and travelling companions Otherwise I ike the storytelling and atmosphere The second story was a mixup of sex office politics and sexual harassment in the workplace A man is buying up a company or two to strip and sell including one that just invents medical devices The ady whose firm he buys has a relationship or two with him over the years and tries to insist that she is his eual in the boardroom although he always has the money and the control If the man ikes her he has a funny way of showing it Just control freakery I disliked a Its a Whole Spiel lot about this tale However ateast the No Risk Refused lady is not a secretary Adult scenes and some stronganguage I availed of a free download offer This is an unbiased review Follows Hometown Hero Author Dani CollinsFirst published 2014Length 147 pages 1772 kindle ocationsSetting Contemporary Marietta MontanaSex Explicit FreuentHero RancherHeroine Beauty therapistmanagerIncludes Excerpt from His Christmas MiracleBonus Taken by the RaiderA romance for the older couple Rapid Lust y Explicit But also Christmas y and happyEnjoyableLove in Montana by Dani CollinsBook 1 Hometown Hero Skye Woolcott and Chase GoodwinBook 2 Blame the Mistletoe Liz Flowers and Balke CanonBook 3 The Bachelor s Baby by Dani Collins Meg Canon and Linc BradyBook 4 His Blushing Bride Piper Tierney and Sebastian BloomBook 5 His Christmas Miracle uincy Ryan and Nicki DarrenA Marietta ChristmasBook 1 Blame the Mistletoe by Dani Collins Liz Flowers and Balke CanonBook 2 Mistletoe Wedding by Melissa McClone Meg Redstone and Tyler MurphyBook 3 Her Mistletoe Cowboy by Alissa Callen Ivy Bishop and Rhett DixonBook 4 Cowboy It s Cold Outside by Katherine Garbera Trey Scott and Lucy DeMarcoBook 5 The Kidnapped Christmas Bride by Jane Porter Trey Sheenan and McKenna DouglasBook 6 A Sweet Montana Christmas by Roxanne Snopek Melinda Sweet and Austin SweetBook 7 His Christmas Gift by Sarah Mayberry Jenna Macintosh and Lacey GallagherReferencesOn Marietta Montana s website ISBN 9781942240082 CR. But when their children arrive home unexpectedly and family secrets are revealed Liz isn’t sure she’ll stay in Marietta for Christmas after all BOOK 1 in 2014 multi author Montana Born Christmas Series BOOK 2 in Dani Collins' Love In Montana seriesHometown HeroBlame The MistletoeThe Bachelor's BabyHis Blushing BrideScorch Firefighters of MontanaHis Christmas Miracle releases Oct 27 20.
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This is a novella It seems to me to be a wrong placewrong time type of story at east from their original first encounter some 15 years earlier The two main characters Liz and Blake are uasi related they married a brothersister and have since divorced said spouses Liz meets Blake by accident at the Christmas party of one of her ex mother in Im Not Millie! law s neighbors They realize that they kind ofook familiar to each other and then it clicks It was a cute sexy story where the main characters have about a month alone together to play out their feelings and desires as each of their children are spending time with the exes family I Salvation: A Novel (Salvation Sequence) like Liz s attitudes towardsife and how she approached things and that she admits to knowing that she is passiveaggressive Blake A River of Royal Blood (A River of Royal Blood, loves all of Liz s idiosyncracies and Liz is falling inove with him and his home A wonderful uick seasonal story that transports you to Marietta Montana The beginning of the book was promising but then because too sexually graphic for my taste I really enjoyed this story despite it having so many of my personal and unreasonable triggers Trigger 1 keeping it in the family I don t Transnasal Endoscopic Skull Base and Brain Surgery like awkward family situations The Hero and heroine weren t exactly related Their ex spouses were brother and sister whom they ve both been divorced from for years In fact they hardly had any interaction with each other since they only met at the wedding and soon after both their marriages went on the rocks so there weren t en famille gatherings where they interacted In fact they didn t recognize each other immediatelyTrigger 2 kids from different spouses Just not my favorite thing In this instance their kids are first cousins who get along wellTrigger 3 it s and older heroine I know I m weird that way I normally don t reallyike it when the heroine is way past 30 In this instance she is 38 Trigger 4 AND she is older than the Hero who is 35 but not by much so she s not exactly a cougarDespite all my romance book hang ups strangely I don t have these hang ups reading other genres I really oved the storyThe Hero and heroine were such nice and Decent people who had been taken advantage of their spouses who are siblings and they really deserved their chance at happiness I m glad that the kids saw it right away and were so n to their parents getting together They made the perfect blended familyPs although the kids catching them out made for an extremely awkward read cringe Blame the Mistletoe by Dani Collins is book one in the Montana Born Christmas series Christmas books and Christmas movies Two of my favorite things in the world So I decided to start my holiday reading a ittle early this year This is a short book but plenty of time to get attached to these characters Liz Flowers has agreed to spend Christmas house and dog sitting for her ex mother in aw in Marietta Montana Her teenage daughter is spending Christmas this year with her father and his new wife and kids Christmas was never great growing up and without her daughter she figured she might as well accept Blake Connor is also divorced and has a teenage son His son is also spending Christmas with his mother The thing is Blake and Liz s ex s are brother and sister So although they are not blood related their children are cousins Blake and Liz both had horrible marriages and divorces Blake especially got raked over. Liz Flowers has never enjoyed Christmas but this one is shaping up to be the worst by far She et her ex take her daughter to Mexico while she stays behind in a strange town sitting her former mother in Jesus and the Jewish Roots of Mary law’s high strungittle dog It’s an opportunity to meet new people but this California girl doesn’t have much in common with the ranchers in small town Marietta Blake Canon perks up.
The coals Neither has dated since Liz hesitantly agreed to attend a cocktail party to get out of the house although she feels uncomfortable not knowing anyone except the hostess But then she sees Blake and remembers him from his wedding They begin talking and end up spending the evening together Blake making sure she feels comfortable and introducing her around And of course the inevitable mistletoe prompts their first kiss The attraction between these two is immediate But importantly both of them are so Sherman Tank Manual lonely They find something in each other they both needed and wanted And Blake takes it upon himself to show Liz that Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year especially in Marietta From attending a small town Christmas celebration to riding horseback and chopping down their own Christmas tree their time together couldn t have been perfect And Liz is falling inove with this beautiful town and countryside and maybe even with Blake Was this a sexy holiday fling Or something real and big and Let Me Feed You lasting But their perfectittle cocoon is interrupted when both of their children show up unexpectedly They are forced to go public with their feelings and perhaps admit to each other what they are feeling and where they think this might go Liz and her daughter Five Days at Memorial live in California A ranch in small town Montana is aong way from what they are used to And would their children ever accept their relationship or their families Take me Keep me Make me yours Be mine I really did get attached to these two and wanted them to find the happiness they deserved My only complaint was that I got a Its Passover, Grover! little confused trying to keep all the relatives and friends straight But it didn t take away from my feelings for the main characters The scenery was so easy to imagine in my head This was a perfect start into my holiday readingThank you so much to Dani Collins Tule Publishing and NetGalley for giving me the opportunity to read this book Short sweet festive romance Good for a uick read Threw me a couple of times when the POV switched between one paragraph and the next Things to note before reading my reviewThis is a novella so it s short sweet and to the pointThis is part of a series I came toearn while reading but at no point did I feel I was missing anything by this being a book two These seem to be standalone titles I thoroughly enjoyed this storyThis author is new to me so as with all new authors I never know where I m going to fall on the stories when I start them but this one hit all my markers Especially as it pertains to novellas and romances in general I felt by the time the story was complete that I knew these characters well as well as I could know them given that they re fictional I understood their motivations and also what drew them to one another aside from the obvious connection stated within the story I felt for their romance believed in it even with the shortness of the story itself I Healing Earthquakes loved the blended family dynamic as well as the jump ahead to the future at the end Now most people know that I don t care one way or the other for sexual scenes in my romance Like I m cool if youead me in and shut the door and Containing Contagion let my mind go to what would obviously happen next and I m also cool with some steamy scenes when they fit but this was another area where what the author wrote worked for me The moments they. With male interest when he sees a new face at his friend’s Christmas cocktail party His son is away and aight affair would take his mind off his financial troubles Then he realizes he knows Liz She was once married to the brother of his ex wife Their children might be cousins but Blake and Liz do the kissing under the mistletoe It’s the beginning of a new view of Christmas for Liz.
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